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

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Melanie McEwen

Open For Submissions – Photography Exhibition – Community

Mon, 25th Mar 2024

The Photographers of Shambellie House are excited to announce an open-call for submissions to their annual photography exhibition. Capture the essence of ‘Community’ in a single photograph. Join us at…

News from the Photographers of Shambellie House (PoSH)

Mon, 11th Mar 2024

Calling all photography enthusiasts! 📸 Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? Join our amazing community of passionate photographers and immerse yourself in a world of…

Quilt Fling 2024

Thu, 29th Feb 2024

The Quilters of Shambellie House are busy preparing for their annual ‘Quilt Fling’. Starting on the 11th May and running until the 19th May, there are a range of quilting…

Support for Carers at Shambellie House

Fri, 23rd Feb 2024

Shambellie House is delighted to announce that we have secured funding for carers of people over the age of 21 from the Creative Breaks programme, supported by the Scottish Government.…

End of Life Doula Foundation Training at Shambellie House

Fri, 23rd Feb 2024

Shambellie House is pleased to be providing the venue for this very special training opportunity. This is the only Scottish date for this training and we believe Shambellie House and…

Shambellie House Trust – Partnerships & Funding News for Spring 2024

Tue, 6th Feb 2024

Shambellie House and Grounds is going from strength to strength as a creative centre, running workshops for all in visual art, photography & film, applied crafts, writing & storytelling and…

New Opportunities for Young Creatives – After School/Evening Sessions

Tue, 12th Dec 2023

Thanks to an award of funding from The Holywood Trust, we are able to expand our offer for young people at Shambellie House. While people of all ages are welcome…

Scottish Book Trust: Live Literature Sessions

Fri, 24th Nov 2023

We are very pleased to announce that the Scottish Book Trust’s Live Literature Fund has awarded us with support for four workshops in 2023! We’d like to thank Live Lit…

Textiles Class

Thu, 9th Nov 2023

New tutor Wendy Sweetman of Sweet Patches delivered a two day fabric workshop at Shambellie House to a full class. 5* feedback from tutor and participants. Wendy contacted us to…

Third Annual Dumfries and Galloway Quilt Festival – Friday 22nd September to Sunday 8th October

Fri, 18th Aug 2023

This year the Quilters of Shambellie are inviting people to take part in a ‘Shambellie Challenge’ by creating a wall hanging inspired by the house and/or grounds of Shambellie House.…

Multi Sensory Story – The History Of Shambellie House

Fri, 18th Aug 2023

Our partners at Cloverglen have been supported by PAMIS ( Promoting a More Inclusive Society) to develop a multi sensory story about the history of Shambellie House. Two performances of…

Photographic Exhibition – Celebrating Women in Photography

Mon, 14th Aug 2023

A gallery of 52 images by female photographers, selected by a panel of judges from over one hundred entries and exhibited at Shambellie House from 24 June – 6 July…

Youth Visual Art Exhibition – Our Climate: Growing up in a Changing World

Thu, 10th Aug 2023

In Collaboration with the National Centre for Resilience, Shambellie House is asking for visual art submissions from young people aged 16 – 30. Selected entries will be displayed in an…

Photography Festival

Wed, 7th Jun 2023

The countdown begins as we prepare for our first Shambellie Photography Festival starting on the 24th June Our Photographers of Shambellie have taken delivery of the photographs and spent the…

Spring Fling at Shambellie House

Fri, 5th May 2023

We are hosting two incredible artists at Shambellie House for this year’s Spring Fling. Caroline McGonigal and Ruth Clayton will be at Shambellie from the 27th – 29th of May.…

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