It is important for A’ the Airts to support our local organisations and community groups.

We are a period dignity building.

Personal care items are placed in every bathroom, take what ever you need, when you need it.

Food Share

We are a local agent for this free service. Please contact us at 01659 50514 and ask for our Centre Manager, Yvonne Barber for more information.

A’ the Airts wins DG Life Award

Community Project of the Year award winner A’ The Airts of Sanquhar; Megan Callaghan, Willie Waugh, Yvonne Barbour, Catreona Archibald, Hayley with Lydsey Featherstone of sponsors Croma Vigilant


The Dumfries and Galloway Life Magazine awards were held at Easterbrook Hall on the 11th of November. Local charity A’ the Airts won in the category of Community Project of the year.

There were 330 people in attendance at the event. Local businesses, performers, sportspeople and community groups from a cross Dumfries and Galloway. 

Chair Willie Waugh of Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Community Initiative, known as A’ the Airts was in attendance with Board member Elizabeth Griggs and Centre Manager Yvonne Barber. Willie said, we are thrilled for our Centre and for the community of Upper Nithsdale. This is a great achievement and we are grateful to the community for their ongoing support. Thank you to all our staff, volunteers, funders and Board members.

Centre manager Yvonne Barber said, I am so pleased that we won, hopefully it will encourage people to visit this beautiful area. Thank you to everyone who supports us.