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Established 2002

January - February 2018

The events and information magazine for in and around the Borders

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January/ February issue

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Welcome to the first magazine of 2018 and a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year to all our readers, advertisers, event organisers, distributors and ticket buyers! Start the year off as you mean to go on by attending as many local events as you can or by starting a new keep fit class or hobby - read on and fill up your new diary! Launching a new business or planning an event in 2018? borderevents has a number of ways to help you promote it from print, online, social media, community radio to word of mouth. Date for your diary - Wednesday, 7th March Borders Business Events and Visitors Fair, Springwood Park, Kelso. Come along to this free event and see what is all happening on our doorstep - you’ll be amazed!

Andrew Lang & Lesley J Wilkinson

1. Railsplitters, The Hippodrome, Eyemouth 2. Opera Highlights, Heart of Hawick 3. Burns Suppers, Borders 4. Ice Skating, Kelso 5. The Princess & The Goblin, Oxnam Kirk & Duns 6. Snowdrops, Floors Castle, Kelso

Contents Fitness Classes January Events Food & Drink February Events Forthcoming Events Business

Page No 4-5 6 - 17 18 - 23 26 - 37 38 - 41 42 - 46

Future Magazine Deadline Dates March/April - 2nd February May/June - 6th April

CONTACT DETAILS borderevents.com Ltd 2 Heatherlie Park, Selkirk. TD7 5AL Tel: 01750 725480 E: info@borderevents.com www.borderevents.com

All editorial and adverts are Š borderevents.com Ltd. They must not be used by anyone else for commercial use unless prior permission has been sought and granted. Entry of events is subject to space and we cannot guarantee to include all listings requests. We would like to thank all event organisers for contributing to this publication. The listings for this magazine have been collated in good faith. borderevents makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information it publishes, but it cannot be held responsible for any consequences arising from errors or omissions. www.borderevents.com 01750 725480 2


Four singers and a pianist coming to a venue near you TOWER MILL

HAWICK

From £12/£5 (u26s)

THU 8 FEB, 7.30PM Box Office: 01450 360 688

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scottishopera.org.uk Registered in Scotland Number SCO37531 Scottish Charity Number SCO19787 Booking and transaction fees may apply. Ask your local Box Office for details.

Supported by The Friends of Scottish Opera & JTH Charitable Trust

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Fitness & Toning Classes

New Year, New You! *Classes start Friday 12th Monday

5.50pm: Realistic Pilates, St Boswells Church Hall 7pm: Realistic Pilates, St Boswells Church Hall

Tuesday Exercise for over-60s

AMANDA 0771 258 7516 or VISIT WEBSITE

9:15 am: Extend Active for over 60’s, St Boswells Church Hall 11:00: Pilates for Buff Bones, Selkirk Parish Church Hall 1.15pm: Hatha Yoga for Beginners, Selkirk Connections

*Classes start Thursday 4th Monday

www.nsfborders.co.uk Tel: 0798 691 4206 Tuesday

9.45am-10.45am - Exercise to Music (High): Church Hall, Earlston 5.30pm-6pm - Fatburn Extreme: St Paul’s Church Hall, Galashiels 6pm-6.30pm – Powerhoop: St Paul’s Church Hall, Galashiels 7pm-8pm – Zumba: Parish Church, Selkirk

10am-11am – Zumba: St John’s Church, Langlee, Galashiels 5pm-5.45pm – Total Toning: Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels 6.30pm-7.30pm – Zumba: Newtown Community Centre

Wednesday

11am-12noon – Exercise to Music (Low): Community Centre, Tweedbank 6pm-7pm – Zumba: Ednam Village Hall, Nr Kelso

Thursday

2.30pm-3.15pm – Zumba Gold: St Peter’s Church, Galashiels 5.30pm-6.20pm – Zumba: Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels * 6.30pm-7.30pm – Zumba: Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels

Friday

9.30am-10.30am – Exercise to Music (High): Traquair Village Hall, Nr Peebles 11.15am-12noon – Legs Bums Tums: Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels 6pm-6.45pm – Boxability: Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels

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Fitness & Toning Classes

Fitness & toning Classes for all ages & all abilities Wednesday

9:15am: Hatha Yoga for Beginners, St Boswells Village Hall 1:30pm: Extend Active for over 60’s, Selkirk Parish Church Hall 6:45pm: Pilates for Buff Bones, St Boswells Village Hall

Thursday

9:15 am: Realistic Pilates, St Boswells Church Hall 11:00am: Realistic Pilates, Selkirk Parish Church Hall 1:00pm: Realistic Pilates, Ashkirk Village Hall

Friday *

9:30am: Realistic Pilates, Borders Physiotherapy Clinic, Nr Melrose 10:45am: Realistic Pilates, Borders Physiotherapy Clinic, Nr Melrose

Monday

12.15pm: 30 min - lunchtime Callanetics blitz: Newtown St Boswells Community Wing 6pm: (45 min) - Barre Concept: Abbey Row Community Centre, Kelso 6.45pm: (1 hour) - Callanetics: Abbey Row Community Centre, Kelso

Wednesday *

9.45am: (1 hour) - Callanetics: Borders Physio Clinic, Nr Melrose 1.25pm: 30 min - lunchtime Callanetics blitz: Berwickshire High School, Duns 5pm: (45 min) - Callanetics: BGH, Melrose

Thursday

12pm: (1 hour) - Callanetics: Ormiston Institute, Melrose 1.25pm: 30 min - Lunchtime Callanetics lunchtime blitz: Earlston High School 6pm: (1 hour) - Callanetics: Gattonside Village Hall 7.45pm: (1 hour) - Callanetics: Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder

Saturday

10am: (45min) - Callanetics 10.50am: (45min) - Barre Concept Both in Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder

01750 725480

*Classes start Wednesday 3rd

CALLANETICS & BARRE CONCEPT CLASSES DROP A DRESS SIZE IN 10 CLASSES! Full body toning, core strengthening and inch loss! • TONE LEGS • LIFT BUTT   • FLATTEN TUMMY   • DEFINE ARMS   • BECOME STRONGER Non impact classes, protective of back and joints and suitable for all ages and ability. Classes across the Borders. BOOK NOW suzi@coresculptuk.co.uk or 07736769697 CoreSculpt UK

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December/January Events

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

CHRISTOPHER STEEL: WELCOME BACK TO SOUTH

ICE DISCO

Alchemy Film & Arts, Hawick, TD9 9BU; Free. Until 30 Dec. Silent film shows a journey home from work superimposed 36 times onto one reel of 16mm film.

ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; £5 admission, £2.50 skate hire. Holiday skating for all the family: 12.30pm-2.30pm & 2.45pm-5.15pm 01573 224774

SMIDDY FESTIVE QUIZ NIGHT

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 6pm - 8:30pm. £5 admission, £2.50 skate hire. Come along and join in the fun - dancing on ice! 01573 224774

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

The Smiddy Restaurant, Ashkirk, TD7 4NU; All welcome to join the fun 01750 32242

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12:05pm. The Festive Fling - first race 12.05pm, last race 3.20pm

01573 224767

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB: MIKE WHELLANS

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £10 - pre-booking advised. Internationally-respected one-man blues band from Lauder. BYOB. All ages welcome

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MONDAY, JANUARY 1 CARPET BOWLING

Kirkhope Hall, Ettrickbridge; Annual tournament. All welcome. Entries: 01750 52238

NEW YEAR’S DAY PIE AND A PINT

The Smiddy Restaurant, Ashkirk, TD7 4NU; Call to reserve your table - all welcome 01750 32242

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 KRISSY STEWART - VISUAL ARTIST

The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, TD2 6SR; 9am 5pm. Exhibition and sale or work on January and February. Open 7 days - all welcome.

01578 722 808

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST (DUNS)

Duns Parish Church, Duns, TD11 3DD; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £1.50. Evening talk entitled “Cycling between all the SWT Reserves”, by Tim Duffy. Followed by Raffle & Teas. 01289 308515

5pm - 8pm. £18. A 10km night trail race based from Kielder Castle in the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Skies Park.

EILDON RAMBLERS WALKING GROUP

10am. Walks range from 6 -14 miles, average 8 miles. New walkers welcome. ‘Fun, friendship and fresh air’ is our motto Call for details and to

register: 01896 823831 or 07590 219301 HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 1pm - 5pm. All sessions and refreshments are free of charge. Relax, revive, enjoy. Support your own natural energy with the help of the Healing Support Group. No appointment needed 07724 771081

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5 KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

QUIZ NIGHT

Quins Restaurant, Galashiels, TD1 3AD; 8pm. £10/ team includes supper. First Friday of every month. Proceeds to Spina Bifida- all welcome.

01896 757004

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. Singers and Musicians welcome. BYOB. All ages welcome. Collection and raffle 07986 644661

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6 KIELDER WINTER 10 TRAIL RACE

Kielder Castle, Kielder, NE48 1ER; 10am - 5pm. £18. A 10 mile trail race based from Kielder Castle, Northumberland. The event is open to all abilities of runners.

KIELDER OFF ROAD DUATHLON

Kielder Castle, Kielder, NE48 1ER; 10am - 5pm. £30. An off road duathlon consisting of trail running & mountain biking based from Kielder Castle, Northumberland.

ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 10:30am 2pm. 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Coffee menu served: 10.30am-12noon; lunch 12noon-1pm.

A friendly and encouraging environment in which to discover your abilities whether you are a complete beginner or have dabbled a little Classes are run in blocks of 6 lessons in Selkirk Art material and refreshments supplied

T: 07523 768406 E: laradawsonart@gmail.com

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January Events

KIELDER DARK SKIES 10K NIGHT RUN

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4


January Events

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458

0797 453 3127

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

MARIE CURIE OPEN MEETING

Tontine Hotel, Peebles, EH45 8AJ; 2pm - 4pm. Peeblesshire Marie Curie fundraising Group are looking for new volunteers. All welcome

07720 947331

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Members and visitors welcome. Simon Wallace will give a presentation on ‘Creating Dementia Friendly Communities’. Tea/coffee available 07561 827740

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities 0798 673

6717/0778 076 3156

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practice new tunes and dances inside EVERY TUESDAY until 24th April. New dancers & musicians welcome.

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

7:30pm - 9pm. Voluntary collection, non members welcome. A.G.M. followed by an illustrated lecture by Wendy Mayfield entitled Researching Tales of the Taits 01450 379 848

Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9

THE TWEEDDALE SOCIETY: TALK

0796 977 0512

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

REIKI SELKIRK

For your health and well-being Introductory mini-sessions available

For more information or to book an appointment

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512 Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, EH45 8AD; 7:30pm. £6 or £10 membership. The Tontine Hotel in Peebles Life since 1808 - Kate Innes and Sandra Whitnell. All welcome 01721 725777

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10 3 ENERGY BALANCE: CHAKRA, AURA, MERIDIAN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am 6pm. Balancing your Energetic Body is a powerful way to bring balance back within. Call Rosemary to book your 1.5hr session.

01750 778 704/07773 634 884

DIGITAL BOOST -TWITTER AND HOOTSUITE Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. A workshop for businesses that already use Twitter as part of their digital marketing strategy. 01835 818315

Call Ellen 01750 82220 8

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Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

January Events

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday

01896 800335

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Come along and join us for an evening of sewing and chat.

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

SOUTER QUILTERS 01750 21632

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

BUSINESS START UP-FINANCE

Council Buildings, Peebles, EH45 8HH; 10am 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. 01835 818315

JOHN LAMONT MP SURGERY

Hawick Citizens Advice Bureau, Hawick, TD9 9EA; 2pm. Local MP Surgery. All welcome

01450 375948

FLAT CAT GALLERY and Coffee shop

January/February Krissy Stewart

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Speaker: Gwen Hardie ‘Thomas the Rhymer’

01750 76243

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

Open 7 days 2 Market Place, Lauder TD2 6SR

Tel: 01578 722808 www.flatcatgallery.co.uk

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

MELROSE MUSIC SOCIETY: CONCERT

7:30pm. All welcome. £14 for non-members, accompanied children free. Fali Pavri (piano), Naomi Boole-Masterson (cello) & Jean Johnson (clarinet) music by Beethoven, Brahms & John Mayer

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

STRING JAM CLUB

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm. The best in live folk, roots, blues & Americana, monthly at String Jam Club. Guest artist TBC 01750 721233

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 BRUNCH WITH BVAC

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 10am - 12pm. Vintage & Classic car owners & enthusiasts get together to share experiences & technical know-how. 01573 450247

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12:40pm. New Year Meeting 01573 224767

ICE SKATING

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

YETHOLM FILM NIGHT

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm 9pm. £5. My Cousin Rachel (PG) starring Rachel Weisz 01573 420231

OLD TIME DANCING

Stow Town Hall, Stow, TD1 2QN; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. Music From Lindsay Weir. All welcome. Please bring your own supper and a bottle. Tea will be provided.

01578 730355

01573 224774

THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN

Oxnam Kirk, Oxnam, TD8 6RD; 3pm. Family £20, adults £7, children £4.50. The Northumberland Theatre Company’s children’s production

078675 90040 or 01835 864776

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

DANCE

Glen Douglas Hall, Jedburgh; 7:30pm. £7 (BYO Supper) Tea/Coffee provided. Dance to Neil Hardie and his Scottish Dance Band. 07803 951293

The Princess & The Goblin Northumberland Theatre Company

Sunday 14 January; 3pm

Oxnam Kirk Jedburgh TD8 6RD Family £20; Adult £7; Child £4.50 from: 01835 864776 or 078675 90040

LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458

NEW YEAR MEETING FORTHCOMING DATES Saturday 14th January Racing from 12.40pm THE TWILIGHT MEETING - Wednesday 20th September 2017. BURNS PUDDING RACERacing from 4pm Thursday 25th January Racing from 12.40pm

www.kelso-races.co.uk • 01573 224767 RACEDAYS • ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS • FUNCTIONS WEDDINGS • CONFERENCES • CORPORATE EVENTS

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Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities 0798 673

6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127 Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

Metabolism and Energy Boost 10 week New Year Special £99!

Exercise Audit, Cravings, Food Guide, Eating Out, Mindfulness

Call Rosemary: 01750 778 704 01750 725480

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Council Buildings, Peebles, EH45 8HH; 10am 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances. 01835 818315

KELSO & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 12pm. Annual Burns lunch with speaker 01573 450 293

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE

FELT BAGS AND PURSES

Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £65 payable upon booking. A one day workshop using seamless felting techniques to create a bag or a purse. Homemade lunch. All materials provided.

0778 676 5264

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 6:30pm - 8pm. Ticket prices are £10 adult, £8 child, and £32 family (2×2).. Northumberland Theatre Company presents George MacDonald’s classic tale, adapted by Karen Hirst. 01361 884 935

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB: GEORGE MACHRAY

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. BYOB. A legend from East Lothian who performs his own songs and amusing parodies as well as poignant ballads 07986 644661

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Every Thursday 01896 800335

TAPAS NIGHT

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

01835 870537

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB - LIFE DRAWING Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Please join us for a practical workshop where we will be sketching or painting from a clothed model

01896 820023

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 JOHN LAMONT MP SURGERIES

Focus Centre, Galashiels: 1.30pm; St Boswells Village Hall: 3.45pm. Local MP Surgery. All welcome. 01450 375948

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Jammy Coo, Lilliesleaf; From 6.30pm. Catering for all dietary requirements. £14.50 pp. Call to book.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop will help you create a robust business plan. 01835 818315

EILDON RAMBLERS WALKING GROUP

10am. Walks range from 6 -14 miles, average 8 miles. New walkers welcome. ‘Fun, friendship and fresh air’ is our motto Call for details and to

register: 01896 823831 or 07590 219301

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LEARN TO DRAW

BURNS SUPPER WITH IDEOMS THEATRE COMPANY

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Wilton Parish Church, Hawick; 2:30pm. Adult £8 Under 18 free. Refreshments will be served at cafe style tables while the Borders Youth Brass Band perform

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 7pm. £28 + bf. The Ideoms are back for yet another wild, wacky and hilarious celebration of Robert Burns. Tickets: www.borderevents.com

or call 01750 725480

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406 Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, 0797 453 3127

ICE SKATING

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 3pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Book via www.kelsomusicsociety.com.. The young, awardwinning Castalian Quartet play music by Haydn, Dutilleux and Schumann.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22 OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 10:30am 2pm. 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Coffee menu served: 10.30am-12noon; lunch 12noon-1pm.

John Lamont MP

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches.

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

Rachael Hamilton MSP MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire constituency

Contact John...

Contact Rachael...

25 High Street Hawick, TD9 9BU 01450 375948

7 Abbey Court Kelso, TD5 7JA 01573 224862

www.johnlamont.org

www.rachaelhamilton.co.uk The cost of this advert has been met from parliamentary resources. The SPCB is not responsible for the content of external websites.

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB: A MUSICAL TEA PARTY


January Events

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24 BACK/NECK/SHOULDER PAIN: OUCH!

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am - 6pm. Is Restricted Movement, Pain, Disturbed Sleep, affecting you? Are you fed up with it? Call Rosemary today to discuss. 01750 778 704/

07773 634 884

DIGITAL BOOST-FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of how Facebook can be used. 01835 818315

MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan. It is designed to improve how you market your business. 01835 818315

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

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SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Bring along your favourite craft book or online site and share ideas with the group. 01750 21632

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

FOOT, LEG & KNEE MASSAGE

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9am - 6pm. Don’t let foot/ankle/leg/knee problems slow you down, Clinical massage is great for muscles, tendon & ligament problems. 01750 778 704/

07773 634 884

BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

Council Buildings, Peebles, EH45 8HH; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers and how to market effectively.

01835 818315

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Speakers: Lady Catherine & Margaret Fox ‘Traquair’

01750 76243

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12:40pm. Burns Pudding Race 01573 224767

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB NEEDLEFELTING

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 2:15pm - 4:15pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club are holding an afternoon workshop - Needlefelting, making birds, led by Janet Armstrong. 01896 820023

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GAELIC IN THE BORDERS CEILIDH HOUSE

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

07990 842256

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587 Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday

01896 800335

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

BURNS SUPPER

BURC (formerly St Paul’s Church), Spittal, TD15 1QY; 7:30pm. £8 (includes BF). This will be a traditional Burns Supper night with readings and songs, pipe music, neeps and tatties. Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

HAGGIS, NEEPS & TATTIES NIGHT

Walkerburn Public Hall, Walkerburn, EH43 6AE; 7pm - 11pm. £10. Join us at Walkerburn Village Hall for Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, musical entertainment, licensed bar (wine & beer) Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 QUIZ NIGHT

Henry Ballantyne Club, Walkerburn, EH43 6AB; 7pm. £10/team. Teams of up to four. Proceeds to the Walkerburn Bowling Club. All welcome

RSCDS DUNS AND DISTRICT MONTHLY DANCE

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. £6. Dancing to Lindsay Weir. 0796 977 0512

01750 725480

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7:45pm - 10:30pm. £6/5. Highland meets Lowland in a Taste o’ Burns evening with songs, music and local entertainment. Haggis Supper. BYOB.

MUSIC FROM THE RAILSPLITTERS

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11.50 - £13.50. Amerciana/bluegrass band with superb vocal harmonies and instrumental dynamics. 01890 750099

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27 ABBOTSFORD VOLUNTEER OPEN MORNING Abbotsford House, Melrose, TD6 9BQ; 10am - 1pm. Ever thought about volunteering? Meet the team at Abbotsford House and find out how you can get involved 01896 752043

BUSINESS START UP-FINANCE

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. 01835 818315

ADVANCED KNITTING WORKSHOPS

Cheviot Centre, Wooler, NE71 6BL; 10am - 3:30pm. £100 for 11 workshops, £20 for 1 workshop. A series of workshops with Mavis Clark, focusing on Shetland cobweb lace, 2 ply lace, Fair Isle & traditional Ganseys. 01668 281 884

COFFEE MORNING

Newcastleton Village Hall, Newcastleton, TD9 0QD; 10:30am. All welcome

.... for all your beauty needs beauty, hair and much more evening appointments and gift vouchers available Call: 01578 722 727

Borders Body & Mind Ltd, Edinburgh Rd, Lauder

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JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB


January Events

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

ABBOTSFORD BURNS SUPPER

Abbotsford House, Melrose, TD6 9BQ; 7pm. Adults £32.50 | Concessions £29. Join us for a traditional, fun-filled evening of fine food, music, toasts and addresses. 01896 752043

THE KATET PLAY ST BOSWELLS LIVE!

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7:30pm - 11pm. £12 in advance (£8 concessions). Soul, jazz, funk band The Katet, a shape-shifting music monster, plays St Boswells Live! More at www.stboswellslive.com

01835 822692 (enquiries only)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28 ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

AFTERNOON TEA

Jammy Coo, Lilliesleaf. Catering for all dietary requirements. £14.50 pp. Call to book.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29 LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458 PARKINSONS UK BORDERS BRANCH

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 2pm 4pm. Local group meet last Monday of the month. Everyone welcome to come along for a cuppa and a chat with friends.

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

01835 870537

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

Call 01573 408586 for a FREE assessment Maths & English Tuition 5 -18 year olds

The Knowes, Kelso TD5 7BH

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

SCOTTISH BORDERS ART GLASS

Demonstrations Showroom Shop

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

01750 725480

borderevents

OPEN Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 4pm Saturday: 10am - 2pm Tel: 01450 371425 5 Galalaw, Hawick TD9 8PZ

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Food & Drink

ANCRUM

ASHKIRK THE SMIDDY, ASHKIRK RESTAURANT AND BAR Tel: 01750 32242

Meals served all day Saturday & Sunday Tues - Fri from 5pm; Thurs & Fri lunchtime

Eyemouth Haddock & Chips Special on Thursdays Roast Dinner served all day Sunday www.smiddyashkirkrestaurantandbar.co.uk

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

Ancroft, Berwick-upon-Tweed Tel: 01289 387253 Open all year: Tuesday - Sunday Email: oxfordfarm@btconnect.com

Lunch Specials served 12 - 2.30pm OPEN ALL YEAR: TUESDAY - SUNDAY Traditional Sunday Lunch available Lunch specials served 12noon - 2pm Christmas Hampers ~ Large range of craft essentials Traditional lunch for card Sunday making and scrapavailable booking Great selection of quality greetings & celebrations cards

BAR & CATERING

Ancroft, Berwick-upon-Tweed Tel: 01289 387253 www.oxfordfarmshop.co.uk

CHEERS GROUP v Mobile Bars ~ Bar Scotland v BespokeWedding Packages v Town Arms Inn, Selkirk v Queen’s Head, Kelso

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LILLIESLEAF

Main Street, Denholm Tel: 01450 870247  Lunches & evening meals served daily (booking advisable at weekends)  Sunday High Teas served from 4pm - 6.30pm  Good family-run establishment  Recommended by CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2012

www.FoxandHoundsInnDenholm.co.uk

Food & Drink

DENHOLM

Open: Mon -Thurs 10.30am-4.30pm Friday & Saturday 10.30am-5pm Sunday: 11am-4pm

light lunches ~ home made soups home baking ~ cakes to order Afternoon tea served on the last Sunday of the month from 2pm & 5pm Tapas nights 19th Jan & 9th Feb (booking essential) Lilliesleaf ~ Tel: 01835 870537 E: jammycoo@gmail.com

GALASHIELS

Quins ~ of Galashiels

BAR RESTAURANT COFFEE HOUSE PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM

Quality fresh food served every day and every night

Special St Valentine’s menu

Wednesday 14th until Sunday 18th February Book your table today! Charity quiz held on the first Friday of the month at 8pm ~ £10 a team, supper included 23 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AD Tel: 01896 757004

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KELSO Open 12pm-5pm 7 days a week tonysdolceegelato@yahoo.com Tel: 01573 224800 + Tony's Dolce e Gelato . tonysdolceegelato u u u u u u

Wedding Receptions Garden Parties Corporate Events Themed Events DIY Hire Suppliers of hog, beef, lamb and poultry

Moira Dalgliesh: 0758 171 4071

Premier Spit Roasted Meats

www.thejuicymeatco.co.uk

Curry Monday Fresh home-made curry including drink £9.95 Steak WedneSday 8oz sirloin, rump gammon, BBQ ribs & home-made chips including drink £10.95 Large selection of gins, vodkas, whiskeys, draught beers & lagers tel: 01573 228 899 24 Bridge Street, kelso

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FOOD TO GO BREAKFAST LIGHT LUNCHES TEA & COFFEE COLD DRINKS Golf Course Road, Kelso TD5 7SL Tel: 01573 228 888 Plenty of free parking

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Lauder’s Bakery!

Food & Drink

LAUDER bread ~ cakes ~ pies ~ filled rolls ~ soup

orders taken Tel: 01578 722 233 14 Market Place, Lauder TD2 6SR

Melrose GREENHOUSE CAFÉ MELROSE

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OPENING HOURS: 8.00AM - 6.00PM EVERY DAY

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The Fleece Bar and Kitchen

New Lunch and dinner menus from 15th January Tuesday - Saturday: 12noon-2pm & 5pm-9pm; 3 course set Sunday lunch served 12noon-5pm £14.95 Bar open daily from 11am until late Book now for Valentine’s Day! 1 Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk Tel: 01750 725501 www.facebook.com/thefleecebarandkitchen 01750 725480

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SELKIRK cont. HOOVES & GROOVES HORSEBOX BAR

prosecco, gins and speciality bottled beers coming soon for your summer/autumn events, functions, weddings,celebrations and parties To book call Suzanne on 07957 566248 E: hoovesgrooveshorseboxbar@outlook.com

Fillin’ Station

Open Monday-Friday: 6.30am-2.30pm Saturday 7am-1pm

Daily specials, soups, baked potatoes, hot filled rolls and more Outside and Inside Catering call 01750 20466 or 07957 566248 3 Buccleuch Road, Selkirk TD7 5DL

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Food & Drink

SWINTON

The Wheatsheaf at Swinton

10% off with this advert excludes Saturday nights, special events & holidays

award winning restaurant Tel: 01890 860257 www.wheatsheaf-swinton.co.uk

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NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS, TD6 OPL feel the love

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Music Station

71 Bank Street Galashiels Tel: 01896 754554 Guitars ● Drums ● Amps ● Spares & Accessories Guitar Repair Service ● Vintage Vinyl Records

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

JOHN LAMONT MP SURGERIES

BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Council Buildings, Peebles, EH45 8HH; 10am 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop will help you create a robust business plan.

01835 818315

KELSO & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: TALK

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:30am. Coffee and talk by Samantha Kinghorn - ‘Disability Athletics’. Visitors very welcome 01573 450 293

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE

Volunteer Hall, Duns: 10am; Newcastleton Village Hall: 2pm. Local MP Surgery. All welcome Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

QUIZ NIGHT

Quins Restaurant, Galashiels, TD1 3AD; 8pm. £10/ team includes supper. First Friday of every month. Proceeds to Wooplaw Community Woodland- all welcome. 01896 757004

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. Singers and musicians welcome. BYOB. All ages welcome. Collection and raffle 07986 644661

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday

COFFEE MORNING AND TABLETOP SALE

01896 800335

Kirkhope Hall, Ettrickbridge; 10am - 12pm. All welcome

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances. 01835 818315

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB - APPRAISAL NIGHT

10am. Walks range from 6 -14 miles, average 8 miles. New walkers welcome. ‘Fun, friendship and fresh air’ is our motto Call for details and to

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club invite you to bring along your artwork to be appraised by Sheila Anderson Hardy

01896 820023

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST (DUNS)

Duns Parish Church, Duns, TD11 3DD; 7:30pm 9:30pm. £1.50. Evening talk entitled “Conservation on the Edge, Scotland’s Wildlife Jewels” by Dr Ian Bainbridge. Plus Raffle & Teas. 01289 308515

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EILDON RAMBLERS WALKING GROUP

register: 01896 823831 or 07590 219301 HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 1pm - 5pm. All sessions and refreshments are free of charge. Relax, revive, enjoy. Support your own natural energy with the help of the Healing Support Group. No appointment needed 07724 771081

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

FOOD INTOLERANCE TESTING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

07773 634 884

01573 224774

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am - 6pm. Are you Tired, Bloated, Depressed, Fuzzy Brained? To increase your energy levels & feel better, give me a call. 01750 778 704 /

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

0796 977 0512

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February Events

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

Intolerances

be causing some of Your health issues? Acid Reflux? Bloating? Constipation? Diarrhoea? Discomfort? Fuzzy Brain? Hot Flushes? Tiredness? Call Rosemary for a chat today:

01750 778 704

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AME AIKIDO CLUB

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK

6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages & abilities 0798 673 6717

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB

Ancrum Village Hall, Ancrum, TD8 6UJ; 7:30pm 9pm. £3 Visitors, kids free. 1st Tuesday of every month. www.ancrumastronomyclub.org.uk

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

Hawick High School, Hawick, TD9 0EG; 7:30pm 9pm. Voluntary collection, non members welcome. An illustrated lecture by Mark Cranston entitled “Scottish Brick History” 01450 379848

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

HOT STONE FUSION: INDULGE YOUR BODY

3 ENERGY BALANCE: CHAKRA, AURA, MERIDIAN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am 6pm. Balancing your Energetic Body is a powerful way to bring balance back within. Call Rosemary to book your 1.5hr session. 01750 778 704 /

07773 634 884

BUSINESS START UP-FINANCE

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Busines Gateway workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. 01835 818315

DIGITAL BOOST-EMAIL MARKETING

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127 Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9:30am 7pm. Create a space haven in your diary! Hot Stone Fusion is the Ultimate for heat & massage, deep, slow, rhythmic unwinding. 01750 778 704 /

07773 634 884

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Speaker: Tom Cotter ‘Telling Tales’ 01750 76243

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop is ideal for people currently using email but not to its full potential. 01835 818315

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 6pm - 7pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

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Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587 Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday

01896 800335

01750 725480


STRING JAM CLUB

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB PRACTICAL EVENING

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club will be holding an practical evening - how to use printing techniques for our artwork 01896 820023

SCOTTISH OPERA

Tower Mill, Hawick; 7.30pm. Opera Highlights. £12, £5 under 26. 01450 360 680

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm. The best in live folk, roots, blues & Americana, monthly at String Jam Club. Guest artist TBC 01750 721233

BRUNCH WITH BVAC

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 10am - 12pm. Vintage & Classic car owners & enthusiasts get together to share experiences & technical know-how. 01573 450247

ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

TAPAS NIGHT

Jammy Coo, Lilliesleaf; From 6.30pm. Catering for all dietary requirements. £14.50 pp. Call to book.

01835 870537

KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 3pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Virtuosic young pianist from Hungary Daniel Lebhardt plays works by Beethoven, Liszt and Ravel

01668 216550

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12 LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

01750 82220 or 07762 965 458

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10 BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to help you identify your customers, understand competitors and plan an effective marketing strategy 01835 818315

OLD TIME DANCING

Stow Town Hall, Stow, TD1 2QN; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. Music From Bon-Accord. All welcome. Please bring your own supper and a bottle. Tea will be provided.

01578 730355

01750 725480

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February Events

OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 10:30am 2pm. 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Coffee menu served: 10.30am-12noon; lunch 12noon-1pm. All welcome

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

THE TWEEDDALE SOCIETY: TALK

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Members and visitors welcome. Malcolm Christie will give a presentation on ‘Experiences of British Colonial Africa’. Tea and coffee available 01573 450366 Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512 Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, EH45 8AD; 7:30pm. £6 or £10 membership. John Buchan and Tweeddale - Ursula Buchan. All welcome

01721 725777

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances.

01835 818315

DIGITAL BOOST-DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. Digital marketing can deliver real world business growth, and this workshop will show you a practical strategy to do so.

01835 818315

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 6pm - 7pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

01750 725480


Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Come along and join us for an evening of sewing and chat.

01750 21632

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB TALK & WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

WELL ROAD PRODUCTIONS’THE BORDERS HORSE’

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club Talk and Workshop led by Claire Norris - Ceramics 01896 820023

The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, DG13 0AW; 7:30pm. £12. Moving story is seen through the eyes of Jock Tamson, a proud Kelsae man. First World War veteran and retired ploughman

KELSO & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: TALK

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:30am. Coffee and talk by Revd. Bob King - ‘Ministry today’. Visitors very welcome 01573 450 293

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 1:25pm. Morebattle Hurdle Day 01573 224767

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday. 01896 800335

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

RSCDS DUNS AND DISTRICT MONTHLY DANCE

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. £6. Dancing to Robert Whitehead 0796 977 0512

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB: PAUL DOWNES Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card -free. BYOB. A man of many styles and genres and plays regularly across the UK and USA. A great performance guaranteed! 07986 644661

MOREBATTLE HURDLE DAY FORTHCOMING DATES th Thursday15 February Racing from 1.25pm THE TWILIGHT MEETING - Wednesday 20th September 2017. PREMIER HURDLE DAYRacing from 4pm Racing from 2.15pm Saturday 3rd March

www.kelso-races.co.uk • 01573 224767 RACEDAYS • ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS • FUNCTIONS WEDDINGS • CONFERENCES • CORPORATE EVENTS

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SOUTER QUILTERS


February Events

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 GALA OPERA COFFEE MORNING

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels. 10am-12noon. Tickets on sale for ‘Summer Holiday’

EILDON RAMBLERS WALKING GROUP

10am. Walks range from 6 -14 miles, average 8 miles. New walkers welcome. ‘Fun, friendship and fresh air’ is our motto Call for details and to

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

register: 01896 823831 or 07590 219301 SNOWDROP WEEKEND

Floors Castle, Kelso. TD5 7SF. 10.30am-4pm. £5, children free. Discover the snowdrops in bloom around the woodlands. 01573 227675

YETHOLM FILM NIGHT

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm 9pm. £5. Hidden Figures (PG) 01573 420231

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

MUSIC FROM PONS AELIUS

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

01890 750099

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11.50 -£13.50. The most exciting folk band to come out of Newcastle for a long time.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 SNOWDROP WEEKEND

Floors Castle, Kelso. TD5 7SF. 10.30am-4pm. £5, children free. Discover the snowdrops in bloom around the woodlands. 01573 227675

ICE SKATING

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

01750 82220 or 07762 965 458

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Newcastleton Village Hall, Newcastleton, TD9 0QD; 7:30pm. All welcome

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Speaker: Mary Craig ‘A Tangled Web’ 01750 76243

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 BACK/NECK/SHOULDER PAIN: OUCH!

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am - 6pm. Is Restricted Movement, Pain, Disturbed Sleep, affecting you? Are you fed up with it? Call Rosemary today to discuss. 01750 778 704 /

07773 634 884

BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to help you identify your customers, understand competitors and plan an effective marketing strategy 01835 818315

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for children in Primary 1 - 3 (age 4 - 7). P4 and above (8yrs +) 4.15pm-5.15pm 01890 830 318

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Unfortunately due to a very high membership there is a waiting list for the weekly club. Please call for details. 01896 753485

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB AT GLASS STUDIO

Harestanes Visitor Centre, Ancrum, TD8 6UQ; 2:15pm - 4:15pm. £5.00 each for both Studio Club members and visitors. Please join Galashiels Studio Club for a visit to the Glass Studio at Harestanes Visitor Centre. 01896 820023

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 6pm. A group of local people who meet weekly to help with local, national and international needs. 01835 850266

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 6pm - 7pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities

0796 977 0512

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127

MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan. It is designed to improve how you market your business. 01835 818315

01750 725480

Scottish Borders Business Gateway Ambitious young company or already well established, we can offer you a range of professional services designed to help take your business forward. Everything from mentoring, peer support and networking opportunities, to market research, financial planning and recruitment and training. We also run a programme of local workshops and events - see individual listings for further details. To find out more or get help with developing your business -

01835 818 315 www.bgateway.com/scottish-borders

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


February Events

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

Kings Arms Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9PB; 6pm. New members welcome. Meet every Thursday

01896 800335

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm. £12 + bf. Live Screening from National Theatre

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

GAELIC IN THE BORDERS

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7:45pm. £3/2. Talk on the Wreck of the Iolaire, 1st January 1919, with personal reminiscences by Lewisman Angus Montgomery. 07990 842256

Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair Up to 300 exhibitors offering ceramics, glass, jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, treen, vintage & retro clothing and much more. Courtesy bus Waterloo Place (opposite the Apex Waterloo Hotel) in Edinburgh city centre - see website for details.

Sat 24th - Sun 25th

February 2018

Cash only entrance: Saturday: 8.15am (early entry) - £6 Saturday: 10am - 4.30pm - £5 Sunday: 10am - 4.00pm - £4 Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, EH28 8NB

Tel: 01636 676531 www.b2bevents.info

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 FELT VESSELS AND FLOWERS

Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £65 payable upon booking. A one day workshop exploring sculptural forms in felt. Homemade lunch. All materials provided. 0778 676 5264

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 3:30pm - 4:30pm. £20 for 10 sessions. Learn the Ancient Chinese way of maintaining health & wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breathing 0797 453 3127

MELROSE MUSIC SOCIETY: CONCERT

Melrose Parish Church, Melrose, TD6 9LJ; 7:30pm. All welcome. £14 for non-members, accompanied children free. The Atea Wind Quintet will play music by Debussy, Bozza, Bach, Mozart, Manookian and Mortensen

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HL; 8pm - 10:30pm. free. Acoustic music & song, both traditional & contemporary in a cabaret-style setting. Performers and audience welcome 01573 228 769

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 RAG RUGGING WORKSHOP

East Ord Village Hall, East Ord, TD15 2NS; 10am - 3:30pm. £40. Have fun learning the traditional craft of rag rugging. All materials provided AND homemade cake! 01665 579422

EDINBURGH ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTORS

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB; 10am - 4pm. Saturday: £5; Sunday £4. Up to 300 exhibitors offering ceramics, glass jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, treen, vintage & retro clothing 01636 676531

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

QUIZ NIGHT

Newcastleton Village Hall, Newcastleton, TD9 0QD; 7:30pm. All welcome

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Victoria Halls, Selkirk Tuesday 27th February - Saturday 3rd March

Evening Show 7.30pm Saturday Matinee 2pm Doors open 30 minutes before

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25 EDINBURGH ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTORS

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB; 10am - 4pm. Saturday: £5; Sunday £4. Up to 300 exhibitors offering ceramics, glass jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, treen, vintage & retro clothing 01636 676531

BORDERS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

2:30pm - 5pm. non members by donation. Sunday meeting with a talk by Mary Craig, Archivist at Stow Parish Archive

AFTERNOON TEA

Jammy Coo, Lilliesleaf. Catering for all dietary requirements. £14.50 pp. Call to book.

01835 870537

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB: MAGICIANS OF SCOTLAND

PARKINSONS UK BORDERS BRANCH

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 2pm 4pm. Local group meet last Monday of the month. Everyone welcome to come along for a cuppa and a chat with friends.

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. Ancient Chinese Art, using Mind, Body and Breathing, cultivating Chi to enhance health and wellbeing. 0797 453 3127

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. All welcome

0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 2:30pm. Adult £10 Under 18 free. Poet & story teller Ron Butler is joined by Dick Lee on clarinet & recorder, and Anne Evans on flute and alto flute 01450 360688

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. This class includes seated based and limited moving routines. 0797 453 3127

ICE SKATING

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 2:45pm - 5:15pm. Every Sunday - ice skating for everyone.

01573 224774

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing 07960 566 556

LBS & OZS–FOOD/EXERCISE BOOST

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 LEARN TO DRAW

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) - 2pm-4.30pm or 6.30pm-9pm. A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied 07523 768406

REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; Reiki can help you to feel more positive, brighter and forward looking and bring some vitality back into your life

Call for an appointment: 01750 82220 or 07762 965 458 OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 10:30am 2pm. 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Coffee menu served: 10.30am-12noon; lunch 12noon-1pm. All welcome

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Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm 7pm. £99 for 12 weeks incl folder & recipes. Learn which foods boost energy, burn fat & lose inches. Techniques to re-shape Body & Mind in 2018.

01750 778704 or 07773 634884

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. Sessions for all abilities aged 16+ Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm 07887 987 587

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7pm - 8pm. Freestyle Kickboxing and Self-Defence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

Gattonside Village Hall, Gattonside, TD6 9NJ; 7pm - 8:30pm. New members welcome, non competitive martial art for all ages and abilities

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

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Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. See Tuesday 20th for details.

0796 977 0512

SELKIRK MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; 7:30pm. Conc £10 (Restrictions apply, please enquire), £12 (£13 Table seat Sat Night). Copacabana - A musical never seen in Selkirk - full of catchy songs and colourful costumes. Nightly until Saturday 3rd March.

ANNUAL POTATO DAY & GREEN FAIR Sunday 4th March; 11am-3pm Springwood Hall, Kelso

Adults £1.50, children free, free parking Over 100 varieties - choose your favourite eco/green stalls, gardening advice, tastings

www.bordersorganicgardeners.org

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you create a robust business plan. 01835 818315

DIGITAL BOOST-PRODUCING ENGAGING CONTENT

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. Producing quality content is an excellent way of helping customers develop a meaningful relationship with your brand.

01835 818315

Jim Clark

Chirnside’s World Champion

50th Anniversary Exhibtion Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April 10am-4pm

Chirnside Community Centre Chirnside TD11 3XR

For more info visit: www.jimclarkthechirnsidechampion.org.uk

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; 3:45pm - 5:15pm. £2 per class. See Wednesday 21st for details. 01890 830 318

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

Chaplaincy Centre, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 6pm - 7pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. 07960 566 556

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 6pm. New members welcome. 01750 721233

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2 per class. See Wednesday 21st for details. 0796 977 0512

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Sheena Leslie will be demonstrating Sashiko stitching. Come along and learn this Japanese technique. 01750 21632

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions. 07989 461 012

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY!

Saturday 9th June

WALK WITH ST CUTHBERT

17 miles Channelkirk to Melrose (or part thereof) Buses to start of walk provided from Melrose, Lauder and Oxton

Register now!

Early Bird Fee (before 12th May) £10 adults, £5 child, £20 family

includes transport, water/fruit on walk and hot drinks and traybakes at finish Organised by Channelkirk & Lauder Church, supported by Oxton & Channelkirk Community Council

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BORDERS BUSINESS, EVENTS & VISITORS FAIR 2018

Wednesday, 7th March: 10.30am-3pm Springwood Park Hall, Kelso Exhibit, Network, Collect, Shop and Exchange Information Free Admission Free parking Refreshments 80+ Exhibitors A great day out for everyone! For more information or to book your table call 01750 725480 or online www.borderevents.com 38

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New for 2018 Meet the Reiving Families at a gathering of the Border Clans Family History Talks Reivers encampment and re-enactment Torchlight Parade “The Hot Trod” and Fireworks display Ghost Walks

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16th Century Banquet & entertainment Literary High Tea with guest speaker, Margaret Skea

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20th January MUSIC Ideom’s Burns Supper, Bowhill 25th January: MUSIC Burns Supper, Spittal 26h March: FUNDRAISER Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Walkerburn Village Hall 22nd February: THEATRE NT Live ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’, Wauchope Village Hall 7th March: FAIR Borders Business, Events & Visitors Fair, Kelso 17th March: MUSIC Tide Lines, Mac Arts, Galashiels 22nd March: THEATRE NT Live ‘Julius Caesar’ Wauchope Village Hall 23rd March: MUSIC Ian McMillan & Luke Carver-Goss, Spittal 21st April: MUSIC Ubunye, Spittal 10th May: THEATRE Macbeth (NT Live), Wauchope Village Hall 25th May: MUSIC Sandi Thom + Mills, Victoria Halls, Selkirk 9th June: WALK St Cuthbert’s Walk: Chanellkirk to Melrose

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Friday, 25th May Victoria Halls, Selkirk Doors 7.30pm for 8pm Tickets ÂŁ25 (+bf) from www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 01750 725480

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Tel: 01750 725480 E: info@borderevents.com ATTRACTIONS Abbotsford House, Melrose 10% off branded Abbotsford merchandise in the gift shop www.scottsabbotsford.co.uk Tel: 01896 752043 Bowhill House & Country Estate, Nr Selkirk Soft play and cup of tea/coffee for £3 (valid Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, excludes Bank Holidays) www.bowhill.co.uk Tel: 01750 22204 The National Mining Museum, Newtongrange £1 off per paying adult, kids go free! www.nationalminingmuseum.com Tel: 0131 663 7519

EATING OUT Buccleuch Arms St Boswells 10% off food bill www.buccleucharmshotel.co.uk Tel: 01835 822243 Buon Gusto Ristorante, Selkirk Complimentary bottle of house wine with a table booking for four. 73 High Street www.buongustoristorante.co.uk Tel: 01750 778174

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Jammy Coo, Lilliesleaf Free regular coffee or tea with a main meal (one per person) www.jammycoo.co.uk Tel: 01835 870537 Ochiltrees, Abbotsford, Melrose 10% discount on non-sale or pre-discounted food and drink. www.scottsabbotsford.co.uk Tel: 01896 663 962 Provender, Melrose Free bottle of house wine with any table booking for 4 guests and a free soft drink for the designated driver. www.provendermelrose.com Tel: 01896 820 319 Queen’s Head Hotel, Kelso 10% off food and drink bill (not in conjunction with any other offer/promotion) Tel: 01573 228899 Quins, Galashiels Free tea or coffee when dining after 7pm. www.quinsofgalashiels.co.uk Tel: 01896 757004 The Fleece Bar and Kitchen, Selkirk Comlimentary bottle of house wine per table when having 2 courses. 1 Ettrick Terrace Tel: 01750 725501 The Lodge at Carfraemill, Nr Lauder Book a table for four and receive a complimentary bottle of house wine and a free soft drink for the driver. www.carfraemill.co.uk Tel: 01578 750750 Smiddy Restaurant & Bar, Ashkirk Complimentary coffee or tea when you purchase one of our home made sweets. www.smiddyashirkrestaurantandbar.co.uk Tel: 01750 32242

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Multi Fuel Stove Company Ltd Free Companion Set with every installation. Tel: 01289 385033/07789 715572

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Music Station, Galashiels 10% off all stock. www.musicstation.me.uk Tel: 01896 754554

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk 20% off all stock purchases. Valid until 28th February. 39 Tower Street, Selkirk Tel: 01750 778 704 REIKI IN SELKIRK £10 off first appointment. Also £5 off for each introduction. Tel: 01750 82220

RETAIL Leading Labels, Selkirk 10% discount on all items in store. Open Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm. Tel: 01750 23260

Tile Style, Galashiels 10% off selected tiles, adhesives & grouts. Tel: 01896 750778 Turnbulls Shoe Repair, Selkirk 10% off all accessories, bags and wallets. High Street, Selkirk Tel: 01750 23337

Log onto www.borderevents.com to register for your card then don’t forget to send a SAE to: borderevents, 2 Heatherlie Park, Selkirk, TD7 5AL

Take a daffodil box to work and get your colleagues and customers to donate £20 raised = 1 hour Marie Curie local nursing care For more information call Maureen on 07917 558 654 maureen.stevenson@mariecurie.org.uk www.mariecurie.org.uk/collections

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6 Abbotsferry Road, Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RX Tel: 01896 750445

Ian Simons Mobile: 07932 158731

Turnbull’s Shoe Repairs SHOE REPAIRS • KEYCUTTING • ENGRAVING • LEATHERWORK Watches, purses and handbags for sale Open: Monday - Saturday

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borderevents January -February 2018  

The what's on magazine for the Scottish Borders and surrounding area

borderevents January -February 2018  

The what's on magazine for the Scottish Borders and surrounding area

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