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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. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    The famous musical about a young girl and her dog who get whisked away to a mysterious land.

    Dates

    25 Mar 2015 to 29 Mar 2015
  2. Gradings

    Hawick

    A display charting the evolution of the world-renowned knitwear manufacturer.

    Dates

    11 Dec 2013 to 31 Aug 2014
  3. Pop Factor

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Songs from television and the charts.

    Dates

    30 May 2015
  4. Borders Farmers Market

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Peebles

    A wide variety of produce.

    Dates

    9 Aug 2014 to 13 Dec 2014
  5. North By East

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Singer-songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones and flautist Calum Stewart.

    Dates

    22 Nov 2014
  6. 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
  7. Martin Roscoe

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Peebles

    A recital by the respected pianist.

    Dates

    6 Nov 2014
  8. Gradings

    Peebles

    A remarkable fiddle story with specially composed music.

    Dates

    19 Sep 2014
  9. 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
  10. Dick Whittington

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    A traditional family pantomime.

    Dates

    19 Dec 2014 to 30 Dec 2014
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