Search on for Borders talent as St James Fair returns


Borders Has Talent 
returns on September 7 and 8, with prize money of £500 up for grabs.

The winner will walk away with £250 first prize and there’s also £100 for second place in the competition which is part of St James Fair in Kelso.

Last year saw 2011 winners Josh and Jodie Osbourne perform, as well as Irish dancers Emerald and 2010 runner-up, fiddler Eryn Rae.

A St James Fair spokesman said: “It doesn’t matter whether contestants are magicians, singers, dancers or story tellers, we are looking for the performer who has that certain something and can capture an audience’s imagination.”

Auditions take place on Saturday, August 17 in Kelso’s British Legion Club and application forms, available from, must reached organisers by Thursday, August 1.