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Scottish Opera Pop-Up Roadshow – Saturday 1st June

As part of the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival we are proud to be hosting the Scottish Opera Pop-up Roadshow on Saturday 1st June.

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing three short operas

11.00am A Little Bit of Magic Flute
1.00pm A Little Bit of Iolanthe
3.00pm Puffy McPuffer & the Crabbit Canals

These three brilliant shows for all the family are brought to life by a storyteller, singers, musicians and a series of colourful illustrations, and are performed in a specially-adapted, fully accessible trailer re-creating Glasgow’s Theatre Royal.

Prices are £6 per adult and under 26s are half price.

Book tickets  here

South of Scotland Tourism Investment

29th August, 2019

Crawick Multiverse is to benefit from £67,000 Scottish Government funding through the South of Scotland Economic Partnership.  The funding will help us make the attraction more accessible to local schools, community groups and visitors. It will also enable Crawick to host all weather events all year round. Since opening in June 2015, Crawick has welcomed… Read More »

Big Bang Weekend – Wigtown 8-10 March 2019

28th February, 2019

The Universe in a Nutshell Celebrating 10 years of the Galloway Dark Sky Park, the third annual Big Bang Weekend looks to the heavens this spring.  An exciting programme of expert speakers, inspiring workshops and fascinating trips is running from 8-10 March 2019. For more details see the launch video here Online booking at www.wigtownbookfestival.com … Read More »

Invitation to Tender

7th February, 2019

Since opening, Crawick has welcomed over 20,000 people, and has become an active hub for the arts and sciences, hosting on-site performances, talks and educational programmes that focus on the topics of landscape, art and scientific exploration. Having successfully received funding from the Scottish LEADER Programme we are now ready to reach out to more… Read More »

Meteor shower set to dazzle under Dumfries’ dark skies

12th December, 2017

Scottish stargazers will have the chance to see a spectacular display of shooting stars on Wednesday night as the peak of the year’s best meteor shower – the Geminids – happens overnight. The Geminids are expected to put on an impressive show, with as many as 60 meteors per hour. Steve Owens – astronomer and… Read More »

Starring role for Crawick in VisitScotland campaign

17th November, 2017

VisitScotland has released three short videos celebrating the region of Dumfries and Galloway, and the stunning surroundings of Crawick Multiverse feature in the opening sequence of one of the films. This is a continuation of VisitScotland’s ‘Little Things, Big Memories’ series for Dumfries and Galloway, and each video focuses on a different theme namely Food… Read More »

Sky’s the limit for budding astronomers with Crawick’s new stargazing programme

30th October, 2017

An exciting new winter stargazing programme has been launched at Scotland’s cosmic artland, Crawick Multiverse. The events programme has been devised by the site’s new executive director Steve Owens – an astronomer, science communicator and author – and kicks off now the clocks have gone back. Steve says: “We are so excited to launch our… Read More »

Stellar new appointment at Crawick Multiverse

26th October, 2017

Astronomer, science communicator and author Steve Owens has been appointed Executive Director of Scottish cosmology-themed artland Crawick Multiverse. Steve – who wrote ‘Stargazing for Dummies’ and pens monthly ‘Universe for Beginners’ articles in Astronomy Now Magazine – takes up the post after two years running Glasgow Science Centre’s planetarium. He was also instrumental in establishing… Read More »

Fleet of Rolls Royce vintage cars tour Multiverse

8th September, 2017

An impressive fleet of 15 Rolls Royce vintage cars dropped by Crawick Multiverse recently. The procession of impressive vehicles parked up and the group ventured on a guided tour of the site by foot. During their visit they learned all about the space, astromony and cosmology themes that inspired the artland. Anna Turner, Site Manager… Read More »

Scottish artlands unite for Edinburgh Art Festival

31st July, 2017

Art-lovers have a chance to explore two unique Scottish artlands and a fantastic gallery, on a day-trip organised as part of Edinburgh Arts Festival. Crawick Multiverse, Little Sparta and Merz Gallery have joined forces to offer a truly unforgettable day out in August. The tour leaves from Edinburgh and journeys to the Pentland Hills to… Read More »

A day in the life: Crawick Multiverse volunteer

27th July, 2017

An aspiring tour guide had the chance to gain valuable work experience at Crawick Multiverse recently. Logan Erskine, 21, from Kelloholm, completed a 25 hour work placement across three days at the stunning artland on his doorstep. He had the opportunity to learn about the daily tasks and behind-the-scenes work which goes into maintaining this… Read More »