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Scottish Borders Book Festival - Calendar of Events

Diary of Events

Wednesday 22nd June - 7.30pm
Festival Fringe Event - Open Reading - Wynd Theatre

Thursday 23rd June 2005 - 8.00pm
Roy Hattersley - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 12.00

Friday 24th June 2005 - 5.30pm
Allan Cameron - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: Free - please call to confirm seat

Friday 24th June 2005 - 7.00pm
Barry Cunliffe - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 12.00

Friday 24th June 2005 - 8.00pm
Lady Claire Macdonald - Literary Supper - Abbotsford House - Tickets: 35 - includes a glass of champagne on arrival, buffet supper and fine wines. Champagne and fine wines provided by Abbey Fine Wines

Friday 24th June 2005 - 9.00pm
Norman Davies - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 12.00

Saturday 25th June 11.30am
To Read or Not to Read -Scottish Book Trust Event - Wynd Theatre - Free - please call to confirm seat

Saturday 25th June - 2.00pm
Tom Pow - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 4.00 - children's event

Saturday 25th June 4.00pm
Kathleen Jamie - Festival Fringe Event - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 5.00

Saturday 25th June - 7.00pm
Michael Palin - Festival Marquee, Annay Road - Tickets: 12.00

Saturday 25th June - 9.00pm
Germaine Greer - Festival Marquee, Annay Road - Tickets: 12.00

Sunday 26th June 3.30pm
Des Dillon - Festival Fringe Event - Wynd Theatre

Sunday 26th June - 2.00pm
Ross Collins - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 4.00 - children's event

Sunday 26th June - 6.00pm
James Naughtie - Wynd Theatre - Tickets: 12.00

Sunday 26th June - 8.00pm
Sheila Hancock - Festival Marquee, Annay Road - Tickets: 12.00

Tuesday 28th June - TimeTBC
Doug Scott CBE Festival Fringe Event - Eastgate Theatre - Tickets 10.00 from Eastgate Theatre

For tickets please contact the Scottish Borders Tourist Board on 0870 6080404 (press option 1) or email: info@scot-borders.co.uk

For information about the Festival Fringe please contact the Scottish Borders Council Festival Fringe Information Line on 01750 724901

Programme correct at time of going to press. The organisers retain the right to cancel or change the programme without any notice. All tickets must be paid for at time of booking. Tickets are non-returnable and cannot be refunded.

Below are examples of books and sketches about The Borders or written by Borders people. Few areas can boast of the wealth of literary talent, past and present, that the Scottish Borders has produced.


Melrose Regalty Records

Sir Walter Scott

The Antiquities of Roxburghshire

James Hogg - The Ettrick Shepherd

Sketches from Around Melrose

Pen and Ink Drawings - Scottish Borders

Toll Houses of Melrose

Scottish Toll House

Date: 28/04/2005