News & Events

26
Jan
2019

Mary Queen of Scots’ visit to Whithorn

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 »

26
Jan
2019

New excavation confirmed for 2019!

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.

07
Jul
2015

Dig TV Launched!

Dig TV Launched in Whithorn!
Dig TV was launched yesterday and here’s the very first film made by Jamie Baillie!

Dig TV Intro from Whithorn Trust on Vimeo.

02
Oct
2015

The Whithorn Trust Lecture at Wigtown Book Festival

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.

19
Sep
2015

Friends of the Whithorn Trust

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 »

11
Sep
2015

Whithorn’s Day of the Region

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.