A selection of the latest media releases and general news from the Eastgate.

Eastgate Theatre Launches Open Doors Campaign

With uncertainty about exactly when it will reopen, but a determination to do so with a creative offering that reflects the new realities of life after lockdown, the Eastgate Theatre has launched a campaign that will enable it to continue contributing to the lives of people of all ages and interests across Tweeddale and beyond.

Momentous Year for the Eastgate

We look back on another action-packed 12 months at the Eastgate, which included the most significant physical change for the theatre since it opened in 2004.

Carlops Celebrates Musical Connections

Folk music fans are expected to flock to Carlops on Saturday 20 July when the village hall will be filled with the sound of modern Scottish folk music performed by harpist Rachel Newton and fiddle player Lauren MacColl.
Horse McDonald head and shoulders

Creative Peebles Festival 2019 Programme Announced

Edinburgh may hog the headlines when it comes to arts festivals in August, but art lovers don’t have to head to the capital to experience all sorts of activities next month. Running for ten days from Friday 23 August to Sunday 1 September Creative Peebles Festival 2019 celebrates the wealth of creative talent found locally, shining a light on the work of artists, musicians, arts groups, film makers and craftspeople found in this most artistic of towns. This year’s festival offers not just a host of indoor performances and workshops but also opportunities to explore the often surprising history, architecture, nature and landscape of Peebles through an expanded programme of walks, talks and tours.
The young cast of Blood Brothers

Young Artistic Talent in the Spotlight

Over the next month, Eastgate Theatre audiences will have the chance to experience performances that showcase the next generation of artistic talent emerging from this extraordinarily creative part of the Borders.
Volunteer usher Laura Day

Give a Little, Change a Lot – Article by Laura Day

This is an article about the fun and benefits of volunteering at the Eastgate Theatre.

Heroes Arrive in West Linton - Aerial Acrobatics, Dance Theatre and Circus Skills

All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre and Room 2 Manoeuvre, two Edinburgh based dance companies, have teamed up to present a light-hearted new touring show for all the family, featuring a stunning fusion of breathtaking aerial acrobatics, dance theatre, contemporary circus and visceral choreography.

Oh Boy!…Its Buddy Holly

Sixty years ago, on 3rd February 1959, Rock ’n’ Roll lost its brightest star – Buddy Holly.  To commemorate Buddy’s anniversary and to celebrate the joy he has brought millions of people worldwide Buddy Holly and The Cricketers are presenting a very special show in venues all over the UK.  On Friday 8 February the band will aim to raise the roof of the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles.

Round the Clock Entertainment at the Eastgate

This season the Eastgate has extended its reach with a range of professional productions staged during the day and events at venues across Tweeddale as well as the packed weekend of the Peebles Outdoor Film Festival and the programme of blockbuster films every second Sunday.