Arts and Crafts Trail


The popular Creative Whithorn Arts and Crafts Trail is back this weekend, showcasing talented artists in the Machars.

The exhibitors will be showing their creations at a range of venues in the town, and each exhibitor has donated one piece of artwork to make up a grand prize draw hamper. Tickets for the prize draw will be on sale throughout the two days of the trail and the winning ticket will the entire collection.

As well as the opportunity to see and buy original artwork, the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the trail allows time to talk to the exhibitors, watch demonstrations of some of the work and find out more about their creative inspiration.

Since 2017 is the Scottish Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, there will also be the chance to see some exhibitors at the recently-completed Iron Age Roundhouse at the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre.

Visitors to the trail will also be able to take advantage of free entry to the ‘Five More’ exhibition at the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre. Now in its third year, the exhibition features work by five invited artists with national or international reputations.

This year, the exhibitors are Ceri Allen (painting), Colin Blanchard (printmaking), Hazel Campbell (painting and pastel), Geoff Forrest (willow weaving) and Christine Milne (glasswork).

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