This community festival takes place from Friday 23rd until Sunday 25th March, and offers a wide range of events over the weekend, many aimed at rediscovering Reiver ancestry through drama, music, re-enactments, crafts, walks, horses and arts.
Line-upEvent highlights will include:
Friday: Scocha in Concert at Hawick Town Hall (doors open 7.15pm) Tickets £12 main hall (table seating) and £10 gallery. Bar available.
SaturdaySession A9 in Concert at Hawick Town Hall (doors open 7.45pm) Tickets £13 main hall (table seating) and £11 gallery. Bar available.
Sunday: Literary High Tea (supported by Hawick Rotary Club) at Hawick Rugby Club Mansfield Park (from 4.30pm). Guest Speaker Alistair Moffat discussing his book 'The Scots A Genetic Journey' Tickets £13 including High Tea.
The full programme of activities will include many that are free to the public and include things like demonstrations of falconry, archery and horsemanship, a look at craftsmen of the times and dramatic re-enactments. There are also concerts, guided walks, historical lectures and many other activities.
Traditional Music Workshops take place all day at various venues and include fiddle, guitar and whistle/flute to suit all(some experience is necessary).
TicketsTickets for all above events are on sale from Bannerman Burke, High St. Hawick or online - click here.
AccommodationThis event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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