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
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With three hours till my first event I expected to get to Wigtown in plenty of time for a leisurely lunch and maybe even get in a little bookshop browsing before kick off; it is, after all, only seventy five … Continue reading Wigtown Odyssey
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
With only one week to go before the start of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival I still haven’t come to a decision about which day to go. It’s a good two hour drive to Wigtown from here, and I can’t … Continue reading News from Wigtown: One Week to Go!
I’ve already said this, and I don’t think it can be said too often: the Wigtown Book Festival is twenty years old this year, and it’s set to be a tremendous event. The team have worked their little cottons right … Continue reading News from Wigtown: Two Weeks to Go!
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
Organised by The Association of Wigtown Booksellers Wigtown Spring Book Weekend is now a well established annual festival. You’ll find four days of events in bookshops and cafes around town, as well as in the new WFC venue space at Number … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #5: Bookish in Spring
Wigtown International Poetry Competition is now open for entries from anyone in the world, until Friday 26 May 2017. There are three categories: Main (£1500), Scottish Gaelic (£250), and Scots (£250). The Scottish Poetry Library will read all poems submitted … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #2: a Festival & a Competition