Hawick Reivers Festival 2012

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March 2012
Hawick, Scottish borders, TD9 0AE, Scotland MAP
varies - many free events.
last updated: Mon 19th Mar 2012

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-up

Event 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).

Tickets

Tickets for all above events are on sale from Bannerman Burke, High St. Hawick or online - click here.

Accommodation

This 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.

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March 2012
Hawick, Scottish borders, TD9 0AE, Scotland MAP
varies - many free events.
last updated: Mon 19th Mar 2012


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