News - July 2021

General Manager post

As work starts on Shambellie House to make it ready to welcome guests, we now welcome Sue Hughes as the newly appointed General Manager.  Sue will be responsible for managing the creative and engaging programmes for people of all ages at Shambellie; to make sure that visitors enjoy...

Now Let's Get Creative!

Now that we have been successful in securing the House for the local and artistic community we are at a most exciting stage.  We have many potential tutors who have already expressed a strong interest in developing courses at Shambellie House and we are busy contacting them, but we are...

Funding Success

With grants in place from Hugh Fraser Foundation, Holywood Trust, Lottery Community Fund, Architectural Heritage Fund and Dumfries & Galloway Coastal Communities fund the Trust still faced a shortfall for the conversion costs until the South of Scotland Enterprise (SoSE) agreed to provide...

Shambellie Saved

The Scottish Government handed over the keys to Shambellie House to Shambellie House Trust on 1st July 2021 to enable it to begin a new life as a centre showcasing the rural creative arts community.  They are also providing funds from both the Culture and Regeneration budgets to carry...