17 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Speakers at the Wigtown Book Festival include actress Joanna Lumley and broadcaster Peter Snow. There will be a collection for Fight for Sight at BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen’s talk about his latest book ‘The Arab Uprisings’.Michele Acton, Chief Executive of Fight for Sight, is a Wigtown resident. He said: “Sight loss is the sense that people fear losing the most and at Fight for Sight we’re determined to provide a future that everyone can see”.Cancer Research UK is the other charity benefiting from the Wigtown Book Festival. Eye research charity Fight for Sight has been chosen as an official charity for the second year running at Wigtown Book Festival.The festival, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph and Scottish Power, runs in Wigtown, Galloway, from 27 September to 7 October. This is its 15th year. Fight for Sight will promote its work with a stand in the Kist marquee, and will be collecting throughout the week at the event. Local children will also be busking around the festival to raise funds. Advertisement Tagged with: corporate Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 18 September 2013 | News Fight for Sight chosen as an official charity of Wigtown Book Festival About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.