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  • Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
    Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
  • Pipe band marches in the grounds of Floors Castle
    Pipe band at Floors Castle

Take part in a variety of arts and culture events in the Scottish Borders from art trails to cabaret shows and live music concerts.

Celebrate the region's legendary literary connections at the Borders Book Festival in June. One of Scotland's premier literary events, the festival attracts best-selling writers and sell-out crowds.

Many exhilarating days out can be experienced at the Peebles Art Festival in August and September. For over 30 years the festival has been home to many fantastic events including art, craft, theatre, music and much more.

For traditional music, head to the Innerleithen Music Festival in August which features some of the biggest names in Scottish Celtic music.

Enjoy the creative talent of the Scottish Borders whilst exploring lush landscapes and charming towns and villages on the Crossing Borders Art Trail. Taking place over two weekends in the late summer, this is a great chance to chat to local artists and crafts people and buy direct.

Selkirk Vintage Car Rally in September is one of the largest of its kind in Scotland. Explore the event's exhibitions and browse the many craft and auto jumble stalls.

Whether it’s just for you or for the whole family, there are a number of events taking place in galleries, museums, theatres and more in the Scottish Borders.

Enjoy the creative side of this part of Scotland and plan a visit to an arts and culture event in the Scottish Borders.

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  1. Tale O' Tweed

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Words and poetry inspired by the River Tweed.

    Dates

    9 Jul 2015
  2. Traquair Fair

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Innerleithen

    Cultural fair, including music, cinema, street theatre and arts and crafts.

    Dates

    1 Aug 2015 to 2 Aug 2015
  3. Tale O' Tweed

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Words and poetry inspired by the River Tweed.

    Dates

    24 Apr 2015
  4. Lucy Porter: Me Time

    Type

    Comedy Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    A performance by the Fringe favourite.

    Dates

    25 Apr 2015
  5. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera set in Japan.

    Dates

    19 Jun 2015 to 20 Jun 2015
  6. Wildlife Puppet Day

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Jedburgh

    Puppet fun.

    Dates

    31 May 2015
  7. The Straw Chair

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    A play of profound power about liberty and love.

    Dates

    1 May 2015
  8. Normal/Madness

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Solo show based on a true story.

    Dates

    29 Apr 2015
  9. Dalloway

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    An adaptation of Virginia Woolf's celebrated novel that offers a compellingly feminine response to the aftermath of the First World War.

    Dates

    24 Apr 2015
  10. Shakespeare At Traquair

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Innerleithen

    A production of Hamlet.

    Dates

    27 May 2015 to 6 Jun 2015
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