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Thursday, 14th July 2016, 9:18 am
Updated Thursday, 14th July 2016, 10:22 am
Gary Martin
Gary Martin

July 16

MsFits Theatre presents Women on the Verge of a T-Junction, Stichill Village Hall, 7.30pm. Brand new comedy drama by Rona Munro. Tickets £8, £7 concs, available on 01573 470707.


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July 17

Jimmy Cricket, Maltings, Berwick, 2.30pm. The much loved Irish Comedian, Jimmy Cricket, will bring his family-friendly laughter show to the Maltings for one afternoon only. Tickets: £12 (£10/ £10.50 concs). Contact the box office on 01289 330999 or see www.maltingsberwick.co.uk


July 15

Blues and Jazz Review, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7.30pm. Showcase of top jazz, headlined by Jensen Interceptors. Tickets £12, £10, £6 for schoolchildren. Contact the box office on 01721 725777 or see www.eastgatearts.com

Magic – A Kind of Queen, Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Queen tribute, performing all of Queen’s greatest hits plus some you may not have heard for a while. Tickets: stalls £10 - £18.50 / circle £20 / box (double occupancy) £48. Contact details as before.

Hillfolk Noir and 10 String Symphony, Coldingham Village Hall, 7.30pm. A roots music double bill. Tickets £8 from Coldingham Post Office, Occasions Flower Shop Eyemouth and online at www.coldingham.info/events

July 18

String Theory presents John Hinchelwood and John McMeekin, Tower Mill, Hawick, 7.30pm. Live music Mondays. Admission free.

July 19

Longcroft Gospel Choir, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7.30pm. Yorkshire based choir, made up of young people (13 – 18ish), aiming to raise the Eastgate roof. Tickets £5. Contact details as before.


July 15

Money Monster, Tower Mill, Hawick, 7pm. Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio. Tickets £6.50 (£5 concs). Contact the box office on 01450 360688 or drop in to the Visit Scotland desk. (15)

Bridge of Spies, Foulden Village Hall, 7.30pm. Set in the Cold War, and telling the story tells of the negotiations behind an exchange of spies between the USA and the USSR. Entrance by donation, suggested at £3 per person. All welcome. (12A)

July 16

X-Men: Apocalypse, Maltings, Berwick, 2pm. The first mutant, Apocalypse, reawakened after thousands of years, decides to cleanse mankind and create a new world order. Tickets £7.45 / £6.45 concs, child £4.45 (16 & under), baby free (2 & under). Contact details as before. (12A)

Alice Through the Looking Glass, Tower Mill, Hawick, 3pm. Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter. Tickets and contact details as before. (PG)

Money Monster, Tower Mill, Hawick, 7pm. As before.

July 17

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 2.30pm. The Turtles return to save the city from a dangerous threat. Tickets £8, £6 for schoolchildren. Contact details as before.

Alice Through the Looking Glass, Tower Mill, Hawick, 2.30pm. As before.

Love and Friendship, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 4.30pm. Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally. Tickets and contact details as before. (U)

Our Kind of Traitor, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7.30pm. A couple find themselves lured into a Russian oligarch’s plans to defect and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service. Tickets and contact details as before. (15)

July 19

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Tower Mill, Hawick, 6pm. A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan. Tickets and contact details as before. (15)

July 21

Sing Street, Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Growing up in 1980s Dublin, 14-year-old Conor forms a band to try to win the heart of the über-cool and beautiful Raphina. Tickets and contact details as before. (12A)

July 21

Suburra, Tower Mill, Hawick, 6pm. A gangster known as “Samurai” wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long. Tickets and contact details as before. (18)

Sing Street, Maltings, Berwick, 7.30pm. Tickets and contact details as before.


July 17

Coldstream Ramblers, Jubilee Path Jedfoot to Teviot Smokery via Eckford, 8.2 miles. Meet Jedfoot NT662241 at 9.45. Any queries to leader Sarah Hargreaves 01573 440277. Due to the Hownam road being closed this is a different walk from that advertised in ‘Trail’.


From June 30

Graeme Walker, Duns Exhibition Room. ‘Harmony Composition and Klee’ combines a number of influences including seascapes and the landscape surrounding the village of Longformacus. Open Monday, Thursday & Friday 10am-5pm; Tuesday 1pm-7pm; Wednesday 10am-1pm; Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm.

till July 17

Factory Girls, Tower Mill, Hawick. Sculptures by Katie Scarlett Howard celebrating the women workers of the textile trade of the past in Scotland and Wales. Open Monday - Friday 10am-4.30pm, Sunday 12noon-3pm. Contact the Borders Textile Towerhouse on 01450 377615 or email [email protected] for more information.

June Bell, Secrets of Trees, Wilton Lodge Museum, Hawick. Open 10am-noon, 1-5pm, Mon-Fri, 2-5pm Sat and Sun.

Till June 26

Sites Unseen, Hippodrome, Eyemouth. An exhibition of photographs of the remains of MOD structures on the Uig Peninsula, Isle of Lewis. Open 2pm-5pm daily or by appointment.

Till July 23

Treasures Found, Tweeddale Museum, Peebles. Fascinating items of Treasure Trove found in recent years in the Borders, Fife, Edinburgh and Lothian – Bronze Age, Roman and Medieval are displayed in this touring exhibition. Open 10.30a– 12.30pm & 1-4pm Mon-Fri, 9.30am–12.30pm on Sat.

Till July 31

Peter Knox: An Artist at Sea, Hippodrome, Eyemouth. Paintings from his three years as Artist Tutor to the Seafarers Education Service and the College of the Sea. Open 11am-5pm. More info at eyemouthhippodrome.org

Till August 6

Cut the Mustard Gallery presents “SCAPE - town, country, sea”, High Street, Langholm. Featuring work from a variety of artists and makers including previous and current Spring Flingers: Pamela Grace, Ceri Allen, Fraser Irvine, Val Macadam and Diana de Gruyther. Open are 10am-4pm Tues-Fri and 10am till 5.30pm on Saturday.

Till August 30

Coldstream Gallery, summer exhibition, High Street, Coldstream. Featuring returning exhibitors and new artists and makers. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm or by appointment.

Till Sept 4

Hawico, Borders Textile Towerhouse, Hawick, open Mon-Fri 10am-4.30pm. A showcase of cashmere knitwear designs by Hawico. Admission free.

June 18-Sept 25

Space Craft: Architecture meets making, Maltings, Berwick. Exhibition bringing together two disciplines that are often considered separate. Open every Wed-Sun, 11am-5pm. Admission free.

Till September 25

James Hogg Exhibition, former Ettrick School, TD7 5JB. Exhibition celebrating the life and works of the celebrated Scottish writer James Hogg, ‘The Ettrick Shepherd’, author of The Private Memoirs & Confessions of a Justified Sinner. Open Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays 2 - 5pm. Call 01750 62259 for further details. Admission by donation.

Till November 30

Rave Reviewer, Abbotsford House, near Melrose, open 10am-5pm. Exhibition exploring Sir Walter Scott’s activity as a reviewer of some of the most famous work of his time, including Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Entry is included as part of admission ticket to the house. See http://www.scottsabbotsford.com/ for further details.



Stick Man Trail. Kielder Castle, free admission. Based on the much-loved book, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, following the success of the Gruffalo trail. It starts from Kielder Castle, where families can pick up an activity pack for £3, follow the trail and complete fun activities along the way. Parking costs £4.50 all day or £1.50 for one hour.


Abbotsford House, Abbotsford, Melrose: 01896 752043. See www.scottsabbotsford.com for events and prices.

Bamburgh Castle:,01668 214515. Open daily, from 10am to 5pm, last admission 4pm. Admission £10.50, children £5, senior £10, family £25.

Berwick Barracks, 01289 304493. Open daily 10am-6pm. See details of admission charges at http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

Bowhill House and Gardens, near Selkirk: 01750 22204. See http://www.bowhillhouse.co.uk for details of opening hours and admission charges.

Chillingham Wild Cattle Park: 01668 215250. Open Monday to Friday: Tours at 10am, 11am, noon, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. Sundays: Tours at 10am, 11am, noon. Closed Saturday. Admission £8, concs £6, children £3, family £16.

Dawyck Botanic Garden, Stobo, near Peebles: 01721 760254. Open daily February 1 to November 30 from 10am to 4pm/5pm/6pm. Admission: Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children Free, Members Free.

Dryburgh Abbey, near Dryburgh: 01835 822381. Open daily, 9.30am-5.30pm. Admission: Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40.

Heatherslaw Cornmill, 01890 820488. Open daily, from 10am to 5pm. Admission £3.80, concs £3.20, family £10, under-fives free.

Heatherslaw Light Railway, 01890 820244. Open daily, from 10am to 4pm, first train at 11am. Return journey prices: £6.50, seniors £6, children £4.50, under-fives £2.50, babies free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre, 01890 820338. Open daily, from 10am to 5pm.

Glentress Peel Visitor Centre, near Peebles. Top mountain biking trails, great walks and fantastic wildlife watching, visitor centre, cafe and bike shop. Call 0300 067 6900 for more details.

Halliwell’s House Museum and Robson Gallery, Market Place, Selkirk: 01750 20096. Open Monday-Saturday 11am-4pm. and Sunday 12pm-3pm.

Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, near Jedburgh: 01835 830306. Woodland walks, events, exhibitions, playparks. Open 10am-5pm daily.

Hawick Museum and Gallery, Wilton Lodge Park: 01450 364747. Open Mon–Fri 10am–12 and 1–5pm, Sat and Sun 2–5pm.

Heatherslaw Light Railway, 01890 820244. Open daily, from 10am to 4pm, first train at 11am. Return journey prices: £6.50, seniors £6, children £4.50, under-fives £2.50, babies free.

Heatherslaw Visitor Centre, 01890 820338. Open daily, from 10am to 5pm.

Hermitage Castle, Hawick, Roxburghshire: 01387 376222. Open daily from 9.30am-5.30pm. Admission Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60.

Jedburgh Abbey: 01835 863925. Open 9.30am-5.30pm. Admission: Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40.

Lady Waterford Hall, Ford Village, Berwick-upon-Tweed, 07790 457580. Open daily, 10am-4pm. Admission Adults £3, concs. £2.70, family £8, U5’s free.

Lindisfarne Castle, 01289 389244. Call for opening times. Gift aid admission: £7.80, child £3.90, family £19.40.

Lindisfarne Centre, 01289 389004. Call for opening times. Admission £4, concs £3.50, children £2, family £10, under-fives free.

Lindisfarne Priory: 01289 389200. Open daily, from 10am to 6pm. Gift aid admission: £6.20, concs £5.60, children £3.70, family £16.10.

Mellerstain House and Gardens, Gordon: 01573 410225. Open Fri-Mon. See www.mellerstain.com for details of opening hours and admission prices.

Melrose Abbey: 01896 822562. Open daily 9.30am-5.30pm. Admission Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40.

Old Gala House, Scott Crescent, Galashiels: 01896 752611. Opening hours - Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm.

Sir Walter Scott’s Courtroom, Market Place, Selkirk: 01750 720096. Opening hours, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 11am-3pm, Sunday 11am-3pm.

The Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre, Melrose: 01896 822651. Entry £2; £1 school pupil or student; £5 family. Schools welcome.

Thirlstane Castle, Lauder: 01578 722430. Open Tues-Thurs and Sundays 10am-3pm (grounds 10am-5pm). See thirlestanecastle.co.uk