What’s on in September


September brings beautiful music in beautiful places though the Lammermuir Festival and a wealth of heritage events, lots of history and the Borders Walking Festival.


Border Heritage Festival 1-30th September 

The 8th annual Borders Heritage Festival take place across the month of September.  In 2016 it celebrates Innovation, Architecture and Design through a wide range of: walks, talks, theatre, exhibitions, living history and archaeology, to help uncover the rich history of the Borders across a number of historic timeframes.   Look out for the twilight tours of the great country houses of the Borders. You can download the full programme here


Scottish Borders Walking Festival 4-10th September

Hosted in Coldstream for 2016, a week of walking across the Borders, plus lots of social event including a quiz and a ceilidh. An enormous varied program of walks covering the history of the Borders.

Battle of Flodden Commemoration, Branxton 10th September 

Observe the commemoration of the Battle of Flodden organised  by the 1513 Club of Coldstream , Coldstream 6.30pm and Branxton (site of battle) at 7pm.  The website has lots of information on the battle and a number of interesting videos.


The Lammermuir Festival, Haddington 9-18th September 

Featuring major music artists, orchestras and ensembles, the Lammermuir Festival is a classical music festival which takes place in beautiful and intriguing venues across East Lothian.


Duns Scotus Exhibition Duns  17th September to 30th September

An exhibition to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus in 1266 and of Berwickshire in the 13th century. John Duns Scotus is considered to be one of the three most important philosopher-theologians of the High Middle Ages who has had considerable influence on both Catholic and secular thought. A series of events in Duns, including an exhibition, lectures, concerts, a play, walks and a film in the Volunteer Hall on Friday 23rd September.

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