The Catstrand

The Catstrand

the catstrandThe CatStrand is an exciting, contemporary community and arts centre based in the Glenkens village of New Galloway. The centre provides a comfortable, accessible and state of the art venue located in the geographical heart of Dumfries and Galloway.  In addition to presenting a varied programme of high quality arts and community events and exhibitions we offer flexible space available to hire.

Not only does The CatStrand promote a varied music, arts and exhibition programme - it also boasts up-to-date training and conference facilities, offers local information and a cafe, and runs regular computer classes and exercise classes.  It is home to the CatStrand Cinema and there are plenty of things to do for both the younger and older members of our communities.  A central focal point for the whole of Dumfries and Galloway, the CatStrand welcomes individuals, groups and businesses wanting to hire fully equipped meeting rooms. The CatStrand aims to offer a range of high quality events, activities and facilities, with full disabled access, to suit every taste and every visitor - all under one roof.

The CatStrand has a series of well connected rooms. Perfect for presentations, meetings, workshops and socialising. It contains a 90 seat auditorium, a cafe & gallery, entrance hall with presentation facilities, a board/meeting room & shop. Rooms can be hired individually or you can hire the venue as a whole.

About Us

Welcome to Scotland's most exciting contemporary performance and meeting space in the heart of the Glenkens community.

Called CatStrand after the very small stream that used to run underneath it, the name also reflects the stream of activities that flow through it.

A central focal point for the whole of Dumfries and Galloway, welcomes individuals, groups and businesses wanting to hire fully equipped meeting rooms.

we aim to offer a range of high quality events, activities and facilities, with full disabled access, to suit every taste and every visitor - all under one roof.

Arts, Community & Visitor Centre

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

E: info@catstrand.com

T: 01644 420374