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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 specialising in...

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 Hotel,...

Events at the Old Bank Bookshop – November 2017

We are delighted to be part of the official launch of Amy Geddes’ Fyne Fiddles (Book and CD) on Saturday 25 November 3-5 pm. A leading light in the world of contemporary Scottish Fiddle, and an inspirational tutor, Amy returns to her Gallovidian roots with an...

Fire and Light Festival

24th – 26th November 2017

As winter approaches, join us for a celebration of Fire & Light in Wigtown’s bookshops. Find a warm welcome in Scotland’s National Book Town at this new festival presented by the Association of Wigtown Booksellers. Events are free and last one hour unless otherwise stated.