Wigtown Spring Festival
Scotland's National Book Town and Bladnoch Distillery welcome you to Galloway for a unique celebration of whisky, words and wisdom. >>
The prestigious Wigtown Poetry Competition is now open to entries in English, Gaelic and Scots >>
The festival's over for 2013
A huge thank to all our supporters. We hope to see you again in 2014.
Festival dates: 26 Sept - 5 Oct 2014
Read the Festival Director's 2013 round-up >>
Windows of Wigtown
Astrid Jaekel's intricate paper cuts, inspired by memories collected from local people.
Visual arts events >>
A stimulating day of workshops, one-to-one sessions and seminars for writers at all stages of their careers >>
Showcasing the best of local food, drink, art and craft, The Kist is back in Wigtown. The spring tearoom is also open, serving light lunches and afternoon teas >>
The prestigious Wigtown Poetry Competition is now open to entries in English, Gaelic and Scots. Deadline: Friday 30th May 2014 >>
Hugh McMillan is collecting tales from contemporary Dumfries and Galloway, as part of our Curious Tales commission.
At Wigtown 2013 you could sleep in a bookshop, or stay somewhere more conventional. Our list of local accommodation >>