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31 Aug 2015 08:30

Orchestra tunes up for 40th birthday party

Peebles Orchestra is looking forward to another season of music making – leading into the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Orchestra in 1976.
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30 Aug 2015 08:30

Distinguished pianist returns to Peebles for Arts Festival

IT’S Festival time again and, as ever, there’s so much going on up the road in Edinburgh that it’s hard to decide what to hear and what to miss. But why not look closer to home at all the top-class cultural events going on during this year’s Peebles Arts Festival?
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28 Aug 2015 08:30

Fun and inspiring weekend ahead in Peebles

FROM talks to walks, live music and theatre, author readings, film and exhibitions, Peebles will be a hub of artistic activity over the long weekend as this year’s Peebles Arts Festival gets underway today.
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27 Aug 2015 08:30

Val’s in rhythm with nature

PEEBLES based artist Val Ferguson currently has an exhibition at Dawyck Botanic Gardens.
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25 Aug 2015 08:30

An evening with Lord Smith

THE Tweeddale Society’s annual lecture, as part of the Peebles Arts Festival, will be an evening with Lord Smith of Kelvin this year.
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24 Aug 2015 08:30

Words from the Art at Peebles

A LOCAL author is hosting a creative writing workshop and seminar on the writing and publishing process at this year’s Peebles Arts Festival.
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22 Aug 2015 16:30

Shashi Tharoor visits Traquair

AN Indian Member of Parliament, author and former Government Minister, will discuss India in the 21st Century with author and historian William Dalrymple at the Beyond Borders International Festival at Traquair House this weekend.
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22 Aug 2015 09:30

Something for everyone at Peebles Arts Festival

ALREADY renowned as a major arts destination, there will be an even more creative feel to Peebles than usual as the Peebles Arts Festival gets underway next weekend.
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21 Aug 2015 08:30

Workshop treats in Innerleithen

THEY say that laughter is the best medicine – but singing, dancing and making music must be next in line!
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18 Aug 2015 09:30

Blues on the bill at the Eastgate

FRESH from sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, the Jensen Interceptors are bringing their distinctive sound back to Peebles.
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18 Aug 2015 08:30

Homecoming gig an 'honour’ for talented Tommy

HE’S performed at Glastonbury, T in the Park and recorded at London’s famous Abbey Road studios.
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16 Aug 2015 09:30

Conservative leader will ask the questions at Traquair

SCOTTISH Conservatives Leader Ruth Davidson returns to her journalistic roots to interview former BBC correspondents Kate Adie and Allan Little at the Beyond Borders International Festival at Traquair House, near Innerleithen on Saturday, August 22
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16 Aug 2015 08:30

Happy hour at Fringe

MEMBERS of InChorus met at a local hostelry to celebrate the imminent launch of their Fringe show, 'Happy Hour with InChorus’. It will take place on August 24, 27 and 29 in the Emerald Theatre in Nicolson Square, Edinburgh (Venue 209).
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14 Aug 2015 07:30

Norman to lead Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships

THE organisers of the Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships are excited with the quality of entries for the annual Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships next month again in the grounds of St Ronan’s Primary School.
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10 Aug 2015 08:30

Flatbellys have the stomach for Peebles

FROM bluegrass to indie-folk, ragtime and blues, there’s a real Americana flavour to some of the live music at the Eastgate Theatre over the coming weeks, with acclaimed US bands Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys, Sheesham and Lotus & Son, and Betty and The Boy all set to play in Peebles.
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10 Aug 2015 07:30

A weekend of stars and stripes at Traquair Fair

FAMILIES packed into Scotland’s oldest inhabited home for an array of attractions that included an Elvis Tribute Act, Wild West shows, classic American cars, live music and film.
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9 Aug 2015 07:30

Innerleithen is tuning up for 2015 Music Festival

DO you want the good news or the bad news?
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7 Aug 2015 08:30

Our very own Edinburgh Fringe musical... and a’ that

PEEBLES man, Martin Franssen, has teamed up with Rod Grant, from Ayrshire, to write and produce a fantastic new musical about the life of Robert Burns to be performed at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe from August 3 to 8.
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7 Aug 2015 08:00

Perfect Peebles Show has it all

WITH one of the largest entries of livestock in Scotland, main ring entertainment, show jumping, poultry classes and almost 100 trade stands, there is something for everyone at the Peebles Agricultural Show.
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2 Aug 2015 07:30

Face of 'Thankerton Man’ revealed at Biggar Museum

THE face of a young man dating from the Copper Age is now on show to the public at the newly-opened Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum.
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1 Aug 2015 08:30

Skipinnish set to rock Innerleithen Music Festival

A HIGHLAND folk band fast climbing up the popularity ladder are one of the headline acts at the Innerleithen Music Festival later this month.
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1 Aug 2015 08:00

Fringe benefits for young Peebles actors

AUGUST means one thing in Edinburgh – the Fringe – and 12 youngsters from Peebles are heading off there to seek fame fortune and glory.
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31 Jul 2015 16:30

Sensational weekend of entertainment at Traquair

FINAL preparations are underway for the staging of the 33rd Traquair Fair.
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31 Jul 2015 08:00

The zoo comes to Whitmuir

THE Edinburgh Zoo Bus “Wild About Scotland” will be visiting Whitmuir Farm at Lamancha, West Linton today (Friday, July 31).
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20 Jul 2015 17:52

What did we learn from Cheltenham 2015?

It was another golden year for the Cheltenham Festival, with racing fans looking forward to seeing what next year's event brings.
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