Wigtown is a traditional market town, set in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries & Galloway, south-west Scotland. It is also Scotland's National Book Town, a designation that reflects its dozen or so secondhand bookshops and annual literary festival.
This comic con brings together fans of comics, retro games and as always a chance to take part in a cosplay. Special guests attending the one day event include Warick Davis, Rupert Young and Tom Hopper.
The prize, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008 after launching in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.To main
This annual festival provides high quality live music and events with something for everyone to enjoy. While the focus is on classical music, the festival also presents jazz, folk and world music.
There are also art exhibitions, films and literature e
Welcome to the 47th annual Brighton Festival - a three week celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art and film that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove.
Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and pr
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is modelled on the European comic festivals rather than comic conventions that UK audiences are more familiar with.
The aim is create an ‘en fete’ atmosphere, making the whole town part of the festival. T
Magical and disturbing in equal measure, 'Treasury' is a programme of poetry, performance and music, featuring original work by acclaimed contemporary Liverpool-based writers and artists.
These include Catherine Butterworth (performance), Eleanor Rees
Literary stars join us at Southbank Centre this season at two prize-reading events – the 2013 Man International Booker Prize Readings and the Women’s Prize for Fiction Readings.
Celebrated biographer Claire Tomalin presents five lectures on literar