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Crawick Multiverse shortlisted for Business Creativity Award

12th December, 2016

World-class artland, Crawick Multiverse, has been shortlisted for a Business Creativity Award at the Arts & Business Scotland Awards 2017. These awards aim to celebrate excellence in innovative relationships between the cultural and business sectors with the Business Creativity category focusing on partnerships which have commercially impacted the wider community. Creating a valuable resource for… Read More »

Pupils create poppy display at cosmic artland

7th November, 2016

Hundreds of local school children have created a poppy display at Crawick Multiverse in Dumfries and Galloway ahead of Remembrance Day. They have been hard at work making around 400 poppies to display at the iconic artland. One red poppy has been made in memory of each local person who lost their life during WWI,… Read More »

School children immerse themselves in the great outdoors

27th September, 2016

Children from Closeburn House School were brushing up on their knowledge of nature and camping skills on a recent visit to Crawick Multiverse. The two day course saw first and third year pupils enjoy a hands on learning experience covering various topics in the stunning surroundings of land art site Crawick Multiverse. The first year… Read More »

Crawick Multiverse set to open its doors for annual event

2nd September, 2016

Crawick Multiverse is set to participate in Doors Open Day on Sunday 4 September, offering visitors the opportunity to celebrate the event at Dumfries & Galloway’s cosmic artland. Doors Open Day is Scotland’s largest free architectural event which takes place each year. Co-ordinated by the Scottish Civic Trust, the event encourages buildings across Scotland to… Read More »

Crawick Multiverse Artwork Unveilled

27th July, 2016

A new work from world renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks was unveiled on Sunday, June 26, at the Crawick Multiverse artland in Dumfries and Galloway. The world-class artland, which was designed by Charles Jencks and funded by the Duke of Buccleuch, is celebrating its first birthday with a spectacular three day summer solstice festival with… Read More »

Pupils get set for solstice spectacular

21st June, 2016

Almost 100 pupils from across Sanquhar and Kelloholm are working hand in hand with a team of talented artists in preparation for the forthcoming Summer Solstice Celebration at Crawick Multiverse on June 26. A three day festival will take place at the world-class land artwork from Friday, June 24, to Sunday, June 26, with talks, art… Read More »

New Charles Jencks installation for Multiverse artland

17th June, 2016

                                                            Internationally recognised artist makes stunning new addition to 55-acre cosmic site World renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks is preparing to officially unveil his latest creation,… Read More »

Sanquhar set for solar science talks as part of Summer Solstice Festival

17th June, 2016

Dumfries and Galloway will become a science hotspot later this month when a group of leading scientists present a series of lectures in Sanquhar on the theme ‘Our Sun, Our Star’.  One of the key speakers is Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) President, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who discovered pulsars as a graduate student… Read More »

Spectacular solstice festival brings celebration of arts and science to Dumfries & Galloway

19th May, 2016

A summer solstice festival is expected to attract crowds to Dumfries and Galloway for a spectacular midsummer celebration of art, science and music. The three day festival at the Crawick Multiverse – Scotland’s world-class cosmic artland – and neighbouring Sanquhar will bring together leading artists and scientists with members of the community. Highlights include the… Read More »

Crawick Multiverse team is out of this world

7th July, 2015

A team of locals has been appointed to staff the Crawick Multiverse, the new £1m work of land art which will open to the public on 10 July. 12 people from the local community – representing Sanquhar, Kirkconnel, Kelloholm, Wanlockhead and Crawick itself – have this week taken up full and part-time posts at the… Read More »