Excitment is building in St Boswells as residents look forward to their annual village week, which kicks off this weekend.
The full programme is as follows:
Saturday, May 30:
Coffee morning, 9.30-11.30am in village hall, £1 per person; family tennis fun day and barbecue at tennis court, 2-5pm, admission free; St BOSWELLS LIVE! 7.30pm in village hall. Tickets from Post Office or via www.stboswellslive.com
Sunday, May 31:
Car Boot Sale,9am-1pm on The Green.
Monday, June 1:
Jango Starr (children’s entertainer), 10.30am-12.30pm in village hall, suitable for all ages, £3 including lunch bag and snack.
Golf Fun Day, from 2.30-5pm in golf club, and barbecue from 5pm. Free.
Tuesday, June 2:
Evening Guided Walk, from 6.30pmwith John Wood. Along Dere Street, three hours’ duration (moderate). Meet at bus stop (not suitable for push/wheelchairs. Shared transport to/from start/end of walk).
Wednesday, June 3:
Car Treasure Hunt, 6pm, starts and finishes at village hall (followed by ‘soup supper’ in hall and results). £5 per car.
Thursday, June 4:
Afternoon tea for all, 2.30-4pm in church hall (£2/£1/under-5s free).
Beat The Retreat on The Green, 6pm. Free.
Boswells Got Talent, 7-9.30pm in village hall (£3 adults/£2 concessions).
Friday, June 5:
Lunch Club, noon-1.30pm in church hall.
Family football at the rugby club (barbecue, food and tuck shop).
Saturday, June 6:
Coffee morning, 10am in church hall.
Pet Show, 11am on the Green plus Cake & Candy Stall.
Climb on board a Fire Engine, 11am on the Green.
Fancy Dress Parade, 3pm on The Green (Theme is Something Sweet), free, results at 3.45pm. Family Disco, 4-6pm in village hall (free).
Sunday, June 7:
Church service, 10.45am and Silver Band on the Croft, 11.45am. Coffee after service in church hall; Traditional Potted Sports, 2pm, on The Croft (free); Village Race, 4pm. Plus Silver Band and presentation of medals and raffle.
Game of rounders and barbecue, 6pm at cricket club (bar open afternoon/evening).
l See posters and daily blackboard notices during Village Week or regular updates on St Boswells Village Facebook page.