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Local Legends to get Book Festival Underway

Local Legends To Get Book Festival Underway

Wigtown Book Festival, a 10-day celebration of stories and literature, starts this Friday with more than 200 events for every age and interest. They include...
Deception Island at Wigtown Book festival 2022

Deception Island At Wigtown Book Festival 2022

Deception Island – a portal to the frozen wastes of a 1950s Antarctic science base Back in the 1950s-60s, when winter came to Deception Island...
Wigtown’s YA line-up – performance poetry, top novels, songwriting and more 

Wigtown’s YA Line Up Performance Poetry, Top Novels, Songwriting & More 

From song-writing sessions, book discussions, astro-journaling, and performance poetry – Wigtown Book Festival has an exciting and diverse line-up of events aimed at young...
Newton Stewart History Teacher Turns Author

Newton Stewart History Teacher Turns Author

A local history teacher has continued his passion for his specialist subject into retirement by writing his first novel set in the First World...
Southern Scotland’s Poet Willie Neill To Be Celebrated at Wigtown Book Festival

Southern Scotland’s Poet Willie Neill To Be Celebrated at Wigtown Book Festival

Wigtown Book Festival will help celebrate the centenary of Willie Neill, regarded by his admirers as southern Scotland’s finest poet since Rabbie Burns.  Two well-known...
“The Rhinns at my shoulder” – A Poetry Walk beyond Polmaddy – Sunday 4th Sept, 12.45pm

‘The Rhinns At My Shoulder’ – A Poetry Walk Beyond Polmaddy – Sunday 4th...

The Ken Words project seeks to explore how our landscape can inspire our writing and the next event this Saturday afternoon is a guided...
Sexing beavers and saving bears – life as an international wildlife vet - Wigtown Book festival

Sexing Beavers And Saving Bears – Life As An International Wildlife Vet – Wigtown...

Edinburgh-based Romain Pizzi to speak at Wigtown Book Festival Meet the man who helps rescue bears from a life of cruelty and pain ...
WIGTOWN BOOK FESTIVAL REVEALS STAR STUDDED PROGRAMME FOR 2022

Wigtown Book Festival Reveals Star Studded Programme For 2022

Books are just the beginning – enjoy Wigtown’s 10-day festival of stories Fiction writers, scientists, journalists – sample the best current literature More...

A Pup With A Very Special Pedigree Visits The House Where Peter Pan Was...

There was a treat for young visitors to Moat Brae, Scotland’s National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling, in Dumfries, Southwest Scotland, last week...

Wigtown Book Festival Calls Out For Volunteers

Join the Wigtown Book Festival volunteers and you can be right at the heart of the fun Wigtown Book Festival is appealing for volunteers to...