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 >>
It's never just about the books... find out about some of the other attractions at Wigtown Book Festival from yoga to dancing.
We turned the top floor of the County Buildings into a revolving exhibition hosting activities looking at the meeting of past, present and future.
Most of our exciting children's programme took place in the garden of the Old Bank Bookshop. For more information, click here.
Hugh McMillan is collecting tales from contemporary Dumfries and Galloway, as part of our Curious Tales commission.
Our new festival radio station broadcast at 87.7 FM, transmitting music, interviews and literary talk radio to the Wigtown area.
At Wigtown 2013 you could sleep in a bookshop, or stay somewhere more conventional. Our list of local accommodation >>