talking heads, by alan bennet (theatre): Bowhill House, Selkirk. 8pm. £12. Tel: 01750 22204.


the shee (live music): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £13. Tel: 01721 725 777.

ROCK blues with Lewis Hamilton (live music): Reivers Bar, Galashiels. 8:30pm. £3 in advance, £5 on the door.

selkirk sessions (live music) – Until Sunday: Traditional music festival in local hostelries. Free.


Absolutely legless (dance): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7:30pm. £10. Tel: 01721 725 777.

the forgotten workers (film): Paxton House, Paxton. 7:30pm.

wasps artists open studio (exhibition) – Until Sunday: WASPS Studios, St Mary’s Mill, Selkirk. 10am to 5pm. Free. www.selkirkwasps.com

sky, sea and cheeky smiles (exhibition): Tweeddale Museum, Peebles. Free. 01721 724820.


bog apple day (event): Harestanes Visitor’s Centre, by Ancrum. Starts 11am. Free. Tel: 01835 830306.

FOr our freedom and yours (exhibition): Hawick Museum. Free. 01450 373457.

tuesday, October 2

john buchan’s historical novels (talk): Melrose Literary Society, Ormiston Institute, Melrose. 7pm. £3 non members.

O DUO (LIVE MUSIC): Morrison Hall, St Mary’s School, Melrose. 7:30pm. £12. www.melrosemusicsociety.org.uk

a play in 3 days with borders youth theatre (theatre): 8-12-year-olds write, rehearse and perform a play. Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. Starts 10am. £30-£40. www.bordersyouththeatre.co.uk

wednesday, October 3

autumn estate walk (event): Philiphaugh Estate, Selkirk. Meet at the Waterwheel Café, 1pm. Free. 01750 21766.

friday, october 5

kelso art group (exhibition): Yetholm Youth Hall. 7-9pm. Free.