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Book Town Getting Ready to Welcome Dumfries and Galloway Back to Wigtown

Book Town Getting Ready to Welcome Dumfries & Galloway Back to Wigtown

The team behind Wigtown Book Festival hopes this year’s event will provide the people of Dumfries and Galloway with a chance to reconnect with...

Wigtown Publisher Launch New Children’s Picture Book ‘The Castle Cat’

The Castle Cat New Picture Book by Alasdair Hutton When a hungry kitten follows some soldiers in the hope of picking up a few scraps...

PAMIS & The Arts End of Somewhere Announces the Release of The Kippford Mermaid

Dumfries-based multi-sensory storytelling group The Arts End of Somewhere, with the support of Scottish charity PAMIS (Promoting A More Inclusive Society), are releasing their...
New book shines a spotlight on Scotland’s iconic lighthouses

New Book Shines A Spotlight On Scotland’s Iconic Lighthouses

The fascinating history of Scotland’s lighthouses is revealed through the stories and voices of their keepers in a new book published on Thursday 29...
Hello Stranger – Festival Looks Forward to Welcoming Audiences Back to Wigtown

Hello Stranger – Festival Looks Forward to Welcoming Audiences Back to Wigtown

Wigtown Book Festival is delighted to announce that it is welcoming audiences and authors back to Scotland's National Book Town this autumn following last...
New trustees sought to be part of Wigtown Festival Company’s future

New Trustees Sought To Be Part Of Wigtown Festival Company’s Future

The Wigtown Festival Company (WFC) is seeking new trustees to join its board, and help continue building on its success. While it is best-known for...
Wigtown Book Festival Launches The Anne Brown Prize

Wigtown Book Festival Launches The Anne Brown Prize

Wigtown Book Festival announced today the launch of a new national essay prize for Scotland in association with the BBC. The £1,500 Anne Brown...
'Here Is Our Story' Launched

Series Of Short Stories About Impact Of Covid On Region’s Public Servants ‘here Is...

From August to December last year, Karen Campbell was writer in residence, attached to Dumfries and Galloway Council to chart the initial response to...
Reading is Magic Festival is back by popular demand

Reading Is Magic Festival Is Back By Popular Demand

Reading is Magic Festival, the digital books festival born out of necessity during last year’s lockdown, will return this autumn to entertain and engage...

Write Up Your Street! Poetry Project Seeks Submissions

This month sees the launch of ‘Road Works’ – a brand new collaboration between local writers, D-Lux Arts and Dumfries and Galloway’s finest poets. Over...