New major sponsor for Wigtown Book Festival announced

Scottish Power has been announced as one of the major sponsors of this year’s Wigtown Book Festival.

The energy firm will sponsor the event’s main marquee which seats over 300 people and say they will also engage with the local community through a range of activities that encourage people of all ages to share their passion for reading and writing.

Ann Loughrey, Head of CSR at ScottishPower, said: “Scottish Power is very much committed to the local community in Wigtown and we hope that our support of the Book Festival enables the organisers to put on another terrific festival.”

Adrian Turpin, Wigtown Book Festival Director, said: “The quality and diverse range of activities continues to grow year-on-year and this is only achievable with the support of our valued sponsors and partners.”

Tickets go onsale this month. See www.wigtownbookfestival.com for more information.