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Exhibition Celebrates 25 Years Of Wigtown Book Festival Memories

Visitors are enjoying a free exhibition featuring hundreds of pictures – many donated by the public – all about the first 25 years of...
Stars Shine At Wigtown's 25th Book Festival Opening Weekend

Stars Shine At Wigtown’s 25th Book Festival Opening Weekend

The first weekend of the 25th Wigtown Book Festival saw Scotland’s National Book Town welcome a host of celebrities and special guests. Among those taking...
Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival comes to  Dumfries and Galloway

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) is inviting audiences from across the Dumfries and Galloway, to join storytellers, musicians and artists to celebrate the...
Scotland’s Book Town Volunteer Army Gears Up For 25th Wigtown Book Festival

Scotland’s Book Town Volunteer Army Gears Up For 25th Wigtown Book Festival

Meet authors including Nigel Planer, Katherine Rundell and Pat Nevin  Festival is a 10-day feast of literature and storytelling – plus music, debate,...
Dumfries and Galloway children learn about tolerance with new book

Dumfries & Galloway Children Learn About Tolerance With New Book

CHILDREN in four Dumfries and Galloway schools will learn more about different cultures and beliefs thanks to a Scottish charity.   Nil by Mouth, a leading...
Galloway Writers, Walks, Talks, Music and Film - The Heart of Wigtown Book Festival

Galloway Writers, Walks, Talks, Music and Film – The Heart of Wigtown Book Festival

Wigtown Book Festival was set up to help regenerate one of rural Scotland’s most economically-challenged regions. Now, with the 25th annual event soon to start,...

Exploring Galloway’s Stories and Gaelic ‘Otherworld’ using our Place Names

What can our place names tell us about our past, and how do they reveal stories of folklore and our historic ‘otherworld’? This event...

Wigtown Poetry Prize Shortlist Revealed

● International awards celebrate Scotland’s three indigenous languages ● Winners to be unveiled at special Wigtown Book Festival event The shortlist has been unveiled...
ROBERT BURNS WORLD FEDERATION

Dumfries Proud To Host Robert Burns World Federation 2023

The Robert Burns World Federation is delighted to be hosting their Annual General Meeting and Conference in Dumfries again this year. The event will...

Top Storytellers Looking Forward to Meeting Younger Readers at Wigtown

Big Wig children’s festival plus great events for young people Spooky graveyard drama and a massive Wigtown drawing Some of the most celebrated contemporary...