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Illuminating musical finale for Borders Heritage Festival

Ending on a high note is the aim of any event and the 2017 Scottish Borders Heritage Festival plan to do just that, with a little help from the Scottish Vocal Ensemble (SVE).

John Watterson brings the songs of Jake Thackray to life in his show, The Lost Will and Testament of Jake Thackray, at Bowhill House, Selkirk.

Lots of drama at Bowhill House this autumn

Bowhill House, Selkirk, have a range of excellent theatrical productions on offer in the coming weeks.

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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).


Last chance to apply to Scottish Youth Theatre

Scottish Youth Theatre’s auditions are open to anyone aged 16–25 years but the closing date for applications is Friday, September 22.

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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.

The Jukes  present a landmark all American musical stage show, Down at the Diner, at The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm.

From rock and roll to trad folk

There is something for all musical tastes this month at The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm.

Nikki Cassidy, left, being presented by Sarah Bellis with the Campaign for Real Ale's Scottish and Northern Irish pub of the year award for the Bridge Inn at Peebles.

Peebles pub named as best bar none in land

A Borders pub has been named as the best bar none in the country and beyond by beer buffs.

Scottish Album of the Year longlist

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Blue Rose Code to headline at Denholm

Denholm Folk Festival organisers have announced their guest list for this year’s festival, always held over the first weekend in November.

The Coal Porters - the worlds first alt-bluegrass band.

Dynamic bluegrass combo

The world’s first “alt-bluegrass” band, The Coal Porters, can be heard at The County Hotel, Selkirk, on Saturday, October 7.

Rag�n�Bone Man to headline Edinburgh�s Hogmanay 2018.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay stars Rag’n’Bone Man

Following his triumphant year as the biggest UK breakout star of 2017, Rag’n’Bone Man, aka Rory Graham, is set to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, the biggest New Year celebration in the UK.

Award winning nu-folk singer/songwriter and musician Zoe Bestel.

International stars play at Innerleithen

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Innerleithen, are delighted to announce details of their autumn programme of concerts, which include some of the biggest musical names they have featured yet.

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will play Hawick Town Hall in December.

Bagrock at Hawick with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Combining traditional bagpipe music and classic rock, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers are set rock Hawick this December.

Inside Out gives women involved in the sex industry in Scotland a chance to be heard.

Exhibition examines Scotland’s sex industry

A powerful exhibition providing a rare insight into the hidden world of the sex industry in Scotland opens at Old Gala House, Galashiels, this month.

Oscar winner Kate Winslet will voice Mrs Fillyjonk

Kids’ classic the Moomins is coming back with an amazing A-List cast

Everyone’s favourite trolls are being brought back to life for the small screen and an all-star cast has just been announced.

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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.

GAY BOY presented by TNC Dream Up Festival, New York, August 27 - September 17, 2017, directed by Ashley Wren Collins. JD Stewart, writer/performer.

Yetholm playwright’s one man show hits the Big Apple

Yetholm playwright and Dewar Arts Award winner, JD Stewart makes his New York stage debut this week in the world premiere of his one man show, Gay Boy.

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Hellbucket in action at High Street Busking Competition, Peebles.

Alive with the sound of music

Peebles High Street was filled with the sound of music on Saturday, September 2, as the annual busking competition attracted singers, guitarists, two ukulele players, a recorder group, musical families, a violinist and a colourful three piece.

The highlight of the Beyond Borders International Festival was Nicola Sturgeon interviewing Tina Brown.

Beyond Borders Festival was outstanding success

Traquair House may have played host to Kings and Queens of Scotland but never before has it brought together such an extraordinary array of intellectual talent from all over the world as it did last weekend in what turned out to be the most successful Beyond Borders Festival yet.

Six out of 10 (61 per cent) Scottish  food and drink firms are pursuing new international customers.

Scottish food and drink firms targeting international expansion

Scottish food and drink firms are targeting new international customers outside of the European Union (EU), according to a new report by Bank of Scotland.

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Scots have named Sir David Attenborough as the guest they would most like to share a takeaway with.

Sir David Attenborough named as Scots’ ultimate dinner party guest

Scots have named veteran broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough as their top dinner date to enjoy a takeaway with.

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