BIG LIT, the Stewartry Book Festival, takes place this year from 1st to 5th May, with five bumper days of poetry, launches, prose, talks, film, puppets, history, workshop, buskers, song, installation, exhibition, politics, music and cabaret. There's also a children’s programme of magical time travel and folk tales.
Among this year's guests are:
and many, many more.
Events will be held in Gatehouse of Fleet and Kirkcudbright.
Full programme details available online.
Contact Big Lit for tickets or call Galloway Lodge on 01557 814001, open daily from 10am to 5pm.