Denholm Folk Festival

Denholm Folk Festival

A small village folk festival in the Teviot valley which overflows with great music during this weekend in November.The programme consists of Friday and Saturday concerts and late evenings at the Festival Club. Top quality workshops, an Open Stage competition on Saturday and a free, church concert on the Sunday, all make for a fantastic weekend – not to mention the continual sessions..

Website: http://www.scotborders-folk.org.uk/dff/festival.htm

Contact:

Denholm Folk Festival

Dates: 3rd-6th November 2016
Email: info@denholmfolkfest.co.uk
Tel: 01450 860 758

Innerleithen Music Festival

Innerleithen Music Festival

Great concerts in the Scottish Borders with the stars of Celtic music, and much more. Just 30 miles from Edinburgh in the beautiful Tweed Valley

Website: http://www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org/

Contact:

Innerleithen Music Festival

Dates: 19th-21st August 2016
Email: imfpublicity@aol.com
Tel: 0774 068 1879

The land, the light, the locals

The Land, the Light, the Locals

The Land, The Light, The Locals is an annual five-day festival celebrated in the villages and towns of the Scottish Borders.

Website: http://thelandthelightthelocals.co.uk/

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The Land, the Light, the Locals

Dates: December 2016- January 2017
Email: kennyspiers53@hotmail.com

Music at Paxton

Music at Paxton

Music at Paxton was established in 2006 to present high quality performances of chamber music at Paxton House. Concerts are held in the stunning Picture Gallery, an intimate venue seating 140. With its wonderful acoustics, domed roof-light that lets in the summer sun and walls hung high with paintings from the National Galleries of Scotland’s collection, it is an idyllic setting for chamber music.

Website: http://www.musicatpaxton.co.uk/

Contact:

Music at Paxton

Dates: 15th-24th July 2016
Email: info@musicatpaxton.co.uk
Tel: 07719 702265

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Concerts, ceilidhs, sessions, singarounds, competitions, workshops, and of course the wonderful Copshaw Common Riding runs parallel to the festival as well – a spectacle that has to be seen to be believed!

Website: http://www.newcastleton.com/

Contact:

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Dates: 1st-3rd July 2016
Email: ntmfsecretary@gmail.com
Tel: 013873 75628

Peebles Arts Festival

Peebles Arts Festival

Over a period of 11 days in late summer, this small but incredibly creative Borders town is celebrating the work of its many artists, arts groups, musicians, poets, film makers and craftspeople. As well as indoor performances and workshops, there are opportunities to explore the fascinating history, architecture, nature and landscape of Peebles and around through a series of talks, walks and tours.

Website: http://www.peeblesartsfestival.org/

Contact:

Peebles Arts Festival

Dates: 25th August – 4th September 2016
Email: info@peeblesartsfestival.org
Tel: 01721 725777

Riverside Rock

Riverside Rock

The Scottish Borders Premier Music Festival, Riverside Rock has something for everyone young and old. Children’s entertainment of all kinds combined with Rock and Traditional Bands from across the borders and further afield.

Website: http://www.riversiderock.co.uk/

Contact:

Riverside Rock

Date: 18th June 2016
Email: info@riversiderock.co.uk
Tel: 0333 666 3366

Selkirk Sessions

Selkirk Sessions

Music, mirth and more in this historic market town! Sessions galore in pubs and bars, workshops, competitions, concerts, ceilidhs and busking.

Website: http://www.selkirksessions.com/

Contact:

Selkirk Sessions

Dates: 7th-9th October 2016
Email: info@selkirksessions.com

Stowed Out Festival

Stowed Out Festival

Stowed Out Festival is a family friendly boutique music and arts festival held in Stow in the Scottish Borders. Stowed Out aims to showcase a high quality diverse line up of music, spoken word and art. In four years the festival has grown from a small village event to a highly respected festival that brings you everything from award winning international acts to up and coming young bands all performing in an intimate setting.

Website: http://www.soundout.org.uk/stowed-out/

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Stowed Out Festival

Dates: 26th-27th August 2016
Email: info@soundout.org.uk

100 bands

100 Bands on the Border

For a breathtaking three days in September the historic town of Galashiels in the heart of the Scottish Borders plays host to a spectacular music and entertainment festival. The festival pops up from nowhere to transform the town and its streets into a lively open venue, giving locals, and visitors from all over, a chance to mingle and enjoy the music and performance of the various artists.

Website: http://www.100bands.co.uk/

Contact:

100 Bands on the Border

Dates: 7th-9th October 2016
Email: info@100bands.co.uk
Tel: 07568 351557