Festival Fireworks and Pipe Band

Mercat Cross, Town Square
In person event
Fri 24 Sep
20:00 UK
Free, unticketed

Marking the return of the festival to Wigtown, join us for the traditional first-Friday celebration. Join the walk from the Mercat cross to the field next to Bayview Nursery for fireworks over Wigtown Bay. 

By kind permission of the McCreath Family

Wigtown Book Festival Events

This year's programme is a combination of physical and digital events. Please ensure you book correctly. Digital events will stream through the homepage of wigtownbookfestival.com with young adult events streaming through the YA page.

Unless otherwise stated, events will last between 45 minutes - 1 hour.

Full Terms and Conditions for attending this year's Festival in person can be found on our website.

Asking questions
On live-streamed events, questions can be put into the live chat box on YouTube or by clicking the 'ask a question' box below the stream on the homepage of the website and they will be forwarded to the speakers.

Buy the books
Browse our online bookshop, which will stock all our speakers’ latest titles.

If you have any queries about any of the Wigtown Festival Company events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing mail@wigtownbookfestival.com.