Straight from my inbox to you, enjoy! Spring has arrived in Wigtown! We’ve got a busy springtime ahead with a variety of events taking place in the coming months. We’ve got interpretive dance for children, the Spring Book Weekend with … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: News from Wigtown
This is the week Scotland celebrates books: libraries across the country have all number of events for readers and writers alike. My local bookshop has two events on Thursday in the youth theatre which I hope to go to, they … Continue reading It’s Book Week Scotland!
We are entering the last four days of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival – sniff – and I will finally get there tomorrow – hurrah! – I’ll let you know how I get on, it will include many bookshops and … Continue reading Festival Going
Two days to go till the Wigtown Book Festival begins; here’s some more from the festival team about what’s going on this year, and it looks fab. Tickets are selling fast, out in some cases, so if something takes your … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: Countdown to Wigtown
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 … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: Wigtown Happenings
This seems to be a quiet week for bookish events in the region, so I thought I’d broaden our horizons and show you this: which I heard about only because it was on the evening news today. That video features … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #6: Outreach
As a creative practitioner I’m very interested in the notion that art can heal, or at least strengthen us against life’s ills. I don’t know how close to the truth this comes, but I do know that the medical profession … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #4: Textual Healing