Spring 2019

Big DoG
29-31 March

Dumfries Children's Book Festival

Booking is now open: browse events below

Ticket offers & passes

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Hooked
30 March

Young Readers and Writers Day

Booking is now open: browse events below

Ticket offers & passes

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Writers' Gathering D&G
11 May

Annual day conference for regional writers

Booking opens soon

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Big DoG
29-31 March 2019

Dumfries Children's Book Festival

Named after Nana, the big dog who looks after the children in Peter Pan, Big DoG is an exciting family festival for Dumfries. Take a lead from some of the nation's best children's writers, who are hosting a long weekend of barking fun and ruff magic. It's the event where everybody has a tale.

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Hooked
30 March 2019

Young Readers and Writers Day

Hooked is a day of creative collaboration with writers, illustrators, visual artists and performers offering a series of workshops for young people. Aimed at 14-25s, Hooked is an opportunity to try a new creative practice, develop your existing talent, learn about other opportunities in the region and meet your peers. Attend for the whole day or select individual events. Advanced booking recommended. Full-day ticket includes lunch.

9.30am-4.30pm at The Stove, High Street, Dumfries

14-25s FREE / Over 25s £5 per session

Click here for a downloadable PDF of the programme

Ticket offers & passes

Friday 29 March
Saturday 30 March
Sunday 31 March