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Click here for the latest news which includes the re-opening of our sports venues, libraries, museums & galleries, facilities at Dean Castle Country Park, updates from Annanhill Golf Course and more. 

Imprint Book Festival

Imprint 2019

Imprint, East Ayrshire’s annual book festival has been a great success welcoming a varied and engaging group of authors.

Book Week Scotland 2019

During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. This year we were joined by Denise Mina plus some of Scotland's finest emerging talent. 

Congratulations to 2019's Imprint Writing Competition Winners, click below to read excerpts from their work:


First prize – Caroline Johnstone – The Dash

Runner-up – Joan Elliott – Blooms


First prize – Kirsty Hammond – Drafts

Runner –up – John Hodgart – Tam an’ the Husky Man


First prize – John Hodgart – The Gift o’ God

Runner - Kirsty Hammond – Dear Skinny Me


A Suitable Arrangement by Maggie Bolton

Widow's Walk