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borderevents where to go things to do places to see Established 2002

March - April 2017

The events and information magazine for in and around the Borders

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Welcome to the Spring issue of borderevents........

The Borders is once again alive with events and attractions. Our wonderful Historical houses open their doors for the 2017 season and there’s plenty of fun activities taking place over the Easter holidays. The rugby sevens tournaments kick off at Gala - read on to find out what else is on, where and when during March, April and early May! More events are being added daily to our website - www.borderevents.com. And check out our box office on page 4 where you can buy tickets either online or by telephone. Remember to mention ‘borderevents’ when attending an event or responding to an advert as it lets everyone know that being in borderevents magazine works! And finally, make a note in the diary for Wednesday 8 March. Have a day out at Springwood Park in Kelso for the Borders Business, Events & Visitors Fair. Come along and discover new places to visit, shop and stay at this FREE event. A great day out for everyone!

Front Cover Picture Credits 1. Canoeing at Ford & Etal 2. Plant a Tree Day, Borders Pet Rescue Centre 3. Hawick Reivers Festival 4. Scocha Gigs - Gala & Duns (photo: Ian Oliver) 5. Grass Sledging at Born in the Borders 6. Jack & The Beans Talk, Bowhill Theatre (photo: Garlic Theatre Company)

Content Box Office March Events Food & Drink April Events Discount Card Business

Page No 4 8 - 25 26 - 31 32 - 39 50 - 51 52 - 55

Andrew Lang & Lesley J Wilkinson

Future Magazine Deadline Dates May/June - 1st April July/August - 3rd June

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borderevents BOX OFFICE at a glance - see listings for full details

Tickets on sale today for.... 28th February - 4th March: Selkirk Opera - Thoroughly Modern Millie, Selkirk Wednesday 8th March: Borders, Business, Events & Visitors’ Fair, Kelso Friday 17th March: Theatre: Dracula.... The Travesty, Bowhill Theatre 24th - 26th March: Hawick Reivers Festival events Saturday 25th March: Duns Rotary presents Scocha, Duns Monday 10th April: Theatre: Jack and the Beans Talk, Bowhill Theatre Saturday 15th April: Scocha in aid of Parkinsons UK, Galashiels Friday 28th April: Theatre: Meet Tommy Atkins, Bowhill Theatre Sat 29th April: Roxburgh Singers & Berwick Arts Choir, Berwick-upon-Tweed Sun 30th April: Roxburgh Singers & Berwick Arts Choir, Melrose Thur 18th May: Trimontium Trust Lecture - Lindsey Davis ‘The Third Nero’ Tuesday 30th May: The Story & Music of Chet Baker, Bowhill Theatre Sun 18th June: Outdoor Theatre: Pride & Prejudice, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder Wed 12th July: Outdoor Theatre: Wind in the Willows, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder Thurs 24th August: Elliot Clan Gathering: Scocha Concert, Newcastleton Saturday 2nd September: Take That Tribute ‘The Flood’, Galashiels Frid 22nd Sept: The Lost Will & Testament of Jack Thackeray, Bowhill Theatre

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BORDERS BUSINESS, EVENTS & VISITORS FAIR 2017

Wednesday, 8th March: 10.30am-3pm Springwood Park Hall, Kelso Exhibit, Network, Collect, Shop and Exchange Information Free Admission Free parking Refreshments 100+ Exhibitors A great day our for everyone! For more information or to book your table call 01750 725480 or online www.borderevents.com 5


Hawick Reivers Festival

Friday 24th - Sunday 26th 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 25th MARCH

16th Century Market: 10.30am till 3pm Hawick High Street. Reivers Trials, Live Entertainment and Reivers Games.

FRIDAY 24th MARCH Reivers Family Ceilidh: Hawick Auld Baths. 8pm-midnight. Tickets £5; family of 5 £20. Tickets from www. borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

Reivers Encampment: 10.30am till 3pm - Small Haugh, Teviot Road. Full programme of re-enactments including displays of horssemanship, Musket Drills and hand to hand skirmishes with static displays of life in the 16th century Border Lands. Reivers Games: 11.30am, High Street.

Ghost walks - The Ghosts of Hawick: Tours at 7.30pm & 8.30pm starting from Turnbull Statue, Hawick Civic Space. Tickets £4; family ticket £10.

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School Dramas: Drumlanrig St Cuthberts - 12noon. “Reivers Characters’: St Mary’s Church Stirches Primary School - 12.45pm. ‘A Reiver’s Romance’ - St Mary’s Church. Hawick Archaeological Society Talk: 1.30pm, Heritage Hub.’The First to call Hawick a home’ Simon Routledge, his origin and legacy, by Tom Routledge. Torchlight procession & Fireworks: 6.45 pm from the Common Haugh. Fireshow 7.15pm. Fireworks display 7.30pm, Wilton Lodge Park. Reivers Banquet: Hawick Auld Baths, 8.15pm. Entertainments from local minstrels including Michael Aitken, Henry Douglas, Billy Young, Robert Scott and Michael Scouler. £15, primary school child £8, Table of 8 £100. Tickets from www.borderevents. com or call 01750 725480.

SUNDAY 26th MARCH Rotary Club Literary Talk and High Tea: 4.30pm in Hawick Rugby Club, Mansfield Park. ‘Flodden and beyond’ by Rosemary Goring. Tickets £15 from www. borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

24th - 26th

March

2017 The rich history of the Borderlands comes to life for one weekend in March in an event for all ages. Reivers encampment and re-enactment Torchlight parade “The Hot Trod” and fireworks Reivers banquet Literary High Tea with guest speaker Family ceilidh Dramas by local school children Historical talks and ghost walk

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March Events

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 SELKIRK AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; £12 adults, £10 concs. Evenings 7.30pm. Saturday Matinee 2pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie - brilliantly funny, entertaining & award winning show for all ages.

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 EXHIBITION

BORDER FLOWER CLUB

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Guest: Linda Hardman from Preston. All welcome.

01896 754682

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. 0788 431 4203

The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, TD2 6SR; 9am - 5pm. New exhibition: Edinburgh based artist Peter Gibb. Until 31st March 01578 722 808

THURSDAY, MARCH 2

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

SELKIRK AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

COMMUNITY LUNCH

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; 12pm - 1pm. £2.25. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound. 01835 822524

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 12pm - 1:30pm. £5 per person. Delicious soup and pudding followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. (Dates can change - call first) 01361 884 935

ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; £3.50 £5.00. Kickboxing/Self-Defence: 7pm-8pm; Kung Fu: 8pm-9pm 0797 453 3127 Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; £12 adults, £10 concs. Evenings 7.30pm. Saturday Matinee 2pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie - brilliantly funny, entertaining & award winning show for all ages.

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

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

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

0797 453 3127

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

ONE ACCHORD LEARN TO HARMONISE COURSE

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We are holding a free Learn to Harmonise course in March, come along and enjoy the challenge and make new friends

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

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Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club invite you to a workshop “Bold Experiments with Mixed Media” with Sheila Anderson Hardy. 01896 820023

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST (DUNS)

Duns Parish Church, Duns, TD11 3DD; 7:30pm 9:30pm. £1.50. Illustrated talk by Stan da Prato: “Greenland & Svalbard: The Scottish Connection”. Followed by Raffle and Teas. 01289 308515

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

SELKIRK AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; £12 adults, £10 concs. Evenings 7.30pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie - brilliantly funny, entertaining & award winning show for all ages. Tickets: www.borderevents.com or

call 01750 725480

QUIZ NIGHT

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

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. Guests: Ashcroft. Prepare to be amazed! BYOB. All ages welcome 07986 644661

SATURDAY, MARCH 4 GRASS SLEDGING

Born In The Borders, Lanton, TD8 6ST; Come and enjoy 30 minutes of exhilarating sledging on our perfect grass slope. Book in advance. 01835

830495 www.bornintheborders.com

SELKIRK AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; £12 adults, £10 concs. Evenings 7.30pm. Saturday Matinee 2pm. Thoroughly Modern Millie - brilliantly funny, entertaining & award winning show for all ages.

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

KELSO MUSIC MAKERS

Abbey Row Community Centre, Kelso, TD5 7BJ; 7:30pm. Annual subscription or visitor donation. Acoustic music making - classical, contemporary, jazz, and traditional, with items from individuals, groups and duos. 01573 224920

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March Events

SLED DOG RACING

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; 8am - 1:30pm. Taking place at Ford West Woods.

01890 820338

MELROSE & DISTRICT FAIRTRADE GROUP: CAFE

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 10am - 12pm. Admission by donation. Selection of Fairtrade tea, coffee and home baking treats along with other Fairtrade products to purchase. 01896 823002

BUSINESS START UP - MARKETING

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan designed to improve your marketing efforts 01835 818315

HEALING SUPPORT

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; 2:15pm. Premier Hurdle Day. Horse racing action. Gates open 12.15pm 01573 224767

SWING INTO SPRING

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £8. with the June James Trio.

MUSIC: JOHN GOLDIE

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £12.00 £10.00 Early Bird. An evening with world class acoustic guitarist, John Goldie

SUNDAY, MARCH 5 GRASS SLEDGING

Born In The Borders, Lanton, TD8 6ST; Come and enjoy 30 minutes of exhilarating sledging on our perfect grass slope. Book in advance.

01835 830495 www.bornintheborders.com

GUIDED TOURS - BORDERS PET RESCUE

Borders Animal Welfare Association, Earlston, TD4 6DJ; Free tours at 12.30pm, 1pm and 1.30pm. Come and have a look at some of the animals we have for rehoming and find out what we do at the centre. 01896 849090

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

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

SLED DOG RACING

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; 8am - 1:30pm. Taking place at Ford West Woods.

01890 820338

ANNUAL POTATO DAY & GREEN FAIR

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

GAOS PRESENTS EVITA

ANNUAL POTATO DAY & GREEN FAIR Sunday 5th 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

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. Sunday Matinee £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. This year’s Galashiels Amateur Operatic Scociety’s production is Evita. 0775 458 8688

ICE SKATING FOR ALL

Borders Ice Rink, Kelso TD5 7SL. 2.45pm-5.15pm.

01573 224774

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HMRC - WHAT EXPENSES CAN I CLAIM

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 ZUMBA CLASSES

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 9:30am 12:30pm. This presentation will take you through your responsibilities to HMRC when you become self employed 01835 818315

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

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

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Jedburgh, TD8 6QH; 12pm - 1pm. £2.70. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound.

01835 822524

HMRC - INTRODUCTION TO VAT

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 1:30pm 4:30pm. This workshop will explain the basics about how VAT works and help you to get started

07960 566 556

FATBURN EXTREME

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01835 818315

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

POWERHOOP

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

ZUMBA

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

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. 0798 691 4206 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

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

0798 691 4206

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers.

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

0797 453 3127

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

0788 431 4203

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March Events

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB (MONTHLY)

Ancrum Village Hall, Ancrum, TD8 6UJ; 7:30pm - 9pm. £3 for visitors (under 16’s and members: Free). Interested in the night sky? Then come along to our astronomy club. All levels of experience welcome.

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE 

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

SOUTER QUILTERS

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. Voluntary collection. Non members welcome. An illustrated lecture by Stuart Campbell, Treasure Trove Unit, entitled “Treasure Trove finds in the Borders” 01450 379848

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Come along and join us for an evening of sewing and chat. New members welcome. 01750 21632

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We are holding a free Learn to Harmonise course in March, come along and enjoy the challenge and make new friends

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. 0788 431 4203

MUSIC: SIOBHAN MILLER

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £13.50 £11.50 Early Bird. Two time winner of Scots Singer of the Year, Siobhan Miller

01890 750099

ONE ACCHORD LEARN TO HARMONISE COURSE

01896 668594 or 07989461012

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 BORDERS BUSINESS, EVENTS & VISITORS FAIR

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10:30am - 3pm. Come along and discover new places to visit, shop, stay and sample produce! Plenty free parking. Refreshments and light lunches available. Enjoy a great day out at this FREE event - everyone welcome 01750 725480

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; 12pm 1pm. £2.25. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound. 01835 822524

ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

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Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. 0788 431 4203

THURSDAY, MARCH 9 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

HOT STONE FUSION: INDULGE YOUR BODY

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

DIGITALBOOST - FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 10am - 1pm. Deepen your understanding of how Facebook can be used to engage with your target audience in order to boost conversions 01835 818315

01750 725480


GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Guest: John Reid ‘The Battle of the Burnswark’

0175075243 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

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

0797 453 3127

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

OLD TIME, MODERN & SET DANCES

ART DVD EVENING

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

Lauder Primary School, Lauder, TD2 6AD; 7:30pm 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club are running an art DVD evening. Please come along for a relaxing evening

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT

Stampers Bar, 2 North Bridge Street, Hawick. 7.30pm. In aid of Avril’s Trust. All welcome.

07763 404047

Fountain Village Hall, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 8pm. £6 at door. . Music from John Morgan. Tea/coffee. biscuits. All welcome 01289 386400

GRASS SLEDGING

Born In The Borders, Lanton, TD8 6ST; Come and enjoy 30 minutes of exhilarating sledging on our perfect grass slope every day until August. Book in advance. 01835 830495

www.bornintheborders.com

.... for all your beauty needs beauty, hair and much more

FRIDAY, MARCH 10 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

01750 725480

evening appointments and gift vouchers available Call: 01578 722 727

Borders Body & Mind Ltd, Edinburgh Rd, Lauder

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Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206


March Events

THE MIGHTY DEERSTALKER

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; An adventure running event with a difference! 5km and 10km runs start and finish at Traquair.

SILENT FILM - “THE SHEIK”

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £6.50 / under 16s £3.50 (STOPS Member £6.00). The 1921 silent classic with live theatre organ accompaniment. This film made Valentino a worldwide idol. BYOB 01361 810759

STOW OLD TIME DANCING

Stow Town Hall, Stow, TD1 2QN; 7:30pm - 11:30pm. Guest: Stuart Adamson. Please bring your own supper and bottle. Tea will be provided. All welcome.

01578 730355

GALA OPERA PRESENTS EVITA

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £10; Mon-Thur: £15/£12; Fri & Sat: £15. 0775 458 8688

MUSIC: NIGEL CLARK

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £13.50 £11.50 Early Bird. An evening with one of the UK’s top acoustic guitarists.

01890 750099

SUNDAY, MARCH 12 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

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ICE SKATING FOR ALL

Borders Ice Rink, Kelso TD5 7SL. 2.45pm-5.15pm.

01573 224774

MONDAY, MARCH 13 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Jedburgh, TD8 6QH; 12pm - 1pm. £2.70. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound.

01835 822524

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A: TALK

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Scotland’s Time Lords by Prof Stuart Munro. Everyone welcome. Tea/coffee available.

01573 450366

FATBURN EXTREME

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

POWERHOOP

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. Get fit at a powerhoop class

0798 691 4206

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

01750 725480


0798 691 4206

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers.

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

March Events

ZUMBA

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

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

0788 431 4203

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

ZUMBA CLASSES

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

BUSINESS START UP - BUSINESS PLANNING Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 9:30am 12:30pm. This workshop shows you how to create a robust business plan 01835 818315

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

0797 453 3127

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

SELKIRK DEMENTIA CAFE

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

BUSINESS START UP - FINANCE

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm - 9:45pm. £7.95/£6.95 concs. BFS Passholders free entry. “EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT” (cert 12) Two explorers and a wise shaman navigate the Amazon in the 1900s.

Rowlands Cafe, Selkirk, TD7 4DG; 10:30am - 12pm. Worried about your memory or that of a family member or friend. Staff will be on hand to offer advice and support. 01896 827105 Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 1:30pm 4:30pm. Learn to manage a profit and loss account, produce a cashflow statement and understand the meaning of working capital 01835 818315

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

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

01750 725480

BERWICK FILM SOCIETY FILMSHOW

07779 663860

Fitness in the Borders with Norrie Classes, groups & one-2-one

See diary listings for details of where & when

Call 07986 914 206 or visit www.nsfborders.co.uk

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MELROSE HISTORICAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Monthly meeting. Talk “The Honours of Scotland” by Charles Burnett 01896 822339

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. 0788 431 4203

ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

ONE ACCHORD LEARN TO HARMONISE COURSE

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

BE BRAIN AWARENESS DAY

Pop-Up Shop, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; From 9:30am. Specialising in Action Against Alzheimers Brain

Awarenes (10am-12noon) and Super Body Super Brain UK - Brain Awareness (1.45pm2.45pm) All welcome. Free. Call for full details. 01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; 12pm 1pm. £2.25. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound. 01835 822524

0797 453 3127

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. We are holding a free Learn to Harmonise course in March, come along and enjoy the challenge and make new friends

01896 668594 or 07989461012

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7:30pm. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. 0788 431 4203

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

borderevents

Be Brain Aware Day!

Talks Demos Tasters Selkirk Contact Rosemary on 01750 778704

15th Marchinfo@downtoearthhealth.co.uk 2017 (see listings) or visit: www.downtoearthhealth.co.uk or email for further details

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

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

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

DIGITALBOOST - HOOTSUITE AND TWITTER

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 10am - 1pm. Learn how to use twitter to produce more engaging content, reach a wider audience and measure the effectiveness. 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

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

0797 453 3127

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

Lauder Primary School, Lauder, TD2 6AD; 7:30pm 9pm. Rehearsals £2 per week, annual membership £10. If you love to sing please come and join this enthusiastic and friendly choir. No auditions and no need to read music. 07733 448110

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

MONTHLY FILM NIGHT

Foulden Village Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed; 7pm. 3rd Friday of the month - all welcome. Also Children’s film 1pm. 01289 386272

FUNDRAISING QUIZ

Selkirk High School, Selkirk, TD7 4EW; 7:30pm. £15/team (up to 4 people). . Fundraising for the Philippines Project and the Vine Trust. Half time snack inlcuded, refreshments available. Raffle

Enter: jimcpherson52@gmail.com or via rotary website MUSIC: CLAUDE BOURBON

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm - 10pm. £10.00 £9.00 Early Bird. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with virtuoso guitarist, Claude Bourbon

01890 750099

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

ST PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; Guinness & Oysters - call to book 01835 822243

01750 725480

THIRLESTANE ESTATE, ETTRICK VALLEY The fishing lease on two miles of the Ettrick Water is available BROWN TROUT SEASON from 15th March to 6th October Please contact: napierfz@aol.com

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March Events

NORTHUMBERLAND THEATRE COMPANY

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. Tickets £12 / £10 under 16s. You’ve read the book and seen the film, now NTC present Dracula …. The Travesty!

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

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

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

SATURDAY, MARCH 18 STRING JAM CLUB: WIZZ JONES

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm - 11pm. £13. Legendary British acoustic blues guitar legend with a unique guitar style and a right hand worthy of Big Bill Broonzy. 01750 721233

HAOS: MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Hawick Town Hall, TD9 9EF This year’s production is 9 to 5 The Musical.

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Jedburgh, TD8 6QH; 12pm - 1pm. £2.70. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound.

01835 822524

FATBURN EXTREME

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso. A new musical brought to you by Kelso Amateur Operatic Society

POWERHOOP

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. Get fit at a powerhoop class

0798 691 4206

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

ZUMBA

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

0798 691 4206

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

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

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

FARMERS MARKET

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TR; 10am - 4pm. Locally produced food and crafts on sale - and enjoy a stroll round the stables whilst visiting. 01890 820338

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 ZUMBA CLASSES

ICE SKATING FOR ALL

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

01573 224774

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Borders Ice Rink, Kelso TD5 7SL. 2.45pm-5.15pm.

MONDAY, MARCH 20 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

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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

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

01750 725480


Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso. A new musical brought to you by Kelso Amateur Operatic Society

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 9:30am 12:30pm. This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan designed to improve your marketing efforts

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; 12pm 1pm. £2.25. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound. 01835 822524

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso. A new musical brought to you by Kelso Amateur Operatic Society

ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0797 453 3127

0798 691 4206

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

Spring Weightloss

Boost muscle and burn fat while eating great food! Call Rosemary: 01750 778 704 or email: rosemary@lbs-and-ozs.co.uk

Begin, Believe, Become - at 39 Tower Street, Selkirk 01750 725480

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SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Helen Pearce, one of our members, will lead a workshop to create a lovely cushion. Visitors/new members welcome. 01750 21632

COME AND SING!

Lauder Public Hall, Lauder; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free!. Enjoy singing? Why not try Lauderdale Community Choir at this free open evening? Inc refreshments.

07733 448110

EYEMOUTH VARIETY GROUP: ‘ALLO, ‘ALLO

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 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

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

SCOTTISH BORDERS TOURISM PARTNERSHIP

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 9:30am - 4pm. Booking essential: £25.00 per person. Conference - Collaboration & Connectivity : Moving the Scottish Borders Forward https://

thelittleboxoffice.com/sbtp

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

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso. A new musical brought to you by Kelso Amateur Operatic Society

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

0797 453 3127

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

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

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Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7:30pm. £10 Adults £8 Children. I hope you are listening carefully, I will say this only once........ Laughs for the whole family! 01890 750585

FRIDAY, MARCH 24 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

GIN TASTING IN THE CHALET COO

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; Everyone welcome 01835 822243

HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

9am - 5pm. The rich history of the Borderlands comes to life for one weekend in Hawick with events for all ages in various venues.

NUNO FELTED SCARVES WORKSHOP

Biteabout Farm, Lowick, TD15 2QE; 10am - 4pm. £50. Make your own lightweight scarf, felted with merino wool and silk. All materials, equipment and homemade lunch provided. 07786765264

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso. A new musical brought to you by Kelso Amateur Operatic Society

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

01750 725480


Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

NIGHT GOLF AT THE HIRSEL

Hirsel Golf Club, Coldstream, TD12 4NJ; 6pm. £10 (£5 entry, £5 ball deposit). Come along and enjoy our first Night Golf Competition! First tee off time at 6:30pm. Played over 5 holes 01890 882678

EYEMOUTH VARIETY GROUP: ‘ALLO, ‘ALLO

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7:30pm. £10 Adults £8 Children. I hope you are listening carefully, I will say this only once........ Laughs for the whole family! 01890 750585

KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:30pm. £12.00. The Trio Isimsiz play Beethoven’s Ghost Trio and Tchaikovsky’s large scale piano trio + a piece by Wolfgang Rihm. 01668 216550

REIVERS FESTIVAL FAMILY CEILIDH

Auld baths, Hawick, TD9 7DP; 8pm. £5, Family of 5 £20. Join the Reivers Ceilidh Band for a fun night of dancing. Instructions for dances will be given

Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

9am - 5pm. The rich history of the Borderlands comes to life for one weekend in Hawick with events for all ages in various venues.

HEATHERSLAW MILL/LADY WATERFORD HALL

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; 11am - 3pm. Open for the season (short hours until the end of March) 01890 820338

ONE ACCHORD LEARN TO HARMONISE COURSE

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. Free . Come along and learn to harmonise in four-part harmony whether you have sung before or not and make new friends.

01896 668594 or 07989461012 KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:05pm. The Spring Fling. Horse racing action. Gates open 12.05pm 01573 224767

PUPPET THEATRE

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Adult £6 Child £4. ‘The Fisherman and The Seal’ by The Yugen Puppet Company. Based on the Myths and legends of the Scottish Selkie

01573420231

KAOS: MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 5:30pm. Tickets from Hector Innes Photography, The Square, Kelso.

T ll a C G Th he e F F and a ttCoffee Ca a ttShop Ga a ll ll e e rr y y and Coffee Shop

Exhibitions: Christmas Exhibition st Christmas Exhibition Peter Gibb until 31December March 1st November to 31st

1st November to 31st December th Deborah Campbell 3rd April - 28 May

SCOTTISH BORDERS VETERANS BREAKFAST CLUB

Army Reserve Centre (TA Building), Galashiels, TD1 3AT; 10am - 12pm. A chance to meet up with old friends and make new ones in a casual and relaxed environment, have a cuppa & a bacon roll

01896 757020

RAG RUGGING WORKSHOP

Longhirst Village Hall, Morpeth, NE61 3LJ; 10am 3:30pm. £40. A fun day learning the traditional craft of rag rugging & making lovely things for you & your home. 01665 579422 or 01289 388741

SHETLAND LACE KNITTING WORKSHOP

Cheviot Centre, Wooler, NE71 6BL; 10am - 3:30pm. £35. You will be supplied with a circular needle and a ball of one ply wool and taught a variety of traditional stitches. 01668 281884

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Open 7 Days

Open 7 Days 2 Market Place, Lauder TD2 6SR 2 Market TD2 6SR Tel Place, : 01578Lauder 722 808 Tel : 01578 722 808 e-mail :flatcatgallery@btconnect.com e-mail www.flatcatgallery.co.uk :flatcatgallery@btconnect.com www.flatcatgallery.co.uk

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March Events

ICE SKATING DISCO

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB:THE SCOTTISH REED TRIO

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; Lunch includes a glass of fizz for mums! Call to book 01835 822243

Borders Ice Rink, Kelso TD5 7SL. 6pm-8.30pm. Skate hire available, pay on entry. 01573 224774

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 7pm - 9pm. Adult £10 Under 18 free.VisitScotland box office 01450 360688. An exciting young ensemble on Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon who love to share their enjoyment of live chamber music

YETHOLM FILM NIGHT

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm - 9pm. £5. Sully (PG) Tom Hanks stars in the true story of the heroic pilot who landed an Airbus 320 on the Hudson River 01573420231

DUNS ROTARY PRESENT SCOCHA

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:15pm. £12.50 + bf. Live music and great entertainment guaranteed

Booking: www.borderevents.com or 01750 725480

EYEMOUTH VARIETY GROUP: ‘ALLO, ‘ALLO

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7:30pm. £10 Adults £8 Children. I hope you are listening carefully, I will say this only once........ Laughs for the whole family! 01890 750585

MUSIC: CATHAL MCCONNELL TRIO

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £13.50 £11.50 Early Bird. World renowned musician and singer, Cathal McConnell with harpist Karen Marshalsay and fiddle player, Karen Nicoll

01890 750099

HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL BANQUET

Auld baths, Hawick, TD9 7DP; 8:15pm. £15, primary school children £8, table of 8 £100. Entertainment by local minstrels including Michael Aitken, Henry Douglas, Billy Young, Robert Scott & Michael Scouler Tickets: www.borderevents.com or

call 01750 725480

MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS

SUNDAY CARVERY

The Park Hotel, Peebles, EH45 8BA; Join us on the last Sunday of the month. 01721 720451

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

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

0754 258 9322

HAWICK REIVERS FESTIVAL

9am - 5pm. The rich history of the Borderlands comes to life for one weekend in Hawick with events for all ages in various venues.

HIGH TEA AT THE JAMMY COO

The Jammy Coo Gallery & Coffee Shop, Lilliesleaf, TD6 9JB; 2pm - 5pm. £12.50 pp. Come along and have a delicious high tea with home baking on the last Sunday of each month. 01835 870537

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

ICE SKATING FOR ALL

Borders Ice Rink, Kelso TD5 7SL. 2.45pm-5.15pm.

01573 224774

BORDERS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 2:30pm - 5pm. ‘Mulling Over Melrose with Scotland’s Places’ - Kim Beasley uses old documents to explain the history of Melrose.

HAWICK REIVERS LITERARY HIGH TEA

British Summer Time Begins!

Hawick Rugby Club, Hawick, TD9 9PD; 4:30pm. £15 - advanced booking essential. “Flodden and Beyond” by Rosemary Goring” Tickets: www.

borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY Re-opens on Sunday 26th March Tours every Saturday & Sunday at 2pm Follow us on fb: scottishbordersdonkeysanctuary www.donkeyheaven.org Tel: 01835 823468

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DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Jedburgh, TD8 6QH; 12pm - 1pm. £2.70. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound.

01835 822524

PARKINSONS UK BORDERS BRANCH

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

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

BORDERS ASPERGERS & AUTISM GROUP SUPPORT

Royal British Legion, Galashiels, TD1 1BZ; 7:30pm. Get-together on the last Monday of the month - all welcome. 01896 668961

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

PLOCKTON MUSIC SCHOOL – NATIONAL SCHOOL

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 7:30pm. £8.00 £5.00 (child). A performance of traditional music and song by talented young musicians from the Plockton Music School. 01890 750099

BUSINESS START UP - MARKETING

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 1:30pm 4:30pm. For effective marketing, this workshop will help you to understand your competitors and identify your customers 01835 818315

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 BEGINNERS)

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS TUESDAY, MARCH 28 BOOKKEEPING

Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk, TD7 5EB; 9:30am 12:30pm. This workshop aims to equip you with an understanding of basic book keeping principles.

01835 818315

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GUYS AND DOLLS

Monday 27th March - Saturday 1st April Memorial Hall, Innerleithen

Nightly 7.30pm; Saturday matinee 2.15pm Tickets £12 (concs Mon & Sat mat £10)

Tel: 0845 224 1908 online: www.idaos.org.uk

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March Events

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

BARE ROOTS AT THE HIPPODROME

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 7:30pm - 11pm. Monthly gathering for musicians, poets, singers and lovers of a good night out. Open to all.

BERWICK FILM SOCIETY FILMSHOW

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm. £7.95/£6.95 concs. BFS Passholders free entry.. MUSTANG (cert 15) Bittersweet tale of five spirited young sisters living in a traditional Turkish village 07779 663860

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 DIPPERS: BORDERS DISABLED SWIMMING GROUP

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

THURSDAY, MARCH 30 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

MENOPAUSE – A CHANGE TOO FAR!

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9:15am - 5pm. Ease Hot Flashes, Sweats, Skin Dryness, Lowered Libido, Anxiety & Mood Swings so balance is restored naturally. 01750 778 704 / 07773 634

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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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; 12pm 1pm. £2.25. Friendly club offering fun and exercise for people with minor physical disabilities to wheelchair bound. 01835 822524

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

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

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

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CHURCH MEETINGS

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

SMIDDY SUPPER EVENING

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

GALASHIELS DEMENTIA CAFE

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus), Galashiels, TD1 3HF; 10:30am - 12pm. Worried about your memory or that of a family member or friend. Staff will be on hand to offer advice and support. 01896 827105

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

KELSO MUSIC MAKERS

Abbey Row Community Centre, Kelso, TD5 7BJ; 7:30pm. Acoustic music making - classical, contemporary, jazz, and traditional, with items from individuals, groups and duos.

PHOENIX SINGERS CONCERT

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

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. £7 on the door, includes light refreshments. The Phoenix Singers has “risen from the ashes” of Melrose Amateur Operatic Society. Membership is open to everyone.

Borders Asperger and Autism Group Support www.baags.co.uk Scottish Charity No: SCO32508

is looking for donations to help buy

The Breather Van

offering Tranquility, Serenity and a Retreat A special sanctuary for those living with, supporting and caring about Mental Wellbeing

The Breather Van will be located in Tweedisde Caravan Park in Innerleithen please get in touch for full information

Tel: 01896 668961

Email: baags@btconnect.com

Follow borderevents on facebook and twitter and keep updated 01750 725480

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Food & Drink

ANCRUM

COLDSTREAM

Open to general public & members Serving breakfasts, hot/cold beverages, home baking, lunches, light bites and evening meals

Choice of two function suites

Room hire free of charge Seating for up to 100 guests Ideal venue for weddings, christenings, funeral teas, business meetings, Birthday or Christmas celebrations The Hirsel Golf Club & Elliot’s Catering Kelso Road, Coldstream, TD12 4NJ T: 01890 882678 www.hirselgc.co.uk hospitality@hirselgc.co.uk Hirsel Golf Club/Elliot’s at The Hirsel Golf Club

ASHKIRK THE SMIDDY, ASHKIRK

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

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

Smiddy Supper Evening ~ Friday 31st March Easter Sunday 16th April ~ High Tea: 4pm-6pm www.smiddyashkirkrestaurantandbar.co.uk

JEDBURGH en Opys r Ba 7 da

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

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

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

CARTERS REST

Meals served all, day every

funkids cti men on u day room

Book now for Mother’s Day and Easter Weekend

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Food & Drink

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

www.FoxandHoundsInnDenholm.co.uk

GALASHIELS

Quins ~ of Galashiels

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

Light lunches with delicious home made soups and baking Afternoon Teas served on the last Sunday of the month between 2pm-5pm cakes to order ~ free wifi Lilliesleaf ~ Tel: 01835 870537 www.jammycoo.co.uk

RESTAURANT COFFEE HOUSE BAR PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM

Quality fresh food served every day and every night Cheltenham Gold Cup - Friday 17th March Racing on TV - 3 course lunch & glass of bubbly £18 Book now for Mothering Sunday & Easter Sunday Lunch Charity Quiz night first Friday of each month

23 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AD Tel: 01896 757004

Lauder’s Bakery!

LAUDER bread ~ cakes ~ pies ~ filled rolls ~ soup

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

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

MELROSE

Catch your own amazing Salmon in the centre of Melrose Salmon, Lemon & Dill Fishcakes FRESH, TASTY AND FROM OUR ‘LIGHT LUNCH’ MENU

FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH & EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

6 Buccleuch Street, Melrose TD6 9LD www. greenhousecafemelrose.com

01896 800360

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NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS Serving freshly prepared lunches, delicious home baking and hot and cold refreshments Open daily 9am - 5pm Like us on Facebook & keep up to date with all our news Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL • 01835 825959

PEEBLES

SELKIRK ials ‘All you can eat’ Pizza and Pasta nights

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The Fleece Bar and Kitchen Bar open daily from 11am ‘til late Lunch & Dinner served Tues-Sat: 12noon-2pm & 5pm-9pm & Sun: 12noon-6pm Book your table for Mother’s Day and Easter Sunday Regular Quiz and Music Nights throughout the year 1 Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk Tel: 01750 725501 www.facebook.com/thefleecebarandkitchen 01750 725480

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ST BOSWELLS

SWINTON

The Wheatsheaf at Swinton

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

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

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Don’t forget to treat mum to a lovely tea, coffee or dinner out! Book early to avoid disappointment

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01835 830495 Born in the Borders, Lanton Mill, Jedburgh TD8 6ST Tel: 01835 830495 Email: info@bornintheborders.com Web: www.bornintheborders.com

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SATURDAY, APRIL 1 ARTHRITIS RESEARCH UK COFFEE MORNING

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 10am 11:30am. Cake and candy, raffle. All welcome

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

HEALING SUPPORT

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

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB AT BOWHILL

MONDAY, APRIL 3 EXHIBITION

The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, TD2 6SR; 9am - 5pm. New Exhibition: Deborah Campbell 3rd April - 28th May 01578 722 808

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £5 per child.The club is suitable for age 6+. Over 8’s can be left unattended. Den building, bush craft, fire lighting & much more!

Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am - 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:10pm. Horse racing action. Gates open 12.10pm 01573 224767

01835 823468

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along!

01750 22204

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

INNERLEITHEN & DISTRICT AOS

Memorial Hall, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ; 7:30pm. £12; (concs, Mon & Sat matinee £10). Guys and Dolls. Saturday matinee 2.15pm 0845 224 1908

SUNDAY, APRIL 2 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

PLANT A TREE DAY

Borders Animal Welfare Association, Earlston, TD4 6DJ; 10am. The trees and shrubs form a vital element in the development of this fantastic resource. Bring a spade! 01896 849090

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EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

KELSO RACES

FATBURN EXTREME 0798 691 4206

POWERHOOP

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. Get fit at a powerhoop class

0798 691 4206

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

ZUMBA

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

0798 691 4206

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

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April Events

PAY ONCE

COUNTRY ESTATE

SCHEME RETURNS

RE-OPENS 1st APRIL

LOTS OF

EASTER

FUN...

Jack and the Beans Talk Children’s Show - 10th April, 3pm

Easter Sunday Fun Day

Ranger Clubs

16th April, 11am – 4pm

Please see the website for further details

Throughout the holidays

BOWHILL HOUSE OPEN: 14 th – 17 th & 29 th – 30 th APRIL Bowhill House Bowhill Selkirk TD7 5ET

Tel: 01750 22204 E: info@bowhillhouse.co.uk WWW.BOWHILLHOUSE.CO.UK

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION & EVENTS...

The Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust Registered Charity No: SC014915

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TUESDAY, APRIL 4

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

ZUMBA CLASSES

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

BOWHILL EASTER HOLIDAY RANGER CLUB Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. Price: £5. Suitable for ages 6+, and over 8’s can be left unattended. Lots of fun outdoor activities 01750 22204

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

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB (MONTHLY)

Ancrum Village Hall, Ancrum, TD8 6UJ; 7:30pm - 9pm. £3 for visitors (under 16’s and members: Free). Interested in the night sky? Then come along to our astronomy club. All levels of experience welcome.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 GUIDED CANOEING SESSIONS

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Canoeing on the River Till. Pre-booking essential. All welcome 01890 820338

BACK/NECK/SHOULDER PAIN: OUCH!

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9am - 6pm. Chronic pain can be reduced by working with the muscle sheath & trigger points, don’t keep suffering

Call 01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

How does your Food make you feel? Energised, Clear Thinking, Healthy, Feel Young? or do you suffer with

Bloating, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Tiredness? To improve your digestion and energy, call or email Rosemary today:

T: 01750 778 704 E: info@downtoearthhealth.co.uk facebook.com/Healthier.Today

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ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

COMMUNITY LUNCH

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free for four weeks. Come along and enjoy the challenge of singing in four-part harmony. Make new friends from all across the East Borders 01896 668594 or 07989461012

ZUMBA

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Guest: John McDonald, Auchterarder. All welcome

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 12pm - 1:30pm. £5 per person. Delicious soup and pudding followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. (Dates can change - call first) 01361 884 935 Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

BORDER FLOWER CLUB 01896 754682

0798 691 4206

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

Reg. Charity No. SCO 38731 & 207994

0797 453 3127

THURSDAY, APRIL 6 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

BOWHILL EASTER HOLIDAY RANGER CLUB Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. Price: £5. Suitable for ages 6+, and over 8’s can be left unattended. Lots of fun outdoor activities 01750 22204

Make Every Daffodil Count

Hold your own fundraising events during our Daffodil Appeal Teas Quiz Night Fun Runs Wear Yellow to Work Day

Take part in Swimathon 2017 April 7th- 9th at Kelso Swimming Pool or Selkirk Leisure Centre Sign up via www.swimathon.org

For more information call Fiona on 07720 947 331 fiona.beaton@mariecurie.org.uk 01750 725480

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EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206


April Events

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing. 0797 453

3127

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

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

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST (DUNS)

Duns Parish Church, Duns, TD11 3DD; 7:30pm 9:30pm. £1.50. Annual General Meeting, followed by contributions from Members. Plus Raffle and Teas. Non Members Welcome. 01289 308515

MARIE CURIE SWIMATHON: 7TH-9TH

Kelso Swimming Pool, Kelso, TD5 7JP; All levels of fitness, all abilities and all ages are accounted for with our range of Swimathon challenges

07720 947 331

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

NUTTY’S LITTLE SQUIRRELS AT BOWHILL Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm - 3pm. Price: £3 per child. A chance for the under 6’s to get out in to the woodlands of Bowhill for a ranger activity! 01750 22204

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

FRIDAY, APRIL 7 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

CURRY NIGHT

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; Call to book 01835 822243

St. Abbs Wool Festival

In Eyemouth!

Sat 8th April Inviting all

Wool Crafting Enthusiasts & The Curious... 10am to 4pm

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE. Tel: 018907 71154 St-Abbs-Wool-Festival

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Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

QUIZ NIGHT

Hirsel Golf Club, Coldstream, TD12 4NJ; 7:30pm. Join us for our first Quiz Night of the season. Teams of 4, six rounds of questions - cash prizes!

01890 882678

KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:45pm. £12.00. Japanese pianist Yu Kosuge plays music by Bach, Beethoven, Takemitsu, Liszt and Wagner.

01668 216550 QUIZ NIGHT

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

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. Guests: Barbara Dymock and Christopher Marra. This will be an unforgettable night. BYOB. All ages welcome. 07986 644661

01750 725480


MELROSE RUGBY SEVENS

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

SPRING FAYRE

Hirsel Golf Club, Coldstream, TD12 4NJ; 10am 4pm. Free entry for all . All welcome, Lady Captain’s Charity Raffle in aid of SCAA, 11+ local stallholders

LIVE MUSIC: STEVE TILSTON & JEZ LOWE

Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 7:30pm. £12. Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe, two of the UK Acoustic/Folk scene’s finest songwriters 01890

820338

KATE CROSS AND AMBERJAX

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £8. Live Music with this talented Scottish singer/songwriter 01573420231

01890 882678

ST ABBS WOOL FESTIVAL

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 10am - 4pm. Inviting all wool crafting enthusiasts and the curious.... 018907 71154

BOWHILL HOT CROSS BUN FUN RUN

SUNDAY, APRIL 9 WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

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

BRUNCH WITH BVAC

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am. Cost: £5 per person (includes medal). Earn those Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns with a 5km or 1mile Easter themed fun run around Bowhill.

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

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB AT BOWHILL

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

01750 22204

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £5 per child.. The club is suitable for age 6+. Over 8’s can be left unattended. Den building, bush craft, fire lighting & much more!

01750 22204

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468 SILENT FILM

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. 01835 823468

SCOTTISH BORDERS ART GLASS

Demonstrations Showroom Shop

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm - 10pm. £6.50 / under 16s £3.50 (STOPS Members £6.00). Rudolph Valentino in ‘The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse’ classic with live theatre organ accompaniment. BYOB 01361 810759

SUNJAY @ ST BOSWELLS LIVE!

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7:30pm - 11pm. £10 advance / £12 on door. The wonderful singer / guitarist SUNJAY is at St Boswells Live again by popular demand.

01835 822692 (info only)

STOW OLD TIME DANCING

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

01578 730355

01750 725480

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

www.scottishbordersartglass.com

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April Events

MONDAY, APRIL 10 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

ROMAN EXHIBITION

TUESDAY, APRIL 11 ZUMBA CLASSES

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

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

BOWHILL EASTER HOLIDAY RANGER CLUB

FOUR BORDER ABBEYS U3A: TALK

FUORA DANCE PROJECT : T-HIS / T-HAT

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Stories about Edinburgh Tattoo by Alisdair Hutton. Everyone welcome. Tea/coffee available. 01573 450366

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 2:20pm. Horse racing action. Gates open 12.20pm 01573 224767

GARLIC THEATRE: JACK AND THE BEANS TALK

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 3pm. Tickets £5 per person. This lovely show is suitable for ages 3 – 7 and their families. Tickets: www.borderevents.

com or call 01750 725480

FATBURN EXTREME

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

POWERHOOP

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. Get fit at a powerhoop class

0798 691 4206

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

ZUMBA

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

0798 691 4206

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. Price: £5. Suitable for ages 6+, and over 8’s can be left unattended. Lots of fun outdoor activities 01750 22204

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11:30am. Tickets: no upfront charge, donations welcome. An opportunity to take part in an innovative outdoor theatre experience with your child! Suitable for ages 2 – 6. 01750 22204

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

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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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01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 GUIDED CANOEING SESSIONS

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Canoeing on the River Till. Pre-booking essential. All welcome 01890 820338

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, give me a call.

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Come along and enjoy an evening of sewing and chat. New members always welcome. 01750 21632

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free for four weeks. Come along and enjoy the challenge of singing in four-part harmony. Make new friends from all across the East Borders 01896 668594 or 07989461012

KATHRYN ROBERTS AND SEAN LAKEMAN

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £13.00 £11.00 Early Bird. An evening with Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman, one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships

THURSDAY, APRIL 13 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

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Guest: Isabel Gordon ‘Her Story’ 01750 76243 for

more information

BOWHILL EASTER HOLIDAY RANGER CLUB Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 1pm. Price: £5. Suitable for ages 6+, and over 8’s can be left unattended. Lots of fun outdoor activities 01750 22204

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

SILVER DENARII BRONZE LEGOVER ... at ‘Three Hills’ Heritage Centre Market Square, Melrose From 10 April 10.30am-4.30pm £2 adult, £1 student; £5 family

Guided walk to Newstead Site Thursdays from 13 April

1.30pm-5.30pm + tea £4 adult, £1 student ENJOY THE ARTEFACTS AND GEMS Tel: 01896 822651 www.trimontium.org.uk

01750 725480

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GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.


April Events

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

0797 453 3127

MAUNDY THURSDAY COMMUNION

Linton Kirk, Morebattle; 7pm - 8pm. Easter Service - all welcome

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

NUTTY’S LITTLE SQUIRRELS AT BOWHILL Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm - 3pm. Price: £3 per child. A chance for the under 6’s to get out in to the woodlands of Bowhill for a ranger activity! 01750 22204

GOOD FRIDAY VIGIL

Hoselaw Chapel, Morebattle; 2pm - 5pm. Annual Good Friday Vigil at Hoselaw Chapel. All Welcome

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

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OLD TIME, MODERN & SET DANCES

Foulden Village Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed; 8pm. £6 at door. Music from Dave Husband. Tea/coffee. biscuits. All welcome 01289 386400

SATURDAY, APRIL 15 HAWICK RUGBY SEVENS

Hawick Rugby Club, Hawick, TD9 9PD; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby.net

COFFEE MORNING

Hawick Congregational Church, Hawick, TD9 9HL; 10am. Organised by the Hawick Archaeological Society. All welcome

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB AT BOWHILL

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £5 per child.. The club is suitable for age 6+. Over 8’s can be left unattended. Den building, bush craft, fire lighting & much more!

01750 22204

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

MUSIC: SCOCHA LIVE

Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3JX; 7:30pm. £15 (includes bf). Fundraiser in aid of Parkinson’s UK. Folk ‘n’rock from Hawick band Scocha. Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

SUNDAY, APRIL 16 BERWICK RUGBY SEVENS

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

EASTER WEEKEND FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Details tbc 01890 820338

THE WHITE RABBIT’S EASTER WALK

Abbotsford House, Melrose, TD6 9BQ; Adult £14, Child £7, Family £38 . A magical adventure through our very own Wonderland to delight, inspire and entertain the whole family. Suitable for children 4+ years. Two performances: 12.30pm & 3pm

01896 663974

01750 725480


April Events

WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

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

EASTER BREAKFAST

Hoselaw Chapel, Morebattle; 8am - 9am. Early breakfast at Hoselaw Chapel - all welcome

EASTER SUNDAY COMMUNION

Yetholm Parish Church, Kirk Yetholm; 10am - 11am. All welcome

FARMERS MARKET

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TR; 10am - 4pm. Locally produced food and crafts on sale - and enjoy a stroll round the stables whilst visiting. 01890 820338

ST ABB’S EASTER MARKET

Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 3pm. Meet the traders, browse and buy their produce and take yourself home a treat.

01890 820338

BOWHILL EASTER SUNDAY FUN DAY

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am - 4pm. Cost: normal estate entry fees apply. Join us for an eggs-cellent Easter with fun for all the family! 01750 22204

LESS THAN ONE HOUR FROM EDINBURGH

The White Rabbit’s

Easter walk around Abbotsford Easter Sunday – 16th April 2017, 10am – 5pm The White Rabbit is looking for the Red Queen, and the Red Queen is looking for her flowers - all children must beware you don’t lose your heads on this magical adventure through our very own Wonderland at Abbotsford!

Performances: 12.30 – 2pm and 3pm – 4.30pm Ticket: Adult £14 Friends of Abbotsford £12.60 Child £7 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £38 Suitable for children of 4yrs and over. Garden entry applies for those not participating in the walk and Abbotsford will have a host of fun activities for all ages including an egg hunt, crafts, a magician and much, much more.

Abbotsford Melrose TD6 9BQ t. 01896 752043 www.scottsabbotsford.com

01750 725480

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EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

FATBURN EXTREME

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; 11am 5pm. TBA. The Biggest egg hunt in the Borders and lots more fun activities all day. +44 (0)1896 830323

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

EASTER SUNDAY ALL AGE SERVICE

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. Get fit at a powerhoop class

Morebattle Parish Church, Morebattle, TD5 8QX; 11:15am - 12:15pm. All welcome

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

EASTER SUNDAY HIGH TEA

The Smiddy Restaurant, Ashkirk, TD7 4NU; 4pm 6pm. Call to reserve yoru table 01750 32242

POWERHOOP 0798 691 4206

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

ZUMBA

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

0798 691 4206

THE ABBEY CONSORT: HANDEL’S MESSIAH

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

MONDAY, APRIL 17

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm. £13.50 £11.50 Early Bird. Award winning folk band with Scots, Irish and Hungarian musical influences.

Holy Trinity Church, Melrose, TD6 9SU; 7pm. Abbey Consort, a well known Borders choir, invites you to a performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’.

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

MUSIC: DALLAHAN

EASTER WEEKEND FAMILY ACTIVITIES

01890 750099

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Full information from www.ford-and-etal.co.uk

01890 820338

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

FLOORS CASTLE EASTER FUN-DAYSUNDAY

Floors Castle, Kelso, TD5 7SF; 10:30am - 4pm. £11.50 for adults, £6 for kids. Family tickets available.. Join us at for family fun on Easter Sunday with face painting, bouncy castles, teddy bear walks and more...

OLD MELROSE MONASTIC WALK

Old Melrose Furniture Studio/Tearoom , Melrose, TD6 9DF; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £2, children free. A guided walk throught 2000 years of history including the site of the original melrose monastery.

01835 822823

SHARK IN THE PARK FAMILY SHOW

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; 2:30pm - 3:30pm. £10 (£8 concessions). From the producers of the ‘Hairy Maclary and Friends’ stage show comes another great family musical.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 18 ZUMBA CLASSES

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

ACTION AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S 8-WEEK PROGRAMME

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 10am - 12pm. A guided self-help workshop to help you achieve optimum brain health: memory, thinking & reasoning. 01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

SELKIRK DEMENTIA CAFE

Rowlands Cafe, Selkirk, TD7 4DG; 10:30am - 12pm. Worried about your memory or that of a family member or friend. Staff will be on hand to offer advice and support. 01896 827105

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

01750 725480


ZUMBA

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

0798 691 4206

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

THURSDAY, APRIL 20 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

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

CANDIDA DISHARMONY: GET INTERNAL BALANCE

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9:15am 5pm. Yeast spores feed just like you but can rob you of your nutrients causing tiredness, bloating, wind so get balanced now.

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 GUIDED CANOEING SESSIONS

Ford and Etal Estates, Ford and Etal, TD12 4TP; Canoeing on the River Till. Pre-booking essential. All welcome 01890 820338

EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

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Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206


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ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing.

0797 453 3127

FRIDAY, APRIL 21 50TH MORPETH GATHERING

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

CHURCH MEETINGS

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

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

NUTTY’S LITTLE SQUIRRELS AT BOWHILL

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

MONTHLY FILM NIGHT

Foulden Village Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed; 7pm. 3rd Friday of the month - all welcome. Also Children’s film 1pm. 01289 386272

POSTCARDS FROM EYEMOUTH

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 7:30pm. TBC. A collaboration and performance with contributions from students from Leeds College of Music and Eyemouth residents. 01890 750099

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 50TH MORPETH GATHERING

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm - 3pm. Price: £3 per child. A chance for the under 6’s to get out in to the woodlands of Bowhill for a ranger activity! 01750 22204

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Borders Textile Towerhouse, Hawick, TD9 9BZ; 10am - 3:30pm. £40. A fun day learning the traditional craft of rag rugging & making lovely things for you & your home. 01450 377615 or 01665

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

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Northumbrian Festival

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rdApril

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

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

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ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. Free for four weeks. Come along and enjoy the challenge of singing in four-part harmony. Make new friends from all across the East Borders 01896 668594 or 07989461012

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB AT BOWHILL

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. £5 per child.. The club is suitable for age 6+. Over 8’s can be left unattended. Den building, bush craft, fire lighting & much more!

01750 22204

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The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

THE ABBEY CONSORT: HANDEL’S MESSIAH Teviot Church, Hawick; 7pm - 9pm. Non-members of Hawick Music Club £10 Under 18 free.Tickets on sale at the church door on the evening of the concert. Hawick Music Club ends the 66th season with a performance of Handel’s Messiah by local choir,The Abbey Consort.

LANGHOLM RUGBY SEVENS

MONDAY, APRIL 24 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

Earlston Church Hall, Earlston, TD4 6HG; 9:45am 10:45am. High Impact 0798 691 4206

PARKINSONS UK BORDERS BRANCH

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

FATBURN EXTREME

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 5:30pm 6pm. All welcome to come along! 0798 691 4206

POWERHOOP

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

St Paul’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3JU; 6pm 6:30pm. 0798 691 4206

STRING JAM CLUB: O’HOOLEY & TIDOW

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm - 11pm. £14. Acclaimed British folk duo and “Britain’s answer to the McGarrigles” (Guardian) with a Mojo Top 10 Folk Album of 2016. 01750 721233

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

ZUMBA

SUNDAY, APRIL 23 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

SQUIRREL SURVEYING

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Price £6 per person.. Led by a Bowhill Ranger this session will look at the techniques used to survey for red squirrels on the estate 01750 22204

Selkirk Parish Church, Selkirk, TD7 4JX; 7pm - 8pm. Get fit and have fun at a Zumba class!

0798 691 4206

BORDERS ASPERGERS & AUTISM GROUP SUPPORT

Royal British Legion, Galashiels, TD1 1BZ; 7:30pm. Get-together on the last Monday of the month - all welcome. 01896 668961

MUSIC: STRING THEORY CLUB

7:30pm. Live, original acoustic music. Free admission, everyone welcome. 07761 208837

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. Children most welcome.

01835 823468

01750 725480

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TUESDAY, APRIL 25 ZUMBA CLASSES

St John’s Church, Langlee: 10am; Lauder Leisure Centre: 11.30am; Newtown Community Centre: 6.30pm 0798 691 4206

ACTION AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S 8-WEEK PROGRAMME

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 10am - 12pm. A guided self-help workshop to help you achieve optimum brain health: memory, thinking & reasoning. Call 01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

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

TOTAL TONING

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5pm - 5:45pm. Equipment based class using weights, gliders, gym balls etc 07986 914 206

YOGA (SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS)

Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS; 5:15pm - 6:20pm. Mats, blocks, etc provided. Please wear comfortable loose clothing

07960 566 556

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, Allanton, TD11 3LA; 7pm 9pm. We practise new dances and music. New dancers and musicians are always welcome to join us. 01289 388501 / 01890 818073

BERWICK FILM SOCIETY FILMSHOW

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1AJ; 7:30pm - 9:45pm. £7.95/£6.95 concs. BFS Passholders free entry. “THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT” (cert 15) Catherine Deneuve stars in irreverent madcap spin on holy origins.

07779 663860

BARE ROOTS AT THE HIPPODROME

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 7:30pm - 11pm. Monthly gathering for musicians, poets, singers and lovers of a good night out. Open to all.

MELROSE HISTORICAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Members’ Evening & AGM with cheese & wine 01896 822339

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 EXERCISE TO MUSIC CLASS

SPRING WEIGHT LOSS WITH LBS & OZS

Tweedbank Community Centre, Galashiels, TD1 3RT; 11am - 12pm. Low impact. 0798 691 4206

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

Ednam Village Hall, Kelso, TD5 7QL; 6pm - 7pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 6pm - 7pm. Get out of your slump. Drop weight/inches. Increase energy/health? Reduce cravings/fatigue. Act Now!

GALA ROTARY WEEKLY MEETING

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels, TD1 3HY; 6:30pm. £11. Gala Rotary is a group of people who meet weekly but also organise a wide range of events for our community

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

GALA WATER SINGERS CHOIR

Fountainhall School, Fountainhall, TD1 2SY; 7pm 9pm. £20/20/10 (paid over the year). We welcome all who love to sing with others. No training, skills in reading music or previous experience needed.

01578 730289

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ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

Langlee Primary School, Galashiels; 7pm - 8pm. £3.50 - £5.00. Freestyle Kickboxing and SelfDefence. Become fit and learn how to defend yourself, building confidence and self control

0797 453 3127

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. Ann Hill, QG Scotland, will give a lively talk on her experiences with Alzheimers Quilts. Visitors very welcome. 01750 21632

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Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. free for four weeks. Come along and enjoy the challenge of singing in four-part harmony. Make new friends from all across the East Borders 01896 668594 or 07989461012

THURSDAY, APRIL 27 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

ZUMBA

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 5.30pm-6.20pm & 6.30pm-7.30pm. 0798 691 4206

GALASHIELS & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB

Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose, TD6 9AA; 10am. Guest: Elma Cunningham ‘Donkey Sanctuary’

01750 76243 for more information

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

ZUMBA GOLD

St Peter’s Church, Galashiels, TD1 3DP; 2:30pm - 3:15pm. Get fit and have fun at a zumba class.

0798 691 4206

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS LADIES BOXERCISE

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6pm - 7pm. £5.00. Get fit and stay in trim, using non-contact techniques from Kung Fu and Kickboxing. 0797 453

3127

TRIMONTIUM TRUST LECTURE

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. John Poulter on ‘The Antonine Wall: a new look at its planning’. 01896 822651

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 CHURCH MEETINGS

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

01750 725480

GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL 3 days of different length walks. Bookings via www.borderevents.com or call 01750725480 GALASHIELS DEMENTIA CAFE

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus), Galashiels, TD1 3HF; 10:30am - 12pm. Worried about your memory or that of a family member or friend. Staff will be on hand to offer advice and support. 01896 827105

LEGS, BUMS & TUMS

Complete Health Borders, Galashiels, TD1 1EU; 11:15am - 12pm. Great exercises for toning problem areas! 0798 691 4206

NUTTY’S LITTLE SQUIRRELS AT BOWHILL Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 2pm - 3pm. Price: £3 per child. A chance for the under 6’s to get out in to the woodlands of Bowhill for a ranger activity! 01750 22204

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 and wellbeing, combining the three regulations, Mind, Body & Breath. 0797 453 3127

BOXABILITY WITH NORRIE

Lucy Sanderson Hall, Galashiels, TD1 3EG; 6pm - 6:45pm. High energy, non contact, aerobic kickboxing. 0798 691 4206

MIXED VOLLEYBALL

Leader Leisure Centre, Lauder, TD2 6SX; 6pm 8pm. A very sociable club - all welcome, no previous experience needed just come along and join in the fun! 0797 624 2537

BEYOND ETERNITY PROMOTIONS THEATRE

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. Tickets £12 / £10 under 16. ‘Meet Tommy Atkins’. ‘Tommy’ takes the audience through his war - his story. Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

SATURDAY, APRIL 29 GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL 3 days of different length walks. Bookings via www.borderevents.com or call 01750725480 KELSO RUGBY SEVENS

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby.net

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ART IN ANCRUM

A long weekend of exhibitions by professional artists and makers in multiple venues throughout the village of Ancrum

SCOTTISH BORDERS VETERANS BREAKFAST CLUB

ROXBURGH SINGERS AND BERWICK ARTS CHOIR

St Andrew’s Church, Berwick-uponTweed, TD15 1EB; 7pm. £10 + bf, accompanied children free. Singing Bach’s magnificent B Minor Mass conducted by Catherine Fish. Orchestral reduction for the occasion by Tony Kime Tickets: www.

Army Reserve Centre (TA Building), Galashiels, TD1 3AT; 10am - 12pm. A chance to meet up with old and make new friends in a casual and relaxed environment, have a cuppa & a bacon roll

borderevents.com or call 01750 725480

SHETLAND LACE KNITTING WORKSHOP

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm. £13.50, £11.50 (Early Bird). Brian Molley Quartet, performing his own compositions and featuring the finest in UK jazz players 01890 750099

01896 757020

Cheviot Centre, Wooler, NE71 6BL; 10am - 3:30pm. £35. You will be supplied with a circular needle and a ball of one ply wool and taught a variety of traditional stitches. 01668 281884

ANNUAL RIDING OF THE BOUNDS

Berwick Barracks, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1DF; 10:30am - 3:30pm. More information: berwickbounds@yahoo.co.uk. Berwick-uponTweed’s traditional 15 mile riding of the boundries of the town. Riders and spectators welcome.

SATURDAY RANGER CLUB AT BOWHILL

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 1:30pm - 3:30pm. See 22nd April for details

01750 22204

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL; 2pm. Conducted tour of the sanctuary. Come along and feed the donkeys too. 01835 823468

BORDERS ENLIGHTENMENT CONFERENCE

Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 2pm - 5pm. £5. Emotions and Reason: What does it mean to be human in a post truth world?

BRIAN MOLLEY QUARTET: CLOCK

SUNDAY, APRIL 30 ART IN ANCRUM

A long weekend of exhibitions by professional artists and makers in multiple venues throughout the village of Ancrum

SUNDAY CARVERY

The Park Hotel, Peebles, EH45 8BA; 12am 10:59pm. Join us on the last Sunday of the month.

01721 720451

EARLSTON RUGBY SEVENS

Earlston Rugby Club, Earlston, TD4 6DG; For full information and updates visit www.bordersrugby.net

GALASHIELS WALKING FESTIVAL 3 days of different length walks. Bookings via www.borderevents.com or call 01750725480 WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICES

jeffersondavies@gmail.com

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

DAVID HUME DINNER: FOOD FOR THOUGHT

HIGH TEA AT THE JAMMY COO

Chirnside Community Centre, Chirnside, TD11 3XR; 7pm. Fine cuisine, claret, speaker and discussion. Email for more information and to book.

jeffersondavies@gmail.com

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The Jammy Coo Gallery & Coffee Shop, Lilliesleaf, TD6 9JB; 2pm - 5pm. £12.50 pp. Come along and have a delicious high tea with home baking on the last Sunday of each month. 01835 870537

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BORDERS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 2:30pm - 5pm. Farm Servants of South-East Scotland 1750-1914 David McLean describes the lives of the labourers, hinds & bondagers

Wed 3rd - Sun 7th May 2017 at 7.30pm Matinees - Sat 6th and Sun 7th at 2.30pm

ROXBURGH SINGERS AND BERWICK ARTS CHOIR

Book online: www.maltingsberwick.co.uk | Box Office: 01289 330999

Melrose Parish Church, Melrose, TD6 9LJ; 7pm. £10 +bf, accompanied children free. Singing Bach’s magnificent B Minor Mass conducted by Marion Dodd. Orchestral reduction for the occasion by Tony Kime. Tickets: www.borderevents.com or call

Opening night only; all tickets £12 Thu - Sun £14 (£12 concs) Family ticket £40

Visit www.borderevents.com for full event details and many more events...

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FORTHCOMING DATES FIRST MAY DAY - 10th May 2017. Racing from 2.00pm LADIES DAY - 28th May 2017. Racing from 2.10pm

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

11th Kielder Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show

Sunday 14th 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

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Multi Fuel Stove Company Ltd Free Companion Set with every installation. Tel: 01289 385033/07789 715572 Music Station, Galashiels 10% off all stock. www.musicstation.me.uk Tel: 01896 754554

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Tile Style, Galashiels 10% off selected tiles, adhesives & grouts. Tel: 01896 750778

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk £10 off an Action Against Alzheimer’s 8 week course booking. 39 Tower Street, Selkirk www.downtoearthhealth.co.uk Tel: 01750 778 704

Turnbulls Shoe Repair, Selkirk 10% off all accessories, bags and wallets. High Street, Selkirk Tel: 01750 23337

RETAIL Green Square Energy Centre, Newtown St Boswells 10% off gas boiler installation Tel: 01835 822202

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

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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

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4th & 5th March: th Sled Dog Racing, Ford West Woods 7 September: Etal Flower Show Market, Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre 19th March: Farmers 11th & 12th October: ‘Looking Back’ th 25 March: Attractions open from today Traditional Old Skills Fayre and Farmers’ Market (see st website for individual dates & times) th 30 & 31 October: Halloween Family Fun 5th, 12th & 19th April: Guided canoeing session on the River Till 1st November: Live Music (pre-booking essential) Katriona & Jamie Roberts Music - Gilmore Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe, Etal Village Hall 8th April: Live and looking ahead.... Etal Village Hall 16th April: Pop-up Market, th November Ford Christmas - 30 Farmers Market,Market Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre th th st th , 14 the , 21Estates December and Railway & 17 April: Santa Easter Specials Family Fun7 across 16th Tearooms, shops&& retail retail outlets in Etal andand FordFord Tearooms, coffcoffee ee shops outlets in Etal all year round~~check check website website for details openopen all year round for details ~

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border events March-April 2017  

The Spring edition of border events magazine covering March, April and early May 2017

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