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Festive Fun

across the Borders

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Festive Fun

Kelso Tait Hall

MAGICAL MOZART

25 October, 19:30 This sumptuous fully costumed show immerses us in the wonderful music and the classical baroque world of one of the world’s greatest romantic composers - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Book tickets on Eventbrite. £19.50 Borders Textile Towerhouse / Heart of Hawick

MAKERS’ MARKET CRAFT FAIR

8 - 9 November, 10:00 - 16:00 Browse a range of stalls showcasing local crafts including cashmere, glass, textiles, leather work, art and feltwork. In addition, meet artist Ann Smith, currently exhibiting The Wonders of Wool in the Towerhouse. Selkirk Victoria Halls

JUST BEATLES

15 November, 19:30 Just Beatles have firmly established themselves on the tribute band scene in their native Scotland. Book tickets on Eventbrite. £17.50 Heart of Hawick

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

24 November, 14:00 - 15:00 This year, Heart of Hawick is embracing all things Frozen. Meet Anna and Elsa and enjoy the festive menu in the café. Last chance to submit drawings for the colouring competition. Harestanes

SANTA FUN RUN

24 November Register: 10:15, start 11:00 Dress up as Santa for a family run and walk in the Harestanes countryside. Pre-booking essential at liveborders.org.uk Adult (16yrs+): £10 (includes Santa suit) Junior (5-15yrs): £7 (includes Santa suit) Child (2-4yrs): £3 (includes Santa hat) Infant (under 2yrs): FREE Dogs (on leads) are welcome & FREE

Harestanes

SANTA’S HARESTANES HAPPENING #3 Performances every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 29 November Santa is back at Harestanes – but a mischievous elf has thrown the Christmas preparations into disarray. Can you help Santa save Christmas? Experience for the whole family. Also yuletide menu in the café and gifts in the shop. #helpsanta Pre-booking essential at liveborders.org.uk £8.50 / £23.95 2 & under FREE

Tweeddale Museum

TWEEDDALE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON 5 December, 18:00 - 21:00 Don’t miss the Christmas stalls and chance to see the famous Hamish MacDonald exhibition. Items for sale include silk scarves, cards and plus prints from Neil Stewart. Heart of Hawick

MEET ANNA AND ELSA

7 December, 14:00 - 16:00 Dress up as your favourite Frozen character and meet Anna and Elsa. The winner of the Frozen drawing competition will also be announced! Pre-book at liveborders.org.uk £5 (including gift) Jim Clark Motorsport Museum

FESTIVE WREATH MAKING

7 December, 10:30 - 12:30 Participants will work with traditional materials such as holly, cinnamon, eucalyptus and noble fir to create an individual and beautiful festive wreath. All equipment and fabrics will be provided but please bring secateurs or strong scissors if you have them. To book T: 01361 884114, 01361 883960 or E: dunsmuseum@liveborders1.org.uk £35


St Boswell’s Village Hall

Galashiels Volunteer Hall

13 December, 15:00 What will the poor cobbler and his wife do? They have no money and just enough leather to make one last pair of shoes. Then, good fortune suddenly smiles upon them. A captivating story about generosity, kindness (and a couple of mischievous elves!). This wonderful musical will entertain the whole family. Pre-book essential at liveborders.org.uk £4

29 December, 13:00 Ready…’Teddy’…Go! It’s time to get ‘dolled’ up and get your ‘skates’ on because we’re heading to Toy Town! With smashing singalongs and festive favourites. Come dressedup and bring your favourite toy. Book tickets on Eventbrite. £12

ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKERFOLKSY THEATRE

Selkirk Victoria Halls

SKERRYVORE

14 December, 19:30 Following another successful Oban Live in June, the band launched their ‘360’ tour and are delighted to make their first appearance in Selkirk. You are guaranteed a lively evening of contemporary Scottish music – a great way for families and friends to begin to celebrate the Festive season. Book tickets on Eventbrite. £20

FUNBOX – CHRISTMAS IN TOY TOWN

Heritage Hub

HERITAGE FILMS

31 December, 10:30 - 12:00 Screenings from the Heritage Hub’s collections, showing a couple of surprise locally-based films and a blether. Light refreshments available. Pre-booking essential E: gergaskman@gmail.com £4 Hawick Museum / Wilton Lodge Park

STEP INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH A WINTER WALK

21 December, 19:00 With the ladies from the Wilton Dean SWI Choir. Enjoy a cup of mulled wine on arrival and lots of mince pies. Pre-book at liveborders.org.uk or at Heart of Hawick £5 (over 18s only)

4 January 2020, 11:00 - 13:00 Start at Hawick Museum for a short walk in Wilton Lodge Park looking at some history and the Walled Garden. Finish in Hawick Museum with a short tour of new exhibitions and refreshments. Up to 15 people. Age 16+. Suitable clothing should be worn. To book T: 01450 364747 E: hawickmuseum@liveborders1. org.uk £5

Tweeddale Museum

Jim Clark Motorsport Museum

27 December, 13:00 - 14:30 Discover the traditions of yuletide with stories of turkey, trees and tinsel. Why was Christmas banned as a public holiday and what was the importance of the yule log? Join us for a midwinter guided walk. Returning to the museum for a taste of Peebles past. Max 15 people. For more information and to book call 01721 724820 or at the museum.

4 - 5 January 2020, drop-in Jump into the driving seat and see if you can become the Jim Clark Christmas Champion or simply fastest among your friends and family. Test yourself over 5 laps in our Lotus 49 racing simulator. Special prize for fastest driver of the weekend. See website for opening times and admission prices. £3

Heart of Hawick

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

THE DAFT DAYS

SIMULATOR COMPETITION

E: tweeddalemuseum@liveborders1.org.uk

£8

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venues

Kelso Tait Hall Edenside Road, Kelso TD5 7BS Borders Textile Towerhouse 1 Tower Knowe, Hawick TD9 9EN Heart of Hawick Kirkstile, Hawick TD9 0AE Harestanes Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6UQ Selkirk Victorial Halls Scott’s Place, Selkirk TD7 4LN Tweeddale Museum High Street, Peebles EH45 8AG St Boswell’s Village Hall Jenny Moore’s Rd, St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0AA Galashiels Volunteer Hall St John’s Street, Galashiels TD1 3JX

Hawick Museum Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick TD9 7JL Jim Clark Motorsport Museum 44 Newtown Street, Duns TD11 3AU

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