Scott topic of the day at Eastgate

Eminent folklorist and singer Margaret Bennett, and award-winning singer and fiddler Lori Watson weave together an evening of songs and stories focusing on Sir Walter Scott for the Tweeddale Society’s Festival Lecture on Monday.

Beyond the Border: Sir Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy in Story and Song, takes place in the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

Tickets (£10 including a glass of wine or soft drink) can be bought from 01721 725777.