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A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes to Abbotsford House

The Three Inch Fools present Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Abbotsford on Friday, July 13.

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PICTURE GARETH EASTON 07752 666522'FREE TO USE UNTIL 31ST DEC 2018.''PICTURED: 'PICTURED: OUTSIDE EDINBURGH'S USHER HALL. CAST AND MUSICIANS. '''As part of the WW100 Scotland Armistice centenary programme, critically acclaimed multimedia production Far, Far From Ypres, starring renowned Scots singers Barbara Dickson, Siobhann Miller and 24 other top folk musicians, will embark on a commemorative tour around Scotland, culminating with a performance in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Sunday 11 November, a hundred years to the day since the end of World War One.'Singer Barbara Dickson takes part in the show in memory of her uncle David Dickson, who enlisted while underage and was killed in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. She forms part of a 26-strong cast, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Iain Anderson, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce.

Soldiers songs shine a light on World War One experiences

Far, Far From Ypres, the story of the Scottish war effort during World War One, will visit Victoria Hall, Selkirk on August 5.

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The Attic explores the tender and loving relationship between a young girl, Lucy, and her Grandmother.

Special show for pre-school kids at the Eastgate

A special show for pre-school children will be performed this Monday at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

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Galashiels Amateur Operatic Society gives us a Summer Holiday to warm our hearts

What could be a better antidote to the Beast from the East and Brexit than a jolly old musical about summer sun, falling in love, and free travel throughout Europe?

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Leads Lauren gracie and Stuart Mitchell set to tread the boards again in the Victoria Halls.

Music and passion are back in fashion at the Victoria Halls

Selkirk Musical Theatre Company’s production of Copacabana resumes tonight after it was hit by the heavy snow this week.

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How the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles will look if a proposed �1.5m revamp goes ahead.

Peebles theatre given £10,000 boost in bid for £1.5m revamp

A Borders theatre has taken a sizeable step towards a £1.5m makeover, thanks to a £10,000 donation.

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Selkirk we go

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Selkirk we go

Breaking with tradition somewhat, the Association of Selkirk Clubs and Societies held their panto after Christmas at the town’s Victoria Halls last Thursday and Friday.

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The Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

Peebles theatre facing funding fears

The future of a Borders theatre is hanging in the balance as it awaits news of two sources of funding its survival depends upon to keep going.

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Heriot Christmas Panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Jack’s the perfect start to Borders pantomime season

Heriot Players are this weekend opening the region’s panto season in style in a giant production at the MacFie Hall.

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Horizontal Collaboration is a dark and powerful triumph

Horizontal Collaboration is a dark and powerful triumph

What a venue Macarts in Galashiels is ... as perfect for small, intimate music gigs as it is for intensely powerful plays such as Fire Exit’s production of David Leddy’s Horizontal Collaboration, which visited the former church on Saturday evening.

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Northumberland Theatre Company  will present their take on what is already a pretty humorous tale, The disasters of Johnny Armstrong.

Wilson’s Tales Revival Edition

Northumberland Theatre Company present a humorous dramatisation of ‘The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong’ on October 19 at Berwick’s Watchtower Gallery.

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Bowhill’s away with the fairies this month

Bowhill’s away with the fairies this month

It’s time to saddle up to pedal to Bowhill for a performance that handles Shakespeare in a wheely different way.

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The ten playwrights participating in the workshops run by  Playwright Studio, Scotland.

Hawick playwright leads writers’ workshop sessions

Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland has launched a workshop programme for playwrights in the Borders.

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Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.

Hawick park to host two series of shows

Four-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner Karine Polwart is to kick off a series of three shows in the walled garden at Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park on Sunday, June 25.

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The Funbox gang are having a hootenanny in Langholm for the very first time.

Funbox bring new show to Langholm

Jings, crivens, help ma boab! The Funbox gang are having a hootenanny in Langholm for the very first time with their brand new show for 2017, ‘Highland Fling’.

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Pride and Prejudice is the first of two theatre productions taking place this summer on Thirlestane's front lawn with the fairytale castle as a backdrop.

Castle provides backdrop for open-air theatre event

Thirlestane Castle is delighted to be welcoming Chapterhouse Theatre Company on Sunday, June 18, for an open-air performance of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

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Billy Mack as Willy Loman in Dundee Rep's production of Death of a Salesman. Picture: Jane Hobson

‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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The Winter's Tale at Traquair House.

Promenade production of A Winter’s Tale at Traquair

Spring at Traquair is heralded by the changing of the clocks, flowering of daffodils and the start of rehearsals around the grounds for Shakespeare at Traquair’s annual promenade performance.

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Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound -  Blood of the Young's play about a pioneer of electronic music.

Electro music pioneer

Journey through the amazing life of one of the great, unsung composers of the 20th century.

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Dan Serridge and James Spence retell The Two Truths of Thomas the Rhymer.

Strange and mystical Borders folk tale

The ancient tale of Thomas the Rhymer is brought to life in Darnick on May 26.

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