Literature Ambassador: Wigtown Happenings

From my inbox:

While the team at Wigtown Festival Company are busy working away on this year’s Book Festival, here are some other events happening in and around Wigtown in the coming weeks.


Four Ball Golf at Turnberry

We are offering you the chance to win a round of golf at the world famous Ailsa Course worth £1300. Entries cost £20. Proceeds go towards the Wigtown Book Festival. Visit our website for more information. Closing date 16 June.

Mystery Weekend

23-25 June | Craft Hotel | Tickets £7

Dive into crime writing with a series of events celebrating mystery and suspense. Featuring writers such as Matt Hilton, Mike Craven and Mari Hannah. Tickets available here.

National Theatre of Scotland

The NTS Artistic Development team is coming to Wigtown! They will deliver a range of workshops and writing surgeries to help develop your writing into a winning script. Join us at Number 11 North Main Street on the 28 June.


Ian Crichton Smith Reading

16 June | 11 am | Beltie Books | Free

Come along and share your favourite passages from this prolific Scottish writer, learn more of the author’s life or simply sit back and listen to his timeless work.



Land and Sea Exhibition

Running from 16 June until September, the Land and Sea exhibition at Cragiard Gallery promises breathtaking art by Allan. J Robertson, Hazel Campbell and Heather Davies to name a few.

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Wigtown Book Festival Programme 22 September – 1 October

We’re currently busy putting together the programme for this year’s Wigtown Book Festival. We aim to distribute it in the first week of August, so save the dates and keep you eyes peeled!

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