What’s On around Kelso

What’s On around Kelso


Kelso weather !



13 Kelso Races – New Year Meeting

22 Kelso Races – Burns Puddin’ Meeting

26 Kelso Farmer’s Market in Kelso Square 9.30-1.00pm

27 Jedforest Point-to-Point @ Friars Haugh Kelso


2 Six Nations Rugby. Scotland v Italy @ Murrayfield.  2.15pm

9 Six Nations Rugby. Scotland v Ireland @Murrayfield. 2.15pm

14 Kelso Races – Morebattle Hurdle Day

15 – 17 Borders Art Fair at Springwood Park, Kelso

16 and 17 Snowdrop Weekend, Floors Castle 


2 Kelso Races – Premier Hurdle Day 

9 Six Nations Rugby Scotland v Wales @ Murrayfield. 2.15pm

16 – 17 Mellerstain House in partnership with the Borders Art Fair, invites you to a rare private view with a welcome from the Earl of Haddington. 10.30am to 12 noon

17 Duke of Buccleuch’s Point-to-Point @ Frairs Haugh, Kelso

19 Floors Castle and Grounds – Gardens and Terrace Cafe – Opening Times and directions 2019.

23 Kelso Races – Party in The Paddock

30 Berwickshire Point-to-Point @ Friars Haugh, Kelso


1 Smailholm Tower opens – through to September 30

8 Kelso Races – Buccleuch Cup Day

13th Melrose Sevens


8 Kelso Races – First May Day

26 Kelso Races Ladies Day


13-16 Borders Book Festival At midsummer each year Harmony House and Gardens in Melrose blossom as marquees are raised, wine bars open and the public flock to one of Britain’s best loved book festivals.


13-20 Kelso Civic Week

26-27 The Border Union Show

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

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

Floors Castle Events about 2 miles from Hendersyde

Kelso National Hunt Racing  – 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 2019 Events

Scottish Borders Cycling  & Events

Scotland’s Gardens Opening dates and Times

Alnwick Castle events

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.