News & Events

23
Mar
2022

Face to Face with Whithorn’s Bishops: New Exhibition opens April 1st 2022

The Whithorn Trust looks after one of the largest archives of mediaeval human remains in Scotland. Now scientists are able to create exact portraits of people long gone – even finding out hair and eye colour from ancient DNA. This new exhibition, which kicks off the Whithorn Trust’s Year of Stories programme, focuses on recent […]

11
Jan
2022

Work Placements – No One Left Behind

PAID WORK PLACEMENT The Dumfries & Galloway Local Employability Partnership have created a number of paid work placements open to adults over 25 who have been unemployed for 12 months or more. There is a variety of opportunities across community organisations and D&G Council departments all designed to support clients to build skills, experience and […]

26
Jun
2021

FREE Summer Activities for Kids!

Whithorn Trust FREE Summer Activities for kids 2021!  Supported by Museums Galleries Scotland and National Lottery Heritage Fund All Activities take place at the Whithorn Trust field, off Bruce Street, Whithorn. Please reserve a place in advance – there are restrictions on numbers owing to Covid and space – and please always bring a responsible […]

26
Apr
2021

OUR NEW DIGITAL TICKET

We’re excited to be launching our digital ticket, which features an interactive timeline to enjoy at home, but also includes the price of entry to our site at Whithorn.

08
Aug
2020

Guided tours and Phased re-opening

As part of our phased reopening, we are delighted to begin to offer guided tours by our resident expert, Ruaridh, who will be giving a tour of the full-scale reconstruction roundhouse on Friday 14th August at 2pm, to be followed by a tour of the Priory at 3pm. The same tours will be repeated on […]

21
Mar
2020

Coronavirus – the Whithorn Trust

Following the closure of all national museums, Dumfries and Galloway Council has closed its regional museums and Historic Environment Scotland has closed all manned sites, including the Priory Museum. So as to keep our staff employed, keep up a service to visitors and a presence in our town, we are going to provide a takeaway […]