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Chase away the winter blues with these festive performances

Borders Live Touring are spreading some festive cheer this December with three performances, suitable for all ages, guaranteed to chase away the winter blues.

Theatre and Comedy
Claire Griffiths from Peebles whose story 'Can It' will be included in the Nourish book.

Tales of her granny’s cooking from local author Claire Griffiths

Every year for Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, releases a book of stories around a theme.

Arts
Artist Sheila Mullen and curator Andrew Brown at the new Clock Tower Gallery, Glen House.

New gallery opens

The new Clock Tower Gallery at Glen House near Innerleithen, is Scotland’s latest contemporary arts venue.

Arts
Do you know someone who fits the bill?

Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

Whats on
The Waverley Bar in Hawick High Street.

Borders boozer’s bungled beer-swilling bid a smash hit online

A video clip of a Hawick pub customer dropping and smashing his glass while making a bungled attempt to down a pint in one has become an internet sensation.

News
The Pavilion Cinema in Galashiels.

Season of special films at Galashiels

Pavilion Cinema Galashiels launches a new season of special performances this winter which will cater for specific audience groups.

Arts

High-tech wild treasure hunting at Kielder Water

The ‘Living Wild at Kielder’ project offers exciting high-tech treasure hunting for all the family to enjoy right through the year.

News
Northumberland Theatre Company  will present their take on what is already a pretty humorous tale, The disasters of Johnny Armstrong.

Wilson’s Tales Revival Edition

Northumberland Theatre Company present a humorous dramatisation of ‘The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong’ on October 19 at Berwick’s Watchtower Gallery.

Theatre and Comedy
How the proposed Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre in Galashiels would look.

Heritage society opposing Galashiels tapestry centre plans

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland is objecting to plans by Scottish Borders Council to create a £6.7m permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in central Galashiels.

News
Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

Whats on
Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

To mark the opening of this year’s Walter Scott Prize, one of the country’s leading literary awards, fascinating research into the period settings of historical fiction has been carried out.

Arts
The Three English Tenors take to the stage in St. Andrews Church Kelso  on April 7.

Weekend of sacred music, opera & food

Ednam House Hotel and St Andrew’s Church, Kelso, are to host a spring weekend of classic concerts.

Music
New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

Whats on
Search for young composer with the piping x factor begins in Scotland.

Search for composer with piping X factor

A competition to find Scotland’s next superstar young composer for our national instrument has launched today - Piping Hit 2018.

Music
Nicky McMichan trio opens Kelso Accordion & Fiddle Clubs new season.

Great opening night for Kelso Accordion Club

The opening (September) night of Kelso Accordion and Fiddle Club’s season went with a swing with the wonderful Nicky McMichan Trio playing some great music.

Music
Mel Gibson in The Professor and the Madman, playing James Murray.

Mel Gibson film about Borders bookworm facing hold-up

Fears are growing that a movie tribute to a famous Teri might never hit the silver screen.

News

Griff Rhys Jones brings one man tour to Berwick

Griff Rhys Jones brings his new show, Where was I? to The Maltings, Berwick, on February 1.

Theatre and Comedy
Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce in Outlaw King.

Scenes for new Robert the Bruce film to be shot in Berwick

Berwick Old Bridge is set to be transformed into London Bridge for a new film about Robert the Bruce.

News
Anna King, visual artist, Scottish Borders, 2015-16 VACMA Award Recipient.

Funding scheme for artists and craft makers re-opens

Visual artists and craft makers from the Borders are eligible to apply for funding through the region’s Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA).

Arts
Peebles Outdoor Film Festival (26-28 January) has launched its 2018 Outdoor Shorts competition.

Festival launches outdoor adventure film competition

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival (January 26-28) has launched its 2018 Outdoor Shorts competition.

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