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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. Tansy Lee Moir: Figured Wood

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Stobo

    Drawings inspired by the similarities between human and tree forms.

    Dates

    5 Apr 2014 to 3 Aug 2014
  2. Shakespeare's Canon

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Follow the fortunes of our two heroes as they weather the Scottish Play.

    Dates

    23 Aug 2014
  3. Simon Callow: The Man Jesus

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Simon Callow, one of Britain's best-loved actors, performs this fresh and moving account of biblical stories.

    Dates

    27 Sep 2014
  4. The Steamie

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Four working-class Glaswegian women get ready for Hogmanay in this irresistible comic tour-De-force.

    Dates

    4 Sep 2014 to 6 Sep 2014
  5. Edinburgh Print Makers

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Innerleithen

    A group exhibition.

    Dates

    27 Jul 2014 to 3 Oct 2014
  6. Kent Gavin

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Portrait photography.

    Dates

    19 Nov 2014
  7. Gradings

    Peebles

    The Scottish author presents an evening of conversation.

    Dates

    30 Aug 2014
  8. Art Exhibition

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Gordon

    A 'must-see' show at Mellerstain's contemporary art gallery.

    Dates

    13 Jul 2014 to 29 Sep 2014
  9. Sam & Isla Forever

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    A love story that spans six decades. Script by RJ Wilkinson.

    Dates

    31 Jul 2014 to 2 Aug 2014
  10. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    The Yorkshire writer talks about his life.

    Dates

    7 Dec 2014
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