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The Home Front

Date: 6th Nov 14 - 29th Jan 15

Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre, Bowmont Street, Kelso

Cost:Free

Learn what World War I meant to the people of Kelso

Through photographs and artefacts loaned to Kelso Library Contact Centre, you can see the experiences of the people of Kelso during World War I

Further information

For opening times contact Kelso Library Contact Centre.

Happening Today, 26th November 2014

A Celebration of Scotland's Heritage, History and Culture - Scottish Felters

Date: 7th Sep 14 - 31st Jan 15

Location: Borders Textile Towerhouse, 1 Tower Knowe, Hawick

Cost: Free

Unique, hand-crafted felt panels illustrating aspects of Scotland.

Previously on display at the Scottish Parliament and now gaining world-wide recognition, this self-funded initiative was completed over two years by members of Scottish Felters.

For further information including opening times and contact details visit Borders Textile Towerhouse website.

Boogie with Books

Date: 26th Nov 14 - 27th Nov 14

Location: Peebles Library, Chambers Institute, Peebles

Time: 11:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Part of the read-a-licious children’s book festival funded by the Peebles Creative Place programme. This fun filled workshop offers parents & carers a chance to dance & move with their wee ones.

Parents and carers along with their wee ones aged 18 months – 3 years will dance and move to the story Giraffes Can’t Dance.

Accompanied by;

  • Rhymes
  • Rhythms
  • Lots of fun props

This workshop will have everyone up and dancing.

Booking is essential

Please contact Peebles Library for further information.

Felt Celebration

Date: 11th Oct 14 - 31st Jan 15

Location: Borders Textile Towerhouse, 1 Tower Knowe, Hawick

Cost: Free

Felt pictures, objects and clothing provide an exciting and vibrant exhibition of original artwork.

Showcasing the individual styles of a selection of felt artists, of both local and national reputation.  

For further information including opening times and contact details visit Borders Textile Towerhouse website.

Hawick and the Great War

Date: 28th Sep 14 - 24th Dec 14

Location: Hawick Museum, Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick

Cost: Free

Revealing the individual experiences of Hawick men and women.

Revealing the individual experiences of Hawick men and women in WW1 through the fascinating items they or their families gave to Hawick Museum.

further information including opening times and contact details visit Hawick Museum website.

History of Peebleshire

Date: 6th Jan 14 - 20th Dec 14

Location: Tweeddale Museum and Gallery, Chambers Institution, High Street, Peebles

Time: 10:30 - 16:00

Cost: Free

The story of this historic burgh and county told through objects and images set against a background of the historic Alexander Frieze.

Tweeddale Museum and Gallery - Chambers Room

Further information

For including opening times and contact details visit Tweeddale Museum and Gallery webpage.

In Touch with the Past

Date: 9th Nov 14 - 28th Feb 15

Location: Hawick Museum, Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick

Cost: Free

Stone Age, Bronze Age and Roman items displayed in a way that reveals the lifestyles of these Early People and the changes in the landscape they made.

A fun, hands-on education project for schools accompanies this exhibition.

For further information including opening times and contact details visit Hawick Museum website.

Metamorphosis

Date: 5th Oct 14 - 14th Dec 14

Location: Hawick Museum, Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick

Cost: Free

Metamorphosis - a striking, magical change in appearance or character or circumstances.

New work designed and woven by the Scottish Members, based on the concept of change and transition.

For further information including opening times and contact details visit Hawick Museum website.

The Home Front

Date: 6th Nov 14 - 29th Jan 15

Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre, Bowmont Street, Kelso

Cost: Free

Learn what World War I meant to the people of Kelso

Through photographs and artefacts loaned to Kelso Library Contact Centre, you can see the experiences of the people of Kelso during World War I

Further information

For opening times contact Kelso Library Contact Centre.

World War One Experience

Date: 8th Nov 14 - 20th Dec 14

Location: Tweeddale Museum and Gallery, Chambers Institution, High Street, Peebles

Cost: Free

Experience the Great War of 1914-1918 through the lives of individuals and recording the impact on Peebles of the outbreak of war.

Tweeddale Museum and Gallery - The Gallery

Further information

For opening times and contact details visit Tweeddale Museum and Gallery webpage.

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