Scottish Borders Council

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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, 21st December 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.

A Partridge in a pear tree craft

Date: 1st Dec 14 - 24th Dec 14

Location: Melrose Library, 18 Market Square, Melrose

Cost: Free

Bring your children along to Melrose Library during December and make a Partridge to go onto the Pear tree.

Craft materials are available during Library opening hours up till 24th December.

A Partridge in a pear tree craft

Date: 8th Dec 14 - 31st Dec 14

Location: Selkirk Library, Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk

Cost: Free

Bring your children along to Selkirk Library during December and make a Partridge to go onto the Pear tree.

Craft materials are available during Library opening hours from 8th December.

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.

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.

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.

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