This year’s Creative Peebles Festival has a glamorous opening Sunday – The Eastgate Theatre and Peebles Hydro have joined forces to create a spectacular new dance celebration incorporating a strictly style competition.
The evening, in the specially dressed Hydro Ballroom will feature performances by professional and community dance groups, as well as the strictly style dance competition for couples who will perform for a live audience and in front of a panel of judges. The competition winners will be decided by a combination of judges and audience votes.
Music will be performed live by Swing Loaded, the very cool big band from Peebles High School.
Why not treat yourselves to a special Peebles Hydro Take to the Floor dinner at 5.30pm to set you up for the evening? The menu is available below.
POFF: Riding LifeDate: 27/01/2019Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pmPrice: £15, £8, £20 adult plus child Short films followed by mountain bike legend Hans Rey talking about his incredible career and continuing influence.
POFF: Wild about ScotlandDate: 26/01/2019Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmPrice: £12, £6 for under 15, £15 adult plus child In a spellbinding presentation, wildlife cameraman Peter Cairns uses stunning imagery to outline a bold new vision for a wilder Scotland.
POFF: Making WavesDate: 25/01/2019Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £15, £8 under 15, £20 adult plus child Meet Cal Major, ocean advocate who paddle boarded her way from Land's End to John O'Groats to highlight the issue of plastic pollution.
POFF: Cold ComfortsDate: 26/01/2019Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £15, £8 under 15, £20 adult plus child Meet wild swimmer and TV star Calum Maclean - a man with a passion for freezing cold water and wild Scottish landscapes.
POFF: Ride On (and on)Date: 25/01/2019Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmPrice: £8, £4 under 15, £10 adult plus child Naomi Freireich traces her journey from non-cyclist to elite endurance athlete - British and European 24hr Mountain Bike Champion,
POFF: Life & Sporadic DigressionsDate: 26/01/2019Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmPrice: £8, £4 under 15, £10 adult plus child Flanked by Haggis the dog, come hear BAFTA-nominated filmmaker, climber and adventurer Jen Crook tell some extraordinary tales!