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Winter Words Festival

Red leaf in a frosty field.


8-11 Feb 2024

Welcome to the 20th Anniversary of Winter Words Festival 2024. A true celebration of Scotland’s finest fiction and nonfiction writers. We will investigate our relationship to Scotland’s beautiful landscape and important heritage through various talks alongside drama and dramatic writing that so closely speaks to our role as Scotland’s largest producing theatre.

On sale to members – 27 Nov

General on sale – 1 Dec


  • A woman in a purple sweater.


  • A man in a brown fleece with tree behind.

    Neil Ansell

  • A woman in a green raincoat and glasses.

    Annie Worsley

  • A bearded man in a checked shirt.

    David Greig

  • A man smiling with a plaque that says 'court of session' behind.

    May Sumbwanyambe

  • A woman in a black leather jacket and white shirt.

    Peggy Brunache

  • Man in red top in front of blurred green leaves.

    Allan Radcliffe

  • A woman with glasses in front of bookshelves.

    Catherine Moorehead

  • A woman with a red scarf with a red backdrop.

    Jackie Kay

  • A woman with short blonde hair in front of bookshelves.

    Sally Magnusson

  • A man in a hat, glasses and checked shirt.

    Chris Mullin

  • A man smiling sat at a bar with a dram of whisky in hand.

    James Cosmo

  • A woman in a rainbow jumper in a forest.

    Kerri Andrews

  • Bearded man wearing a hat in front of green leaves.

    Dougie Strang

  • A man with blurred background of a field.

    James Crawford

  • Woman with red squirrel on shoulder.

    Polly Pullar


Winter Words Festival takes place in our stunning new Studio.

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