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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. Historic Ghost Tours (Over 8s)

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Innerleithen

    Join us for a spectacular historical ghost tour!

    Dates

    24 Oct 2014 to 1 Nov 2014
  2. Barluath

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Melrose

    Modern versions of traditional Scots folk-song.

    Dates

    5 Dec 2014
  3. The Haining: Pop Up: Shop

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    Choose from a variety of items.

    Dates

    3 Nov 2014
  4. Kelso Races

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Kelso

    A day of horse racing.

    Dates

    8 Nov 2014 to 29 Dec 2014
  5. Sarah McQuaid

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Folk singer and guitarist.

    Dates

    21 Nov 2014
  6. Scottish Ballet: Up Close

    Type

    Dance Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Scottish Ballet's talented dancers will perform excerpts from a repertoire of inspiring new works.

    Dates

    21 Oct 2014 to 22 Oct 2014
  7. Wingin' It

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Instrumental guitar duo.

    Dates

    20 Nov 2014
  8. 11th Denholm Folk Festival

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Hawick

    Folk Festival in Denholm.

    Dates

    7 Nov 2014 to 9 Nov 2014
  9. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Loveable plus-size heroine Tracy Turnblad is a big girl, with big hair and an even bigger heart.

    Dates

    27 Nov 2014 to 29 Nov 2014
  10. The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    Folk trio.

    Dates

    29 Oct 2014
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