What’s On around Kelso

What’s On around Kelso


Kelso weather !


4-6 Oktoberfest, Kelso The Border Union Showground

6-7 Kelso Antique and Fleamarket Fair at The Border Union Showground Kelso

7 Kelso Races – Border Principals Race Day

8-9 Presents Galore at The Border Union Showground Kelso

12-14 Kelso Country and Western Weekend The Border Union Showground Kelso

19-28 Tweed Valley Forest Festival Peebles

20 Tweed Valley Tunnel Trail Run a trail running event with a twist! Taking place on the beautiful natural trails around Peebles in the Scottish Borders.

26 Spirits and Spooks at Traquair House 7-8pm

27 Kelso Farmer’s Market Kelso Square

27 Kelso Races – Halloween Meeting

27 & 28 Scottish Ploughing Championships, Bettyfield Farm, Kelso. TD5 7PF

27 Scottish Rabbit Club 4 Star Show The Border Union Showground Kelso


10 Kelso Races – Remembrance Meeting

17-18 Crafters Art and Design Fair The Border Union Showground Kelso

24-25 Kelso Antique and Fleamarket Fair at The Border Union Showground Kelso

24-25 Traquair Christmas Opening A wonderful weekend of Christmas cheer free opening, with the house decorated in a Victorian Christmas style. Craft stalls throughout the house this is a weekend for all ages.


9 Kelso Races – Scottish Borders National

29 Kelso Races – Festive Fling



13 Kelso Races – New Year Meeting

22 Kelso Races – Burns Puddin’ Meeting


14 Kelso Races – Morebattle Hurdle Day


2 Kelso Races – Premier Hurdle Day 

23 Kelso Races – Party in The Paddock


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.


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 2018 Events

Scottish Borders Cycling  & Events

Scotland’s Gardens Opening dates and Times

Alnwick Castle events

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.