The Open Book Blog

  Keep up to date with the residents of the Open Book on the Open Book Blog. Join them in their adventures of selling books, exploring the area and living the Open Book Dream. You can also find them on...

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Wigtown Book Festival 2018

Wigtown Book Festival takes place 21-30 September 2018. The programme will be released early August. You can subscribe to receive your copy...

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Big Bang Weekend 2018

Big Bang is back! Join us for a weekend of electrifying talks on the mechanics of being alive. From human consciousness to alien beings, Frankenstein to robots, Big Bang brings together leading experts in understanding life as we know it and offers a fascinating...

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Visit the Autumn Kist

“Kist” is an old word for treasure chest. Taking place during Wigtown Book Festival, The Autumn Kist Marquee will be full of local and national treasures, including art, craft, food, drink and homeware. Open 10am-5pm (6.30pm weekends). Wigtown's weekend market also...

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Fireworks & Pipes Event

Mercat Cross, Town Square Friday 23rd September 2016 20:40 The Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band leads the way for fireworks over Wigtown Bay. This free event is supported by the medical research charity Fight for Sight. If you enjoy the fireworks, please consider...

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