THE GUID AULD TOON O’ WIGTOWN

THE GUID AULD TOON O’ WIGTOWN

The arrival of the Book Town in Wigtown stimulated many thingsā€¦. Steve Dowling down in the old creamery at Bladnoch opened an early version of the Unit 3 Art Gallery. This was presided over by Lor & Irene Wakeman and they started holding poetry evenings. This led...
Wigtown garden party

Wigtown garden party

The 16th of May marked twenty years since Wigtown was chosen as Scotland’s National Book Town. We celebrated with a Garden Party in the town gardens, with over one hundred people, young and old, smiling in the sun-shine, listening to fine music from Nathon Jones...
Don King

Don King

Photo: Don King beside a giant bookmark at the Scottish Tourist Board Office in London During the 1990’s my wife and I owned the Wigtown Post Office and Newsagents. I remember the day an article appeared in the Glasgow Herald saying it was hoped to establish a...