What’s On around Kelso

What’s On around Kelso


Kelso weather !


7  Lauderdale Point to Point at Mosshouses

10 First May Day at Kelso Races

13  King of The 7s Jedforest Tournament

12 – 14 Floors Castle Horse Trials  Kelso

12 – 14 Country and Western Weekend  Border Union Show Ground Kelso

14 Selkirk Mountain Bike Marathon This is THE classic MTB Marathon in the UK. The course is designed by trail-building legend Peter Laing.

20 -21 Borders Vintage Agricultural Association Rally Step back in time!

26 – 27 Scottish National Scooter Rally – Border Union Show Ground Kelso

27 – 28 Traquair Medievil Fayre 

27 Kelso Farmer’s Market

27  TweedLove Glentress Seven Mountain biking heaven!

27 Jim Clark Rally  Cancelled Southern Reporter news

28 Ladies Day at Kelso Races

31- June 3 Shakespaere at Traquair 


4 West Leas Garden Opening Bonchester Bridge

9-11 Shimano TweedLove International Enduro and Expo 2017 Mountain Biking Challenges

15-18 Borders Book Festival Melrose

17 – 18 The Border Union Championship Dog Show Kelso

24 Kelso Farmer’s Market

24 – 25 Tweedbank Dog Training Club Open Agility Show 

16 Selkirk Common Riding Games

17 Riverside Rock , Jedburgh – The Scottish Borders Premier Music Festival.


6 Antiques Road Show at Floors Castle

15 – 22 Kelso Civic Week, part of  the celebration of The Border Common Ridings

22 Kelso Farmer’s Market

28 – 29 Border Union Show Kelso


5-6 Bernese Mountain Dog Club Show – Kelso

5 King of The 7s Peebles Tournament

18 – 20 Innerleithen Music Festival

26 Kelso Farmer’s Market

26 – 27 Beyond Borders International Festival of Literature and Thought at Traquair House Innerleithen

27 Floors Castle Massed Pipe Band and Family Day Kelso


3 Tour o The Borders A classic Closed Road sportive in the stunning Scottish Borders, on a bike!

8 Kelso Tup Sales Border Union Showground

15 – 24 The Lammermuir Festival Major music artists, orchestras & ensembles, a classical music festival in beautiful and intriguing venues across East Lothian, to north of The Borders.

23 Kelso Farmer’s Market


29 – 30 Jedburgh Half Marathon 

28 Kelso Farmer’s Market

30 Traquair’s Halloween Fun Day


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

25 Kelso Farmer’s Market


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.

The Tait Hall Kelso – look out for fresh films.

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.