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Wigtown
22nd Sep - 4th Oct 2021


 

Wigtown Book Festival 2021

Wigtown Book Festival is delighted to announce that it is welcoming audiences and authors back to Scotland’s National Book Town this autumn following last year’s digital-only event.

Taking as its theme, “Hello Stranger”, the 2021 festival (22 September to 4 October) will be two days longer than in previous years, with more than 140 events for adults and young people, around half the pre-Covid number.

At the town’s heart will be a new, free outdoor venue, The Gardens, with a large screen and informal seating which aims to be Wigtown’s answer to Wimbledon’s Murray Mound. Selected live audience events will also be streamed from Wigtown to audiences around the worlD

Whether you visit the festival every year or this is your first time, we wish you the warmest of Galloway welcomes.

To view or the download the programme please click HERE

The new programme will be released on 13th August but, some of the authors attending the Dumfries & Galloway event in person include novelists Val McDermid, Francis Spufford and Salena Godden, philosopher AC Grayling, broadcasters Rory Cellan-Jones and biographer Emma Soames.

Other additions to the programme include Saltmarsh walks with Saltire Award-winning author Stephen Rutt and the announcement of the new Anne Brown Essay Prize for Scotland. The Wigtown Poetry Prize will also return.

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