Entries by Maggie Mackay

The Boys are Back in Town …

A year after they first strutted their stuff on the Eastgate Theatre stage, the Lady Boys of Bangkok return with two performances on Wednesday 29 August, one at 5pm and the other at 8pm.

Like American Folk? Love the Eastgate

Peebles in Ohio doesn’t have a theatre. Maybe that is why Peebles, Scottish Borders has become a key destination for many of the finest musicians touring American roots music.

The Eastgate Theatre is the venue of choice attracting bands playing traditional music from all over the USA, from Los Angeles to Utah, Kansas to Virginia.

Nominations invited for 2018 Robert Noble Trophy

Creative Peebles Festival (formerly Peebles Arts Festival) is inviting nominations for an individual or organisation to receive the 2018 Robert Noble Trophy – a cup awarded annually to a person or group that has successfully encouraged young people in Tweeddale to become involved in the arts.

Tontine adds fundraising sparkle

Eastgate Theatre staff have hailed the generosity of a Peebles hotel following its recent hosting of a special afternoon tea that helped raise more than £2,400 for the theatre’s Development Project.

VOICE, VOTE AND POWER

On Sunday 10 June thousands of women and girls* will come together and process through the streets of Edinburgh to mark 100 years since women won the right to vote.   They will march with beautiful hand crafted banners, made especially for the event by women in communities across Scotland from Shetland to Peebles.

April is Kids Fun Month

April is so busy with family performances and events that Funbox had to squeeze their Spring performance into the last day of March.  Rock stars and pop princesses are invited to join Funbox’s Anya, Kevin and Gary (formerly of the Singing Kettle) as they go Rocking all Over the World at 1pm and 3.30pm on Saturday 31 March.