What’s On around Kelso

What’s On around Kelso


Kelso weather !


5 – 31 Flat Cat Gallery – Mary Goulding Exhibition – and much more! Lauder

7 -8 Looking Back at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford and Etal

8 Kelso Races – Border Principals Day

8 The Borders Ice Rink, Kelso – public skating – every Sunday afternoon.

15 Farmers Market  at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Ford and Etal

20 Kelso Community Cinema in The Tait Hall Kelso – The Jungle Bunch and Victoria and Abdul

21-29 Tweed Valley Forest Festival

22 The Borders Wedding Show at Springwood Park, Kelso

23 – 31 Family Friendly Halloween at Ford and Etal

25 – 26 Autumn Pop up Markets at Ford and Etal

29 – 30 Jedburgh Half Marathon 

28 Kelso Farmer’s Market

28 Kelso Races – Halloween Meeting

28 Scottish Rabbit Club Show – Springwood Park, Kelso

28, 29, 30 Carfraemill’s Christmas Cookery Demonstrations by Mary Kemp – Cooking for a Crowd

29 – Nov 4. Kelso Gin Festival at The Queen’s Head

30 Traquair’s Halloween Fun Day

31 Halloween at Rutherford’s MicroPub Kelso


2 – 5 The 14th Annual Denholm Folk Festival

3 Kelso Music Society present Aurea and Gildas Quartets

4 Allanbank Arts – Affordable Art Sale

11 Kelso Races – The Remberance Meeting

17 Kelso Music Society presents James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook

18 – 19 The Crafters Art and Design Fair – Border Union Show Ground Kelso

19 Farmers Market at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre – Ford and Etal

25 Kelso Farmer’s Market

25-26 Traquair’s Christmas Opening – Free Christmas Opening!

25 Live Music in Etal Village Hall – by Talisk

26 Ford Christmas Market 


10 Kelso Races – Scottish Borders National Day

10, 16, 17 Santa Specials at Heatherslaw Light Railway – fun for all the family. Ford and Etal

17 Christmas Farmers Market at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre. Ford and Etal

29 Kelso Races – The Festive Fling

31 A Hogmanay Hoolie at The Cross Keys Kelso

Event Calendars at local venues

Visit Kelso Events Calendar

The Border Ice Rink at Kelso – curling and public skating sessions

Kelso Swimming Pool information

Throughout the summer months each Borders town hosts its’ own spectacular ‘Common Riding’  Summer Common Ridings

Harestanes Coutryside Visitor Centre Events

Woodside Plant Centre and award winning cafe, events & work shops through-out the year.

Kelso Farmers Market – 4th Saturday morning of every month and other markets in the Border Towns

Floors Castle Events about 2 miles from Hendersyde

National Hunt Racing at Kelso – at the end of the farm road-end!

The Border Union Show Ground at Kelso hosts a wide variety of indoor and outdoor events throughout the year.

Bowhill House and Country Estate near Selkirk, which is just over half an hour from Hendersyde.

Ford and Etal Events and Information a step over the border in Northumberland. There is so much to see in these delightful Northumbrian Villages

Events at Paxton House, near Berwick-upon-Tweed

Events at Traquair further up the Tweed Valley near Peebles

Tweed Love Mountain Bike Festival 2017 Events

Scottish Borders Cycling  & Events

Scotland’s Gardens Opening dates and Times

Alnwick Castle events

Alnwick Garden

Edinburgh – City of Culture – For last minute updates and event listings throughout the year, check their What’s On section.

Evenings Out……

The varied programmes of the Borders Theatre scene.

Bowhill Theatre – unique! An experience for the ambience and size of the theatre! Who would have guessed it was converted from the old Victorian Game Larder!

The Maltings Theatre & Arts Centre, Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Heart of Hawick Events – one of the biggest regeneration projects in the Scottish Borders.

Peebles Theatre and Arts Centre. Eastgate has become a well-loved part of the Peebles landscape, and a lively hub for arts activities in the Scottish Borders.