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March - April 2018 Activity Trail

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Welcome to the March/April issue....

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Spring has sprung at last! Time to get out and about again - there is so much happening throughout the Borders during March and April. Launching a new business or planning an event this year? borderevents has a number of ways to help you promote it: print, online, social media, community radio and word of mouth. Check out our box office and buy tickets for your next night out from the comfort of your home! We look forward to seeing you all on Wednesday, 7th March - at the Borders Business Events and Visitors Fair in 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. Highway Rat Activity Trail, Kielder (©Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler) 2. Tidelines, Galashiels 3. Heatherslaw Light Railway, Ford & Etal 4. Hawick Reivers Festival (credit: Rab Talor) 5. Hot Cross Bun Fun Run, Bowhill 6. Scottish Borders Art Fair, Kelso

Contents March Events Food & Drink April Events Forthcoming Events Business

Page No 6 - 25 26 - 29 30- 47 48- 49 52 - 54

Future Magazine Deadline Dates May/June - 6th April July/August - 3rd June

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Various Bowhill Events throughout the year - check diary pages 7th March: FAIR Borders Business, Events & Visitors Fair, Kelso 22nd March: THEATRE NT Live ‘Julius Caesar’ Wauchope Village Hall 23rd-25th March: FESTIVAL Hawick Reivers Festival Events 23rd March: MUSIC Ian McMillan & Luke Carver-Goss, Spittal 24th March: MUSIC Scocha, Duns 30th March: MUSIC Scocha, Hawick 4th April: MUSIC Princesses of Pop, Galashiels 14th April: MUSIC Live at the Bar, Melrose Sevens Entertainment 21st April: MUSIC Ubunye, Spittal 26th April THEATRE ‘Here I Belong’, Darnick Village Hall 27th- 29th April: WALK Galashiels Walking Festival 28th April: MUSIC Spatz Showband, Duns 6th May: MUSIC Live at the Bar, Earlston Sevens Entertainment 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 1st July: OUTDOOR THEATRE A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Thirlestane Castle 28th- 29th July: Civil War Re-enactment Weekend, Thirlestane Castle

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Weekly Rotary Clubs Meetings Rotary is now 112 years old and the main objective is to give and to serve others. Members are asked to give their time, their leadership, and their business and personal skills to help others. Rotary brings people together through activities and projects, generating community spirit. Rotary takes action both locally and globally. Together we make a difference. Selkirk: Wednesdays, 6pm County Hotel. 01750 721233 Duns: Thursdays, 6.30pm White Swan. 01361 883338 Kelso: Thursday, 6pm Cross Keys Hotel. 01835 850266 Melrose: Thursdays 6pm Kings Arms. 01896 800335 Eyemouth: Thursdays 7pm Golf Club. 01890 752404 Jedburgh: Thursdays 6.30pm Carters Rest, 01450 860267

Please get in touch to have your rotary club meeting listed here

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

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

Tuesday

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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Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th March

Celebrating a turbulent past and a culture born of FIRE AND STEEL! Don’t miss this exciting festival for the Borders

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE SATURDAY 24TH MARCH

Photo Credit: Rab Taylor

Borders Kith and Kin Meet the Border Families, learn their story past and present. Find out if you are connected to the Reiving Clans and learn how to research your own family history

FRIDAY 23RD MARCH “Meet the Ghosts of Liddesdale and Teviotdale“ - Ghost Walks 7.30pm and the second at 8.30pm – Turnbull Statue, Hawick Civic Space Come and meet the Ghosts of Hawick past and hear the grizzly and gory stories of our ancestors! Tickets £4 each or £10 for family of 4. Ghost Talk in the “Auld Baths” Join Billy Young for an evening of Illustrated Ghost Stories at 8.30pm. Tickets £5 from www.borderevents.com T: 01750 725480

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16th Century Market 10.30am till 3pm, Hawick High Street, Town Hall Area Including Reivers Trials, Live Entertainment and Reivers Games Reivers Encampment 10.30am till 3pm, Wee Haugh Full programme of re-enactments including displays of Musket Drills and hand to hand skirmishes and mock battles with static displays of life in the 16th Century Border Lands. Procession - 10.45am, High Street. 16th Century Crafts 10.30am-3pm, Borders Textile Towerhouse Primary School Reivers Games 11.30am, High Street Hawick Primary Schools Reiver Presentation Drumlanrig St Cuthbert’s - 12noon. ‘Reivers Characters’ Stirches Primary School - 12.45pm. “A Reiver’s Romance’

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SUNDAY 25TH MARCH “Borders Kith and Kin” Heritage Hub. Talks at 10am, 11.15am and 12.30pm

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Hawick Archaeological Society Talk 1pm, Heritage Hub (Silver collection at door) “In the Footsteps of Reivers” by Brian Dingle Torchlight Procession & Fireworks 6.45pm, Common Haugh Reivers Banquet and Entertainment Featuring the Liddesdale Play performed by “Two Rivers Theatre Company” and Border songs from local singers. 8.15pm in the “Banqueting Hall” at Hawick Old Baths. Tickets £15 from www. borderevents.com T: 01750 725480

HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

Liddesdale Play performed by “Two Rivers Theatre Company” Heart of Hawick Auditorium - 2pm Literary High Tea ‘The Tower House – Not just a home, more a way of life.’ by Margaret Skea. The talk will consider location, architecture, and domestic features of the Scottish tower house, to illustrate how it not only reflected, but was essential to the reiver’s life and lifestyle. 4.30pm - Mansfield Park, Hawick RFC Tickets £15 (Advanced Booking Essential) from www.borderevents.com T: 01750 725480

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

BORDERS KITH & KIN

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

FRIDAY 23RD - SUNDAY 25TH MARCH 2018 WWW.HAWICKREIVERS.COM

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THURSDAY, MARCH 1 THE HIGHWAY RAT ACTIVITY TRAIL

Kielder Castle, Kielder, NE48 1ER; 10am - 5pm. Get your Highway Rat activity pack before you begin from Kielder Castle Café for £3. The latest Julia Donaldson book to be brought to life on our forest trails. Fun activities! Open 7 days until November

01434 250209

SELKIRK MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY (UNTIL 3RD MARCH)

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; 7:30pm. Conc £10 (Restrictions apply, please enquire), £12 (£13 Table seat Sat Night). Copacabana - full of catchy songs and colourful costumes.Tickets on the night

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

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

KELSO AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: TALK

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:15am. Coffee and talk by Charles Burnett. “A forgotten Queen and her vanished Church”. Visitors very welcome 01573 450293

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

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

RACE NIGHT AND HARRY’S DISCO

Henry Ballantyne Club, Walkerburn, EH43 6AB; 7pm. Free entry, programs £1. A great night of entertainment, all welcome 01896 870688

FERGUS MCCREADIE TRIO

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10, £12. An evening with one of Scotland’s most exciting young jazz musicians. 01890 750099

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB ILLUSTRATED TALK

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club - Illustrated Talk by Borders Artist, Rich Johnson - Pen and Paint.

01896 820023

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 Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. BYOB. All ages welcome. Guests: Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal are a much sought-after Scottish musical duo 07986 644661

PREMIER HURDLE DAY FORTHCOMING DATES Saturday 3rd March ~ Racing from 2.15pm THE TWILIGHT MEETING - Wednesday 20th September 2017. THE SPRING FLING Racing from 4pm Monday 15th March ~ Racing from 2.10pm

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

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BABY, TODDLER AND CHILD SALE

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 10am - 12pm. £10 per table or £2 and incudes tea or coffee and scones. Needing a clearout of those unwanted items? Why not book at table and help raise money for Charity 07841 120 965

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

GALA OPERA: SUMMER HOLIDAY (UNTIL 10TH MARCH)

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; Various prices. Sun (preveiw matinee) 2.30pm; Mon-Sat 7.30pm.

07754 588 688

ANNUAL POTATO DAY AND GREEN FAIR

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 11am - 3pm. £1.50, children and parking free. Over 100 varieties, eco/green stalls, gardening advice, tastings.

WEDDING FAIR

12pm - 4pm. £5. In association with Border Brides, Hawick. Various stalls to help plan your big day

01450 379009

THE MIGHTY DEERSTALKER

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; 12pm. An adventure running event with a difference! 5km and 10km

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

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

DUNS FILM CLUB: WEST SIDE STORY

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 4pm - 6pm. One of the greatest musicals of all time.Adults £6 at the door. 01361 884 935

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:15pm. Premier Hurdle Day 01573 224767

AN EVENING WITH COLIN SKEATH, MBE

Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 6pm 7:30pm. £8. Come and meet the brains behind the amazing first circumnavigation of UK mainland by open canoe. Pre-booking essential 07941 450 064

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

ANNUAL POTATO DAY & GREEN FAIR

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Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

Public Skating on Sundays 2.45pm-5.15pm Ice Disco - Saturday 24th March 6pm-8.30pm

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KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:30pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Book via our website using a credit or debit card via PayPal.. Three superb musicians come together to form a flute trio. Music by Schubert, Janacek & Martinu.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

01668 216550

TUESDAY, MARCH 6 MONDAY, MARCH 5

FOOD INTOLERANCE TESTING

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

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

LIVE MUSIC: CAL AND HIS BAND

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.

Galashiels Golf Club, Galashiels, TD1 2NJ; 7pm. Fundraiser for TD1 Radio - come along and show your support. Bar and raffle More info: tickets@

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

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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

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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

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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 11 01750 725480 or online www.borderevents.com


March Events

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

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.

7:30pm - 9pm. Voluntary collection, non members welcome. A film about the people and spectacle of Langholm Common Riding day by Jamie Telford. Non members welcome 01450 379848

RAG BAG MORRIS 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 778704 or 07773 634884

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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

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

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

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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

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

AME AIKIDO CLUB

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

an appointment call 07799 720707

DIGITAL BOOST-WEB AND SOCIAL ANALYTICS

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop unlocks data analytics so you can clearly see where your website traffic is coming from and why.

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Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10:30am - 3pm. Tables £36, visitors FREE (register in advance and be entered into our prize draw). Come along and discover new places to visit, shop and stay. Exhibit, network, collect and exchange information.

01750 725480 and register via: www. borderevents.com

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

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. free for 4 weeks. We would love you to join us, make new friends, and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions 0798 946 1012

BORDER FLOWER CLUB

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Demonstration: Gill Garrow, Elgin. Visitors welcome and sales table on offer

BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING

Focus Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 1DQ; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Borders Gateway workshop will help you create a robust business plan. 01835 818315

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Speaker: Charles Burnett ‘A forgotten Scottish Queen and her vanished Church’ 01750 76243 for

more information

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

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THURSDAY, MARCH 8 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

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LYNX THEATRE PRESENTS “SYLVIA”

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Entry by Donation. Sylvia - The play about Sylvia Pankhurst, artist and suffragette. Doors Open 7pm. Sponsored by SBRCC, SBC ,Unison

01573 420231

EDUARDO MARTIN AND AHMED DICKINSON The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11, £13. An evening with two of the finest exponents of the Cuban classical guitar school

01890 750099

FRIDAY, MARCH 9 CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 COLOUR FUN RUN

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus), Galashiels, TD1 3HF; 10am. £10.50 Students : £8.50 (matriculation number required) Under 14: £5.50* Groups of 4: £31.00. 5K fun run raising money for charity, everyone welcome to take part

BUSTER KEATON IN THE GENERAL

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £6.50 (under 16s £3.50). Silent Film with live accompaniment. One of the greatest comedies of all time for all the family. 01361 810759

OLD TIME DANCING

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

01578 730355 DANCE

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

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 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

ROCKET THEATRE: OSCAR WILDE’S LORD ARTHUR

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. £12 Adults. £10 under 16’s. Optional Supper £13.. ““Murder is always a mistake: One should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner…” Tickets:

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WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

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

MONDAY, MARCH 12 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

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Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 9:15am - 5pm. Learn how to reach international markets and get practical know-how on international market opportunities. 01835 825 600

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

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Dr Margaret Collins will speak about Architecture around Melrose. Tea and coffee available. All welcome. 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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

HAOS MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY: OLIVER (UNTIL 17TH MARCH)

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. Saturday Matinee 2:15pm

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–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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 RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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. 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

01450 379757 / 07879 037 852

TUESDAY, MARCH 13 BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments

To book an appointment call 07799 720707 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. 0797 453 3127

01750 725480

BOWTECH Bowen Therapy

Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective Every Body is Better with Bowen

Now available at the Humbie Hub, Lauder & Melrose To book an appointment call Alison on 07799 720707 www.bowen-technique.co.uk

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MELROSE HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Talk “Pernicious to the Morals of the People” - Smuggling in Berwisckshire by Dr Derek James 01896 820200

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

THE TWEEDDALE SOCIETY: TALK

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

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

Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, EH45 8AD; 7:30pm. £6 or £10 membership. Archive Film (Laxdale Hall - 1953) followed by Annual General Meeting 01721 725777

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

0796 977 0512

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

an appointment call 07799 720707 DIGITAL BOOST-LINKEDIN

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. We’ll take you beyond networking by showing you how to market your products and promote your brand. 01835 818315

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription or £3 per night for non members (includes tea/coffee). Come along and join us for an evening of sewing and chat. New members welcome. 01750 21632

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

re-energIse your

borders Home

Home Energy Scotland is hosting free events in the Borders for anyone who needs help to keep their home warm. Come along for some free and impartial advice.

peebles

Thursday 15 March 5.30 – 7.30pm Peebles Burgh Hall

SelkIrk

Tuesday 27 March 5.30 – 7.30pm Victoria Halls

Melrose

Thursday 19 April 5.30 – 7.30pm Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute

We recommend that you book your free place in advance at http://bit.ly/HomeEnergyScotlandEvents For further information call 0808 808 2282 or email technicalteam@se.homeenergyscotland.org Home Energy Scotland is a free and impartial advice service funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust.

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Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. free for 4 weeks. We would love you to join us, make new friends, and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome, no auditions 0798 946 1012

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 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

Focus Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 1DQ; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. 01835 818315

KELSO AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: TALK

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:15am. All welcome. Open Meeting. Coffee & talk by Ms Jenny Young, solicitor, “Wills, Powers of Attorney re Finance and Personal Welfare”. 01573 450293

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

March Events

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Please call for details.

01896 753485

RE-ENERGISE YOUR BORDERS HOME

Burgh Hall, Peebles, EH45 8HG; 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Home Energy Scotland is giving free and impartial advice on how to keep your home warm. All welcome. 0808 808 2282

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. For all abilities aged 16+ 07887 987 587

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm.

0754 258 9322

- Artists, collectives, galleries - Over 50 exhibition stands - Local heroes exhibition - Artist led workshops - Family friendly - Meet the artists - Demonstrations and talks - Competitions - Floors Castle tours - On-site cafe/bar - Great atmosphere - FREE ENTRY TO FAIR! Sponsors

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BORDERS ART FAIR

AN EVENING WITH IAN BRUCE

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10am - 4pm. Free admission. Some of the finest contemporary art in the Scottish Borders will be showcased

Eckford Village Hall, Kelso; 7:30pm. £10.00 Supper included. Bring your own bott. Award winning singer songwriter. Presented by Welll Road Productions.

FELT PICTURES WORKSHOP

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

FELT PICTURES WORKSHOP

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

RSCDS DUNS AND DISTRICT MONTHLY DANCE

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10am - 4pm. Free admission. Some of the finest contemporary art in the Scottish Borders will be showcased

07803 012 620

Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £65 payable upon booking. A one day workshop exploring techniques for felting pictures. Homemade lunch. All materials provided. 0778 676 5264 Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £65 payable upon booking. A one day workshop exploring techniques for felting pictures. Homemade lunch. All materials provided. 07786 765264

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. £6. Dancing to Neil Hardie 0796 977 0512 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

BUCCLEUCH POINT-TO-POINT

AT FRIARS HAUGH, KELSO SUNDAY 18TH MARCH 2018

01835 850213

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

BORDERS ART FAIR

07803 012 620

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

FILM: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm 9pm. £5. 12A. All welcome. Doors Open 6 30pm

01573 420231

MELROSE MUSIC SOCIETY: CONCERT

Melrose Parish Church Hall, Melrose, TD6 9LJ; 7:30pm. Tickets at door: £14 for non-members; school children accompanied by an adult - free. The TIM KLIPHUIS TRIO (violin, guitar & bass) will play a high-energy blend of classical, gypsy, jazz and folk music.

MUSIC: TIDE LINES

Mac Arts Centre, Galashiels, TD1 1SP; 7:30pm. Tickets £12.50 + bf. Tide Lines are a 4 piece band originally from the Highlands of Scotland Tickets:

COME AND JOIN US FOR AN ENJOYABLE AFTERNOON OF POINT TO POINT RACING CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT TENT HUNT RIDE…. 11.30am FIRST RACE….1.00pm ENTRY…. £10.00 PER ADULT

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SUNDAY, MARCH 18 WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

01750 725480


TUESDAY, MARCH 20

07803 012 620

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments

BUCCLEUCH POINT-TO-POINT

Friarshaugh, Kelso, TD5 8LT; 11:30am. £10/adult. An enjoyable afternoon of horse racing. Children’s entertainment tent. Hunt ride 11.30am. First Race 1pm

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

MONDAY, MARCH 19 REIKI IN SELKIRK WITH ELLEN

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

To book an appointment call 07799 720707 EASTER COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS

Carfraemill, Near Lauder, TD2 6RA; 10:30am - 2pm. £40. Carfraemill is hosting Easter Aga cookery demonstrations with Norfolk cookery writer Mary Kemp. Call to book! 01578 750750

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)

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

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

KELSO RACES

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

01750 82220 or 07762 965 458

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:10pm. The Spring Fling. Gates open 12.10pm 01573 224767

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

KAOS MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY (UNTIL 24TH MARCH)

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS. 7.30pm. This year’s production is ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’. Tickets from Hector Innes in Kelso.

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2 per class. Scottish Country Dancing classes for all ages and abilities. New members are always welcome 0796 977 0512

Please mention ‘borderevents’ when attending an event or responding to adverts 01750 725480

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 RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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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BORDERS ART FAIR

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10am - 4pm. Free admission. Some of the finest contemporary art in the Scottish Borders will be showcased


March Events

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, MARCH 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.

LAUDER AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm. £8, £10 (includes a glass of wine/soft drink & cheese). Tickets from Keystore, Lauder. A farce ‘Round the Houses’ - lots of laughs from a play packed with hilarious one liners, double entendres and innuendo!

To book a table, call 01578 722885

THURSDAY, MARCH 22 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Call 01750 778 704/ 07773 634 884

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

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENING

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments

To book an appointment call 07799 720707 KEEP YOUR BUSINESS SAFE ONLINE

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. Find out how to take some simple steps to reduce your business’ chances of being hacked. 01835 825 600

EASTER COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS

Carfraemill, Near Lauder, TD2 6RA; 10:30am - 2pm. £40. Carfraemill is hosting Easter Aga cookery demonstrations with Norfolk cookery writer Mary Kemp. Call to book! 01578 750750

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; Julius Caesar Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call

01750 725480

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.

Call 01750 778 704/07773 634 884

BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Focus Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 1DQ; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This Business Gateway workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances.

01835 818315

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

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

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

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

0796 977 0512

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Sports & more! 07542 589 322

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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

TWEEDBANK ART CLUB

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

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01578 722885

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KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:45pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Book via our website using a credit or debit card via PayPal.. Three Romantic works by Mendelssohn, Brahms & Ravel played by the award-winning Piatti Quartet.

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. £12 Adults. £10 under 16’s. Optional Supper £13.. One of Wilson’s fantastic Tales of the Borders, this story is suitable for all ages to understand and enjoy.

01668 216550

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

Meet the reiving families at a gathering of the Border clans, family history talks, reivers encampment reenactment. See Pages 6 & 7 for details.

MUSIC: UNDER THE SURFACE

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10, £12. Under the Surface is a unique trio of three musicians from different generations at the top of the Dutch jazz scene. 01890 750099

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, MARCH 24 HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

Meet the reiving families at a gathering of the Border clans, family history talks, reivers encampment reenactment. See Pages 6 & 7 for details.

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

BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY RACE NIGHT

Tweedmouth Bowling Club, Tweedmouth, TD15 2HQ; 7:30pm - 10pm. £5 . Fun night including buffet supper. E: berwickopera@yahoo.co.uk

Ye can stand or sit, but ye’ll no sit still... Scocha

“Scottish Folk and Roll”

www.scocha.com

IAN MCMILLAN AND LUKE CARVER-GOSS

BURC (formerly St Paul’s Church), Spittal, TD15 1QY; 7:30pm. Adults £8, u/17’s £5, Family (2 adults 2 u/17’s) £22. Words, Music, Glee & Delight, a hilarious night of words, music & improvisation.

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

T MUSIC: KING CREOSOTE OU

Mac Arts Centre, Galashiels, LD TD1 1SP; 7:30pm.

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LAUDER AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm. £8, £10 (includes a glass of wine/soft drink & cheese). Tickets from Keystore, Lauder. A farce ‘Round the Houses’ - lots of laughs from a play packed with hilarious one liners, double entendres and innuendo!

To book a table, call 01578 722885

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Saturday 24th March Volunteer Hall, Duns 7.15pm ~ £13 +bf Tickets: www.borderevents.com or Tel: 01750 725480 organised by the Rotary Club of Duns

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Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm. £8, £10 See Wednesday 22nd for deails. To book a table, call


March Events

RAG RUGGING WORKSHOP

Coronation Hall, Sprouston, TD5 8HP; 10am 3:30pm. £40. Have fun learning the traditional craft of rag rugging. All materials provided AND homemade cake! 01665 579422

ICE DISCO

Border Ice Rink, Kelso, TD5 7SL; 6pm-8.30pm. Ice skating for everyone. 01573 224774

BORDERS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY TALK

St Peter’s Church Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 5pm. non members by donation. ‘The deid’s letterwills and legacies – lifting the veil on past lives’ by Margaret Fox, Traquair House archivist

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

UGLY BUG RAGTIME THREE JAZZ CONCERT

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 7pm - 9pm. Adult £10. Under 18 free. VisitScotland box office 01450 360688. Hawick Music Club welcomes the popular multi-talented trio to provide a lively entertaining jazz concert

A CONCERT FOR SPRING

St Cuthbert’s Church, Norham, TD15 2LF; 7pm. Entry by Donation. Performances by Norham Choir, and soloists, and Julian Bonia on organ - all proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Society 07745 130 987

THE ROTARY CLUB OF DUNS PRESENTS SCOCHA Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:15pm. £13 + bf. Live folk ‘n’ roll from Scocha Tickets: www.

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LAUDER AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm. £8, £10 (includes a glass of wine/soft drink & cheese). Tickets from Keystore, Lauder. A farce ‘Round the Houses’ - lots of laughs from a play packed with hilarious one liners, double entendres and innuendo! To book a table, call 01578 722885

SUNDAY, MARCH 25 HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

Meet the reiving families at a gathering of the Border clans, family history talks, reivers encampment reenactment. See Pages 6 & 7 for details.

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; 12am - 12:59am. All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm

0754 258 9322

CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN CITY LIGHTS

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 2:30pm - 4:30pm. £6.50 (under 16s £3.50). Charlie Chaplin stars in and directs the 1931 classic silent with live theatre organ accompaniment. 01361 810759

MONDAY, MARCH 26 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

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

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

THE WIZARD OF OZ (UNTIL 31ST MARCH)

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12, £10. Innerleithen and District Amateur Operatic Society. Matinee on Saturday 2.15pm

0845 224 1908

TUESDAY, MARCH 27 BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

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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)

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

RE-ENERGISE YOUR BORDERS HOME

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Home Energy Scotland is giving free and impartial advice on how to keep your home warm. All welcome. 0808 808 2282

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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 RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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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BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

an appointment call 07799 720707

DIGITAL BOOST: FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. This is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of how Facebook can be used to engage with audiences.

01835 825 600

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

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription or £3 per night for non members (includes tea/coffee). Lindsay Roberts, a locally based textile designer, will be talking on Stitching with Indigo Fabrics. Visitors welcome. 01750 21632

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March Events

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free for four weeks. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome no auditions 0798 946 1012

THURSDAY, MARCH 29 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-MARKETING

Focus Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 1DQ; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers and how to market effectively.

01835 818315

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

FRIDAY, MARCH 30 CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

EASTER WEEKEND AT FLOORS

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; Normal admission charges apply, free admission to Annual Pass holders. Explore the woodland walks, stroll through our beautiful gardens and discover the largest inhabited castle in Scotland 01573 223333

ST ABBS MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am 3pm. Shop for local & regional artisan produce - fresh fish, gifts, crafts, fashions. Charity calendar available to buy. 018907 71557

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

SCOCHA IN CONCERT

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. Main hall £18; balcony £12 (+BF). Live music and entertainment. Fully licensed bar. Cabaret and balcony seating Tickets: www.borderevents.

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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, MARCH 31 EASTER WEEKEND AT FLOORS

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; See Friday for details. 01573 223333

SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY Re-opens on Saturday 31st March Self Tours every Saturday & Sunday 2pm-4.30pm Follow us on fb: scottishbordersdonkeysanctuary www.donkeyheaven.org Tel: 01835 823468

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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 281884

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 ST ABBS POP UP INDOOR MARKET

Norham Village Hall, Norham, TD15 2LQ; 11am - 3pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. 07521 412 949

PAY ONCE

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

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

SCHEME RETURNS

COUNTRY ESTATE

RE-OPENS 30th MARCH

LOTS OF

EASTER

FUN...

The Knowes, Kelso TD5 7BH

KIDS

The Owl & SHOW The Pussycat 8th April, 3pm

Easter Sunday Fun Day 1st April 11am – 4pm

Ranger Clubs Throughout the holidays, see website

HOUSE OPEN: 30 th MARCH - 2 nd APRIL Bowhill House Bowhill Selkirk TD7 5ET Tel: 01750 22204 | E: info@bowhillhouse.co.uk The Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust Registered Charity No: SC014915

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION & NEWS PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE...

WWW.BOWHILLHOUSE.CO.UK YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA TOO...

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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

GALASHIELS

Quins ~ of Galashiels

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

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

BAR RESTAURANT COFFEE HOUSE PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM

Quality fresh food served every day and every night

Book your table for Mother’s Day and Easter 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 26

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KELSO

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

LILLIESLEAF 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 Book a table and treat mum or granny for Mother’s Day! Lilliesleaf ~ Tel: 01835 870537 E: jammycoo@gmail.com

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

Call 01750 725480 or email: info@borderevents.com today to have your business featured here in our May/June issue 01750 725480

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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

ENJOY OUR LOYALTY SCHEME, SIGN UP TODAY FOR FREE. JUST ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF FOR MORE INFORMATION. SISTER COMPANY OF MILESTONE GARDEN AND LEISURE

OPENING HOURS: 8.00AM - 6.00PM EVERY DAY

w greenhousecafemelrose.com t 01896 800360

6 BUCCLEUCH ST, MELROSE, ROXBURGHSHIRE TD6 9LD

SELKIRK

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

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

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 Room available for small private functions

Book now Mother’s Day & Easter Sunday 1 Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk Tel: 01750 725501 www.facebook.com/thefleecebarandkitchen 28

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Garden,Gifts & Café

NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS, TD6 OPL feel the love

milestonegardenandleisure.com stuff on us

Milestone Loyalty

01835 825959

Music Station Visit our new website www.musicstation.me.uk

Guitars ● Drums ● Amps ● Spares & Accessories Guitar Repair Service ● Vintage Vinyl Records

71 Bank Street Galashiels Tel: 01896 754554 01750 725480

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April Events

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

EASTER SUNDAY FUN DAY

EASTER EGGCITEMENT AT FORD AND ETAL Fun and chocolate for all the family! 01890 820338 EASTER WEEKEND AT FLOORS

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; Normal admission charges apply, free admission to Annual Pass holders. Explore the woodland walks, stroll through our beautiful gardens and discover the largest inhabited castle in Scotland 01573 223333

GALA RUGBY SEVENS

Gala Rugby Club, Galashiels, TD1 3HE; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby.net

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 4pm. Join us for a cracking day out for all the family with Easter trails, house tours, archery, face painting & more. 01750 22204

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; 11am 5pm. tbc. The Biggest egg hunt in the Borders and lots more fun activities all day. 01896 830323

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

EASTER FUN AT ABBOTSFORD

Abbotsford House, Melrose, TD6 9BQ; 10am - 3pm. Various prices, more information on website. Hop along and make your day eggstra special with Easter at Abbotsford. From egg hunts to crafts there’s lots on offer. 01896 752043

MONDAY, APRIL 2 EASTER EGGCITEMENT AT FORD AND ETAL Fun and chocolate for all the family! 01890 820338

Official Estate Opening

Bring your family and furry friends for our Easter Family Day 1st April 10am - 3pm Activities include: Egg Hunt, Pet Show, Crafts and many more... Abbotsford Melrose TD6 9BQ t. 01896 752043 e. enquiries@scottsabbotsford.co.uk www.scottsabbotsford.com

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Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; Normal admission charges apply, free admission to Annual Pass holders. Explore the woodland walks, stroll through our beautiful gardens and discover the largest inhabited castle in Scotland 01573 223333

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 ROMAN EXHIBITION (MON-SAT UNTIL OCTOBER)

Three Hills Heritage Centre, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 10:30am - 4:30pm. £2, £1 student, £5 family. Aerial photographs; artists’ drawings; models; maps; blacksmith’s workshop; Roman kitchen & pottery; replica armour 01896 822651

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 3pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more

OLD MELROSE MONASTIC WALK

Old Melrose Furniture Studio/Tearoom , Melrose, TD6 9DF; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £2, children free. No booking required. A guided walk through 2000 years of history including the site of the original Melrose monastery. All welcome. 01835 82283

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

TUESDAY, APRIL 3 FOOD INTOLERANCE TESTING

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am - 6pm. Are you Tired, Bloated, Depressed, Fuzzy Brained? To increase your energy levels & feel better, call 01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

Holy Island, Lindisfarne, TD15 2SE; 10am - 2:30pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. Opening times are approximate

BOWHILL HOLIDAY RANGER CLUB - APRIL Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. £5 per child. Fun activities for boys & girls who love the outdoors, with activities like den building, camp fire fun, & raft building

01750 22204

MELLERSTAIN HOUSE & GARDENS A ROBERT ADAM MASTERPIECE

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

ROMAN (W) RITING! Try your hand at ... ... ‘Three Hills’ Heritage Centre Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PN

From 2 April 10.30am-4.30pm: Mon-Sat

A Roman HQ: £2 adult, £1 student; £5 family

Guided walk to Vast Newstead Site Thursdays from 5 April 1.30pm-5.30pm

(inc tea/juice) £4 adult, £1 student, £10 family ENJOY THE GEMS & SILVER HOARD Tel: 01896 822651 www.trimontium.org.uk

ONE OF BRITAIN’S BEST STATELY HOMES Stunning Adam Interiors, 500 years of Scottish History, Unmissable Gardens, Hoebridge Café, Playground and Lakeside Walks. Easter weekend, and then 4 May to 1 October Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. House: 12.00pm to 5.00pm (last entry at 4.15pm) Gardens & Cafe: 11.00am to 5.00pm JUST 15 MINS FROM KELSO & MELROSE/1HR FROM EDINBURGH

Mellerstain House, Gordon, Scottish Borders TD3 6LG Tel: +44 (0)1573 410225 enquiries@mellerstain.com www.mellerstain.com Scottish Charity Number: SC011009

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EASTER WEEKEND AT FLOORS


April Events

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–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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 RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB

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

www.ancrumastronomyclub.org.uk

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4 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

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)

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7pm - 9pm. Single ticket £12, Family of 3 £32, Family of 4 £40 plus booking fees . UKs top tribute to Little Mix (Little Mix Magic) and the amazing Ariana Grande (Simply Ariana) No age restrictions Tickets: www.

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

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

PRINCESSES OF POP SHOW

0797 453 3127

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AME AIKIDO CLUB

ROXBURGHE ATC

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

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Sports & more! 07542 589 322

Achieve Healthy Weightloss 12 week Spring Special £99!

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

Call Rosemary: 01750 778 704 32

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THURSDAY, APRIL 5

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 50TH MORPETH GATHERING

Exciting three-day annual festival of street entertainment, indoor events, music, dance, craft, dialect, heritage & fun. 01670 623455

CHURCH MEETINGS

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

HOT STONE FUSION: INDULGE YOUR BODY

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 4pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more

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

KELSO & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:15am. Annual General Meeting followed by short talks by members. Visitors very welcome 01573 450293

TRIMONTIUM ROMAN GUIDED WALK

Three Hills Heritage Centre, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 1:30pm - 5:30pm. £4.00 adults; £1 school children; family £10, dogs welcome. Walk past the Abbey to Newstead around the hidden Roman Fort & stand high on Leaderfoot Viaduct. 01896 822651

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

Jim Clark

Chirnside’s World Champion

50th Anniversary Exhibition

Fri 6th & Sat 7th April: 10am-6pm Sun 8th April: 10am-4pm

Chirnside Community Centre Chirnside TD11 3XR

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

01750 725480

ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

JIM CLARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 10am - 6pm. Entry by donation. An exhibition commemorating and celebrating the life and achievements of Jim Clark – F1 World Champion Racing Driver

ST ABBS MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 4pm. Shop for local & regional artisan produce - fresh fish, gifts, crafts, fashions. 018907 71557

HERITAGE TALKS

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm. £7 per person. Our popular series of Heritage Talks return. The talks will be held at 2pm the 1st Friday of the month from April onward

01750 22204

NUTTY’S LITTLE SQUIRREL CLUB - APRIL

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm. £3 per child. Join the Bowhill ranger for woodland fun and games for toddlers and little ones (under 6’s). 01750 22204

51st Morpeth Gathering Northumbrian Festival

Friday 6th- Sunday 8thApril

Music ~ Craft ~ Dialect ~ Dance Heritage & Traditional fun for all Indoor & Outdoor Events

Tel: 01670 513308 www.northumbriana.org.uk/gathering

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BORDER FLOWER CLUB

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Demonstration: Katie-Jane Hermes, Newcastle upon Tyne - A Walk on the Wild Side. Visitors welcome & sales table on offer


April Events

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: STEVE TURNER

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card -free. BYOB. All ages welcom. Steve returns to the club fresh from his tours of Australia and Germany, and ready to delight our lucky audience 07986 644661

COFFEE MORNING

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 10am - 11:30am. £2.50. In aid of Arthritis Research everyone welcome

JIM CLARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 10am - 6pm. Entry by donation. An exhibition commemorating and celebrating the life and achievements of Jim Clark – F1 World Champion Racing Driver

ST ABBS WOOL FESTIVAL

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 10am. For all wool crafting enthusiasts and the curious! 018907 71154

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. £5 per child. Enjoy activities like den building, camp fire fun & raft building with the Bowhill Ranger. Suitable for 6+ year olds.

01750 22204

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

50TH MORPETH GATHERING

Exciting three-day annual festival of street entertainment, indoor events, music, dance, craft, dialect, heritage & fun. 01670 623455

Holy Island, Lindisfarne, TD15 2SE; 11:30am - 5pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. Opening times are approximate

KIELDER ULTRA TRAIL RACE

HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

Kielder Castle, Kielder, NE48 1ER; 9am - 8pm. £40 & £55. An ultra running event based in the vast expanse of Kielder Water & Forest Park. There will be 100km & 50km options.

St. Abbs Wool Festival In Eyemouth! Sat 7th April

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

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 1:50pm. Party in the Paddock. Gates open 11.50am.

01573 224767

Inviting all

Wool Crafting Enthusiasts & The Curious... 10am in the Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE. Tel: 018907 71154

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THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

PARTY IN THE PADDOCK FORTHCOMING DATES Saturday 7th April ~ Racing from 1.50pm THE TWILIGHT MEETING - Wednesday 20th September 2017. BUCCLEUCH CUP DAY Racing from 4pm Monday 16th April ~ Racing from 2.10pm

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Darnick Village Hall; 7.30pm. Travelling theatre - Unique and unexpected tales, catchy tunes, hilarious turns and fetching hats! £5 at door.

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

MUSIC: GNOSS

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT

01896 823003

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm - 10pm. £7, £11, £13. Energetic and dynamic four piece folk band with fiddle, flute guitar and percussion. 01890 750099

MUSIC: GEORGE INGLIS

Henry Ballantyne Club, Walkerburn, EH43 6AB; 8pm. Everyone welcome

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 3pm. £8 adults, £6 children. £25 family (2+2).. Based on the poem by Edward Lear this show is a riotous cruise across the high seas in which love conquers all. Tickets:

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MONDAY, APRIL 9 LEARN TO DRAW - NEW CLASSES START

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 50TH MORPETH GATHERING

Exciting three-day annual festival of street entertainment, indoor events, music, dance, craft, dialect, heritage & fun. 01670 623455

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

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

JIM CLARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 10am - 4pm. Entry by donation. An exhibition commemorating and celebrating the life and achievements of Jim Clark – F1 World Champion Racing Driver

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

01835 823468

Holy Island, Lindisfarne, TD15 2SE; 11:30am - 5pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. Opening times are approximate

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

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. All welcome. Tea/coffee available. Rosie Shields will give a talk about The Border Ospreys. (Rosie’s European owl will be in attendance) 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

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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April Events

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

TUESDAY, APRIL 10 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

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

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

MUSIC: FELIPE VERNEERT & ENRIQUE SIMON

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11, £13. Virtuoso musical conversations between Belgian guitarist and Spanish pianist, Verneert and Simon. 01890 750099

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 MENOPAUSE – A CHANGE TOO FAR!

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

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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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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

453 3127

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 8:30am - 1pm. Ease Hot Flushes, Sweats, Skin Dryness, Lowered Libido, Anxiety & Mood Swings so balance is restored naturally.

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

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Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. It is essential to have a realistic, working business plan when you’re starting up a business. 01835 825 600

LEARN TO DRAW - NEW CLASSES START

TRIMONTIUM ROMAN GUIDED WALK

Three Hills Heritage Centre, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 1:30pm - 5:30pm. £4.00 adults; £1 school children; family £10, dogs welcome. Walk past the Abbey to Newstead around the hidden Roman Fort & stand high on Leaderfoot Viaduct. 01896 822651

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 2pm - 4:30pm. Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson) . A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

07523 768406

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

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

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

TRIMONTIUM TRUST LECTURE: DR JOHN REID

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. ‘Brush up your Burnswark! How dare you change the story!’ All welcome 01896 822651

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription or £3 per night for non members (includes tea/coffee). Come along and join us for an evening of sewing and chat. New members welcome. 01750 21632

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

SCOTTISH BORDERS ART GLASS

Demonstrations Showroom Shop

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free for four weeks. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome no auditions 0798 946 1012

THURSDAY, APRIL 12 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

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

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GALASHIELS AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10:30am. Talk: Lady Catherine and Margaret Fox - ‘Traquair’. All welcome 01896 822316

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April Events

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

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

ROTARY MUSIC NIGHT

ST ABBS MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 4pm. Shop for local & regional artisan produce - fresh fish, gifts, crafts, fashions. 018907 71557

Eyemouth Golf Club, Eyemouth, TD14 5SF; 8pm 11pm. £12.50. Marty Craggs and Trevor Sewell are joining us for an evening of fun and music of popular and traditional songs. 018907 50227

LEARN TO DRAW - NEW CLASSES START

Connections, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 2pm - 4:30pm. Blocks of 6 lessons £72 (£12/lesson). A friendly and encouraging environment in which to learn how to draw. Art materials and refreshments supplied

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Flower festival, art competitions, exhibitions and more. Ceilidh on Saturday at 7pm 01890 8203

07523 768406

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

LADY WATERFORD BICENTENARY OPEN WEEKEND

MELROSE RUGBY SEVENS

Melrose Rugby Football Club, Melrose, TD6 9SA; For full information and updates visit www. bordersrugby.net

Rugby 7s Entertainment 8pm - 1am Saturday 14th April Melrose

Sunday 6th May Earlston

Magic

Plus great music from DJ Pries

Tickets available from www.borderevents.com Tel: 01750 725480 Queenshead Hotel, Kelso; Town Arms, Selkirk; Trophy Guy, Galashiels; Made by Marion, Melrose; Black Bull, Earlston Over 18s only: ID Required; bag searches in operation

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BORDERS PET RESCUE OPEN DAY

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

Craigsford, Earlston, TD4 6DJ; 11am-2pm. A chance to look around the centre and meet some of the animals currently looking for a new home. Tea/ coffee.

HOT CROSS BUN FUN RUN

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

register: 01896 823831 or 07590 219301

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am. Various. Our Easter themed fun run – one of three fun runs for 2018. Who can run or walk the 1mile or 5km route faster? Booking: www.

borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

HAROLD LLOYD IN SAFETY LAST

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £6.50 (under 16s £3.50). Classic 1923 American silent romantic comedy with live theatre organ accompaniment 01361 810759

OLD TIME DANCING

Stow Town Hall, Stow, TD1 2QN; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. Music From The Gold Brothers. All welcome. Please bring your own supper and a bottle. Tea will be provided. 01578 730355

IONA FYFE TRIO

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm - 10pm. £7.00 £11.00 £13.00. One of the most stunning voices on the folk circuit, the award winning Iona Fyfe 01890 750099

MELROSE 7S AFTER PARTY - LIVE AT THE BAR

Entertainment Marquee, Melrose, TD6 9RY; 8:45pm. £20 +bf. Bands - Little mix magic tribute band, The Phat Cats band and DJ Pries. Strictly over 18. No alcohol to be carried in. Tickets: www.

borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

MONDAY, APRIL 16 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 KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:10pm. Buccleuch Cup Day. Gates open 12.10pm

01573 224767

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

REIKI SELKIRK

For your health and well-being SUNDAY, APRIL 15 LADY WATERFORD BICENTENARY OPEN WEEKEND

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Flower festival, art competitions, exhibitions and more. Ceilidh on Saturday at 7pm 01890 8203

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

01750 725480

Introductory mini-sessions available

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

BUSINESS START UP: MARKETING

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

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This will help you to identify your competitors, customers and understand what to consider for effective marketing. 01835 825 600

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS)

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING FOR CHILDREN

an appointment call 07799 720707

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

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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 RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

an appointment call 07799 720707

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

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

MHAA MONTHLY MEETING & AGM

7:30pm. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Members’Evening & AGM with cheese & wine

01896 820200

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KELSO AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: TALK

Ednam House Hotel, Kelso, TD5 7HT; 10:15am. Coffee and talk by Ian Davis a Tweed Commissioner ‘’The Tweed”. Visitors welcome. 01573 450293

TRIMONTIUM ROMAN GUIDED WALK

Three Hills Heritage Centre, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 1:30pm - 5:30pm. £4.00 adults; £1 school children; family £10, dogs welcome. Walk past the Abbey to Newstead around the hidden Roman Fort & stand high on Leaderfoot Viaduct. 01896 822651

RE-ENERGISE YOUR BORDERS HOME

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 5:30pm 7:30pm. Home Energy Scotland is giving free and impartial advice on how to keep your home warm. All welcome. 0808 808 2282

01750 725480


Jedburgh Grammar School, Jedburgh, TD8 6DQ; 6pm. all abilities aged 16+ 07887 987 587

DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND INFORMATION EVENING

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 7pm - 9pm. Free entry. An opportunity to hear Margaret Glasgow [a member of Dyslexia Scotland’s Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit Working Party]

07596 749 688

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

DIRTY DUSTING - EYEMOUTH VARIETY GROUP

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7:30pm. £12.50 Adults. Hilarious adult play to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Tickets include a light supper & there will be a bar available.

01890 750585

TRIMONTIUM TRUST LECTURE: ANDY NICHOLSON

WELL ROAD PRODUCTIONS’THE BORDERS HORSE’

Laidlaw Memorial Hall, Bonchester Bridge, TD9 8JR; 7:30pm. Moving story as seen through the eyes of Jock Tamson, a proud Kelsae man. First World War veteran and retired ploughman 01450

860709

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 21 DAFFODIL WEEKEND AT FLOORS

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; Normal admission charges apply, free to Annual Pass holders. The grounds are opening specially for this weekend, come along and take a stroll through the gardens and woodland walks 01573 223333

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. ‘The Galloway Viking hoard: a Golden Treasure’

01896 822651

FRIDAY, APRIL 20 CHURCH MEETINGS

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

NUNO FELTED SCARVES WORKSHOP

Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £65 payable upon booking. Make your own light weight scarf using merino wool and silk. All materials and a homemade lunch included. 07786 765264

ST ABBS MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 4pm. Shop for local & regional artisan produce - fresh fish, gifts, crafts, fashions. 018907 71557

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

01750 725480

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HAWICK RUGBY SEVENS

ETAL LIVE MUSIC - NORTHLANDS

INTRO TO HILL AND MOUNTAIN NAVIGATION

WELL ROAD PRODUCTIONS’THE BORDERS HORSE’

Hawick Rugby Club, Hawick, TD9 9PD; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby.net Talla Linfoots, Tweedsmuir, ML12 6QP; 9:30am 4:30pm. £45. A practical introduction to the map reading skills needed to keep you on track when out in the hills. 0779 856 6619

RAG RUGGING WORKSHOP

Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 10am - 3:30pm. £40. Have fun learning the traditional craft of rag rugging. All materials provided AND homemade cake! 01665 579422

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 10am - 5pm. £10. A panel of specialist speakers will provoke thought and debate about food and its senses,values and morality 01361 883095

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

Holy Island, Lindisfarne, TD15 2SE; 12pm - 5pm. free. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. Opening times are approximate

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. free for four weeks. We invite you to join us and learn to sing in four-part harmony. All welcome no auditions 0798 946 1012

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

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Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 7:30pm. £12. All welcome 01890 820566

Kirkhope Hall, Ettrickbridge; 7:30pm. Moving story as seen through the eyes of Jock Tamson, a proud Kelsae man. First World War veteran and retired ploughman 01750 52243

ALYN COSKER GROUP

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10.00 £12.00. One of the most powerful young drummers on the Scottish jazz scene

01890 750099

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 DAFFODIL WEEKEND AT FLOORS

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; Normal admission charges apply, free to Annual Pass holders. The grounds are opening specially for this weekend, come along and take a stroll through the gardens and woodland walks 01573 223333

BERWICK RUGBY SEVENS

Berwick Rugby Club, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2QY; For full information and updates visit www. bordersrugby.net

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

INTRO TO HILL AND MOUNTAIN NAVIGATION

Talla Linfoots, Tweedsmuir, ML12 6QP; 9:30am 4:30pm. £45. A practical introduction to the map reading skills needed to keep you on track when out in the hills. 0779 856 6619

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB PRESENTS BRASS TRACKS

POP UP INDOOR MARKET

MUSIC: UBUNYE

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 7pm - 9pm. Adult £10. Under 18 free. VisitScotland box office 01450 360688. Brass Tracks quintet are known for compiling exciting programmes for their concerts to suit all brass music tastes BURC (formerly St Paul’s Church), Spittal, TD15 1QY; 7:30pm. Adults £8, u/17’s £5, Family (2 adults 2 u/17’s) £22. An inspirational blend of jazz, isigqi, traditional zulu music and Afro-pop. Tickets: www.

Holy Island, Lindisfarne, TD15 2SE; 11:30am - 5pm. A free indoor market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more. Opening times are approximate

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

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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

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

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

01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 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

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Borders Body and Mind, Lauder, TD2 6TW; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

an appointment call 07799 720707

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

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

LBS & OZS–ACHIEVE HEALTHY WEIGHTLOSS

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.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 BUSINESS START UP: BOOKKEEPING

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This will equip you with an understanding of bookkeeping principles and shows why financial records are so important.

01835 825 600

BOWTECH BOWEN THERAPY

Humbie Hub, East Lothian, EH36 5PJ; 9:30am - 1:30pm. awsforrest@talk21.com. Very gentle, deeply relaxing, extremely effective. Every body is better with Bowen. 1 hour appointments To book

an appointment call 07799 720707 RANGER LED WALKS

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £6 per person. Guided walks that focus on a different topic ranging from biodiversity in the woodlands to wildlife watching.

01750 22204

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

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription or £3 per night for non members (includes tea/coffee). Helen Cowan, a Northumbrian textile artist will talk on Hares: Magic and Mystery. Visitors welcome. 01750 21632

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from

age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

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

BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm. £14.50, £12.50, Family £42. Made in Dagenham - A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant. (Matinee on Sat: 2.30pm) 01289 330 999

SONGS OF THE ROMA

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm - 10pm. £11.00 £13.00. A new Romani musical journey with Simon Thacker, Justyna Jablonska and Masha Natanson 01890 750099

THURSDAY, APRIL 26 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

TRIMONTIUM ROMAN GUIDED WALK

Three Hills Heritage Centre, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 1:30pm - 5:30pm. £4.00 adults; £1 school children; family £10, dogs welcome. Walk past the Abbey to Newstead around the hidden Roman Fort & stand high on Leaderfoot Viaduct. 01896 822651

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

HYMN TO LOVE - HOMAGE TO PIAF

St Cuthbert’s Church, Norham, TD15 2LF; 7pm. Adults £8, U16 £4 - recommended for over 14s. Olivier Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Mansfield plays the legendary chanteuse, Edith Piaf in this tribute 0774 5130 987

MUSIC AT MELLERSTAIN

Mellerstain House, Gordon, TD3 6LG. 7pm. £17.50/£13.50 from 01835 864153. Zelkova Quartet playing Haydn, Janacek and Beethoven in the beautiful Adam music room

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BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9pm. Rehearsals £3 per week (annual membership £30). If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm. £14.50, £12.50, Family £42. Made in Dagenham - A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant. (Matinee on Sat: 2.30pm) 01289 330 999

‘HERE I BELONG’ BY MATT HARTLEY

WELL ROAD PRODUCTIONS’THE BORDERS HORSE’

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 7:30pm 10pm. £10.00 + £1.50 booking fee (£12.00 at the door). A funny and moving journey through sixty years of village life concluding with Elsie’s birthday celebrations. Join us!

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

Templehall Hotel, Morebattle, TD5 8QQ; 7:30pm. Moving story as seen through the eyes of Jock Tamson, a proud Kelsae man. First World War veteran and retired ploughman 01573 440249

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm. £14.50, £12.50, Family £42. Made in Dagenham - A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant. (Matinee on Sat: 2.30pm) 01289 330 999

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, APRIL 28 GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL

Walks at 9am & 1.30pm. For full information and to book visit: www.borderevents.com or call

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 CHURCH MEETINGS

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Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; Prayer meeting: 6.30pm; Bible Study: 7pm. All welcome 0754 258 9322

Langholm Rugby Club, Langholm, DG13 0HG; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby. net

GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL

Walks at 3pm & 4pm. For full information and to book visit: www.borderevents.com or call

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ST ABBS MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 4pm. Shop for local & regional artisan produce - fresh fish, gifts, crafts, fashions. 018907 71557

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

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 281884

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

GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th April

A weekend of 9 different walks of varying lengths for everyone to enjoy For more information and to book visit

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THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

NANCY SLEEKIT & HOWARD’S REVENGE

01835 823468

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The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. £12 Adults. £10 under 16’s. Optional Supper £13. Meet Nancy – widow, with three husbands who all died in mysterious circumstances. Tickets: www.

THE LAKE POETS + ERYN RAE LIVE

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7:30pm - 10pm. £10 (£6 concessions). Singer / instrumentalist “The Lake Poets” is supported by Eryn Rae at St Boswells Live (tickets www. stboswellslive.com) 01835 822692 (info only)

BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm. £14.50, £12.50, Family £42. Made in Dagenham - A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant. (Matinee on Sat: 2.30pm) 01289 330 999

DUNS ROTARY CLUB FUNDRAISER: SPATZ & CO

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:30pm. £18 plus booking fee. A night of great musical entertainment with Spatz and Co Showband. Tickets: www.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 29 GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL

Walks at 9am, 10.15am, 10.30am and 2pm. For full information and to book visit:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

Jedburgh Baptist Church, Jedburgh, TD8 6DW; All welcome. 11am and 1.30pm 0754 258 9322

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm - 4:30pm. Self-tours available (feed machines allow you to feed the donkeys yourself). All welcome

01835 823468

SSaturday 28th April, Volunteer Hall, Duns, 7.30pm, Licensed Bar Scotland’s top Showband 2018 theatre roadshow Music from 1930’s to 1990’s from Glen Miller, The Beatles, Sinatra to Sting, The Eagles, Gerry Rafferty, ELO and more Instrumentals & Songs, Big Band, Soul, Blues, Pop, Jazz, R&B

Tickets: £18 from Nairns Post Office, Duns online: www.borderevents.com or 01750 725480

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New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 2:30pm - 4:30pm. £6.50 (under 16s £3.50). Classic silent comedy with live theatre organ accompaniment.

01361 810759

BORDERS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY TALK

St Peter’s Church Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 5pm. non members by donation. ‘The Witchhunt in Scotland’ - a talk by Roy Pugh. All welcome

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

ROXBURGHE ATC

1716 Roxburghe Squadron, St Boswells, TD6 0AP; 7pm - 9:30pm. Membership is open to all from age 13+. For anyone interested in Flying, Sports, Adventure Training, Camping, Engineering, Water Sports and more! 07542 589 322

KONGERO

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10.00 £12.00. Highly acclaimed Swedish vocal folk group 01890 750099

MONDAY, APRIL 30 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

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Forthcoming Events

Sandi Thom

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Forthcoing Events

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Berwick-upon-Tweed Riding of the Bounds Saturday 5th May ~ 10am

Free to riders and spectators

ALL WELCOME entertainment throughout the day For more information visit: www.berwickridersassociation.co.uk Berwick Riders Association

11th Kielder Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show

Sunday 13th May from 10am

If you would like to exhibit then please get in touch! Display of motorbikes, tractors, cars, commercial vehicles & more A great day out for all the family ~ free admission ~ car park charges apply

Kielder Castle, Kielder NE48 1ER

T: 07800 853 475

Scottish School of Advanced Kinesiology Foundation Course

Summer Intensive - July 2018 Tutor: Rosemary Tarrant Dip ASK & Tutor since 2001

E: learn@health-school.co.uk

Visit: health-school.co.uk

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Leading Labels, Selkirk 10% discount on all items in store. Open Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm. Tel: 01750 23260 Multi Fuel Stove Company Ltd Free Companion Set with every installation. Tel: 01289 385033/07789 715572

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WALK WITH ST CUTHBERT

Saturday 9th June 2018 17 miles Channelkirk to Melrose (or part thereof)

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Delve into the hidden gems of this country estate. With attractions, activites, history, heritage & family fun, Ford & Etal Estates really does have something for everybody. Ford & Etal, near Cornhill-on-Tweed. TD12 4TJ Delve into the hidden gems of this country estate. Tel: 01890 820 338 | Email:history, tourism@ford-and-etal.co.uk With attractions, activites, heritage & family fun, Ford & Etal Estates really does have something for everybody. www.ford-and-etal.co.uk Ford & Etal, near Cornhill-on-Tweed. TD12 4TJ History and heritage, activites and events, Tel: 01890 820 338 | Email: events tourism@ford-and-etal.co.uk Attractions, activities, & family fun; tearooms, craft and gift shops ~ the perfect day out

Home towww.ford-and-etal.co.uk the Flodden Battlefield

EVENTS AT A GLANCE

www.flodden1513.com

3rd March EVENTS An evening with Colin Skeath, MBE - Etal Village Hall th th March From 7 September:25Etal Flower Show Attractions open daily st nd 11th & 12th1October: ‘Looking Back’ April & 2 April Easter Eggcitement! Fun and chocolate - for all the family! Traditional Old Skills Fayre and Farmers’ Market 2nd-4th & 9th-11th April st 30th & 31baking October: Family Fun Kids days atHalloween Heatherlaw Cornmill th th AprilMusic 4 & 11 Live 1st November: Canoeing taster sessions (must pre-book) th th Katriona14 Gilmore April &&15Jamie AprilRoberts Lady Waterford Bicentenary: Open weekend at Ford Castle, and looking ahead.... Ford Church and Lady Waterford Hall th April- 30th November Ford Christmas 14 Market Celebration Ceilidh at Lady Waterford Hall and Railway Santa Specials 7th, 14th, 21st December 21st April Live Music “Northlands’ - Etal Village Hall

Tearooms, coffee shops & retail outlets in Etal and Ford Tearooms/retail outlets open all year open all year round ~ check website forround details Attractions open daily from 25th March ~ See website for details

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borderevents March - April 2018  

The What's On magazine for the Scottish Borders and surrounding area

borderevents March - April 2018  

The What's On magazine for the Scottish Borders and surrounding area

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