Adrian Turpin - Artistic Director

Anne Barclay - Operational Director

Claire Nash - Commercial & Premises Manager

Isla Rosser-Owen - Cultural Producer

Andy Stewart - Young People's Assistant

Kenny Barr - Sponsorship Coordinator

Harvey Lindsay - Marketing

George Moore - Festival Bookshop


Marjorie Lotfi Gill (Chair)

Michael McCreath (Vice Chair)

Anne Brown

Beth Cochrane

Philippa Cochrane

Roger Davis

Edward Hocknell

Simon Leslie

Sandra McDowall

Sarah Nyland (Treasurer)

Michael Smith

Nicholas Walker

Catriona Wilson

Nicola Wood



Allan Little

Sally Magnusson

Bill Paterson

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