Wigtown’s Willow Woman, Reading.

Wigtown’s Willow Woman, Reading.

As part of the Book Town’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the Association of Wigtown Booksellers commissioned a sculpture from artist Trevor Leat. His ‘Willow Woman, Reading’ graces the gardens in the town centre. Do come and admire...

Wigtown Spring Book Weekend 4 – 6 May 2018

Welcome to Wigtown’s annual Spring Book Weekend. As always, Wigtown’s host of bookshops, cafés and restaurants, galleries and shops will be open to keep you entertained between events, so please come along and enjoy the mix of music, food and minds as springtime comes...

Reading Scottish Authors – Robert Burns

Friday February 16th at 11am. Beltie Books. A celebration of Robert Burns works in a talk from Burns enthusiast Alec Ross.Come along and hear more about the author, share a favourite reading if you have one or sit back and...

Ian Langford obituary

Wigtown’s booksellers were very sad to learn of the death of Ian Langford, one of the first booksellers in the town. Ian ran the Corner Bookshop – now the Open Book – from 1997 with his wife Angela. They also set up a respected publishing house...

Christmas Advent Events in Wigtown

Please join us in a countdown to Christmas with a series of readings, storytelling and songs during December in Wigtown’s businesses.  All events are free and may last from five minutes to thirty minutes. All welcome. 12th     Seasonal acoustic night at Craft...