NOSTALGIA: Rory Bremner opens Textile Towerhouse in 2009

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Comedian Rory Bremner made a big impression this week in 2009 when he opened the final phase of the award-winning Heart of Hawick complex.

The TV joker was virtually on home ground having not long bought Crailing House near Jedburgh. Rory described the £10m arts and culture centre as “something special”. The Borders Textile Towerhouse in the former Tower Hotel was officially opened when he cut a ribbon. Rory then gave a quick-witted and slick address in front of a packed auditorium of invited guest in Tower Mill - a completely renovated former weaving mill which comprises a cinema and cafe. Send us your old photos, with a brief caption, to: