Our GCAT Arts Programme continues through December with events online and a cinema screening at CatStrand - see what's coming up on our Events page.

Full print guide available now - pick one up from CatStrand or view the online version here. 

We are now open Monday - Friday 10am -4pm and Saturday -Sunday 11am-3pm for box office enquiries, cafe and shop services. as well as our exhibition space. 

Our youth arts regular classes and one off workshops are now starting back - visit catstrandyouth for more information.

Listen in to our CatStrand Arts Casts 

Bumper Christmas edition coming soon.

Our latest Arts Cast is available through the widget above. Visit our mixcloud site for all the monthly episodes and to subscribe. 

Look out for a copy of Writedown - the work of local writers responding to lockdown in the Galloway Glens on sale now at local outlets for £7.


Why not order a copy by post (£2 P&P) from CatStrand by calling 01644 420 374 during opening hours or filling in this order form and emailing to info@catstrand.com  or posting to Reception, CatStrand High St New Galloway DG7 3RN.. 

Click the image to download an order form.

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Glenkens Community Transport

Galloway Community Transport is operating the following (within the Scottish Government’s COVID19 guidance):

GK2 registered service, Wednesday evenings, Glenkens to Castle Douglas (Tesco) return

517/505 Kirkcudbright-Brighouse-Borgue and Kirkcudbright-Dundrennan, weekdays

Patient transport service (in partnership with Scottish Ambulance Service and D&G Community Transport Public Social Partnership)

We anticipate resuming school services (Dalry School and Kirkcudbright Academy) when the schools reopen (scheduled for 11 August) but currently it is uncertain when our other services (regular services to Newton Stewart, Ayr, Carlisle, member hires, excursions and MiDAS training) will start again.

Please see our website (gallowaycommunitytransport.org) for updates.

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CatStrand            Opening Hours
High Street                  Mon - Fri
New Galloway          10am - 5pm
Castle Douglas       Sat        Sun
DG7 3RN               10 - 4     11 - 4

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