July 2017 – Scottish Borders Events

30th June, 1st and 2nd July 2017 – Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

For further information check out the following link:  http://www.newcastleton.com/events/


2nd July – Strawberry Fair

Come along to the Annual Strawberry Fair for a day of enjoyment. Refreshments will be available as well as a variety of stalls for crafts, books, Bakeries etc

Venue: Eckford Village Hall, Eckford Road, Eckford, TD5 8LG

Time: 11:00 – 15:00

Cost: Adults: £3, Teenagers:£1.50, Children(Primary School age): Free


2nd – 8th July 2017 – Duns Summer Festival – Return to the Ridings

Instituted in 1949 to commemorate the town‘s history and traditions in a week of sports, concerts, rideouts and parades.

The 2017 Duns Summer Festival will take place on 2nd to 8th July 2017 with Kirkin Sunday taking place on 2nd July 2017.

Venue:   Various Venues, Duns  TD11

For further information please check out the following link:  http://returntotheridings.co.uk/duns-summer-festival/


4th July – 6th July – Little Olympian (Athletics Summer Holiday Programme)

Anyone aged between the years of 4 – 8 is welcome to this sporting event.

Venue: Tweedbank Sports Complex, Tweedbank, TD1 3RS

Time: 09:00 – 10:00

Cost: £10,50 for the 3 days


Saturday 8th July 2017 – Jedburgh Border Games

The Jedburgh Border Games is a day full of sport and entertainment. Professional running events, trade stands and children’s entertainment keep the whole family entertained.

Venue:  Riverside Park,  Jedburgh  TD8 6UE

Time:  10.30 am – 5.00 pm

For further information check out the following link:  http://jedburgh-border-games.com/


12th July 2017 – Wind in the Willows

Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad are back at Thirlestane Castle for an evening full of entertainment. Make sure you buy your tickets now, so you don’t miss out on this magical night.

Venue: Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, TD2 6RU

Time:  18:00- 20:00 (Gates open at 17:00)

Cost: Children: £8, Adults £14, Family (2 children, 2 adults): £40


16th July – A Dogs Day Out

If you have a dog or are a dog lover then this event is perfect for you. Traquair House. The day is filled with fun entertaining activities for you and your dog.
Venue: Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6PW
Time: 11am – 5pm
Cost: Adults – £8 / Concessions – £4. Entry to the house is included.
For information regarding the schedule check out the link provided:  http://www.traquair.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Programme-of-Events.pdf

28th – 29th July 2017 – Border Union Show

South East Scotland’s premier agricultural and equestrian event. Traditionally the annual Show is held on the last Friday and Saturday of July each year in Springwood Park.

Venue:  Springwood Park,  Kelso

Time:  8.00 am – 3.00 pm

For further information check out the following link:  http://www.buas.org/show/