Outwith the Festival

Scotland's National Book Town is open all year

The bookshops, cafes and inns of Wigtown welcome visitors all year round, and the annual autumn Book Festival is not the only literary event: the town hosts a number of special events throughout the year.


Wigtown Festival Company - events in Wigtown and beyond

In addition to running Wigtown Book Festival every autumn, Wigtown Festival Company has a year-round programme of literary events in Dumfries & Galloway. These include our mini science festival - Big Bang - and Big DoG, a children's book festival in Dumfries. Check out what's on or browse our projects.

Association of Wigtown Booksellers

The booksellers of Wigtown run several events, including an annual Spring Weekend of literary and cultural activities. Visit the AoWB website or AoWB Facebook page to find out more.