Adrian Turpin - Artistic Director

Anne Barclay - Operational Director

Claire Nash - Commercial & Premises Manager

Kenny Barr - Sponsorship Coordinator

Isla Rosser-Owen - Cultural Producer

George Moore - Festival Bookshop

Harvey Lindsay - Administration Assistant for Cultural Tourism


Marjorie Lotfi Gill (Chair)

Michael McCreath (Vice Chair)

Ruth Anderson

Anne Brown

Beth Cochrane

Joyce Cochrane

Philippa Cochrane

Edward Hocknell

Simon Leslie

George Moore (Treasurer)

Sandra McDowall

Christian Ribbens

Michael Smith

Catriona Wilson



Allan Little

Sally Magnusson

Bill Paterson

Sir Malcolm Ross

Lady Emily Stair

Duchess of Buccleuch

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Praise for Wigtown Book Festival

Galloway remains one of the nation’s best-kept secrets. And rather than fighting its rural surroundings the festival embraces them.

Avril Lennox, Sunday Times Scotland