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Address: High St., Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Phone Number: +44-1557-33-15-56
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Small but interesting

A two-gallery exhibition of local artists' work. Mostly photography on my visit, with a few landscape paintings. There is a small cafe area as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Ely, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Popped in for coffee which was very nice. The staff member was very pleasant too. Happy to recommend

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Carsphairn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A wonderful display of local arts and crafts for sale by local artists/craft workers. Managed to buy some nice things

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Dropping into this exhibition of Photographs,Ceramics and Paintings I was very taken with the quality and presentation. The photographs by Vaughan Williams, Ceramics by Joe Nimmo and the Secrets of Balcary Studio exhibits are a delight .I was very taken with the photos and spent a considerable time browsing . The Display area is well lit and has plenty of... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A two-gallery exhibition of local artists' work. Mostly photography on my visit, with a few landscape paintings. There is a small cafe area as well.

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very good audio visual display on the history of art in the area and the story of The Glasgow Boys .Local Crotchet artist working away on some very fine pieces of jewelry. the actual building in itself is very impressive.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Tells the story of this little town that has attracted artists for over a century, through film and an excellent collection of original works. Fascinating building too.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A visit to Kirkcudbright is not complete until you see the Tolbooth Art Centre. Admission is FREE. The building itself is now a gorgeous architectural marvel. Built in the 1620's to serve as both council offices and prison, it once housed American naval hero John Paul Jones in one of its cells. He grew up in nearby Kirkbean. Kirkcudbright is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a permanent arts centre and when visited had a very good photographic exhibition. There is also a video presentation about Kircudbright and it's attraction to artists over the years. Small cafe for coffee afterwards was very relaxing and very welcome. Friendly helpful staff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Popped in to see what they could offer and was pleased to find a limited but interesting exhibition of works. Good welcoming staff. There is a small café in the premises

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Tolbooth dates from the 17th century and was a public building housing at various times the local counsel as well as the sheriff and a debtor's prison. It's most famous prisoner was the privateer turned opportunistic American naval figure, John Paul Jones. There is a sign pointing out where he was likely housed. The gallery also runs two videos... More 

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Address: High St., Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Phone Number: +44-1557-33-15-56
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright

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