A new temporary exhibition this weekend will celebrate the history and the present day of Carsluith, a village on the shore of Wigtown Bay.

The interesting exhibition and audio-visual presentation is entitled Carsluith: Then and Now.

One of the organisers of the event, Carsluith resident, Joan Mitchell said: “We wanted to put together an event that not only explored some of the key historical themes of the village, but linked these with the community we see today. While some aspects of life in Carsluith have changed considerably over the years, there are other areas which, 50 or 100 years on, look very familiar.”

“We hope the exhibition will be of interest to all residents of the village, whether they have recently moved to the area or have lived here all their lives. In addition, anyone with a connection with Carsluith or an interest in the area will enjoy a visit.”

The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm daily in Carsluith Village Hall. Follow signs for Carsluith off the A75. Admission is free but donations to Carsluith Village Hall are welcome. Refreshments with home baking will be served over the weekend.



A view of Carsluith in 1937, showing the village hall and Bridge Cottage, both still standing today, along with the cottages destroyed during a quarry blast in 1939.