This year's Innerleithen Music Festival takes place from Friday 17th till Sunday 19th August. Headline acts include Battlefield Band with the Wrigley Sisters, Dougie MacLean and Manran, plus Tweeddale Folk Concert and the Traditional Singers Concert. Tickets for all events are available from April 1st at the Eastgate Box Office.
The Borders, Books and Bikes Festival returns for its third consecutive year over the 18th and 19th August with another remarkable lineup of events bringing international writers, thinkers and politicians together for a weekend of inspiring debates, literary walks and storytelling bike rides through the beautiful Borders’ countryside. Taking place in the iconic surroundings of Traquair, the fesitval will showcase a remarkable collection of Scottish broadcasters, international writers and cultural leaders of iconic small nations from around the world. Tickets are available from the Eastgate Box Office (01721 725777), and the full programme of events is available here.