Creetown Adamson Square

Adamson Square, Creetown

In an exciting remodelling exercise, internationally renowned sculptor Hideo Furuta was commissioned to work with Solway Heritage’s Landscape Architect, Nic Coombey, to develop our Town Square in 2005. Creetown Initiative worked with Hideo and the community to develop a design which reflected the culture and history of the village through the eyes of the...

Creehenge Stone Circle

In 2009 we carried out an arts project combining the woodland and local history and created a stone circle near the Creetown entrance to Balloch Wood. The stones were sourced from the re-development of Maryport Harbour across the Solway Firth in Cumbria, to be recycled into the interpretative circle. Granite was chosen to reflect...

Inspire Creetown Art Projects

We were successful in securing £60,000 from the Scottish Arts Council to do a year long arts project in the village in 2010. The project had 6 different strands to it, to try and encourage as many people as possible to participate in the arts. By the end over 1000 people were involved and...

Creative Places

In January 2012, we were awarded a Creative Scotland Creative Places Special Award to develop arts projects in the village, as part of the Creative Scotland’s aim to celebrate the value of creativity to the social and economic wellbeing of smaller communities across Scotland. This award was match funded by LEADER and enabled us...

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