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Hawick’s Euan is a star o’ Rabbie Burns

A talented young Burns performer from Hawick has been hailed as a credit to the town after picking up a national award at the weekend.

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Jedburgh fiddler Eryn Rae collects her award from immediate past president of RBWF and Ian McIntyre, senior vice president of RBWF.

Young Borderers collect national Burns awards

The best laid schemes of three Borders students turned out perfectly at the weekend as they each picked up top awards at the Robert Burns World Federation’s national championship.

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Image from the collection of Live Borders Archives, the Heritage Hub, Hawick.

Sounds like a great poetry initiative!

Budding Borders poets are being invited to take part in an initiative which aims to connect audiences with Scotland’s sound heritage.

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Well known Irish singer/songwriter Kieran Halpin.

Halpin launches new album at Denholm

Kieran Halpin launches his 22nd album of songs in the Village Hall, Denholm, on May 7.

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Scottish Borders Youth Brass Band enjoy civic reception ahead of European trip.

Champion band head to Belgium

The Scottish Borders Youth Brass Band enjoyed a civic reception at Scottish Borders Council on Friday, April 21.

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Charity art show

Diane Mitchell, local artist, is preparing for a solo exhibition of her work - past and present -at the Flat Cat Gallery in Lauder.

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'Red 6' of the world famous air display team the Red Arrows.

Red Arrows top the bill at Scotland’s Airshow

RAF aerobatic team The Red Arrows will make a high-octane return to Scotland’s National Airshow on July 22.

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Yetholm woman’s Amazon travels

A retired shepherdess from Yetholm, who recently travelled to the Amazon Rainforest in Bolivia with Christian Aid, features in a new touring photography exhibition.

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Sara Stewart and Paul Albertson in rehearsal, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Scottish star fronts US classic

Celebrated Scottish actress Sara Stewart leads the cast in the iconic role of Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles.

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The Sorries are Douglas Kay and Martin Philip.

Toe-tapping evening from The Sorries

The Sorries are live at Wauchope Hall, Town Yetholm, on Saturday, May 6.

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Sue Lowry as Patsy Cline.

Patsy Cline tribute act set for Maltings

Country music fans will be excited to hear that the tribute concert, Patsy Cline and Friends, is coming to The Maltings, Berwick.

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The UK's oldest re-enactment society, The Sealed Knot, will bring to life the history of Scotland's involvement in the Civil Wars at Thirlestane Castle on June 24-25.

Thirlestane Castle ready for another event-filled season

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, having undergone extensive restoration, re-opens on May 2.

Theatre and Comedy
Iain Lowson plays Fagin in Berwick Operatic Society's production of Oliver!

You will definitely want more of this Oliver!

Consider yourself at home with Berwick Operatic Society who proudly present one of Britain’s best loved musicals, Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

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The site near Fountainhaill which Gudbrander Jonsson claims to have found the site of the battle between King Olaf of Scotland and the English King, Athelstan, in the early 900s AD.

Viking battlefield site said to be in Borders

An Icelandic helicopter pilot claims to have found the site of one of the most important battles ever to have been fought in Britain near a Borders village.

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Borders Book Festival 2016. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. Sunday 19th June

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

‘Best ever’ line-up includes Parky and a Python

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival director Alistair Moffat hailed what he believes will be the best event yet ahead of today’s programme launch.

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Baillie Gifford takes up reins

Baillie Gifford takes up reins

This year’s Borders Book Festival welcomes the support of new headline sponsor Baillie Gifford.

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There be gold in them thar rollin’ hills

There be gold in them thar rollin’ hills

Some of the Borders’ most fascinating historical objects are set to be shown to the public for the first time.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Beverley Knight is going on tour this summer

Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

Following the release of her latest Top 10 album last year singer, songwriter and actress Beverley Knight is embarking on a new UK tour for summer 2017.

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Liam Gallagher performing with Beady eye at Scotland's T in the Park festival in 2013.

Oasis frontman among big names added to bill for Leeds Festival

The final line-up for this year’s Leeds Festival is now taking shape following the addition of Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher to its bill.

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