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Welcome to the November/December issue of borderevents........w

Welcome to the final magazine of 2017. We finish off the year in style with a wonderful selection of seasonal activities and festive fun for you all to enjoy. Stuck for a Christmas present idea for someone then how about tickets for a local event - see page 45 for box office listings. Get in touch if you have an event or a business you would like promoted in 2018 - call 01750 725 480 or email: info@borderevents.com. And most importantly, ‘thank you’ to our advertisers, event organisers, magazine stockists, readers, ticket buyers and distribution team. Without you, there would be no borderevents magazine. Very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year!

Andrew Lang & Lesley J Wilkinson

Front Cover Picture Credits 1. National Theatre Live - Follies, Borders 2. Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Hawick 3. The Princess & The Goblin, Bowhill & Oxnam 4. Charity Tractor Run, Lauderdale 5. Christmas Wreath Making, Bowhill 6. Mike Whellans, Rolling Hills Folk Club, Darnick Pic credit: Alistair Mulhearn

Contents November Events Food & Drink/Where to go December Events Box Office Discount Card Business

Page No 4 - 21 22 - 29 30 - 42 45 46 - 48 48 - 51

Future Magazine Deadline Dates January/February - 1st December March/April - 2nd February

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A Musical by Alan G Brydon & Ian W Landles

Tuesday 14th - Friday 17th November 2017 Hawick Town Hall, 7.30pm (Doors Open 7.00pm)

Tickets: £10

Available from ILF Imaging, Hawick or Border Events

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 BILL BROWN: MOVING PICTURES

Alchemy Film & Arts, Hawick, TD9 9BU; Free. Gallery opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am4pm. Until 9th Nov. 3 channel slide projector installation with colourful geometry and a moving screen.

CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

BACK/NECK/SHOULDER PAIN: OUCH!

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

01750 778 704/ 07773 634 884

BORDERS ASPERGERS & AUTISM GROUP SUPPORT

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. £5, includes buffet lunch. The Future with autism ‘Don’t worry be happy’ and ‘rights for autistics, carers and others’. 01896 668 961

BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers and how to market effectively.

01835 818315

DIGITAL BOOST-LINKEDIN

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

COMMUNITY LUNCH

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

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB STUDIO VISIT

2pm - 4pm. £5 each for both Studio Club members and visitors. Visit to Sivy Davey’s Ceramics Studio at Williescrook Cottage, Sharplaw Road, Jedburgh TD8 6SH. All welcome.

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 07969770512

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. free for four weeks. We would like to invite you to join us. Make new friends and enjoy singing in four-part harmony. No auditions

07989 461 012

BORDER FLOWER CLUB

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Demonstration: Vanessa Wellock Ilkley - Where the Treetops Glisten. Visitors welcome and sales table on offer

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

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

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SeptemberEvents November Events

Monday

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

Tuesday

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

Friday

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

For more information call 0798 691 4206 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EVENT

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 9am - 9pm. Enjoy 15% off in store all day. Everyone welcome 01835 82 59 59

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

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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. Evening talk on The future of Red Squirrels in South Scotland, by Alexa Seagrave. Followed by Raffle and Teas. 01289 308515

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 DR JOHN STEWART MUIR: THE BELOVED DOCTOR

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; £9 / £7 concessions (+ BF) (over 60 and under 16). A production written & performed by local actor John Nichol. Fri: 7.30pm; Sat: 3pm Tickets: www.

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ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

TALK

The Forman Memorial Hall, Roberton, TD9 7LX; 7:30pm. Ian Landles: The History of The Borthwick Water. All welcome

MUSIC: EILIDH SHAW & ROSS MARTIN

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

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10.00 - £12.00. Well known Scottish folk duo, Eilidh Shaw and Ross Martin, performing traditional music from the Highlands 01890 750099

LAUDER CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NIGHT

6pm. All of the high street shops will be throwing open their doors to welcome folks in for a browse, blether & refreshment

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

ANDANTE CONCERT

QUIZ NIGHT

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

KMS: GILDAS AND AUREA QUARTETS

Victoria Halls, Selkirk, TD7 4LN; 8pm. £10 + bf. A night of folk ‘n’ roll. Only upstairs tickets remaining.

Yetholm Parish Church, Kirk Yetholm; 7:30pm 9:30pm. Retiring Collection. Proceeds to Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre 01573 420231 New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Admission by Donation. The classic silent film with accompaniment by Larry McGuire on the Viscount Physis organ 01361 810759 Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:30pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Two young award winning quartets play music by Strauss, Korngold and Mendelssohn’s joyous Octet.

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

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

SELKIRK ROTARY PRESENT SCOCHA

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 DR JOHN STEWART MUIR: THE BELOVED DOCTOR

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; £9 / £7 concessions (+ BF) (over 60 and under 16). A production written & performed by local actor John Nichol. Sat: 3pm Tickets: www.borderevents. Ye can stand or sit, but ye’ll no sit still... Scocha

“Scottish Folk and Roll”

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St. Abbs Wool Festival In Eyemouth! Sat 4th November Inviting all

Organised by Selkirk Rotary

VICTORIA HALL, SELKIRK FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER Tickets: £10 +bf

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

St-Abbs-Wool-Festival

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ST ABBS WOOL FESTIVAL

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

HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

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

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

FORGET ME NOT -THE ALZHEIMER’S WHODUNNIT

St Cuthbert’s Church, Norham, TD15 2LF; 7pm. Adult £8; U16s £4;. ‘This murder is so perfect you could even hide it from yourself....’ 0774 513 0987

OLD TIME DANCING

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468 ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

SUNG EVENSONG: ABBEY CONSORT

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 5pm. All welcome

01573 224 163

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

A GRAND PARADE OF TRACTORS Sunday, 5th November from 10am from Thirlestane Castle, Lauder in aid of Doddie Weir’5 Foundation for MND research Farmers, tractor drivers and enthusiasts from all over the Borders and beyond are invited to register and bring their tractors along to Thirlestane then follow a short route around Lauderdale Spectators welcome along the route and at the castle from 1pm

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BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This will give you an understanding of bookkeeping principles and why keeping financial records is important.


November Events

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

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

BLOOMING GREAT TEA PARTY AT CARFRAEMILL

UT

Carfraemill, Near Lauder, TD2 6RA; 1:30pm 4:30pm. £20 per person, ALL ticket proceeds to Marie Curie. Tables of 10. Come and celebrate Carfaremill’s 20th Birthday at their Blooming Big tea Party for Marie Curie 01750 725480

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

0797 453 3127

RAG BAG MORRIS DANCING

Allanton Village Hall, TD11 3LA7pm - 9pm. Meet every Tuesday throughout the winter to practice new tunes and dances. New dancers and musicians welcome.

ragbagmorris@hotmail.co.uk AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156 GAELIC SINGING FOR FUN

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7pm - 9pm. £20, under 18 free when accompanied by an adult. Gaelic Singing for Fun, whether you speak Gaelic or not. All levels including complete beginners 07990 824456

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB

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

www.ancrumastronomyclub.org.uk

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

Hawick High School, Hawick, TD9 0EG; 7:30pm 9pm. Voluntary collection, non members welcome. An illustrated lecture by Andy Jepson entitled “ Stobs Camp, Past, Present & Future”

01450 379848

MELROSE HISTORICAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm - 9pm. Free to members, nonmembers £3. Joint Meeting with Melrose Literary Society - Talk “Thomas Pringle, Walter Scott and Abbotsford” by Dr Malcolm Morrison 01896 820200

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome.

0796 977 0512

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A T JUNCTION

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 8pm. £12 adults; £10 under 16s. (+ BF) Pre-theatre supper £13. . A funny but poignant drama by MsFits Theatre Company Tickets: www.borderevents.com or

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CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. free for four weeks. We would like to invite you to join us. Make new friends and enjoy singing in four-part harmony. No auditions

07989 461 012

DIGITAL BOOST-PRODUCING ENGAGING CONTENT

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

01835 818315

MUSIC: JYOTSNA SRIKANTH/BANGALORE DREAMS

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10, £12. The welcome return of Carnatic violinist, Jyotsna Srikanth with Shadrach Solomon, keyboard and NS Manjanuth, drums.

01890 750099

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

JACK & THE BEANSTALK

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

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7pm - 7pm. £10 adults and £8 under 16s. Presented by Eyemouth & District Community Youth Theatre Group. Lots of laughs for the whole family!

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MADE IN DAGENHAM LAUNCH

East Ord Village Hall, East Ord, TD15 2NS; 7pm - 9pm. £40 (Adults)/£20 (Under 18’s) annual subscription. Berwick Operatic Society. First rehearsal. E: berwickopera@yahoo.co.uk

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 07969770512

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BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

MENOPAUSE – A CHANGE TOO FAR!

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

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November Events

BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING

The Gytes Centre, Peebles; 1pm - 4pm. FREE. This workshop will help you create a robust business plan. 01835 818315

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

JACK & THE BEANSTALK

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7pm - 7pm. £10 adults and £8 under 16s. Presented by Eyemouth & District Community Youth Theatre Group. Lots of laughs for the whole family!

018907 50585

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

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB - WORKSHOP Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club invite you to join them for a Pastel Painting Workshop with Mary Goulden

01896 820023

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

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

MATCHBOX CINECLUB PRESENTS: CRIME WAVE

The Cornucopia Room, Hawick, TD9 9EA; 6:30pm - 9pm. £5. John Paizs | Canada | 1985 | 1hr 20min | PG. www.behind-thecurtain.com

JACK & THE BEANSTALK

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7pm - 7pm. £10 adults and £8 under 16s. See Thursday for full details. 018907 50585

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NIGHT

The Border Club, Hawick; 7pm. £5, includes glass of wine and nibbles. All welcome

ST KILDA - AN IILUSTRATED TALK

Walkerburn Public Hall, Walkerburn, EH43 6AE; 7pm. £5. Join us at Walkerburn Village Hall to learn all about the island of St Kilda and support our Hall at the same time. Tickets: www.borderevents.

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THEATRE: NIGHTMARES IN NORFOLK

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7:30pm - 10pm. £10 +bf North Country Theatre: A double dose of terrifying tales, one told tongue in cheek and one… straight down the line! Tickets:

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Eckford Village Hall, Kelso; 7:30pm. £25. Local story, local performers, great night! Three course Horseman’s Dinner and bar.

Tickets from: 01835 850213

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, TD6 0EW; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers and how to market effectively.

01835 818315

JAMMY COO DOES HAWICK

Hawick Pop-Up Shop, Hawick; 10am - 4pm. Christmas gifts, yummy cakes and more

01835 870537

EILDON RAMBLERS WALKING GROUP

10am. Free to try us for a couple of walks Ramblers UK membership £3.25/mth (£2.25/mth concession). Our friendly walking group is based in the central Scottish Borders. We enjoy welcoming newcomers to walking.

01896 823831 or 07590 219301 RAG RUGGING WORKSHOP

Gallery 45, Felron, NE65 9PP; 10:30am - 3:30pm. £45. A fun day learning the traditional craft of rag rugging & making lovely things for you & your home.

01670 783424 or 01665 579422 TABLE TOP SALE

George & Abbotsford Hotel, Melrose; 10:30am - 3:30pm. Tables provided £10, bring your own table £7. In aid of Arthritis Research UK. Lucky dip, tombola, refreshments and more. Set up from 9.30am 07928 714 072

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12:15pm. The Remembrance Meeting. 01573 224767

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

JACK & THE BEANSTALK

Eyemouth High School (old) , Eyemouth, TD14 5AN; 7pm - 7pm. £10 adults and £8 under 16s. Presented by Eyemouth & District Community Youth Theatre Group. Lots of laughs for the whole family!

018907 50585

BIRTH OF A NATION - SILENT FILM

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7pm 10:45pm. £6.50 adults only. The Birth of A Nation is a silent film from 1915 and the highest grossing silent film in film history. 01361 810759

ABBEY CONSORT CONCERT

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 7pm. All welcome

01573 224 163

CHARITY AUCTION & DINNER DANCE

Macdonald Cardrona Hotel and Golf Club, Peebles, EH45 8HE; 7pm. £30 - 3 course dinner. In aid of The Lavender Touch. Dance to Farhenheit Function Band Tickets: 01896 208255

DANCE

Glen Douglas Hall, Jedburgh; 7:30pm. £7 (BYO Supper) Tea/Coffee provided. Dance to The Lomond Ceilidh Band. All welcome 07803 951293

WELL ROAD PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS ‘THE BORDERS HORSE

Eckford Village Hall, Kelso; 7:30pm. £25. Local story, local performers, great night! Three course Horseman’s Dinner and bar.

Tickets from: 01835 850213

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

HMRC-BUSINESS EXPENSES

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

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 1:30pm - 4:30pm. FREE. This tax workshop will enable you to find out what allowable business expenses are. 01835 818315

BORDER ABBEYS U3A

Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 2pm. Tea and coffee available. Members and visitors welcome. Wendy Armstrong from Chest, Heart & Stroke (supportive services) will give a presentation

07561 827740

TEA AND HYMNS IN CHURCH

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 2:30pm. All welcome

01573 224 163

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

LEARN TO DRAW

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

HMRC-SELF ASSESSMENT

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 9:30am 12:30pm. FREE. This tax workshop will guide you through the registering with HMRC self assessment online process. 01835 818315

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

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

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

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

T: 07523 768406 E: laradawsonart@gmail.com

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156 GAELIC SINGING FOR FUN

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7pm - 9pm. £20, under 18 free when accompanied by an adult. Gaelic Singing for Fun, whether you speak Gaelic or not. All levels including complete beginners 07990 824456

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

THE TWEEDDALE SOCIETY: TALK

Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, EH45 8AD; 7:30pm. The Chambers Brothers’ Contribution to Peebles & Scotland in the 19th Century Rosemary Hannay. All welcome 01721 725777

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

3 ENERGY BALANCE: CHAKRA, AURA, MERIDIAN

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

01750 778 704/07773 634 884

DIGITAL BOOST-WEB AND SOCIAL ANALYTICS

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome.

Galashiels Transport Interchange, Galashiels, TD1 1BY; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop (previously called Website Analytics) unlocks Google analytics.

0796 977 0512

01835 818315

A REIVERS MOON

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. £10 available from ILF Imaging, Sandbed Hawick . Musical by Alan G Brydon and Ian W Landles. Based on the story of Auld Wat o ‘ Harden and his wife Mary Scott. Tickets:

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. See Wednesday 8th for full details. Everyone welcome. 07969 770 512

FOOD INTOLERANCES

be responsible for your:

Bloating? Cramps? Diarrhoea? Headaches? Heartburn? Wind?

“Seeing Rosemary for treatments brought huge benefits. I can now go on day’s out and travelling on holiday without worry.” Female, Melrose area

To feel better, call/email Rosemary today: T: 01750 778 704

E:facebook.com/Healthier.Today info@downtoearthhealth.co.uk

39 Tower St, Selkirk TD7 4LR

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MADE IN DAGENHAM: BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY East Ord Village Hall, East Ord, TD15 2NS; 7pm. £40 (Adults)/£20 (Under 18’s) annual subscription. Singing rehearsal. (Production dates: 25-28 April 2018) Email: berwickopera@yahoo.co.uk

A REIVERS MOON

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. £10 available from ILF Imaging, Sandbed Hawick . Musical by Alan G Brydon and Ian W Landles. Based on the story of Auld Wat o ‘ Harden and his wife Mary Scott. Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 MUSIC: URBAN FOLK QUARTET

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11.50 £13.50. Exciting young folk quartet playing an energetic and eclectic repertoire.

01890 750099

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 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

Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair Up to 300 exhibitors offering ceramics, glass, jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, treen, vintage & retro clothing and much more. Courtesy bus Market Street, near St Christopher’s Inn - see website for details

Sat 18th - Sun 19th

November

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

Tel: 01636 676531 www.b2bevents.info

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LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

BUSINESS START UP-FINANCE

The Gytes Centre, Peebles; 1pm - 4pm. FREE. This workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. 01835 818315

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

FOLLIES: NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENING

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm. Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Tickets: www.borderevents.

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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

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB - STUDY IN WHITE

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Workshop - Study in White - Exercise in Tone - led by Katherine Awlson. All welcome 01896 820023

A REIVERS MOON

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. £10 available from ILF Imaging, Sandbed Hawick . Musical by Alan G Brydon and Ian W Landles. Based on the story of Auld Wat o ‘ Harden and his wife Mary Scott. Tickets:

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01750 725480


ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

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

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 5:30pm - 7pm.

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN. 8pm -

10pm. The story of A.A. Milne and his enchanting stories about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals.Tickets for all films: Adults £6, Children £5 (free for 3 years & under), Family £20 (2 adults & 2 children) per film. 01361 884 935

A REIVERS MOON

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. £10 available from ILF Imaging, Sandbed Hawick . Musical by Alan G Brydon and Ian W Landles. Based on the story of Auld Wat o ‘ Harden and his wife Mary Scott. Tickets:

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 WINTER WONDERLAND (UNTIL 24TH DECEMBER)

Born In The Borders, Lanton, TD8 6ST; Outdoor ice rink, grass sledging, night skating, festive menu and Santa! 01835 830495

WALKERBURN GUILD COFFEE MORNING

Walkerburn Public Hall, Walkerburn, EH43 6AE; 10am - 11:30am. £1. Coffee Morning in aid of Breaking the Cycle of FGM and Walkerburn Public Hall 01896 870266

EDINBURGH ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTORS

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

THE CRAFTERS ART & DESIGN FAIR

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10am - 5pm. £1, children free. 60+ individual sellers provide an extensive range of their unique and original, quality hand made products.

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 KELSO MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7:30pm. £12, £5 for students, Under 18s go free. Book via our website using a credit or debit card via PayPal.. James Gilchrist, one of the UK’s finest tenors, and Anna Tilbrook perform Schubert’s Winterreise.

01668 216550

RSCDS DUNS & DISTRICT MONTHLY DANCE

Coldstream Community Centre, Coldstream, TD12 4AP; 7:30pm. £6. Dancing to James Coutts and his band. All welcome 0796 977 0512

THE CRAFTERS ART & DESIGN FAIR 18 & 19 November 10am-5pm

Border Union Showground Springwood Park, Kelso TD5 8LS

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB: SAM MUNDY

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. BYOB. All ages welcome. Sam is a local blues and roots musician with a phenomenal guitar style and individual vocal style

01750 725480

admission £1.00 children free refreshments free parking disabled access

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November Events

OLD PARISH & ST PAUL’S AUTUMN FAYRE

FARMERS MARKET

Volunteer Hall, Galshiels ; 10am - 12noon. Adults £2, accompanied children free, includes refreshments.Stalls include books, baking, bric-abrac, toys, crafts and more. All welcome

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TR; 10am - 4pm. Shop local at this traditional farmers market, held every third Sunday in the month throughout the year.

GLENTRESS WINTER 21K TRAIL RACE

THE CRAFTERS ART & DESIGN FAIR

Glentress Forest, Peebles; 10am - 2pm. £30. A challenging trail running event.

GLENTRESS 10K NIGHT TRAIL RUN

5:30pm - 8:30pm. £18. The Glentress night trail run is open to all abilities of runners. Runners must run with a head torch www.highterrainevents.co.uk

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

MARY COUGHLAN AT STRING JAM CLUB

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm. £18 at door. Ireland’s greatest jazz & blues singer. “Awesome” (The Observer) 01750 721233

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Springwood Hall, Kelso, TD5 8LS; 10am - 5pm. £1, children free. 60+ individual sellers provide an extensive range of their unique and original, quality hand made products.

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB: BABA YAGA

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 2:30pm. Adult £10, under 18s free. Baba Yaga - the musical partnership of Karen Dufour, saxophone, and Gwen Sinclair, harp 01450 360688

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

TWEED VALLEY ULTRA RUN

Glentress Forest, Peebles; 7:30am - 6:30pm. £50. A brand new ultra trail running event based in the beautiful Tweed Valley. Two distances to choose from www.highterrainevents.co.uk

EDINBURGH ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTORS

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

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

Borders Body & Mind Ltd, Edinburgh Rd, Lauder

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 LEARN TO DRAW

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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Guy Roberts Room , Duns, TD11 3QQ; 6:30pm 8pm. £5.50. See Monday 13th for details.

0797 453 3127

01750 725480


Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

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

DIGITAL BOOST-TWITTER & HOOTSUITE

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription. £3 per night for non members, includes tea/coffee and a bake!. Learn how to make a colourful Teddy Bear, with Violet Berry. Visitors welcome, but contact pre meeting for requirements.

01750 21632

The Flat Cat Gallery and Coffee Shop ~ open 7 days

WINTER MIXED EXHIBITION November/December/January

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome.

0796 977 0512

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

01750 725480

2 Market Place Place, Lauder TD2 6SR 01578 722 808 www.flatcatgallery.co.uk

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MADE IN DAGENHAM: BERWICK OPERATIC SOCIETY East Ord Village Hall, East Ord, TD15 2NS; 7pm. £40 (Adults)/£20 (Under 18’s) annual subscription. Singing rehearsal. (Production dates: 25-28 April 2018) Email: berwickopera@yahoo.co.uk

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

BUSINESS START UP-BUSINESS PLANNING

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop will help you create a robust business plan. 01835 818315

BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

The Gytes Centre, Peebles; 1pm - 4pm. FREE. This will give you an understanding of bookkeeping principles and why keeping financial records is important. 01835 818315

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

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB PRACTICAL EVENING

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. Galashiels Studio Club invite you to come along for a practical evening led by Iain McCann - Cutting Mounts 01896 820023

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 KELSO COMMUNITY CINEMA

Tait Hall, Kelso, TD5 7BS; £6.50, children/concs £5. 5.30pm: The Lego Ninjago Movie; 8pm: God’s Own World. All welcome

GALASHIELS DEMENTIA CAFE

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus), Galashiels, TD1 3HF; 9am - 5pm. Worried about your memory or that of a family member or friend. Staff will be on hand to offer advice and support.

01896 827105

ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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. 0778 676 5264

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

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: FURTHER BEYOND

NUNO FELTED SCARVES WORKSHOP

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

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING AT THE JAMMY COO

Heritage Hub, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 6:30pm - 9pm. £5. Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor | Ireland | 2016 | 1hr 29min | PG (advisory)

The Jammy Coo Gallery & Coffee Shop, Lilliesleaf, TD6 9JB; 6pm - 8:30pm. Christmas gifts, prints and pottery. 01835 870537

EYEMOUTH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Norham Village Hall, Norham, TD15 2LQ; 6pm - 9pm. A fabulous festive fair — a little bit of Christmas shopping and a glass of fizz with friends!

www.behind-thecurtain.com

6:30pm. Come along and support your local Eyemouth businesses, Christmas lights switch on and carol singing

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25 SALVATION ARMY SALE OF WORK

8A Croft Road, Hawick, TD9 9RD; 10am - 2pm. £1 entry. Various stalls, cafe serving hot mince pies, bacon rolls and light lunches.

SHETLAND LACE KNITTING WORKSHOP

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 FORD CHRISTMAS MARKET

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am 3:30pm. Free admission. At least 50 stalls selling a huge range of crafts of gifts, with kids’ carousel and refreshments available. 01890 820338

FREE CHRISTMAS OPENING

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; 11am 4pm. Free entrance to House and Grounds. Santa’s sumptuous grotto, festive activities and fun!

01896 830323

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

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

CHRISTMAS FAIR AND LIGHTS SWITCH ON

MELROSE MUSIC SOCIETY

The Guild Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1BN; 10am. Fair: 10am-4pm, followed by the ceremony on the steps of the Town Hall, when the lights will be switched on at 4.30pm

FREE CHRISTMAS OPENING

Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW; 11am 4pm. Free entrance to House and Grounds. Santa’s sumptuous grotto, festive activities and fun!

01896 830323

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Melrose Parish Church Hall, Melrose, TD6 9LJ; 2:30pm. Non-members welcome £14, children free. Phil Gault, baritone & Claire Haslin, piano will play music by Schumann, Barber, Finzi, Ravel & Michael Head songs

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

JUST SINGING GROUP

Newstead Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9DA; 4pm 6pm. All welcome to come along and sing songs of peace and justice.

kath2@kathmcdonald.plus.com

LIVE MUSIC - TALISK

Etal Village Hall, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TJ; 7:30pm. £12. Scottish trio whose captivating, energetic & dynamic sound makes them one of the fastest rising bands on the folk scene. 01890 820566

MUSIC: SIMON KEMPSTON

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm - 10pm. £10.00 £12.00. An evening with one of Scotland’s leading singer/songwriters.

01890 750099

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November Events

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

LEARN TO DRAW

LIPREADING SESSIONS

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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

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

PARKINSONS UK BORDERS BRANCH

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

HOMEGROWN & WILD: FILM AND WORDS

Alchemy Film & Arts, Hawick, TD9 9BU; 6pm 8pm. Free, £4 Suggested Donation. A screening of short experimental films with vegetable themes, accompanied by a special talk by Fi Martynoga.

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

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

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

TALK: LAVENDER TOUCH

Walkerburn Public Hall, Walkerburn, EH43 6AE; 2pm. Walkerburn Guild are hosting an afternoon talk by Brenda Lambert on the work of the Lavender Touch Charity 01896 870 266

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

HAWICK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

Hawick High School, Hawick, TD9 0EG; 7:30pm 9pm. Voluntary collection, non members welcome. A lecture by Norrie McLeish entitled “The Great Hawick Election Riot of 1837” 01450 379848

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome.

0796 977 0512

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

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

01750 778 704/ 07773 634 884

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 07969770512

MADE IN DAGENHAM AUDITIONS

East Ord Village Hall, East Ord, TD15 2NS; 7pm. £40 (Adults)/£20 (Under 18’s) annual subscription. Berwick Operatic Society. (Production dates 25-28 April 2018) Email: berwickopera@yahoo.co.uk

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

FOOT, LEG & KNEE MASSAGE

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

GALASHIELS STUDIO CLUB - CHRISTMAS BAGS

Old Gala House, Galashiels, TD1 3JS; 2:15pm - 4:15pm. Free to members, visitors £4 each. All welcome to an afternoon workshop led by Isa Scott making Christmas bags 01896 820023

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

KERRY JONES: NOBODY SPEAK

Alchemy Film & Arts, Hawick, TD9 9BU; 6pm - 4pm. Free. Gallery opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Until 16th Nov. Dismantled, manipulated audio, moving and still image in a sculptural immersive installation.

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

MUSIC: ROBBIE GREIG AND FRIENDS

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10.00 £12.00. A St Andrews Day Special Concert with award winning fiddler, Robbie Greig and friends 01890 750099

01750 778 704/07773 634 884

BUSINESS START UP-FINANCE

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business.

01835 818315

BUSINESS START UP-MARKETING

The Gytes Centre, Peebles; 1pm - 4pm. FREE. This workshop will help you to understand your competitors, identify your customers and how to market effectively. 01835 818315

39 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed Tel: (01289) 332641

Specialist Baby Shop Clothing, toys & nursery goods From premature to age two Also stocking:

www.babysteps-shop.co.uk

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Food & Drink

ANCRUM

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

Meals served all day Saturday & Sunday Tues - Fri from 5pm; Thurs & Fri lunchtime Eyemouth Haddock & Chips Special on Thursdays Roast Dinner served all day Sunday

Christmas & Festival Season bookings now being taken

www.smiddyashkirkrestaurantandbar.co.uk

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

Open year:TUESDAY Tuesday- -SUNDAY Sunday OPEN ALLall YEAR: Lunch specials served 12noon 2pm Lunch Specials served 12 --2.30pm Traditional Sunday lunch available Traditional Sunday Lunch available Christmas Hampers for sale ChristmasAncroft, Hampers Berwick-upon-Tweed ~ Large range of craft essentials for card making and scrap booking Tel: 01289 387253

BAR & CATERING

E: oxfordfarm@btconnect.com Ancroft, Berwick-upon-Tweed Tel: 01289 387253 www.oxfordfarmshop.co.uk

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

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LILLIESLEAF

Food & Drink

DENHOLM

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

Main Street, Denholm Tel: 01450 870247

(closed 25th, 26th Dec & 1st Jan)

 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

Light lunches, home made soups & baking. Afternoon teas served on the last Sunday of the month between 2pm & 5pm (booking essential) ~ Cakes to order

See listings for shopping events Lilliesleaf ~ Tel: 01835 870537 E: jammycoo@gmail.com

GALASHIELS

Quins ~ of Galashiels

BAR RESTAURANT COFFEE HOUSE PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM

Quality fresh food served every day and every night

November Special

Traditional high tea served daily 4pm-5pm ~ £10 pp (main course, bread & butter, a cake and tea/coffee) Christmas bookings now being taken - call for menu First charity quiz of 2018 will be held on Friday, 5th January at 8pm 23 Market Street, Galashiels TD1 3AD Tel: 01896 757004

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Moira Dalgliesh: 0758 171 4071

Premier Spit Roasted Meats

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

www.thejuicymeatco.co.uk

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

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Lauder’s Bakery!

Food & Drink

LAUDER bread ~ cakes ~ pies ~ filled rolls ~ soup

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

Melrose GREENHOUSE CAFÉ MELROSE

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OPENING HOURS: 8.00AM - 6.00PM EVERY DAY

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The Fleece Bar and Kitchen Daily changing lunchtime specials

Tuesday - Saturday: 12noon-2pm & 5pm-9pm; 3 course set Sunday lunch £12.95 served 12noon-5pm Bar open daily from 11am ‘til late

Festive menu available from 1st December Christmas Day Lunch from 1pm ~ Hogmanay celebrations BOOK NOW! 1 Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk Tel: 01750 725501 www.facebook.com/thefleecebarandkitchen 01750 725480

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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 www.ford-and-etal.co.uk for everybody. Ford & Etal, near Cornhill-on-Tweed. TD12 4TJ FESTIVE Tel: 01890 820 338 | Email:EVENTS tourism@ford-and-etal.co.uk Attractions, activities, events & family fun;

Home towww.ford-and-etal.co.uk the Flodden Battlefield 19 November: Farmers Market, Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre 25 November: Live Music Talisk, Etal Village Hall www.flodden1513.com 26 November: Christmas Market, Ford Village Hall EVENTS 17 December: Christmas Market, Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre th 7 September: Etal Show 10, 16, 17 & 23 Dec: Santa Specials, Flower Heatherslaw Light Railway th th details in the diary pages Full event 11 & 12 October: ‘Looking Back’ Traditional Old Skills Fayre and Farmers’ Market 30th & 31st October: Halloween Family Fun 1st November: Live Music Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts Guitars ● Drums Amps ●ahead.... Spares & Accessories and● looking GuitarFord Repair Service ● Vintage Vinyl Records Christmas Market - 30th November and Railway Santa Specials 7th, 14th, 21st December

Music Station

Tearooms, coffee shops & retail outlets in Etal and Ford open all year round ~ check website for details

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OUTDOOR ICE RINK GRASS SLEDGING NIGHT SKATING FESTIVE MENU CHRISTMAS CHOIRS XMAS HAMPERS MULLED WINE …AND SANTA!

Check website for more details:

www.bornintheborders.com 01750 725480

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Food & Drink cont.....

SELKIRK cont. HOOVES & GROOVES HORSEBOX BAR

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

Fillin’ Station

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

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

. Waters & Sons J. A Est. 1911 Prop. Darren Hoggan Family Butchers

CHRISTMAS ORDERS NOW TAKEN until Open ve E Xmas

65 High Street, Selkirk

Turkey Chicken Capon Duck Stuffing Chipolatas Steak Pie

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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

ST BOSWELLS FRID 1st - SAT 23rd DEC (excludes Sundays)

CHRISTMAS LUNCH 2 courses £15 ˜ 3 courses £18

CHRISTMAS DINNER 2 courses £18 ˜ 3 courses £23

SCOTTISH HOGMANAY DINNER £65 per person

8 Course Tasting Dinner, Dancing, Champagne & Piper at Midnight

NEW YEAR’S BRUNCH 1st Jan 11am - 4.30pm TABLE RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

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

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB

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

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card - free. BYOB. All ages welcome. Guest: Pernille and Stephen Quigg - superb entertainment with traditional and contemporary music and song

07986 64466

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING AT THE JAMMY COO

The Jammy Coo Gallery & Coffee Shop, Lilliesleaf, TD6 9JB; 6pm - 8:30pm. Christmas gifts, prints and pottery. 01835 870537

JEZ HELLARD & THE DJUKELLA ORCHESTRA

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £11.50 £13.50. The wildly inventive Djukella Orchestra with powerful songs, wit and superb harmonica playing from Jez Hellard 01890 750 099

QUIZ NIGHT

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 YETHOLM FILM NIGHT - DOUBLE BILL

Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; £5. The Boss Baby at 2pm and Keeping Mum at 7pm. Doors Open 30 minutes before each show 01573 420231

SPITTAL CHRISTMAS FAIR

BURC (formerly St Paul’s Church), Spittal, TD15 1QY; 11am - 3pm. Free entry. Enjoy a cup of tea/ coffee and some festive home baking and a raffle, tombola and few stalls. 07752 403409

Breakfast with Santa Every weekend from Saturday 2nd December 10 – 11am. Book your child’s place in store, by phone or via Facebook

Santa’s Grotto

Visit Santa & his donkeys every weekend from Saturday 2nd December 11am -4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary. feel the love

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Milestone Loyalty

NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS, TD6 OPL milestonegardenandleisure.com

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Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park, Paxton, TD15 1SZ; 11am - 4pm. Adults £3 and KIDS GO FREE!. Over 60 high quality craft, gift and food stalls throughout the house. Bring all the family for a fantastic day 01289 386906

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

CHARITY SANTA JOG

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 11am. More info to follow 01750 22204

GALASHIELS CHRISTMAS MARKET

Channel Street & Douglas Bridge; 11am-4pm.

ONE ACCHORD LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS

Newtown Community Hall, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0QX; 1pm - 4pm. 4 weeks free. Invites you to join us. Make new friends and enjoy singing in fourpart harmony. No auditions all welcome.

07989 461 012

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 CHRISTMAS CRACKER

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park, Paxton, TD15 1SZ; 11am - 4pm. Adults £3 and KIDS GO FREE!. Over 60 high quality craft, gift and food stalls throughout the house. Bring all the family for a fantastic day 01289 386906

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

TABLE TOP SALE & CHRISTMAS CREAM TEAS

The Forman Memorial Hall, Roberton, TD9 7LX; 2pm - 4pm. All welcome. To book a table, call 01450 880274

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

HEALING SUPPORT GROUP

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

THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN

Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 3pm. £10 Adults/£9 Children. Family ticket (2+2) £36 (+ BF). A story about growing up, making friends and the importance of family with song, dance and some fun along the way. Tickets: www.borderevents.com

Christmas Cracker

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SELKIRK CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

The Square, Selkirk, TD7 4BL; 4pm. Join in the Christmas celebrations stalls, entertainment and a visit from Santa (5pm approximately)

HAWICK CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & PARADE

5pm. Starting at 5pm in Duke Street and finishing at the Common Haugh.

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

2nd & 3rd December 11am-4pm Craft and Gift Stalls Santa's Grotto Children’s Christmas Crafts Hot Turkey Rolls Carol Singers and Brass Band Adults £3 / Children U16 FREE

www.paxtonhouse.co.uk

01289 386291

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December Events

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4 LEARN TO DRAW

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

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

0797 453 3127

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

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

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Whitsome Village Hall, Whitsome, TD11 3NA; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 0796 977 0512

ANCRUM ASTRONOMY CLUB

www.ancrumastronomyclub.org.uk

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES

Paxton Village Hall, Paxton; 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome.

0796 977 0512

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

BOWHILL WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 LIPREADING SESSIONS

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

BOWHILL WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 10am - 12pm. £22pp. Get creative this festive period and make your own wreath to take home. Warming refreshments included. 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. 0797 453 3127

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Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 10am - 12pm. £22 per person with refreshments included.. Get creative this festive period and make your own wreath to take home. Warming refreshments included. 01750 22204

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING CLASSES Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE; 7pm - 9pm. £2. An evening of fun, fitness and friendship with dance lessons from qualified teachers. Everyone welcome. 07969770512

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BUSINESS START UP-BOOKKEEPING

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This will give you an understanding of bookkeeping principles and why keeping financial records is important. 01835 818315

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7 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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

PEEBLES CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON More info to follow

BOWHILL WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 10am - 12pm. £22 per person with refreshments included.. Get creative this festive period and make your own wreath to take home. Warming refreshments included. 01750 22204

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENING Wauchope Village Hall, Yetholm, TD5 8RA; 7pm. Young Marx. £12 + bf. Tickets: www.

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Christmas at Abbotsford 9th December

10th December

Merlin Music Concert

Family Festive Fair

Date TBC Chapel carol service at 3pm with mince pies and festive drinks

From 1st December to the 24th December Festive Menu in Ochiltree’s Restaurant

“On Chr istma s E ve the bells we re r un g

On Chr istma s E ve the ma s s wa s s un g”

Quote taken from Sir Walter Scott’s poem, “Marmion”

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BORDER FLOWER CLUB

Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm. Demonstration: Linda Soutar, Dunfermline - Season of Magic. Visitors welcome and sales table on offer


December Events

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. Evening talk entitled “Berwickshire’s Butterfly Year”, by Iain Cowe. Local butterflies/ moths. Followed by Raffle & Teas. 01289 308515

ENCHANTED TALES

The Hippodrome, Eyemouth, TD14 5HT; 8pm 10pm. £10.00 £12.00. A performance featuring new music with film by Graeme Stephen and innovative musician Lizabett Russo. 01890 750099

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: NO HOME MOVIE

Heritage Hub, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 6:30pm - 9:30pm. £5. Chantal Akerman | Belgium | 2016 | 1hr 55min | French, Hebrew and Spanish with English subtitles | PG www.behind-thecurtain.com

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9 LAUDER CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON More info to follow

SMIDDY CHRISTMAS CARVERY EVENING

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

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Sandstell Fishing Shiel, Spittal, TD15 1RE ; 10am - 5pm. Free entry, pay to see Santa. Children’s activities,festive refreshments including mince pies, hot chocolate and of course Santa himself!

07752 403409

JED JOGGERS CHARITY CHRISTMAS 5K

10:30am. £5 / £3 under 12’s. Raising funds for Cash For Kids. Register in the Thistle Pavilion (Glebe) from 9.30am 07887 987 587

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

BERWICK CONCERT BAND

3pm - 5pm. Adults £6, u/17’s £4. The Berwick Concert Band will be playing a selection of music from films, theatre, television with a hint of Christmas. Tickets: www.borderevents.com or

call 01750 725480

OLD TIME DANCING

Stow Town Hall, Stow, TD1 2QN; 5:30pm - 11:30pm. Music From Stuart Adamson. All welcome. Please bring your own supper and a bottle. Tea will be provided. 01578 730355

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB: FILM NIGHT

Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 7pm. £10, includes glass of wine or non-alcoholic drink. Sunshine on Leith. All welcome 01450 360688

FILM: A SILENT CHRISTMAS

New Palace Centre, Greenlaw, TD10 6XD; 7:30pm 10pm. £6.50 (under 16s £3.50). A selection of short Christmas themed silent films. 01361 810759

RORY MCLEOD AT STRING JAM CLUB

The County Hotel Selkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ; 7:30pm. £12 at door. Unique one man soul band, songwriter & poet. “Non-stop aural caressment” (R2)

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December Events

SANTA IS COMING TO SPITTAL

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10 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

SANTA IS COMING TO SPITTAL

Sandstell Fishing Shiel, Spittal, TD15 1RE ; 10am - 5pm. Free entry, pay to see Santa. Children’s activities,festive refreshments including mince pies, hot chocolate and of course Santa! 07752 403409

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December Events

SANTA SPECIALS

Heatherslaw Light Railway, Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 2pm. £12/person. Santa returns to Heatherslaw! Special trains with Santa’s grotto, teddy bear hunt and refreshments. 01890 820244

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

MELROSE MUSIC SOCIETY

Melrose Parish Church Hall, Melrose, TD6 9LJ; 2:30pm. Non-members welcome £14, children free. Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay, violin and Min-Jung Kym, piano will play music by Debussy, Beethoven and Franck

ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

BERWICK CHRISTMAS MARKET

Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed; 11am - 4pm. If you would like to book a stall, or would like further information, please email: berwickrotaryclub@gmail. com 01670 622 155

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

KELSO RACES

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12pm. Scottish Borders National Day 01573 224767

SCOTTISH BORDERS ART GLASS

Demonstrations Showroom Shop

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 LEARN TO DRAW

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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY CAFE

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

BORDER ABBEYS U3A CHRISTMAS SOCIAL Kelso Rugby Club, Kelso, TD5 7EH; 12:30pm. 07561 827740. Buffet lunch and entertainment. All members welcome

TEA AND HYMNS IN CHURCH

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 2:30pm. All welcome

01573 224 163

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

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

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

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

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

BOWHILL WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS

CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; Booking essential. £22 with refreshments. Get creative this festive period and make your own wreath to take home. Warming refreshments included. 2pm-4pm & 6pm-8pm 01750 22204

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190

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

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

0797 453 3127

Duns Primary School, Duns, TD11 3AG; £2 per class. Primary 1 - 3 (4 - 7yrs): 3.45pm-4.30pm. . P4 and above (8yrs +): 4.15pm-5.15pm

01890 830 318

3 ENERGY BALANCE: CHAKRA, AURA, MERIDIAN

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

01750 778 704/07773 634 884

CHRISTMAS GARLAND MAKING WORKSHOP Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, TD7 5ET; 10am - 12:30pm. Booking essential. £25 with refreshments.. Get creative this festive period and make your own garland to take home. Warming refreshments included. 01750 22204

ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

SOUTER QUILTERS

Argus Centre, Selkirk, TD7 4EP; 7pm - 9pm. £20 annual subscription. £3 per night for non members, includes tea/coffee and a bake!. Come along for our Christmas meeting. Fun sewing, chats and eats!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

LIPREADING SESSIONS

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

MELROSE HISTORICAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Ormiston Rooms, Corn Exchange, Melrose, TD6 9PN; 7:30pm - 9pm. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Talk “From Learmonth to Lermontov” by Gwen Hardie, followed by tea/coffee and Christmas Treats 01896 820200

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

07824 904190

HOT STONE FUSION: INDULGE YOUR BODY

Down to Earth Health, Selkirk, TD7 4LR; 9:30am - 7pm. Hot Stone Fusion is the Ultimate for heat & massage, deep, slow, rhythmic unwinding.

THE TWEEDDALE SOCIETY: TALK

01750 778 704 / 07773 634 884

01721 725777

Towermill, Heart of Hawick, Hawick, TD9 0AE; 10am - 1pm. FREE. This workshop aims to help you identify your customers, understand competitors and plan an effective marketing strategy 01835 818315

Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles, EH45 8AD; 7:30pm. Plants associated with Christmas & the stories behind them - Colin Crosbie. All welcome

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

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

EARLSTON CAMERA CLUB

Earlston Bowling Club, Earlston, TD4 6BZ; 7:30pm. Visitors welcome £2. Guest: Nick Silverstein - a selection of images. Competition: reflections

01896 849613

ST ABBS FRIDAY MARKET

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

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

SMIDDY FESTIVE HIGH TEA

The Smiddy Restaurant, Ashkirk, TD7 4NU; 4pm 6pm. Call to reserve your table - all welcome

01750 32242

RSCDS DUNS & DISTRICT DECEMBER DANCE

Volunteer Hall, Duns, TD11 3AF; 7:30pm. £6. Dancing to Marian Anderson and her band. All welcome 0796 977 0512

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL; 10am - 3pm. free. Weekly market selling local produce, locally made crafts, art, gifts and much more.

Darnick Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9AH; 8pm. Christmas party for singers, musicians and audience. BYOB. All ages welcome. Collection and raffle 07986 644661

DONKEY HEAVEN

in the heart of the Scottish Borders Open 2pm - 4.30pm (last entry 4pm) Saturdays & Sundays (Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day ~ OPEN BOXING DAY) Donkey adoption packs available online all year or to order from our shop during weekend opening Photo: Phil Wilkinson

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Tel: 01835 823468 www.donkeyheaven.org Scottish Charity No. SC 034634

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Drawing: Sarah Gee Fine Art

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

SANTA SPECIALS

CHRISTMAS MARKET

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

SANTA SPECIALS

Heatherslaw Light Railway, Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 2pm. £12/person. Santa returns to Heatherslaw! Special trains with Santa’s grotto, teddy bear hunt and refreshments. 01890 820244 Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

THE ROXBURGH SINGERS: CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Kelso Old Parish Church, Kelso, TD5 7BH; 7pm. £10 +bf, accompanied children free. ‘Four Motets for Christmas’ by Francis Poulenc and the song ‘God is with us’ by John Tavener, along with carols Tickets:

www.borderevents.com or call 01750 725480 PONS AELIUS AT ST BOSWELLS LIVE!

St Boswells Village Hall, St Boswells, TD6 0AA; 7:30pm - 10:30pm. £10 (£6 concessions). Sixpiece multi-instrumental folk band - a seasonal and exciting show for all the family. Tickets www. stboswellslive.com 01835 822692

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford & Etal, TD12 4TR; 10am - 4pm. By donation. Popular traditional Christmas Market at the Heavy Horse Centre, with chance to meet Santa as well as the horses. Heatherslaw Light Railway, Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 2pm. £12/person. Santa returns to Heatherslaw! Special trains with Santa’s grotto, teddy bear hunt and refreshments. 01890 820244

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468 ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

HERE WE COME A-CAROLING!

Stow Church, Stow, TD1; 3pm. £8; children free. Gala Water Singers’ seasonal concert of carols and winter songs; legendary delicious buffet follows

01578 730289

Also skating on 27th, 28th & 29th Dec

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JUST SINGING GROUP

Newstead Village Hall, Melrose, TD6 9DA; 4pm 6pm. Come along on the third Sunday of the month to sing songs of peace and justice. All welcome

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TRADITIONAL SERVICE OF LESSONS & CAROLS St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 5pm. All welcome

01573 224 163

CONCERT: CHRISTMAS JOY

Yetholm Parish Church, Kirk Yetholm; 7:30pm 9:30pm. Yetholm Village Choir and friends present their Annual Christmas Concert 01573 420231

CHRISTOPHER STEEL: WELCOME BACK TO SOUTH Alchemy Film & Arts, Hawick, TD9 9BU; Free. Gallery opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday (times TBC). Until 30 Dec. Silent film shows a journey home from work superimposed 36 times onto one reel of 16mm film.

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS KICKBOXING

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18

0797 453 3127

LEARN TO DRAW

AME AIKIDO CLUB

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

LIPREADING SESSIONS

Kelso Hospital, Kelso, TD5 7BU; 10am - 12pm. Friendly and fun. Learn how to lipread to follow conversations. 07824 904190

SYSTEMA HEALTH & SELF DEFENCE

Reston Village Hall, Reston; 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Health: £3/ Self Defence: £3/ Both classes: £5. Health Class: Body weight and human movement exercise. Self Defence Class: Utilise natural movement and reactions. 0745 477 2224

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

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

0798 673 6717/0778 076 3156

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 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

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ROTARY CLUB OF SELKIRK WEEKLY MEETING

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS

LIPREADING SESSIONS

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

BORDERS MARTIAL ARTS TAI CHI

Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles & Hawick Community Hospital: 10am-12noon. Eyemouth Community Centre:10.30am-12.30pm.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 Southview Church, Chirnside & Kenmore Hall, Jedburgh 10am-12noon. Red Lion Hotel, Earlston: 10.30am-12.30pm. 07824 904190 Southfield Community Centre, Duns, TD11 3EL; 3pm - 4pm. £3.50. Tai chi and Qigong for the less mobile. 0797 453 3127

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St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 5pm. A reflective service for those who want a quieter approach to Christmas. All welcome 01573 224 163

JED JOGGERS LADIES RUNNING CLUB

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

KELSO ROTARY CLUB WEEKLY MEETING

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

ROTARY CLUB OF MELROSE WEEKLY MEETING

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

01896 800335

LAUDERDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 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

COMMUNTIY CINEMA DUNS

Volunteer Hall, Duns TD11 3AF Paddington 2: 5:30pm - 7pm. Murder On The Orient Express: 8pm - 10pm. Tickets for all films: Adults £6, Children £5 (free for 3 years & under), Family £20 (2 adults & 2 children) per film.

01361 884 935

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

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

Saturday 23rd December Hawick Town Hall Tickets: www.borderevents.com or Call 01750 725480 01750 725480

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December Events

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23 SANTA SPECIALS

Heatherslaw Light Railway, Etal, TD12 4TJ; 11am - 2pm. £12/person. Santa returns to Heatherslaw! Special trains with Santa’s grotto, teddy bear hunt and refreshments. 01890 820244

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

SALVATION ARMY COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7pm. Charity collection. All welcome

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25 FAMILY EUCHARIST FOR CHRISTMAS MORNING

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 10am. All welcome

01573 224 163

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

01835 823468

RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS

Hawick Town Hall, Hawick, TD9 9EF; 7:30pm. £29.50 + bf. Celebrating 15 years of Bagrock - a pre Christmas party night not to be missed! Tickets:

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24 CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

St Andrew’s Church, Kelso; 5pm: All action Crib Service for all the family. 11.30pm: Midnight Mass

01573 224 163

SANTA’S GROTTO AT MILESTONE

Milestone Garden & Leisure Centre, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0PL; 11am - 4pm. Free entry with donations to Scottish Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Santa and his donkeys every weekend 01835 825959

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 ANNUAL BOXING DAY DIP

Spittal Promenade, Spittal, TD15; 11am. Enjoy a bracing dip in the North Sea in aid of Mayoress’ charities. Spectators welcome.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27 ICE SKATING

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

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS DONKEY SANCTUARY

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28

ICE SKATING

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

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

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MONDAY, JANUARY 1

ICE SKATING

NEW YEAR’S DAY PIE AND A PINT

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

SMIDDY FESTIVE QUIZ NIGHT

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

KELSO RACES

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

NEW YEAR’S BRUNCH

Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells; Served from 11am4.30pm. 01835 822243

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX; 12:05pm. The Festive Fling 01573 224767

The Princess & The Goblin

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

Sunday 14 January; 3pm

KELSO FOLK AND LIVE MUSIC CLUB

ROLLING HILLS FOLK CLUB: MIKE WHELLANS

Northumberland Theatre Company

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 ICE DISCO

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 ICE SKATING

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

01573 224774

SCOTTISH HOGMANAY DINNER

Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells; 8 course tasting dinner, dancing, champagne & piper at midnight. £65/pp 01835 822243

Tickets £25 +bf www.borderevents.com

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BORDERS BUSINESS, EVENTS & VISITORS FAIR 2018

Wednesday, 7th March: 10.30am-3pm Springwood Park Hall, Kelso Exhibit, Network, Collect, Shop and Exchange Information Free Admission Free parking Refreshments 80+ Exhibitors A great day out for everyone! For more information or to book your table call 01750 725480 or online www.borderevents.com 44

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3rd November: MUSIC Selkirk Rotary presents ‘Scocha’, Selkirk 3rd /4th Nov: THEATRE ‘The Beloved Doctor’, Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk 7th November: THEATRE ‘Women on the Verge’, Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk 10th November: TALK ‘St Kilda’, Walkerburn Village Hall 10th November: THEATRE ‘Nightmares in Norfolk’, Wauchope Village Hall 14th - 17th Nov: THEATRE A Reivers Moon, Hawick Town Hall 16th November: THEATRE NT Live ‘The Follies’, Wauchope Village Hall 2nd December: THEATRE ‘The Princess & the Goblin’, Bowhill Theatre, Selkirk 7th December: THEATRE NT Live ‘Young Marx’ Wauchope Village Hall 9th December: MUSIC Berwick Concert Band, Spittal 16th December: MUSIC The Roxburgh Singers, Old Parish Church, Kelso 23rd December: MUSIC Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Hawick Town Hall 2018 13th January: MUSIC Sandi Thom, Hawick Town Hall 22nd February: THEATRE NT Live ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’, Wauchope Village Hall 7th March: FAIR Borders Business, Events & Visitors Fair, Kelso 22nd March: THEATRE NT Live ‘Julius Caesar’ Wauchope Village Hall

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

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Marie Curie welcomes their new Community Fundraiser

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Can you spare a few hours a month to help Marie Curie? Can you spare a few hours a month to help Marie Curie?

We areare looking for enthusiastic volunteers to Fundraising join our local Fundraising Groups. Help make a We looking forfundraising enthusiastic Groups. difference to people living with a terminal illness and their families, by giving a few hours of your time per Help make a difference to people living with a terminal month. Have fun, meet new people and help raise vital funds for Marie Curie! illness and their families, by giving a few hours of your For an informal chat, please call Jenna Moore on 0131 561 3981 or 07720 947 331 time per month. Have fun, meet new people and help or email jenna.moore@mariecurie.org.uk. raise vital funds for Marie Curie!

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A magical day out for the whole family this winter...

Charity Santa Jog SATURDAY 2 nd DECEMBER 11am NORTHUMBERLAND THEATRE COMPANY:

The Princess and the Goblin

SATURDAY 2 nd DECEMBER 3pm MORE

THEATRE SHOWS...

Wreath making workshops 5 th / 6 th / 7 th DECEMBER 10am - 12noon 12 th DECEMBER 2 - 4pm and 6 - 8pm

Garland making WED. 13 th DECEMBER 10am - 12.30pm

Women on the Verge of a T Junction

Murder by Gaslight

TUESDAY 7 th NOVEMBER 8pm

THURSDAY 30 th NOVEMBER 8pm

Bowhill House Bowhill Selkirk TD7 5ET

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

The Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust Registered Charity No: SC014915

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