Tag Archives: Wigtown. Scotland’s National Booktown.

Curly Tale Books at Wigtown Book Festival 2019

Renita Boyle reads from Strange Visitor We’ve had a really wonderful time at this year’s Wigtown Book Festival with our authors and illustrators appearing across the ten days of the main programme and, in particular, the children’s Big Wig section. Shalla Gray was invited to read our Beltie titles and Charlotte’s Woolly Yarn (one as […]

Busy Week at Wigtown Book Festival and Big Wig Festival

Jayne with Big Wig We’re having a really busy time at this year’s annual Wigtown Book Festival which includes the Big Wig children’s festival. Jayne’s enjoying her five minutes of fame pictured here with the Big Wig mascot and the photo was featured on the BBC’s article about the festival. Shalla took part in a […]

Fantastic Spring Weekend

We had a great set of events at this year’s Wigtown Spring Weekend with a range of authors and storytellers dropping in to our shop in Scotland’s National Booktown. Amanda Sunderland brought along her little dog who inspired her first book for children – Wee McAsh to the Rescue. She’s now busy creating another adventure […]

Celebrate Spring with Curly Tale Books

We’re delighted to be taking part in the Spring Book Festival in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown. We’ve previously launched two of our books at the annual event thanks to Fiona Murphie and her lovely bookshop The Box of Frogs. Well that lovely bookshop is now under our management and has been transformed into Curly Tale […]

Big Knit with the Happy Snail

We’re holding regular events at our shop in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town. Our latest one involved Fran Raw who is our current artist in the back room – a feature we’ve introduced to showcase local talent. Fran goes under the title of Happy Snail Crafts and as a textile artist she creates fabulous hats, […]