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Kendal calling again for Borders band Frightened Rabbit

Selkirk’s Frightened Rabbit play their first British festival show of the summer next Thursday, July 27, and they can’t wait to get back among the mud, sweat and beers that come with such events.

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The Red Arrows, the RAF's world-famous aerobatic display team, in the skies above East Lothian. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scottish National Airshow set to mark 20th anniversary

Expectations are sky-high for the Scottish National Airshow tomorrow on what will be its 20th anniversary.

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Former Southern Reporter journalist Lorna Robertson, centre, with fellow Masterchef finalists Alison O'Reilly and Giovanna Ryan, who together make up Three Girls Cook.

Fancy being grilled by Greg?

Former Southern Reporter journalist and 2016 MasterChef finalist Lorna Robertson is urging “anyone and everyone” to apply to be in next year’s series of the popular BBC One cooking show.

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Organiser of Hawickfest - Jenny Biddle, Paul Templeman (chair), David Finnie (vice chair) Rory Bannerman (treasurer), Amy Hamilton, Duncan Taylor (secretary).

Hawickfest - biggest ever music festival for the town

String Theory, brain child of local performers David Finnie and Paul Templeman, has treated Hawick to a weekly helping of acoustic music for the last two years.

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Jack Lowden in Dunkirk.

Borders actor Jack’s flying high as Second World War blockbuster opens

Big-budget film premieres are coming thick and fast for Borders-raised actor Jack Lowden.

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Standard Bearer Kieran Riddell signs the Roll of Honour and joins the Ex-Standard Bearers Association, as chairman Douglas Gunn looks on.

Kieran joins the Ex men after serving town well

With the excitement of the Common Riding a brilliant, yet fading memory and the list of Borders festivals still to come steadily dwindling, Saturday night saw Royal Burgh Standard Bearer Kieran Riddell join the Ex-Standard Bearers.

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Treasure Island at Bowhill House takes spectators on a swashbuckling journey to help Jim lad Hawkins to find buried treasure and evade Long John Silver.

Murder, money and mutiny in family classic

A well-loved classic will be performed in the grounds of Bowhill on July 27.

Theatre and Comedy
'Scenes from the Life of John the Baptist' - one of the Burrell Tapestries on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Tapestries not seen for 100 years

A new exhibition of Burrell Tapestries is open at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.

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Ska band

Mixing it at Audio Soup

Tickets to this year’s Audio Soup festival at Cranshaws are selling fast, so fans of Scotland’s “biggest wee festival” had better get their skates on.

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Murder, money and mutiny in family classic

A well-loved classic will be performed in the grounds of Bowhill on July 27.

Theatre and Comedy
Jamie Telfords new film, Langholm Stories., takes an affectionate look at the folk of the Muckle Toon.

Muckle Toon Tales

The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, is offering audiences a second chance to see Jamie Telford’s new film, Langholm Stories.

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Live Borders Dance Academy has something to offer all young dancers in the region this summer.

Summer dance academy

For those who fancy a fling, or those who’s tastes are of a more contemporary nature, Live Borders Dance Academy has something to offer all young dancers in the region this summer.

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Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre stage their version of Rapunzel, narrated by a wonderful frog, at Fountainhall Village Hall. August 10.

Great summer events programme from BLT

Borders Live Touring have a sizzling programme of entertainment lined-up for all ages and tastes throughout the summer months.

Theatre and Comedy
Ricciotti Ensemble  plays classical music in informal pop-up performances.

Free live music by Ricciotti Ensemble

The Dutch Street Symphony Orchestra Ricciotti Ensemble is coming to the Borders!

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Inaugural exhibition at Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House

Inaugural exhibition at Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House

The first exhibition at the Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House is ‘XXX’, an installation by acclaimed artist, Steve Messam.

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Liam receiving the water from the well to drink

Ancient ceremony that allows youths to shine

Liam Card, this year’s St Ronan’s Standard Bearer found himself in awe at the work that goes into Innerleithen’s annual celebrations.

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Carloway open gardens this week

Carloway open gardens this week

Gardeners in the Carloway District are throwing their garden gates open this week open to the public in order to raise money for charity.

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Drawing lines at Riccarton an exhibition by Clare and Michael Money  at Hawick Museums Waterfall Gallery.

‘Drawing Lines’ at Riccarton

A new exhibition featuring a mixture of unexpected and expected elements will be showing at Hawick Museum’s Waterfall Gallery until the end of August.

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Declan ORourke, highly successful Irish artist, comes to  Etal Village Hall
on Saturday, July 29.

Dublin Declan’s velvet voice

Etal Village Hall welcomes successful Irish artist Declan O’Rourke on July 29.

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Duke of Buccleuch  holding the Mayflower Tiara , one of the exhibits in Love and Respect in the Victorian Age, an exhibition based around objects relating to  fifth Duke of Buccleuch and his wife Charlotte-Anne.

Chance to see fascinating and rare Victorian treasures

A new exhibition of rare and fascinating items collected in the Victorian era have gone on display at Bowhill, Selkirk – home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch.

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