What's On In and Around Borders

Past events

Kirky Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Ginny Fairfax has created Kirky Cottage Garden in the beautiful Bowmont Valley surrounded and protected by the Border Hills.
Kirky Cottage, Mindrum TD12 4QN
Sat 2 Jul 22

Mindrum Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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A magical combination of old-fashioned roses and hardy perennials. Lawns surround the house with climbing roses, mature shrubs and trees throughout.
Mindrum Garden, Mindrum TD12 4QN
Sun 19 Jun 22

The Sir Jackie Stewart Classic – presented by Rolex

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The Sir Jackie Stewart Classic – presented by Rolex See live motorsport action, learn about sustainable motoring technology, and enjoy an award-winning classic car show – all part of this family-friendly event which will also showcase the career and
Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scottish Borders, Scotland TD2 6RU
Sat 18 Jun 22

Community Cinema - The Bad Guys

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Animated comedy film telling the story of a group of criminal animals. Upon being caught, they pretend to attempt to reform themselves as model citizens, only for their leader to find himself...
The Volunteer Hall Langtongate Duns TD11 3AF
Fri 17 Jun 22

Dachshund Day - Queen's Jubilee Weekend

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Dachshund Day - Queen’s Jubilee Weekend Come and celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday 5th June at the Dachshund Fun Day! Thirlestane Castle is proud to host this event which is organised by the Scottish Dachshund Club.
Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scottish Borders, Scotland TD2 6RU
Sun 5 Jun 22

UB40

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UB40. Artists performing: UB40. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Wed 25 May 22

Kickin Valentina

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Kickin Valentina plus The L.A. Maybe and She Burns Red. Artists performing: Kickin Valentina, The L.A. Maybe, She Burns Red. Tickets avaiable.
Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ
Mon 16 May 22

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

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Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Artists performing: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Sun 1 May 22

Trixie Mattel

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Trixie Mattel. Artists performing: Trixie Mattel . Tickets avaiable.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh EH8 9FT
Sun 1 May 22

Twister - Don't Play Nice UK Tour

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Twister - Don't Play Nice UK Tour plus Richy Neill and the Reinforcements and Wild Fire. Artists performing: Twister, Richy Neill and the Reinforcements, Wild Fire. Tickets avaiable.
Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ
Sat 23 Apr 22

Showhawk Duo

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Showhawk Duo. Artists performing: Showhawk Duo. Tickets avaiable.
Stramash Live Music Bar, Edinburgh EH1 1JQ
Fri 15 Apr 22

Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart

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Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart. Artists performing: Jah Wobble. Tickets avaiable.
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Fri 15 Apr 22

Sasha Velour

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Sasha Velour. Artists performing: Sasha Velour. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Tue 12 Apr 22

Remembering the Oscars

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Remembering the Oscars Tickets avaiable.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh EH8 9FT
Sun 27 Mar 22

The Dualers

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The Dualers. Artists performing: The Dualers. Tickets avaiable.
Stramash Live Music Bar, Edinburgh EH1 1JQ
Fri 25 Mar 22

Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Fri 25 Mar 22

Hannah Gadsby

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Hannah Gadsby plus support. Artists performing: Hannah Gadsby. Tickets avaiable.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh EH8 9FT
Sun 13 Mar 22

Nouvelle Vague

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Nouvelle Vague. Artists performing: Nouvelle Vague. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Sat 5 Mar 22

Rhoda Dakar

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Rhoda Dakar. Artists performing: Rhoda Dakar. Tickets avaiable.
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Sat 5 Mar 22

Create in Clay

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A fun and creative workshop in pottery, hand building for women.
The Edinburgh Pottery Studio, 9 Peffer Business Centre, North Peffer Place, EH16 4UZ
Sun 27 Feb 22

Tennis Taster Sessions

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Come along to our women and girls' tennis taster sessions. Fun, games and a friendly welcome guaranteed. All ages (from 5 plus) and abilities welcome.
Abercorn Sports Club, Abercorn Crescent, EH8 7HZ
Sun 27 Feb 22

Beginners Ramp Roller Skating

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This is a rare opportunity for women to learn how to roller skate in a skate park in a supportive environment.
Transgression Park, Ocean Terminal, EH6 6JJ
Sat 26 Feb 22

Beginners Rink Roller Skating

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A rare opportunity for women to try out rink roller skating in a safe environment. Learn to move off, stop and fall safely.
Boardwalk Roller Rink, Ocean Terminal, EH6 6JJ
Sat 26 Feb 22

Viva Your Vulva

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Elaine Miller hilariously answers the questions every woman needs to know. Which is a vagina and which is a vulva? How can I stop my fanny from falling out? How do I stop wetting myself?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR
Sat 26 Feb 22

Tickbox

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A semi-autobiographical, one-woman play by Lubna Kerr, in Scots-English and Urdu. It combines theatre, storytelling, and comedy to interweave the journeys of two Scottish Pakistani women.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR
Sat 26 Feb 22

From Tyres to Tiaras

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Create beautiful, audacious and original jewellery - anything from a bracelet to a catwoman mask!. And save some of the millions of discarded inner tubes from landfill at the same time. Women Only
United Reformed Church Hall. 108 Duke St, Leith EH6 8HL
Tue 22 Feb 22

Transported beyond Seas : Women's History Cafe

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From 1803-1853 Scottish women were 'transported beyond seas' to Tasmania, mainly for committing crimes of petty theft.
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Feb 22

The Audacious Dressing Room

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Let Full Circle be the seamstress of your multifaceted fabric, embodied in a unique theatrical improvisation. Try on your wardrobe of stories, dreams and audacious ideas, and witness those of others.
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Feb 22

Your Audacious Plan!

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What’s Your Audacious Plan? This fun interactive workshop, will help you create a plan to make your audacious Ideas and projects a reality! Women Only
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Feb 22

The Prize of Following One's Heart

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What does it take to hear your inner voice and follow your heart? In this talk Saras Feijoo shares her journey, travelling across many lands in search of a better life. Women Only
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Feb 22

Tickbox Workshop

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A woman only workshop with Lubna Kerr looking at questions of identity, migration, racism and belonging, which are raised in her play, Tickbox.. Women Only
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Feb 22

In Conversation with Stacey Dooley

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In Conversation with Stacey Dooley. Artists performing: Stacey Dooley. Tickets avaiable.
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh EH8 9JG
Tue 15 Feb 22

Chameleons

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Chameleons What Does Anything Mean? Basically 35th Anniversary Tour 1985-2020 + The Membranes. Artists performing: Chameleons. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Fri 11 Feb 22

Sasha Velour

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Sasha Velour. Artists performing: Sasha Velour. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Thu 10 Feb 22

Paul Carrack

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Paul Carrack. Artists performing: Paul Carrack. Tickets avaiable.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh EH8 9FT
Sun 6 Feb 22

The Musical Box

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The Musical Box. Artists performing: The Musical Box. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Sun 6 Feb 22

Scarlet Rebels

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Scarlet Rebels Tickets avaiable.
Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ
Thu 3 Feb 22

Ben Poole & Guy Smeets Acoustic Duo

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Ben Poole & Guy Smeets Acoustic Duo Tickets avaiable.
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Wed 2 Feb 22

TRANSMISSION: The Sound of Joy Division 'Closer' 40th anniversary

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TRANSMISSION: The Sound of Joy Division 'Closer' 40th anniversary Tickets avaiable.
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Sun 30 Jan 22

Roy Ayers Ubiquity

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Roy Ayers Ubiquity 'Mystic Voyage' 45th anniversary. Artists performing: Roy Ayers. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Sun 30 Jan 22

From The Jam

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From The Jam 'Sound Affects' 40th Anniversary + THE SELECTER 'Too Much Pressure' 40th Anniversary. Artists performing: From The Jam. Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Fri 28 Jan 22

Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500

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Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500. Artists performing: Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Fri 28 Jan 22

The Specials Ltd

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The Specials Ltd A Tribute to 2-Tone Legends The Specials. Artists performing: The Specials Ltd. Tickets avaiable.
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Fri 21 Jan 22

Martin Kemp: Back To The 80s Party!

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Martin Kemp: Back To The 80s Party!. Artists performing: Martin Kemp. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Thu 6 Jan 22

THE XMAS XTRAVAGANZA

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THE XMAS XTRAVAGANZA Tickets avaiable.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Wed 22 Dec 21

Rick Wakeman The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show

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Rick Wakeman The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show. Artists performing: Rick Wakeman.: Tickets avaiable.
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh EH8 9JG
Sat 18 Dec 21

The Brand New Heavies

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The Brand New Heavies Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Thu 9 Dec 21

Versatile

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Versatile. Artists performing: Versatile. Tickets avaiable.
The Liquid Room, Edinburgh EH1 2HE
Wed 8 Dec 21

Santa's Postbox

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Delivery! Santa’s postbox is overflowing with Christmas wishes this year and he’s feeling a little snowed under. Not to worry!
Usher Hall, Edinburgh Usher Hall Lothian Road Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Sun 5 Dec 21

The Style Councillors

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The Style Councillors. Artists performing: The Style Councillors. Tickets avaiable.
La Belle Angele, Edinburgh EH1 1HJ
Fri 3 Dec 21

Things to do in Borders