On 11th August 1563, Mary Queen of Scots visited St Ninian’s shrine at Whithorn, at a time when the new Reformed church already frowned on the practice of pilgrimage. She had been on a Royal progress throughout South West Scotland, so as to be seen by her subjects, consume food-rents and pay homage at the… Read more »
Great news from AOC Archaeology : they have confirmed that there will be digging at #BlackLoch again in 2019, after the spectacular finds in 2018. Get in touch if you’d like to volunteer.
The Whithorn Trust Lecture at Wigtown Book Festival with Dr. Adrian Maldonado, who will present the latest research on the earliest foundation of Whithorn and Kirkmadrine.
Friends of the Whithorn Trust present their annual Whithorn Lecture with Professor Richard Fawcett at Whithorn Primary School on Saturday 19th September 2015 at 6.00p.m. “THE FIVE GREAT CHURCHES OF GALLOWAY REVISITED” Those who would like to attend supper in Whithorn Community Centre after the lecture at £15.00 a head should book places with the… Read more »
The Whithorn Trust will open the exhibition of Iron Age finds and structures discovered during the July excavations, and launch the Young Person’s film of the Iron Age, the final cut from our DigTV project, over this community weekend. We will also be offering an Iron Age feast.