Arts & Screen

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Brian and Lesley Robertson at home in Hawick.

Home is where the art is for former neuroscientist Brian

A former neuroscientist is opening up part of his modernistic Hawick home to the public this Easter as he now looks to get to the art of the matter.

Detail of Wheat & Barley Fields by Pauline Burbidge.

Summer experience not to be missed

Art lovers shouldn’t miss Charlie and Pauline’s Open Studio at Allanbank Mill Steading on August 4-7.

Brewband - blurring boundaries and challenges people's perceptions of identity.

Brewband blurs the boundaries in Borders

Borders youngsters aged 14-26 years are being invited to join Scotland’s new super band in blurring boundaries and challenging people’s perceptions of identity.

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

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

Weekend of fun for book lovers of all ages

A summer highlight for book lovers of all ages, the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival, takes place from June 15-18 this year.

The Word's comic artist-in-residence,  Andy Waugh.

Borders artist Andy doing comic turn

A Hawick-born artist is exploring the funny side of life in the north east of England.

Kat Donohue with her 'Inkle Loom' at the encampment during the Rievers festival.

Sunshine brings out crowds for festival

Sunshine brought out the crowds this year’s Hawick Reivers Festival, yielding a bumper turnout.

Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie from  STV's The People's History Show.

People’s History Show tells story of Black Agnes

The Borders will feature in a new series of STV’s The People’s History Show which explores the tales of Scotland’s past in six brand new episodes.

Save our sheep

Save our sheep

Borders Film Club screens, Rams, on Wednesday, April 5, at the MacArts, Galashiels.

Longridge Towers 'All Shook Up'

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.

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