Arts & Screen

Sell-out crowd left ‘All Shook Up’

Elvis was most certainly in the building last Friday and Saturday nights as Longridge Towers Senior School played to sell-out audiences at The Maltings.

Old Gala House is the  only museum in Scotland to showcase nine prestigious American prints starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s.

US pop art show in Gala House

Old Gala House will be the only museum in Scotland to showcase nine prestigious American prints starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s.

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Portraits of 80 year old artist Eric Ritchie at his home in Coldingham

Take a second look at Eric Ritchie

Art lovers have a second chance to see Coldingham-based artist Eric Ritchie’s work at the Doubtfire Gallery in Edinburgh.

Michael Braithwaite of Applecross near Hawick has written 'Hopes and Haughs'.

An informative look at haughs and hopes

An enlightening look at how places in Roxburghshire came to be named has been brought to print by a Hawick-based author.

Climate Change film, Macarts centre, Galashiels,  A Greener Melrose, working with the Greener Borders Winter Talks Network.

Maths give an inspiring insight into climate change

What actions can we take in the Borders for a greener sustainable future?

Image from the collection of Robert D Claperton Photographic Studio, Selkirk - part of Live Borders Archives exhibition.

Positives from negatives in Selkirk

The works of two renowned photographic studios in Selkirk will be on display in the Royal Burgh this week.

Hawick Library is one of 12 in the region about to cease stocking national newspapers.

End of story for national newspapers at Hawick Library

Hawick Library is to stop stocking daily national newspapers as part of a drive to cut costs.

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Finlay Buckley, seven, of Hawick.

Hawick youngsters make their mark in competition for bookworms

Two Hawick youngsters are among a dozen from all over the region celebrating after making their mark in a contest run by Live Borders’ libraries team.

Alasdair Gray author living in Glasgow's west end.

Artist/author Alasdair Gray is Scottish national treasure

Zembla Gallery, Hawick, are delighted to announce an exhibition of works by Alasdair Gray, entitled ‘A Retrospective Selection’.

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Jim issues a ticket to read with new book

Jim issues a ticket to read with new book

Hawick bus driver Jim Inglis is offering passengers a magical mystery tour following the release of his science fiction book A Magic Triangle.

Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Holly and Tracey Crawford at the Bonchester meet.

Bonchester plays host to hunt on Hogmanay

Spectators and riders alike poured into Bonchester Bridge on Saturday to observe the traditional new year’s meet organised by the Jedforest Hunt.

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Dancers from the Fiona Henderson School of Dance performing at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

Peebles dancers stage sell out shows

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.

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Reclaim The Night march, Galashiels.

Strength in numbers at Scottish Borders Reclaim The Night event

The sixth Scottish Borders Reclaim the Night anti-violence march was held in Galashiels last Friday on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

Borders Book Festival 2016. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. Sunday 19th June

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

The whole story about book festival

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.

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