Jedforest Historical Society – Around the jed with John Rogerson: British Legion, Jedburgh. 7.30pm.

peebles folk club (live music): Neidpath Inn, Peebles. 8.45pm. Free. 01721 721697. www.peeblesfolkclub.moonfruit.com


kieran halpin (live music): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7.30pm. £10. 01721 725777.

Gala Clef Club (chamber music): The Lucy Sanderson Hall (off Tweed Crescent), Galashiels. 7.30pm. Contact Elizabeth Fraser on 01896 752375 or visit the website: www.onlineborders.org.uk/community/galaclefclub.

Blow Away The Winter Blues – tim wilcox, les morss & the carlops jazz band (live music): Carlops Village Hall. 8pm. www.carlops.net/lesmorss@carlops.net


Kelso Music Society – Steven Osborne (piano): Kelso High School. 2.30pm. Tickets £12. Phone 01668 216550.


la boheme (opera): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7.15pm. 01721 725777.

melrose historical society – the battle of flodden then & now (talk): Ormiston Lounge, Melrose. 7.30pm. £3 non-members. 01896 822339.

Friday, January 18

ideoms’ instant burns night – just add haggis: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7.30pm. £19 (includes supper). 01721 725777. www.eastgatearts.com

Saturday, January 19

scottish Opera Highlights: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7.30pm. £11 (under-26 £5). 01721 725777. www.eastgatearts.com

Saturday, January 26

Kelso Folk and Live Music Club – burns night supper: The Contented Vine, Kelso. 7.30pm. Tickets £14. Music with Donald Knox and Pat Douglas, and other performers are invited to join the line-up. Contact paulmcginley532@btinternet.com.

Saturday, February 2

Canary gold, by Théâtre Sans Frontières: The Wynd Theatre, Melrose. 7.30pm. £12 (£8 students). Contact 01896 820028 or go to www.thewynd.com.

Friday, February 1

ian Bruce and ian Walker (live folk music): Eckford Village Hall. 7pm.