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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 »

Cosmic Conversations Turn to the Supernatural in Sanquhar

14th July, 2017

The second in a summer season of fascinating talks at A’ the Airts introduces mysterious tales of the Devil, witches and hauntings The second in this summer’s series of Cosmic Conversations in Sanquhar will conjure up tales of witches and the Devil himself. The public talks, at A’ the Airts community arts and crafts centre,… Read More »

Out of this world education at Crawick

7th July, 2017

A world-class Scottish artland has launched its annual outdoor education programme and is urging educators to get in touch and find out more. School children, university students and groups from a range of organisations can immerse themselves in the great outdoors and take part in a unique educational experience amidst the galaxies of Crawick Multiverse.… Read More »

Cosmic Conversations Start with a Trip Back to the Killing Times

6th July, 2017

A summer season of fascinating talks at A’ the Airts in Sanquhar The first in this summer’s series of Cosmic Conversations in Sanquhar will involve a trip back to the Killing Times, one of the most notorious periods in Scottish History. The public talks, at A’ the Airts community arts and crafts centre, are being… Read More »