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Events Around Duns

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More details - Berwickshire Scottish Wildlife Trust Winter Lecture
Winter Lecture and slide show - A Year in Nature Photography by Ronald Richardson
Duns Parish Kirk Hall (behind the Chemist)
Thu 7 Mar 19

More details - American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown
Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League. Great fun for all the family - as seen on TV - matches to be filmed for popular YouTube show W3L Wrestling Showdown
MacArts, Bridge St, Galashiels
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - East Linton Antiques and Bric-a-brac Fair
A regular event held for over 30 years and well known far and wide for its interesting mix of second-hand items from practical to precious. Genuine antiques, small items of furniture, collectables, vintage clothes, bric-a-brac and more. Great cafe serving bacon rolls, tea, coffee, light lunches and cakes.
East Linton Community Hall, 73 High Street, East Linton
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Introduction to clean air-indicating lichens
How clean is your air? A basic introduction to lichen biology and learning how to identify some common lichens. Discover what these lichens can tell us about air quality. See how many we can find in the local area. Learn how to do a survey in your area and how to report your findings.
Byrness Village Hall, Byrness, Otterburn
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
The Salisbury Centre 2 Salisbury Rd
Sat 9 Mar, Sat 20 Apr

More details - Edinburgh Highland Reel & Strathspey Annual Concert
A celebration of traditional Scottish fiddle music and song, compered by Dennis Haggerty and featuring the wonderful mezzo-soprano Colette Ruddy.
The Queen’s Hall, South Clerk Street, Edinburgh
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack Plus Support. Artists performing: Paul Carrack.: Tickets avaiable.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - The World’s Room: Vincent Doherty
This month’s guest is Donegal singer, Vincent Doherty with plenty of contributions from the floor too at this informal monthly singing club. Upstairs at the Waverley Bar, St Mary’s Street.
Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - Fool for Love: The Not So Subtle Art of Medieval French Seduction
Love makes fools of us all and there are stories to prove it. Kleio Pethainou brings to life Medieval French characters and love songs in this special storytelling and music performance. The stories come from a precious manuscript which is part of the Hunterian Collection of Glasgow University.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
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More details - A Child of the 60’s
A collaborative piece of work by storyteller/author Lea Taylor and a collection of artists using memories of childhood and the stories they evoke. Memories are powerful and subjective, as each of us possess a different and unique experience.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Today to Sat 23 Feb, Mon 25 Feb to Sat 2 Mar, Mon 4 Mar to Sat 9 Mar, Mon 11 Mar to Sat 16 Mar

More details - Audacious Women Live!
The Audacious Women Festival kicks off in style with a showcase of some incredible female storytelling and spoken word artists.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Thu 21 Feb 19

More details - Six Gals Named Smith – The Uncrowned Queens of Blues & Jazz
The Red Hot Rhythm Makers Scotland’s first and only all-female Jazz band formed as a response to vocalist Ali Affleck’s critically acclaimed Preaching Divas show in 2018.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
At this time of year, the auld hag Beira is still battling to keep Scotland in her wintry grasp and stop the young and beautiful Bride bringing spring to the land. It is therefore a good time to celebrate stories of woman folk.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Reconnecting with the Whole Story
In the face of climate change, eco-feminism is emerging around the world, bringing another narrative to grow and share. This workshop focusses on reconnecting to our body, feelings, creativity and the earth to awaken old stories and develop new ones.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - Real Talk: Storytelling for Wellbeing
An evening of storytelling, connection and honesty, creating a safe space to speak about one of our most beautiful assets, our minds! Attendees are offered an opportunity to gain insight into the individual experiences of the speakers around mental health. Please be aware sensitive topics will be discussed.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Thu 28 Feb 19

More details - Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found
Internationally acclaimed writer, John Philip Newell, works with some of the most talented young artists in Scotland to tell the story of an enchanted Hebridean world that was lost, but is being found again in a new sense of the earth as sacred. This is a story of beauty, pathos, and hope.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 1 Mar 19

More details - Tales of Exile & Sanctuary
Storyteller Gauri Raje presents a tapestry of stories from around the world exploring the human conditions of exile and refuge. With a wonderful storytelling style, Gauri questions the beauty and horrors of exile and what can be nourished through sanctuary.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Calling the Soul Back Home
In this workshop, led by Janis Mackay, you will work with the selkie myth of seals and humans, alongside personal life stories, to evoke a sense of soul. Working with myth can be empowering and help retrieve lost or forgotten parts of ourselves.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Tales from the Magic Drum
Come on a global journey through the wonder tales of the world, dancing to a rhythm or two along the way!
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Storytelling True Facts: Iconic Women
Join us for a new event as storytellers share tales of some iconic women in music, art and literature, whilst unearthing an interesting True Fact! Want to know why Mona Lisa smiles? How Madonna got into the groove? Where Jane Austen plucked Mr Darcy’s name from?
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Tue 5 Mar 19

More details - Trailblazers!
Join storyteller Jan Bee Brown on International Women’s Day to celebrate the spirit and strength of the many unsung sisters on whose shoulders we stand.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 8 Mar 19

More details - Tiny Tales: Spring Babies
Join Allison Galbraith for a fun morning of bouncy bunny rhymes and dancing duckling ditties to celebrate the coming of spring. A gentle introduction to stories for your wee ones, aged 1-3 years.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Tue 12 Mar 19

More details - Loud Poets: Choose Life
One of the UK’s most successful spoken word collectives return with their monthly showcase of the UK’s top spoken word talent. This is make some noise, fist-thumping, pint-drinking, side-tickling, heartwrenching poetry. This is poetry for the masses.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - Wild & Windy Songs & Stories
Join us on Disabled Access Day for some blustery March multi-sensory adventures! Storytellers Ailie Finlay and Marie Louise Cochrane lead this lively session of tales with multi-sensory props and lots of joining-in.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Tall Tales Oscar
Hilarious, mysterious or just plain ridiculous – listen to tall tales, ferocious fibs and fables performed live on stage by Scotland’s finest tellers, then you decide who wins the lucrative accolade of Oscar the Leprechaun!
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 16 Mar 19

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