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Heritage society opposing Galashiels tapestry centre plans

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland is objecting to plans by Scottish Borders Council to create a £6.7m permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in central Galashiels.

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Moving Pictures by American artist Bill Brown.

Illusion of motion

Alchemy film and arts presents American artist Bill Brown at the Hawick High Street venue from October 27 to November 9.

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Fun and intrigue in new art installations at Kielder Observatory.

Astounding and remarkable art installations at Kielder

Few people realise that within Kielder Water and Forest Park lie art installations which are free for anyone to see.

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Well known Borders artist, Andrew Binnie.

Gala club’s exciting start to new season

Well known Borders artist, Andrew Binnie, made a welcome return to Galashiels Studio Club last Thursday in Old Gala House.

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2017 winner of the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Christopher Green and his son Hunter, with the  winning entry.

Major art prize open to representational artists

Artists are being challenged to show their artistic skills with the chance to win up to £15,000.

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Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

To mark the opening of this year’s Walter Scott Prize, one of the country’s leading literary awards, fascinating research into the period settings of historical fiction has been carried out.

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A7 Art Space - Celyn and Conor in the Coffee Corner.

Countdown to a Hawick Space launch

Make October 14 a date for your diary – it marks the opening day of an exciting new enterprise in Hawick.

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Surf, a painting by Helen Tabor.

Show off your masterpiece at Borders Art Fair

The deadline for artists to apply to take part in the next Borders Art Fair is fast approaching.

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Hawick councillor Watson McAteer in the Heart of Hawick cinema.

Hawick offers to roll out red carpet for Hollywood star Mel Gibson

Hollywood legend Mel Gibson could be heading to Hawick if an audacious bid to stage the world premiere of a new blockbuster film in the town comes to fruition.

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Ian McMillan and Tony Husband top the bill at this years festival Berwick Literary Festival.

Local emphasis for literary festival

Ian McMillan and Tony Husband top the bill at this year’s Berwick Literary Festival with a fun, improvised history of Berwick.

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Mind Scapes by Jedburgh artist Jamie Barr.

Mind over matter for local Jedburgh artist Jamie Barr

Five years after graduating from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, Jedburgh artist Jamie Barr is back in the Borders and marking the anniversary with his first solo exhibition.

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Mel Gibson in The Professor and the Madman, playing James Murray.

Mel Gibson film about Borders bookworm facing hold-up

Fears are growing that a movie tribute to a famous Teri might never hit the silver screen.

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Bruce La Bruces film, The Misandrists, centres on a radical feminist group plotting a revolution to overthrow patriarchy in Germany.

Behind the Curtain shines light on feminism

Behind the Curtain’s film season is set to shine a light on feminist issues with their latest screenings.

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Anna King, visual artist, Scottish Borders, 2015-16 VACMA Award Recipient.

Funding scheme for artists and craft makers re-opens

Visual artists and craft makers from the Borders are eligible to apply for funding through the region’s Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA).

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Peebles Outdoor Film Festival (26-28 January) has launched its 2018 Outdoor Shorts competition.

Festival launches outdoor adventure film competition

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival (January 26-28) has launched its 2018 Outdoor Shorts competition.

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Scenes from ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools And Horses to air for the first time

Viewers are to get a glimpse of a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time.

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White Birds - tadcaster stone by Jennifer Tetlow.

White Fox Gallery embraces Essential Form in new show

3D will be a first for the White Fox Gallery in Coldstream when it launches a major show of sculptures.

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The site of the battle of Flodden.

Fletcher to the fore in Gary’s take on Flodden

The tale of Fletcher, the only Selkirk man to survive Flodden, shares the spotlight with James IV in Galashiels-born Gary Mill’s offering about one of the bloodiest and brutal battles staged on British soil.

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Paxton, the sheepdog who couldnt is the debut childrens book from Selkirk writer, J K Fox, with pictures by experienced Scottish illustrator, Alexa Rutherford.

Paxton, a rubbish sheepdog

Melrose and the Borders countryside are at the heart of the latest book from Eyemouth-based Serafina Press.

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One of Gill Walton's theatrical compositions in the 2018 Borders Art Fair.

Border artists take over Edinburgh gallery

The organisers of The Borders Art Fair will be showcasing the work of three of the Borders’ most established artists in the heart of Edinburgh during August.

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