Region: Kirkcudbright

Shona Cowie & Neil Sutcliffe With the Devil’s Assistance

There is a legend from my hometown, Ayr that a 17th-century witch built a house on the high street in just one night with the Devil’s assistance. Today, a quarter of the shops on Ayr high street are empty – the town holds one of the highest shop vacancy rates in Britain. The plot that… Read more »

With the Devil’s Assistance Workshop

With the Devil’s Assistance – Community Workshop If you were to assess the spiritual health of your high street on a scale from ‘fiery abyss’ to  ‘seraphic civic center’, where does it currently stand? Join storyteller and facilitator Shona Cowie in a two-hour community consultation like no other. The participatory workshop  blends gentle yet impactful… Read more »


City Breakz is an outdoor pop-up hip-hop performance trail. Performances will take place in unusual city locations, as four dancers journey through urban spaces, leading to one final showdown.  Each performer armed with a patch of linoleum and a sound system – will spring up in spaces and structures you least expect across cities and… Read more »