There will be walks, talks, picnics and readings - all free - and all are welcome.
S.R.Crockett was a bestselling author of history, adventure and romance stories from 1894 till his death in 1914 and though his work is now largely forgotten. he wrote extensively of the people and places of Galloway.
Help The Galloway Raiders put Crockett (and Galloway) back on the map by coming to the events and by reading his work.
The programme includes:
'Crockett and the Kirk on the HIll' (talk) at Castle Douglas Parish Church.
Commemoration at the Laurieston Memorial followed by walk/picnic/reading in Bennan Woods
and Launch of 'The Galloway Collection' at Wigtown County Buildings
Thursday April 17th 12 noon. Meet at Threave Estate carpark for walk/picnic/reading
Open meeting 'Bringing Crockett Home' Castle Douglas Town Hall.
Friday April 18th 12 noon Meet at Clatteringshaws visitor centre car park for walk/picnic/reading
All events are free but you must bring appropriate clothing for outdoor events and your own picnic. Please also make sure to arrive punctually!
For more information please visit the Galloway raiders site