The Temple - Diary

A View from Barrhill before the tree planting

The view from Barrhill looking towards Cally.  It gives a good idea of the open ground which lay between the Temple and Cally house and how the Temple would have been very visible from the house at one time and also that before the new planting in the thirties, the Barrhill was not planted.

Creative writing workshop with Liz Niven

Creative writing workshop 2 with Liz Niven
Bakehouse, Gatehouse of Fleet
7pm on 10th November.
The second writing workshop will focus on narrative poetry inspired by Cally Woods and the Temple folly.
If you missed workshop 1, you’re still welcome to join us. Each workshop is an independent session.

Become a Cally Woods Ambassador

Do you fancy becoming a community 'ambassador' for Cally Woods.  As part of the Temple Project which is currently restoring the fabric of the Temple folly in the woods, we are seeking to encourage greater community 'ownership' and involvement in the history and heritage of the woods as part of the wider designed landscape of Cally. Nic Coombey and David Steel will lead a walk through Cally Woods on Wednesday 22nd October. The walk is open to anyone interested in learning more about the woods and their history.  Join in by meeting at the Murray Information Centre at 10am.

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Seeking images of Cally

We would really like to find an old photograph or a drawing of the Cally Temple.

In the mid nineteenth century the factor at Cally did many water colour sketches within the woods at Cally and a hundred years ago William McMurray took a number of photographs of Cally but neither of them drew or photographed the Temple. 

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Wildlife in Cally Woods

A selection of wildlife photographs taken in Cally Woods by Jack Wren have been added to the Galleries page.

Raking out and repointing underway

Heritage Lottery Funded!

Scaffolding Up

The scaffolding is now up around the Temple.  Happily with little damage to the path leading in to the Temple.

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