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Ferry Friends

Ferry Friends is our community project for the older members of Creetown and the parish of Kirkmabreck. We offer activities that aim to improve wellbeing and reduce loneliness and isolation among our senior citizens. Activities and Events Ferry Friends aims to promote social interaction through providing a range of activities that the people of...

Barholm Cycle Hire

Barholm Cycle Hire is located to the rear of the Barholm building on the main street of Creetown. It offers a wide range of bicycles to rent for either a full or half day. There are manual bikes in both adult and child sizes, as well as electric bikes and safety equipment available for...

Ferry News

Creetown Initiative compiles and produces a 3 or 4 monthly 8-page full colour newsletter called the Ferry News. It is distributed to every household in Creetown and Carsluith and is also placed in each local business (Creetown Stores, Creetown Service Station and Garage, Gem Rock Museum, Ellangowan Hotel, The Lairds Inn, Barholm Accommodation and...

creetown produce market

Creetown Produce Market

Creetown Produce Market showcased the finest local food, produce and crafts from across Dumfries and Galloway. The market was held in Adamson Square on the 2nd Sunday of the month between April and September for four years. A festive Christmas Fair still takes place on the 2nd Sunday of December inside the Gem Rock Museum. The local produce...

Ferry Friends – Official Launch!

Creetown Initiative’s Ferry Friends is delighted to announce the official launch of our new project for the older generation of Creetown and surrounding area. We will be holding a Coffee Morning on Tuesday 20th November 2018 in the Waverley Hall, Creetown, 11am – 1pm. This event is open to older people, those who work...

Shambellie House Trust

Creetown Initiative is working with Shambellie House Trust to carryout and submit a Heritage Lottery Fund Stage 1 grant application. The application is for the redevelopment of Shambellie House into a venue for high quality day and residential courses. Shambellie House is located in New Abbey and was designed by renowned Scottish architect David...

Kirkcudbright Festival of Light

Creetown Initiative has been engaged by Kirkcudbright Development Trust to manage the development and fundraising of the Kirkcudbright Festival of Light. The Festival will be held on 5 – 14 October 2018, celebrating the opening of the new Kirkcudbright Art Gallery; a £3.1m publicly-funded, public art gallery, which will house internationally significant collections in the...

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