Jumana Emil Abboud’s exhibition The Unbearable Halfness of Being features drawings, talismanic objects and embroidered textiles that draw upon Palestinian folklore relating to water springs as ‘spirited sites.’

Three films made by Jumana Emil Abboud in collaboration with photographer Issa Freij, shot around locations of haunted water sources (spirit-waters) across the West Bank, Jerusalem and northern Israel.

In partnership with DGVoice, these two sessions led by Susan McKay are for Disabled people and/or people with long term physical or mental health conditions.

A rare opportunity to watch Allan Sekula’s 2006 film ‘A Short Film for Laos’, followed by a recording of a response to the film by Dr Stephanie Schwartz.

An informal gathering to generate connection and discussion, exploring sustainability in artistic vision and enterprise, and the value of the UNESCO Biosphere to creative businesses.

Join us on Wednesday 29 November, 7.30-9pm to chat about our current book group read: Yiyun Li, The Book of Goose (2023, Fourth Estate, paperback)

Jane Bailey’s popular monthly Mini Yoga Retreats have returned to Cample! Enjoy some guided Yin Yoga, meditation, and Yoga Nidra instruction, with a cuppa and home-baking.

Past events

A walk led by Jan Hogarth and Prof David Munro. Taking in Crichope Linn, a wooded sandstone gorge, discussing the role of water in the landscape and how it has been used by humans.

An afternoon workshop exploring experimental photography techniques, memory and storytelling, run by award-winning local artist and photographer, Morag Paterson.

Alycia Pirmohamed reads from her brilliant debut poetry collection ‘Another Way to Split Water’ (2022). This event was part of Book Week Scotland 2023.

A screening of Shaunak Sen’s mesmerising 2022 film ‘All That Breathes’, followed by a short response from writer and amateur naturalist, Stephen Rutt. 

Find a range of downloadable materials for activities you can do from home.

Time Shelter
Georgi Gospodinov

Join us for our regular book group discussion on Weds 14 June, 7.30-9pm

Join us for a screening of Palestinian artist and filmmaker Jumana Manna’s latest film, followed by a short response by local forager Mark Williams (Galloway Wild Foods)