Check back here regularly for details of the latest events for writers in Dumfries & Galloway, as well as a comprehensive list of annual events for your calendar. Do also check out our dedicated Courses/workshops page.
Latest event news
- Book launch: Celebrating Silvana McLean’s work in pictures and poetry
- Mindful Writing Day (free creative writing workshop)
- StoryCon 2019: Booking now open
- The Galloway Consort presents ‘Fragments’
- Short Story Factory – Creative Writing Workshop
- Wigtown Spring Book Weekend
- Creative Writing Workshop: The Reverse Creation Method
- Karen Campbell joins the Writers’ Gathering D&G line-up!
- Booking now open for the Writers’ Gathering D&G!
- Spring Writing Course with Hugh McMillan
- Creative Writing Classes with Hugh McMillan
- Weekend writing workshop – taking inspiration from your surroundings
- Moat Brae Practitioner Day
- Gaelic Arts Gathering
- BIG LIT call for short poems
- Getting Published: The Journey from First Idea to Published Book
Annual events list
There are a number of regional arts events across Dumfries & Galloway that present opportunities for writers, poets, spoken word practitioners, theatre groups and storytellers to read or perform their work, or to collaborate on creative projects.
- Boswell Book Festival (Ayrshire)
- Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
- Girvan Folk Festival
- Knockengorroch World Ceilidh
- Moniaive Folk Festival
- Spring Book Weekend (Wigtown)
- Writers’ Gathering D&G