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Wigtown Celebrates Two festivals in one weekend as Big DoG teams up with Hooked 

Two Festivals In One Weekend As Big Dog Teams Up With Hooked 

Big DoG and Hooked are teaming up to provide a bumper weekend of children’s and young people’s books, storytelling and other activities.  Taking place at...
Wigtown Welcomes Lee Randall as Guest Programmer for 25th Festival 

Wigtown Welcomes Lee Randall as Guest Programmer for 25th Festival 

Lee Randall, a well-known figure in Scottish literature and media, has been appointed as Guest Programmer for the 25th Wigtown Book Festival.  The festival takes place...
Document Discovery In 13th Century Castle Sheds New Light On Burns' Life In Dumfries

Document Discovery In 13th Century Castle Sheds New Light On Burns’ Life In Dumfries

An astonishing discovery found at a 13th century Scottish castle has shed new light on the day-to-day domestic life of Robert Burns and his family,...

Kirkcudbright Burns Club Present Primary School With New Trophy

A brand new trophy to be competed for at Kirkcudbright Primary School Burns competition was handed over by Kirkcudbright Burns Club this week.  The trophy...
New Addition to Robert Burns House Collection

New Addition to Robert Burns House Collection

A significant permanent addition has been made to the collection at Robert Burns House, Dumfries – just in time for Burns Night. A two-volume...

The ‘Galloway: The Lost Province of Gaelic Scotland’ Book Is Published

In 2018 a conference was held at the Catstrand in New Galloway drawing together a wide range of expert speakers to consider the historic...
Charity to gift books via food banks to combat cost of living crisis

Charity To Gift Books Via Food Banks To Combat Cost Of Living Crisis

National charity Scottish Book Trust has unveiled plans to give free books to children and families visiting food banks this winter, as the country...
Book Week Scotland shares stories from vibrant Scottish communities

Book Week Scotland Shares Stories From Vibrant Scottish Communities

This year’s Book Week Scotland kicks off today (Monday 14 November) with a line-up themed around ‘Scotland’s Stories’, as part of Scotland’s Year of...
Weekly readings of ‘The Raven’s Nest’, a winter Icelandic tradition comes to the Glenkens

Weekly Readings Of ‘The Raven’s Nest’, A Winter Icelandic Tradition Comes To The Glenkens

Weekly readings of ‘The Raven’s Nest’, a winter Icelandic tradition comes to the Glenkens Tuesday evenings until 13th December, 7pm weekly.   As the nights draw...
Book Week Scotland launches 2022 programme

Book Week Scotland Launches 2022 Programme

This year’s Book Week Scotland programme has been announced today (26 October), with a line-up themed around ‘Scotland’s Stories’, as part of Scotland’s Year...