20 years of favourite children’s books - time to pick a winner!

20 years of favourite children’s books – time to pick a winner!

Blue Peter, in partnership with BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, will celebrate 20 years of brilliant children’s books by asking the audience...
Cast a Spell with Ross MacKenzie

Cast a Spell with Ross MacKenzie

Moat Brae in Dumfries, The Birth place of Peter Pan will host its first ever book launch since opening as the National Centre for...
2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner announced

2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner announced

Scottish Book Trust has today revealed the winner of the 2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize is The Station Mouse by Meg McLaren (Anderson Press)....

New Children’s Book ‘Jamesie Burns and the Bicycle Thieves’ Published by Hoggett Creative

Jamesie Burns and the Bicycle Thieves is a new children’s book adventure written by Ian Barr, Illustrated by Pete Bell and Published by Hoggett...

Children’s Author Susi Briggs Launches Another ‘Nip Nebs’ Adventure

When one of Scotland’s leading actors is amongst your fans then you know you must be doing something right.That’s the situation for children’s .author...
Successful Young Dumfries and Galloway Author Releases Second Book

Successful Young Dumfries and Galloway Author Releases Second Book

Dumfries and Galloway girl Megan Kerr from the outside comes across as your model athlete. A medal winning competitor and qualified coach at Baton...

Wigtown Prize Celebrates Vibrancy of Poetry In Scotland’s Three Languages

The awards ceremony for the annual Wigtown Poetry Prize has celebrated the strength and vibrancy of poetry in all three of Scotland’s indigenous languages.Gaelic...
Renita Boyle & Mike Abel's 'Strange Visitor'

Curly Tale Books Welcome Renita Boyle & Mike Abel’s ‘Strange Visitor’

As the nights draw in it’s traditional to gather round the fireside to hear scary stories and one Wigtown based storyteller has rewritten a...
vikings wigtown book festival

Viking Age Treasure to Dark Age Monster Slayers – Book Festival Will Be An...

Scotland’s National Book Town is gearing up for a friendly invasion of book lovers when the annual Wigtown Book Festival gets underway this week.Authors...
Wigtown Book Festival Farming Life

Wigtown Book Festival Pulls on its Wellies to Celebrate This Farming Life

This year’s Wigtown Book Festival is set to celebrate This Farming Life– the perfect theme for an event based in a region famed for its agriculture. Taking...

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More than £100 million awarded to Scottish businesses

More than £100 million awarded to Scottish businesses

Businesses across the country have now been awarded more than £100 million through the Scottish Government Business Support Fund.The scheme, announced by Cabinet Secretary...

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