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Cat Strand Theatre - Arts and Visitor Centre

Door open days

5 September 2020 (Virtual Opening All Day)

6 September 2020 (Virtual Opening All Day)

Dumfries and Galloway

CatStrand is a unique venue in historic New Galloway, the smallest Royal Burgh in Scotland. Originally the town’s primary school, the granite building was imaginatively renovated and extended in 2006/07 to create a multi-use arts and visitor centre.     

Ideally situated right in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway at the gateway

to the Galloway Forest Park, CatStrand offers the following:

  • Gift Shop specialising in local arts and crafts
  • Licensed Café serving light lunches and home baking
  • Outdoor seating area
  • Year round programme of cinema, music, theatre & dance events
  • Art exhibitions • Local and regional information available

Digital Resources

Cat Strand Web Site

Web Site for Cat Strand Arts Centre, New Galloway

Official website

Key Information

Architect: ARP Lorimer, Ayr (renovation and extension 2006/07)

Building Date: 1800's/2007

  • CatStrand
  • High Street
  • New Galloway
  • DG7 3RN