The Lottery Community Fund

Hard on the heels of our great news of grants from The Holyrood Trust and the Hugh Fraser Foundation we have now been awarded £10,000 from The Lottery Community Fund.  This is the maximum grant they are able to award under this scheme.

This means we are now half way to our target


Share the excitement as we work to secure a sustainable future for Shambellie House.  With a brand-new Business Plan aimed at securing the House and starting to run courses by the end of this year, that also significantly reduces the capital required and therefore the risk.  With...

Funding News

Shambellie House Trustees are celebrating the award of three grants towards the cost of repairing and altering Shambellie House to enable it to begin a new life as a centre for the rural creative arts community.

Following a review of the impact of Covid on the potential funding the...

Ann Hill

Having been taught how to quilt by her granny in Shetland, Trustee Ann Hill has shared her passion in the region and beyond and has now been awarded the British Empire Medal for her voluntary work.

During the pandemic Ann, who lives in Mouswald, has encouraged...

Christmas Newsletter

Read our Christmas Newsletter to get an update on progress and news of the activities that have been going on over the past months.

2019 Quilt Show Report

Quilt Show

Missed the Quilt show this year?  Don't worry we have produced a short video of last's years exhibition.  If you were one of the 1,200 people who attended or if you missed it then this is a chance to be reminded of the skills of our local quilters.

Project Update

The Board of Shambellie House Trust has been working hard on the project during the lockdown to ensure that Shambellie becomes a place where rural creative arts can flourish.  This is even more important given the need to rebuild the rural economy and to “build back better” following...

Project Development Manager Post

(Please note this this position is now filled and to thanks to everyone for their interest in the post.)

Shambellie House Trust are recruiting a Project Development Manager, who will have specific experience of working in the third sector, have a sound understanding of...

Scottish Government grant for Shambellie House

The future of Shambellie House took an important step forward with confirmation of a £62,048 grant to appoint a Project Development Manager.  The new post will take the project forward over the next two years. With a sound business plan and costed development programme already completed,...

Changes to the organisation

At the EGM members voted unanimously to change the structure of the company into a community benefit society.  With the help of Community Share Scotland and Coop UK we have now received formal confirmation of this change.

As of 4th October we were registered with Financial...