If you are having a meeting, an event or an exhibition and would like it entered on The “What’s On in Gatehouse This Week” notice contact: Irene Burnie 01557 814276. To have an entry on the website contact Ken Smyth 01557 814458 or email: Gatehouse Web Team
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:45
BIG LIT: The Stewartry Book Festival is only a few days away. April 20 – 23 Brochures are out. Tickets are available either online www.biglit.org for our full programme, or at Franca Bruno’s shop in Gatehouse of Fleet. The Franca Bruno Shop Tel: 07803 228497 / 07707 686109
Sunday, 16 April 2017 20:47
New signs have been erected at the entrances to Gatehouse declaring that we are a Biosphere community.
Gatehouse of Fleet is a proud supporter of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere. A Biosphere is a special designation awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to areas renowned for their special environments which are valued by local people.
Friday, 03 March 2017 12:48
Kirkcudbright is well known as the artists' town but over the last 150 years artists have painted across the Stewartry. On Thursday 16th March, David Steel will be giving an illustrated talk entitled "Borgue in Scottish Art." David will tell the story of the many artists, some famous, some less well known who have chosen the parish of Borgue as the subject for a wide variety of paintings.
Friday, 13 January 2017 21:24
Archaeologists Ronan Toolis and Christopher Bowles were in Gatehouse on Saturday 21st January to launch their new book The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged. This major publication based on the excavation led here in Gatehouse by Ronan and Chris in 2012, places Trusty's hill at the centre of a lost dark age kingdom.
Friday, 13 January 2017 13:41
Council cutbacks mean that there will be much less input from Dumfries & Galloway Council for planting schemes next year. One area of Gatehouse that will be particularly adversely affected is the Town Hall garden.
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