What's On In and Around Melrose

Today to Sun 11 Sep, by distance closest first.

The HandleBards: Twelfth Night @ Thirlestane

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The HandleBards: Twelfth Night @ Thirlestane The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the
Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scottish Borders, Scotland TD2 6RU
Thu 18 Aug

Whitelee Moor & Carter Pike Guided Walk

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2.5 hr guided walk from Carter Bar to the newly rebuilt Carter Pike cairn on Whitelee Moor National Nature Reserve.
Carter Bar layby/car park, northbound carriageway of A68 TD8 6PT
Wed 17 Aug

DogFest at Dalkeith Country Park

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DogFest 2022, in partnership with ManyPets, returns bigger and better than ever and we want you to join us for our first ever Scottish event at Dalkeith Country Park, Edinburgh, on 3rd and 4th
Via King’s Gate, Dalkeith EH22 1ST
Sat 3 Sep and Sun 4 Sep

Hindhope Linn Photography Walk

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2 hour guided photography walk led by photographer Christine Woodcock of White Oak Studios. You'll enjoy a guided walk with a focus on improving your photographs on your phone or camera with...
Blakehopeburnhaugh car park, Northern end Kielder Forest Drive, Blakehopeburnhaugh. What3Words: rocks.event.paces NE19 1SW
Mon 22 Aug

Funbox - How to be a Superhero

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After seven years of putting smiles on the faces of adults and children alike, family entertainment favourites Funbox have announced their final show at The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh on Saturday
Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way Musselburgh EH21 6AA
Sat 3 Sep

Big Band Bublé on Tour at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022

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Big Band Bublé on Tour at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Scotland’s number 1 Michael Bublé tribute act , Michael Hastie and Jon Ritchie and That Swing Sensation invite you to a fabulous tribute to the world’s favourite Canadian crooner and the
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AF
Fri 26 Aug

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

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Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening – medically documented.
The Open Door Community Centre 420 Morningside Road Edinburgh EH10 5HY
Sun 28 Aug, Sun 18 Sep

Something in the Water

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Stunning video projections, puppetry and physical comedy combine in this absurd exploration of identity, gender and growing up ‘normal’. Inspired by performer/creator S.E.
Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL
Today, Tue 16 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Dreams of The Small Gods

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Dreams of the Small Gods is an intoxicating one-woman performance telling the story of the awakening of Wild Woman, blending aerial circus, masked ritual and performance art.
Summerhall (Demonstration Room), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL
Today, Tue 16 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

SAP

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Award-winning Atticist and Ellie Keel Productions return with a new play based on an old myth, about passion, power, and photosynthesis.
Paines Plough’s Roundabout @ Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Today, Tue 16 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Age is a Feeling

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From Haley McGee, the defiantly distinctive (The Scotsman) creator of sell-out The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale (now also a memoir published by Penguin Random House) comes a brand-new show inspired by
Summerhall (Anatomy Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Runners

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Award-winning contemporary circus company, Cirk La Putyka, returns to Edinburgh Fringe with an extraordinary show looking at the hectic pace of today’s world.
ZOO Southside 117 Nicolson Street EH8 9ER
Today, Mon 15 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Please, Feel Free To Share

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Please, Feel Free to Share is a dynamic, darkly comic, one-woman show about our personal addictions, the never-ending pursuit of likes, and our growing desire to share all.
Pleasance Courtyard (The Attic), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Wed 17 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Let's Talk About Philip About Philip

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Many of us can relate to the concept of families not talking about things – but Helen Wood (The Usherettes,) shows us the extreme in Let’s Talk About Philip, a fast-paced, candid, darkly comic and
Pleasance Courtyard (Beneath), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Tue 16 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

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Pacey, powerful, and heartbreakingly authentic, Today I Killed My Very First Bird explores hope and despair, combining immersive sound and bold storytelling to create a vivid and visceral theatrical
Pleasance Courtyard (Beside), 60 Pleasance EH8 9TJ
Today to Mon 29 Aug

PUSH

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Award-winning Popelei celebrates their 10th anniversary by returning to Edinburgh with the world premiere of PUSH – a darkly comic and provocative show performed by one increasingly knocked-up
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Tue 16 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Rapsody

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2022 recipient of the Pleasance’s Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve, Vision Production Company take a raw look at inner-city life in Britain today in their debut show Rapsody.
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Mon 15 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Made In India/ Britain

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Supported by the Pleasance’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Rinkoo Barpaga sets out to tell the story of South Asian Deaf people living in Britain.
Pleasance Courtyard (Two), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today, Mon 15 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Oedipus Electronica

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An electrifying reimagining of the ultimate love triangle – mother, father, son – Oedipus Electronica is the eagerly awaited new show from Pecho Mama.
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Fri 26 Aug

Madam Good Tit

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Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 2019’s Best Newcomer nominee has announced her first UK tour starting on Wednesday 28th September at the Edinburgh Stand...
Pleasance Courtyard Bunker Two Edinburgh Fringe: 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Sun 28 Aug

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