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The Lost Sessions

Dumfrieshire Author & Master Of Psycho-Supernatural Fiction Releases Much Anticipated Third Novel This Spring

A deliciously dark fable of the psyche that explores the twilight margins of the cerebral and the supernatural – Sebastian Beaumont’s The Lost Sessions...
Burns and Economic Recovery

Burns and Economic Recovery

Scotland’s leading cultural historian headlines the latest Spring into Burns event to support Robert Burns Ellisland Farm next week.   Professor Murray Pittock, Pro Vice Principal of Glasgow...

A Scottish cultural treasure – new research reveals huge benefits of our book festivals 

New research released for World Book Day reveals the immense contribution of the country’s book festivals and the importance of ensuring they can return...
Big Bang children’s day at Moat Brae – Dumfries set for celebration of science and astronomy

Big Bang Children’s Day At Moat Brae – Dumfries Set For Celebration Of Science...

Big Bang Week is heading to Dumfries with an exciting day of in-person events for children and young people that will feature the much-loved...
Melvyn Bragg To Give Special Lecture at Carlisle Cathedral

Melvyn Bragg To Give Special Lecture at Carlisle Cathedral

A CATHEDRAL celebrating its 900th anniversary year has been described as an ‘architectural masterpiece’ by author and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg. Lord Bragg, who is originally...

Big Bang Festival Brings Stars, Stories, Science And Marty Jopson’s ‘Wiggly Monsters’ To Wigtown

Marty Jopson, known to millions from the One Show and other TV programmes, will be among the stars of this year’s Big Bang Festival...

New book Celebrates 250th Anniversary of Scotland’s Greatest Storyteller – Sir Walter Scott

Dumfries and Galloway based Curly Tale Books is proud to present an accessible and enjoyable biography of Sir Walter Scott in the Year of...
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...