Over 50 dancers from the senior school of the Peebles-based Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts took to the stage at the Eastgate Theatre on Saturday, December 10, for two sell out performances.
The recent Southern Reporter article about the Borders Book Festival headlined ‘Event Costing Taxpayer Less’ (October 27) was welcome in that it congratulated the festival on managing well the funding support it receives from Scottish Borders Council, Visit Scotland and Creative Scotland.
Rock star Nick Cave offering Thursday night at the movies
Nick Cave is no stranger to the cinema, having taken bit parts in films including 1989’s Ghosts of the Civil Dead and 1991’s Johnny Suede and scripted others such as 2005’s The Proposition and 2012’s Lawless.
Beyond Borders Festival offers fresh perspectives on the burning issues of today
Beyond Borders Scotland’s Summer Events Programme sees Traquair House, and other venues in the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh, play host to a number of visual arts exhibitions and performing arts pieces, featuring local and international artists as they showcase new perspectives on a series of domestic and international issues.