Arts & Screen

Dancers are put to the test

Around 60 pupils of the LJ Dance school in Duns sparkled and shone over two days last week as they sat their dancing exams in the new Duns RFC’s clubrooms.

Old Gala House is the  only museum in Scotland to showcase nine prestigious American prints starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s.

US pop art show in Gala House

Old Gala House will be the only museum in Scotland to showcase nine prestigious American prints starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s.

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Portraits of 80 year old artist Eric Ritchie at his home in Coldingham

Take a second look at Eric Ritchie

Art lovers have a second chance to see Coldingham-based artist Eric Ritchie’s work at the Doubtfire Gallery in Edinburgh.

Art @ Ancrum  on May Bank Holiday weekend ( Apri 28 l to May 1), full of art and artists and of course visitors.

Weekend full of local art and crafts talent

See and support the wealth of local creative talent with Art @ Ancrum on bank holiday weekend, April 29 - May 1.

Climate Change film, Macarts centre, Galashiels,  A Greener Melrose, working with the Greener Borders Winter Talks Network.

Maths give an inspiring insight into climate change

What actions can we take in the Borders for a greener sustainable future?

Image from the collection of Robert D Claperton Photographic Studio, Selkirk - part of Live Borders Archives exhibition.

Positives from negatives in Selkirk

The works of two renowned photographic studios in Selkirk will be on display in the Royal Burgh this week.

Action from yesterday's Jethart hand ba' day.

Uppies down in the dumps as doonies get upper hand at Jethart hand ba’

Jedburgh’s doonies got the upper hand over its uppies this year, doing the double over their rivals as the town hosted its annual game of hand ba’.

Boys vying to get hold of the ba' in Jedburgh this afternoon.

Jedburgh hand ba’ well under way, but end not yet at hand

Jedburgh’s annual hand ba’ games are currently still in progress, but here are some snapshots of the action so far ahead of a full report on proceedings tomorrow.

An aerial view of the site of the 12th century Bunkle Castle.

Searching for the lost village of Bunkle

Anyone driving through Bunkle and Preston parish would think that it was, and always had been, a very rural area where nothing ever happened.

Alasdair Gray author living in Glasgow's west end.

Artist/author Alasdair Gray is Scottish national treasure

Zembla Gallery, Hawick, are delighted to announce an exhibition of works by Alasdair Gray, entitled ‘A Retrospective Selection’.

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Ground at Wellnage in Duns is due to be built on.

Decision delayed on new houses planned in Duns

A decision on plans to build four new houses next to Wellnage House in Duns has been put on hold.

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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Master of the hunt Ryan Mania.

Crowds turn out in Duns for new year’s hunt

The historic Berwickshire Hunt held its traditional New Year meet in Duns on Monday.

New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.


Community dance project at The Maltings

If you would like the opportunity to dance, create a piece with other people and then perform it, then Beneath the Shadow could be the project for you.

Dancers from the Fiona Henderson School of Dance performing at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

Peebles dancers stage sell out shows

Over 50 dancers from the senior school of the Peebles-based Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts took to the stage at the Eastgate Theatre on Saturday, December 10, for two sell out performances.

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Rapt in Winter, a felt painting by Moy Mackay whose gallery is participating

Pick up a painting at Rapt for Winter

Rapt in Winter art trail returns to galleries and studios in and around Peebles over the weekend of November 26-27.

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