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Charity art show

Diane Mitchell, local artist, is preparing for a solo exhibition of her work - past and present -at the Flat Cat Gallery in Lauder.

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Yetholm woman’s Amazon travels

A retired shepherdess from Yetholm, who recently travelled to the Amazon Rainforest in Bolivia with Christian Aid, features in a new touring photography exhibition.

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The site near Fountainhaill which Gudbrander Jonsson claims to have found the site of the battle between King Olaf of Scotland and the English King, Athelstan, in the early 900s AD.

Viking battlefield site said to be in Borders

An Icelandic helicopter pilot claims to have found the site of one of the most important battles ever to have been fought in Britain near a Borders village.

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Borders Book Festival 2016. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. Sunday 19th June

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

‘Best ever’ line-up includes Parky and a Python

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival director Alistair Moffat hailed what he believes will be the best event yet ahead of today’s programme launch.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Detail of Wheat & Barley Fields by Pauline Burbidge.

Summer experience not to be missed

Art lovers shouldn’t miss Charlie and Pauline’s Open Studio at Allanbank Mill Steading on August 4-7.

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Brewband - blurring boundaries and challenges people's perceptions of identity.

Brewband blurs the boundaries in Borders

Borders youngsters aged 14-26 years are being invited to join Scotland’s new super band in blurring boundaries and challenging people’s perceptions of identity.

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Simon Lynch and Edward and Sarah Maitland-Carew at Thirlestane Castle.

£150,000 boost for Borders castle’s bid to tempt more tourists to visit

Thirlestane Castle, near Lauder, has been given a £150,000 grant by the European Union’s Leader rural funding initiative, the biggest ever handed out in the Borders, to help it boost its appeal as a tourist attraction.

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Borders Book Festival 2016. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. Sunday 19th June

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

Weekend of fun for book lovers of all ages

A summer highlight for book lovers of all ages, the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival, takes place from June 15-18 this year.

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Chirnside Scottish Dancers, Carys Snowball, Ally Robertson and Katie Chalmers at Duns Volunteer Hall for the Dance Festival.

Berwickshire pupils have a ball at festival

Primary pupils had a ball when they showed off their dancing talent at this year’s Berwickshire Primary Schools’ Dance Festival in Duns.

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Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie from  STV's The People's History Show.

People’s History Show tells story of Black Agnes

The Borders will feature in a new series of STV’s The People’s History Show which explores the tales of Scotland’s past in six brand new episodes.

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Save our sheep

Save our sheep

Borders Film Club screens, Rams, on Wednesday, April 5, at the MacArts, Galashiels.

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Auricular - a multi-disciplinary performance art piece inspired by British Sign Language (BSL), sensory processing and communication.

Dancing inspired by sign language

Auricular is a multi-disciplinary performance art piece inspired by British Sign Language (BSL).

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Donald Urquhart exhibition of drawings and sculptural works called Coast at Dunbar.

Plankton inspires Dunbar primary 7s

An exhibition of work from pupils of Dunbar Primary School, will be displayed in the Community Room of Dunbar Town House.

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Longridge Towers 'All Shook Up'

Sell-out crowd left ‘All Shook Up’

Elvis was most certainly in the building last Friday and Saturday nights as Longridge Towers Senior School played to sell-out audiences at The Maltings.

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Gold in her hair acrylic, one of the paintings in the Annual Art Exhibition at Ebba Centre, St. Abbs.

Ebba Centre art exhibition showcases local talent

St Abbs’ Ebba Centre’s second art exhibition opens tonight at 6pm.

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Some of the young dancers who sat their exams.

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.

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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.

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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.

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