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GENERATION ››

This epic programme of events celebrates 25 years of contemporary arts in Scotland - from Orkney to the Scottish Borders

  • Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
    Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
  • Crowds watch the Peebles Beltane Festival
    Peebles Beltane Festival
  • Pipe band marches in the grounds of Floors Castle
    Pipe band at Floors Castle
  • Crowds gather in the town square as part of the Return to the Ridings
    Return to the Ridings
  • Riders returning from the Selkirk marches galloping at the Toll
    Riders returning from the Selkirk marches galloping at the Toll

The Scottish Borders is an events and festivals destination for all seasons and tastes.

Experience the warmest of welcomes and outstanding hospitality as you witness proud traditions being upheld, culture and creativity celebrated, and action-packed events that will keep you entertained all year-round.

Embrace the outdoors of the Scottish Borders by taking up the challenge of the Mighty Deerstalker obstacle run in March. Situated in the hrounds of Traquair House, this exciting event takes in the breathtaking surroundings of the Tweed Valley.

Enjoy amazing scenery from quiet country roads at the week-long festival of bike riding, Tweedlove, or listen to world-renowned authors at the Borders Book Festival.

Discover the colourful history of the Scottish Borders at the Return to the Ridings or put on your walking boots and head to the annual Scottish Borders Walking Festival.

Take a look through the information listings and plan your trip to an event or festival in the Scottish Borders.

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  1. Bugsy Malone

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    A production of the famous musical gangster story.

    Dates

    25 Sep 2014 to 27 Sep 2014
  2. Gin Tasting

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Kelso

    Taste a selection of gin with Gin Club Scotland.

    Dates

    21 Aug 2014
  3. Alan Bisset

    Type

    Literary

    Gradings

    Peebles

    A talk by Alan Bissett.

    Dates

    23 Aug 2014
  4. Borders Walking Festival

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Enjoy the majestic scenery of the Borders area in a series of walks.

    Dates

    31 Aug 2014 to 6 Sep 2014
  5. Gradings

    Kelso

    Antiques fair.

    Dates

    6 Dec 2014 to 7 Dec 2014
  6. 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
  7. Autumn Talk And Walk: Funghi

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    Guided walk exploring the woodlands' vast array of funghi.

    Dates

    7 Sep 2014
  8. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    A charming children's theatre piece about a little girl who finds a magical being on her doorstep.

    Dates

    14 Nov 2014
  9. Blueprint By Anne Rae

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Stobo

    Works by a local artist.

    Dates

    10 Aug 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
  10. Gradings

    Melrose

    Take the challenge of taking on the Borders by foot, bike and adventure trials.

    Dates

    30 Aug 2014
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