13th – 15th September 2019

A three day celebration of the area’s unique coastal heritage, its culture its people and its fabulous wealth of local produce.

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Stranraer Oyster Festival

13th – 15th September 2019

A three day celebration of the area’s unique coastal heritage, its culture its people and its fabulous wealth of local produce.

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Stranraer oyster festival ‘worth £1m’

An independent study has found an oyster festival in south west Scotland generated about £1m for the economy. The second edition of the event was held in Stranraer in September and attracted 14,000 visitors. It represented a 40% rise on 2017 and the number of people...

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Autumn Events Generate £6 Million For Local Economy

A series of festivals and events in Dumfries and Galloway generated more than £6m for the local and Scottish economy in late 2018. The analysis from Dumfries and Galloway Council shows that the 20thannual Wigtown Book Festival had an economic impact of £3.75m, the...

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