Wigtown Book Festival Commission Saltmarsh Book By Award-winning Nature Writer

Wigtown Book Festival has commissioned a new book celebrating the salt marshes that have shaped the history of Scotland’s National Book Town. The Saltmarsh Library, a work of creative nonfiction to...
Resilient’ Wigtown Book Festival to go online

Resilient’ Wigtown Book Festival To Go Online

The next Wigtown Book Festival will take place online, organisers announced today. Maintaining its pre-announced dates (25 Sept - 4 Oct), the 2020 festival will...
Consultation Launched on Community Buyout of Wigtown Festival Company High Street HQ

Consultation Launched on Community Buyout of Wigtown Festival Company High Street HQ

A consultation is being launched on whether a bid should be made to take the building used as the Wigtown Festival Company HQ into...
#WigtownWednesdays Bring the Spirit of the Book Festival into Your Home

#WigtownWednesdays Bring the Spirit of the Book Festival Into Your Home

The Wigtown Book Festival has launched #WigtownWednesdays as part of a series of online initiatives to allow the public to enjoy excellent writing and meet...
2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival made a staement today announcing that the 2020 event will not go ahead due to...
Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

With weeks of lockdown stretching ahead it’s the ideal time for young people to exercise their imaginations by entering Dumfries and Galloway’s own children’s...
David Walliams Releases 30 FREE Daily Audio Stories During COVID-19 Lockdown

David Walliams Releases 30 FREE Daily Audio Stories During COVID-19 Lockdown

David Walliams is the biggest selling children’s author to have started writing since the year 2000, he’s sold over thirty-five million books worldwide! Since Monday...
Big DoG Children’s Book Festival Cancelled Due to Covid-19

Big DoG Children’s Book Festival Cancelled Due to Covid-19

The Big DoG children’s book festival in Dumfries has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The event was due to take place at venues across Dumfries...
Big DoG Bounds into D&G with his Latest Fabulous Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG Bounds into D&G with his Latest Fabulous Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG is off the leash and bounding back to Dumfries to unveil the programme for his next children’s book festival. For the past few...

Annual £1,500 Wigtown Poetry Prize Invites Entries from Around the World

The annual £1,500 international Wigtown Poetry Prize – which celebrates Scotland’s three indigenous languages – is now open for entries. As Scotland’s international poetry prize...

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