Upcoming Touring Events

Borders LIVE Touring

Bringing high quality, live performances to the Scottish Borders

E: borderslivetouring@liveborders1.org.uk T: 01750 726400

Choose from an exciting range of live performances across a variety of venues on your very own doorstep! 

‘A View from the Edge’ by Owdyado Theatre Company

Mystery and intrigue abound in this slick and surprising show where the search for the truth provokes a mind-bending journey through the world of dreams, imagination and real life.

Wednesday 8th March, 7.30pm Caddonfoot Village Hall
£8 E: infocaddonfoot@btinternet.com

Friday 10th March, 7.30pm  Kirkhope Village Hall  
£8 T: 01750 52257

‘The Fisherman and the Seal’ by Yugen Puppet Company

Scottish fairy tale with a twist; using hand crafted puppets and striking shadow silhouettes for comic telling of how a fisherman falling in love with a seal discovers in matters of love things don’t always go according to plan. Family show Suitable for age 5+ (45 minutes)

Saturday 25th March, 2.30pm Wauchope Hall, Town Yetholm
£6/£4 or £18 family T: 01573 420231 (Susan)       

OR Tickets from Yetholm Village Shop

‘Dinosaur Detectives’ by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

Puppetry combined with projection and shadow theatre creates a fascinating world for dinosaur lovers! The Dinosaur Detectives follow a journey of discovery, fun and conflict surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell.
A fossil table will be available at the end of the show for everyone to study fossils – including Dinosaur Vertebrae and Dinosaur Poo!

Suitable for ages 5 – 95! 

Saturday 1st April, 2.30pm  Caddonfoot Village Hall (tickets also available from Clovenfords Hotel)
£8 parent £3 child, Under 2’s free
T: 07527 800 301
E: infocaddonfoot@btinternet.com

‘Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure’ by Mousetale Puppets

Oscar is an inquisitive young mouse who loves adventures, so, when a mysterious object lands in the garden shed, he can’t help investigating and soon finds himself on a bizarre intergalactic mission!

Suitable for age 4+ and is a great family show (50 minutes)
Saturday 1st April, 2.00pm  The Ebba Centre, St. Abbs
£4 or £12 family T: 01890 771557       
E: ebbacentre@btconnect.com

The Zoom Club: Paper Puppets! Cut Out Animation Workshop

Get snipping! Chop and change paper characters and create an animated film using paper people and stop motion techniques to help them leap into life.
Suitable for ages 8 – 12 Workshop lasts 2 hours.

Monday 3rd April, 11am – 1pm MacArts, Bridge Street, Galashiels TD1 1SP
£5 per child  Accompanying adults free
T: 01896 756852
E: info@macarts.scot www.macarts.scot

‘Jack and the Beans Talk’ by Garlic Theatre

Imagine Jack’s surprise when he swops his cow for some magic beans and starts to hear a whispering in the breeze and a giant rumble in the sky ...
Charming and inventive with plenty of interaction, an enormous beanstalk, bags of gold and a smelly old giant. Suitable for ages 3-7 (45 minutes)

Monday 10th April, 3.00pm  Bowhill Theatre, Nr. Selkirk TD7 5ET
£5 T: 01750 22204 www.bowhillhouse.co.uk
E: info@bowhillhouse.co.uk

Are you an aspiring writer and interested in script writing?

Live Borders is pleased to support Treading The Borders Theatre Company with the development of their next production BRIEF ENCOUNTER. Workshops will be designed to specifically develop writing skills required for theatrical production and cover script writing techniques, thematic content, casting, character development and setting. Participants are required to attend all three dates.


Free of charge.
Open to writers of any ability 16 +  
T: 07919 073247

Saturday 4th March, 2pm – 6pm The County Hotel, Selkirk.

Saturday 11th March, 2pm – 6pm   Heart of Hawick.

Thursday 23rd March, 6pm – 9.30pm  MacArts, Galashiels.

Traditional Music Student Tour 2017

Workshops and concert performance tour of the Scottish Borders by Plockton’s multi-talented S6 music students from The National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music. Accordion, clarsach, fiddle, pipes, piano, guitar, whistle, flute, and Scots and Gaelic song, all feature strongly on the programme, so there really is something for everybody in the show!

Monday 27th March, 7.30pm Eyemouth Hippodrome TD14 5HS      
Teas & coffees from 6.30pm; concert starts 7.30pm
£8 /£4 under 18’s 
T: 01890 750099
Tickets from www.eyemouthhippodrome.org
OR Hippodrome, Harbour Rd., Eyemouth TD14 5HS  
OR  Occasions Florists, 26 Market Place, Eyemouth  

Tuesday 28th March, 7.30pm  Kirkhope Village Hall, Ettrick Bridge, Selkirk TD7 5JJ
£6 per head T: 01750 52257

Wednesday 29th March, 7.30pm Stichill Village Hall, Ednam Rd, Stichill, Kelso, TD5 7TD     £8 adults; £7 concessions; £4 youth /student

T: 01573 470707 
E: georgeanderson801@btinternet.com

‘T-his/T-hat’ interactive performance for children by Fuora Dance Project

Inspire and entertain your little ones with this interactive performance supported by the Italian Institute of Culture, Edinburgh. Children will be actively involved in the performance, interacting with props and language, including learning some simple Italian words. Lots of opportunities to join in and play with all the hats!

Suitable for ages 2 – 5, a great family show which lasts 45 minutes.

Monday 10th April, 11.30am - 12.15pm  Oxnam Village Hall, Jedburgh TD8 6RB
PWYW Event*  T: 07738360503

Tuesday 11th April, 11.30am - 12.15pm  Bowhill Theatre, Nr. Selkirk TD7 5ET
PWYW Event*  T: 01750 22204 www.bowhillhouse.co.uk

Saturday 15th April, 11.30am - 12.15pm MacArts, Galashiels TD1 1SP
PWYW Event*  T: 01896 756852  www.macarts.scot 

* This performance has been supported by Borders LIVE Touring to operate on a ‘pay what you wish’ basis (PWYW). You just turn up on the day and after the show give a donation based on what you think the show was worth.

Music & Dance BREWBAND

Brewband - an inclusive and explosive performance melding rock music from Scottish top rock artists with Marc Brew’s distinctive choreography, to create an exciting evening as much a music gig as it is a dance performance.

Wednesday 3rd May, 7.30pm  Eastgate Theatre Peebles        
£12/£10 conc. / £6 U16s
T: 01721 725777 www.eastgatearts.com

Thursday 4th May, 7.30pm  MacArts, Galashiels TD1 1SP
£10/£8 conc. & U16s
T: 01896 756852 www.macarts.scot


PULSE is a touching and funny one-woman show from award-winning musician Mairi Campbell, “a mesmerising performer...an exhilarating blend of music, movement, animation and storytelling" Scotsman

Friday 9th June, 7.30pm  Newlands Centre, Romanno Bridge EH46 7BZ
£10/£8 conc.
T: 01968 660980 E: manager@newlandscentre.org.uk