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 (Chair)

Roger Davis (Vice Chair)

Anne Brown

Beth Cochrane

Philippa Cochrane

Simon Leslie

Sandra McDowall

Sarah Nyland (Treasurer)

Michael Smith

Nicholas Walker

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