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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

    Peebles

    Gordon Buchanan, the highly acclaimed wildlife cameraman and presenter of 'The Polar Bear Family And Me' will host an evening delving into his 20 years' experience of travelling the globe to talk about his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.

    Dates

    10 Oct 2014
  2. The Poozies

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Female folk ensemble.

    Dates

    19 Mar 2015
  3. Free Christmas Opening

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Innerleithen

    See the house decorated for Christmas.

    Dates

    29 Nov 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
  4. Kelso Races

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Kelso

    A day of horse racing.

    Dates

    7 Nov 2014 to 29 Nov 2014
  5. Gradings

    Kelso

    With the John Taylor Band, the Dez Walters Band, City Sinners and more.

    Dates

    10 Oct 2014 to 13 Oct 2014
  6. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Chess is in prison. Facing a lengthy sentence, her cell mate becomes her soul mate.

    Dates

    19 Nov 2014
  7. Gradings

    Hawick

    Learn how to use dye from plants.

    Dates

    5 Oct 2014
  8. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    An experimental dance performance.

    Dates

    28 Feb 2015
  9. Hawick And The Great War

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Hawick

    Learn about the experiences of men and women in Hawick during WWI.

    Dates

    28 Sep 2014 to 24 Dec 2014
  10. 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
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