2020

Kelso Folk Club, is every Friday in The Cross Keys Kelso

25 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre OPEN February to December, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 – 5, see website for more info 

February

1 and 2 Floors Castle Snowdrop Weekend

8 Guinness Six Nations Rugby International Scotland v England at Murrayfield, Edinburgh. KO 4.45pm

13 Kelso National Hunt Races – Morebattle Hurdle 

15 & 16 Kelso Antiques Fleamarket at Borders Events Centre Kelso

17-21 Ford and Etal Half Term Self-guided snowdrop walks, canoeing (must be pre-booked), train rides, Heatherslaw Railway is open from Monday 18th-Thursday 20th inclusive. Heatherslaw Cornmill and Lady Waterford Hall are open Tuesday 19th-Friday 21st, 11am-3pm (last admission 30 minutes before closing). Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre is open daily from Tuesday 19th. Cycle hire is available during normal shop hours. Tearooms, shops and pub also open!

22 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth  Saturday morning of each month

23 Cheviot Ceramics Mobile Pottery Studio at Floors, 11am – 2pm Castle 

29 Kelso National Hunt Races – Premier Hurdle

March

1 Borders Potato Day at The Borders Events Centre, Kelso

8 Guinness Six Nations Rugby International Scotland v France at Murrayfield, Edinburgh. KO 3.00pm

13-15 Borders Art Fair, Kelso

14 The Mighty Deerstalker at Traquair

16 Kelso National Hunt Races

21 National Hunt Races – Part in the Paddock

28 Kelso Farmer’s Market,  Fourth Saturday morning of each month

28 to 26 April Paxton House Spring Trail

April

6 Kelso National Hunt Races – Buccleuch Cup Day

9 Inflatable Fun Day at Borders Events Centre Kelso

10-13 Easter Weekend at Floors Castle

10-13 Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre – Easter Egg Hunt by Carriage 

10 Mellerstain House and Gardens open, Friday Saturday, Sunday and Monday

11  & 12 Paxton House Tree Climbing Experiences with Wild Tree Adventures

11-12 Kelso Antiques Fleamarket at Borders Events Centre

12 Easter Egg Extravaganza at Traquair 

25 Kelso Farmer’s Market,  Fourth Saturday morning of each month

May

1 – 5 Border Terriers 2020 at The Border Events Centre, Kelso – can’t wait 🙂

2 Great Tapestry of Scotland – Welcome Panel Tour comes to Floors Castle 

2 & 3 Paxton House Tree Climbing Experiences with Wild Tree Adventures

St Abbs Pop up Market every Tuesday 10-4pm at Paxton House 

3 Springtime with Heavies 

6 Kelso National Hunt Races – First May Day 

7-10 Country and Western Festival at Borders Events Centre, Kelso

9 & 10 Crafty Northumbria Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre

15-17 Floors Castle International Horse Trials 

16-17 Borders Vintage Agricultural Association – Vintage Rally

23 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

23 & 24 Traquair Medieval Fayre 

24 Kelso National Hunt Reces – Ladies Day

June

6 & 7 Kelso Antiques Fleamarket at Borders Events Centre, Kelso

7 BVAC Classic at Thirlestane, near Lauder

12 The Freddie and Queen Experience at Borders Events Centre, Kelso

20 & 21 Border Union Championship Dogs Show, Kelso

21 Paxton House Vintage Rally 

27 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

July

11 & 12 Wild Tree Climbing Experiences at Traquair House

A MidSummer’s Night Dream at Paxton House 

12 A Dogs Day Out at Traquair

12-18 Kelso Civic Week, part of The Border Common Ridings

16 Paxton House Summer Fair 

17 Floors Stud – Charity Guided Tour 2020

24 & 25 Border Union Show, Kelso

25 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

31 Sherlock Homes and The Hounds of the Baskervilles – open Air Theatre at Floors Castle 

August

1-2 Bernese Mountain Dog Show, Borders Events Centre, Kelso

22 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

23 Drive 2020 at Borders Events Centre, Kelso

29 Beyond Borders International Book Festival at Traquair

September

4-6 Kelso Folk Festival 

11 Kelso Ram Sales

16 Kelso Races – Twilight Meeting

19 & 20 Tree Climbing Experiences with Wild Tree Adventures at Paxton House 

26 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

October

3 & 4 Kelso Antiques Fleamarket at Borders Events Centre

4 Kelso Races

24 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

10 Traquair Apple Day

24 Kelso Races

28 Mellerstain House and Gardens closes, end of their season

November

1 Halloween Fun Day at Traquair 

7 Kelso Races

14 & 15 Kelso Antiques Fleamarket at Borders Events Centre

28 Kelso Farmer’s Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month

29 & 29 Christmas Fayre Weekend at Traquair 

December

6 Kelso Races

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 each month. There are markets in other Border towns too.

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.

Mellerstain House and Gardens near Kelso

Events at Abbotsford, home to Sir Walter Scott

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.

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