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Shambellie House Trust, New Abbey, Dumfries. DG2 8HQ

01387 440082 |
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Forthcoming Workshops

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Soup and Stitch – Beginners Sewing Classes (Monthly – Click for more dates)
Sun 3rd Mar 2024
Confluence Conversations (Click for More Dates)
Thu 18th Apr 2024
2024 Artists of Shambellie House Exhibition: Flock
Fri 19th Apr 2024
Silver Jewellery: Make your own unique scarf or lapel pin with personalised silver charms
Sat 27th Apr 2024
Stained Glass Workshops (Monthly, Click for More Dates)
Sat 27th Apr 2024
Design your own fabric and make a unique silk scarf with Morag Macpherson.
Sun 28th Apr 2024
Spring in Shambellie Woods: Natural Impressions and Illustration
Sat 4th May 2024
Felting: Create your own 3D Nest or Vessel
Sun 5th May 2024
Quilt Fling: An Evening with Paula Rafferty & The Quilters of Shambellie House
Fri 10th May 2024
Quilting Stained Glass Effect: Featuring Finbar the Kingfisher with Paula Rafferty
Sat 11th May 2024
2024 Quilt Fling Featuring Stitching Stars Exhibition from Alzheimer’s Scotland
Sat 11th May 2024
Quilting: Fabric Portraits with Paula Rafferty
Sun 12th May 2024
Landscape Panel with Local Textile Artist Jo Gallant
Mon 13th May 2024
Make your Own Quilter’s Carry Bag with Ann Hill
Tue 14th May 2024
Quilting a Bargello Panel with Elma Graham
Wed 15th May 2024
Introduction to Free Motion Embroidery: Drawing with your Sewing Machine
Fri 17th May 2024
Friendship Catch Up Class with the Quilters of Shambellie
Sat 18th May 2024
Dressmaking: Starting your Journey with Rosemary Murray
Sun 19th May 2024
Thrive Evening Club – Animals Who Write: A Creative Writing Workshop on Ordinary Strangeness
Wed 22nd May 2024
Protected: Table Loom Weaving Carers Session
Fri 31st May 2024
Botanical Gelli Printing with Julie Stephen
Sat 1st Jun 2024
Impressions from Nature – Plaster Casting with Joanna Shennan
Sat 1st Jun 2024
Expressive Birds: Quick and Easy Drawing and Painting Techniques
Sat 8th Jun 2024
Bird Portraits: An Introduction to Needlefelting
Sat 8th Jun 2024
Loom Weaving – Become A Weaver (2 Day Workshop)
Sat 15th Jun 2024
Ceramics Half Day Monthly Workshops
Sat 22nd Jun 2024
Photography Festival 2024 – Early Bird Festival Pass
Fri 28th Jun 2024
Shambellie House 2024 Photography Exhibition – Theme “Community”
Fri 28th Jun 2024
Smartphone Photography – How to use your phone to get the images you want.
Sat 29th Jun 2024
Introduction to Studio Lighting
Sun 30th Jun 2024
From Talbot to Tiktok – A condensed history of community in photography.
Wed 3rd Jul 2024
Styling and Sampling Local Food – Photography Workshop with Laura Hudson Mackay
Thu 4th Jul 2024
Working with the ICM PhotoMag Online Community – Online Talk
Fri 5th Jul 2024
Talk – Elbow Patches are the New Black – Ted Leeming
Fri 5th Jul 2024
Creative digital landscape photography with Allan Wright – 2 day course
Sat 6th Jul 2024
Cyanotypes and Argyrotypes Workshop
Wed 10th Jul 2024
Shambellie House Darkroom Induction
Wed 10th Jul 2024
Working with the International ICM Community – a talk and practical workshop
Sat 13th Jul 2024
Medium Format Photography & Beyond – An Introduction
Sun 14th Jul 2024
Thrive Evening Club – Celtic Crafts: Celebrating Lugh, The Sun God
Thu 18th Jul 2024
Half Day Stained Glass Workshops (Monthly, Click for More Dates)
Fri 19th Jul 2024
Make a Quirky Bird
Sat 27th Jul 2024
2024 Young Creatives Exhibition
Thu 5th Sep 2024
Thrive Evening Club – Celtic Crafts: Mabon Mandalas
Thu 12th Sep 2024
2024 Quilt Festival
Fri 20th Sep 2024
Thrive Evening Club – Paint Together: Bob Ross Autumn Landscapes
Thu 17th Oct 2024
Table Loom Weaving
Sat 9th Nov 2024
Christmas Open Day
Sat 14th Dec 2024

Welcome to Shambellie House

Welcome to Shambellie House, a creative centre for arts, heritage and environmental courses, workshops and events. Situated at historic New Abbey in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, Shambellie House is the ideal place to relax, learn and enjoy. 


The Area

The most natural place just to be.

Shambellie House lies 8 miles from Dumfries on the edge of the village of New Abbey.  This pretty village holds a wealth of history including the ruined Sweetheart Abbey and the New Abbey Corn Mill.  Find out more about the local area surrounding Shambellie to make the most of your trip to Dumfries and Galloway.

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