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University of Glasgow research brings us closer to Robert Burns the man than ever before

University Of Glasgow Research Brings Us Closer To Robert Burns The Man Than Ever...

His words and poetry are known around the world. Yet more than 250 years after his death, Robert Burns, the man, continues to remain...
NEW TRUSTIES JOIN WIGTOWN BOOK FESTIVAL BOARD

New Trusties Join Wigtown Book Festival Board

Wigtown Festival Company (WFC) has welcomed two distinguished new trustees to its board.  The organisation makes a highly significant contribution to the community, culture and...
Manuscripts and letters by Burns and Scott saved by national libraries charity

Manuscripts & Letters By Burns And Scott Saved By National Libraries Charity

The National Library of Scotland's appeal to bring home precious manuscripts by Scotland's bards has been successful. Known as the Blavatnik Honresfield Library (formerly Honresfield...
Meet the time-travelling Walter Scott as part of Booktown’s Year of Stories 

Meet The Time Travelling Walter Scott As Part Of Booktown’s Year Of Stories 

Wigtown plans to be at the heart of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022  Imaginative events include immersive theatre and storytelling nighttime audio tours  Enjoy...

Fishing For Change – Tales From A Galloway Guest House

Synopsis… In April 1991 frustrated and bored, the author and his wife, then in their mid thirties, ended their careers in the NHS, sold their...
Storytelling and Arts Workshop at Dumfries Museum Well Attended

Storytelling & Arts Workshop at Dumfries Museum Well Attended

Young people recently enjoyed a storytelling and arts workshop at Dumfries Museum. The event was part of Children in Scotland’s Living Museums project and...
600 JOHN PAUL JONES PIRATE BOOKS DELIVERED TO LOCAL SCHOOLS

600 John Paul Jones Pirate Books Delivered To Local Schools

Dr Gerard McKeever and local artist/illustrator Hugh Bryden have recently handed over six hundred copies of their comic book ‘Don’t Call Me a Pirate!’...
Book Week Scotland plots reading map

Book Week Scotland plots reading map

Book Week Scotland kicks off today (Monday 15 November), marking the tenth anniversary of the country-wide celebration of reading and writing. Scottish Book Trust,...
BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

Borders Book Festival Continues This Weekend

The home of Sir Walter Scott opened its doors on Tuesday 2nd November to the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival, bringing together a host...
Breeding trees to address ‘wicked’ challenges

Breeding Trees To Address ‘Wicked’ Challenges

With the eyes of the world on COP26 in Glasgow, researchers have called for a new approach to plant breeding to address global challenges...