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Town Halls across the Borders

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We manage a multitude of historic town halls across the Scottish Borders. These suit a wide range of occasions and events.

You can request to book by completing the downloadable form, which can be completed digitally or by printing off returning to us.

To email a booking request, please send to: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

To return a printed copy, please send to: Live Borders, Melrose Road, Galashiels, TD1 2DU.

Please direct any enquiries to:

01896 800937 (09:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday)

01896 752 111 (Out of hours – emergencies only)

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Galashiels Old Gala House

Old Gala House is a fine historic building housing museum and art displays which is open seasonally from April to October, in addition to three meeting rooms.

The Scott Room is ideal for wedding receptions and the grounds provide a fine setting for those important photographs recording the day.

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There is a small kitchen in the house which hirers are free to make tea, coffee and refreshments. A small coffee shop is run during the summer season.

Old Gala House
Scott Cresent
Galashiels
TD1 3JS

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Free parking
  • Meeting rooms
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Galashiels Volunteer Hall

This Hall provides a fine setting for concerts, shows, dinners, dances, weddings, exhibitions, conferences, sales, coffee mornings and other social and community functions. There is a room upstairs which could be used for larger meetings or as an Upper Lounge.

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There are retractable tiered seats which give many options for layouts for events. Early booking is advised for weekends. The main hall has a large kitchen-come-bar.

Disabled access to ground floor is by a ramp at side door. There are male, female and disabled toilets.

Galashiels Volunteer Hall
St John’s Street
Galashiels
TD1 3JX

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Meeting rooms
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Hawick Town Hall

A well-appointed hall comprising a main hall and adjacent lesser hall and buffet room. These provide a suitable setting for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, weddings, conferences, meetings, sales, coffee mornings and other community and social functions.

As well as being our largest, this hall has a balcony that surrounds the main hall in a horseshoe shape. It has played host to some fantastic gigs.

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here are male, female and disabled toilets, with disabled access to all areas, except the balcony.

Hawick Town Hall
Cross Wynd
Hawick
TD9 9EF

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings) / 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Lesser Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Toilets
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Innerleithen Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall is a picturesque hall set in its own gardens. It has a rear balcony and excellent facilities for concerts, shows, dances, weddings, sales, meetings, coffee mornings and other social and community functions.

The Memorial Hall comes to life during concerts where many well-known artists have performed.

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There are male and female toilets with disabled access to all parts except the balcony.

Innerleithen Memorial Hall
Leithen Road
Innerleithen
EH44 6HZ

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
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Jedburgh Town Hall

Suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, meetings, sales, coffee mornings and other social and community functions. There is a balcony to the rear of the main hall.

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There is a small car park situated next to the hall and others within a 5-minute walk.

There is also a meeting room in the basement next to the kitchen accessible by the stairs.

There are male, female and disabled toilets with disabled access to the main hall only by ramp.

Jedburgh Town Hall
Abbey Place
Jedburgh
TD8 6BE

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Lesser Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Free parking
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Kelso Tait Hall

An imposing hall with good floor space, a fixed stage and raked seating at the rear. It is suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, weddings and other social and community functions. Downstairs there is a large kitchen. There is also a meeting room.

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The hall features a wide entrance foyer with a ticket booth.

There are male, female and disabled toilets. Disabled access to the Main Hall is via a small stair lift, access to Lesser Hall is by stairs.

Kelso Tait Hall
Edenside Road
Kelso
TD5 7BS

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Meeting rooms
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Lauder Public Hall

Set in the centre of the town, Lauder Public Hall is ideal for dinners, dances, small arts productions and charity events. There are 10 pieces of portable staging which gives scope for concerts or theatrical productions. The kitchen has domestic level cooking facilities; it doubles as a bar and can be used as a small meeting/general purpose room.

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There are male, female and disabled toilets, with disabled access to the main hall. There is also a baby changing facility.

Lauder Public Hall
The Avenue
Lauder
TD2 6TD

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Free parking
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Melrose Corn Exchange

Situated in the centre of Melrose, the hall is suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, ceilidhs, weddings, coffee mornings, community and social functions. It also has a badminton court marked out on the floor.

The Ormiston Institute comprises three meetings rooms, two rooms accessible by a stair lift. The rooms are light and bright and are an excellence space for training or workshops.

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The Corn Exchange is part of the same building; there is direct access between the buildings.

Melrose Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute
Market Square
Melrose
TD6 9PN

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Reading Room
  • Toilets
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Peebles Burgh Hall

Part of the historic Chambers Institute Complex and set back from the High Street. It is approached through an archway into the courtyard housing the war memorials.

A glazed entrance foyer leads to the main hall, which is suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, ceilidhs, weddings, coffee mornings and other social and community functions. The kitchen provides a small meeting area for 15 people.

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There are male, female and disabled toilets, with disabled access to the main hall.

Peebles Burgh Hall
High Street
Peebles
EH45 8AG

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Toilets
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Selkirk Victoria Halls

The main hall is situated on the ground floor with extra seating available on the balcony. It is ideal for conferences, exhibitions, meetings, coffee mornings, weddings and other social functions; it has a good bar area and kitchen. There is a small meeting room also on the ground floor and upstairs there is a bright lesser hall accessible by the stairs.

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There are male and female toilets, with disabled cubicles. There is disabled access to the ground floor.

Selkirk Victoria Halls
Scott’s Place
Selkirk
TD7 4LN

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Lesser Hall
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Stow Town Hall

The Main Hall is on the first floor and can be accessed via a lift or stairway. Suitable for dances, dinners, exhibitions, concerts, drama groups, coffee mornings and other social events. There is an adjoining kitchen which is also a suitable area for a bar.

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On the ground floor there are three meeting rooms, two of which can be opened up into one larger space. The third room is the Archive Room, open to the public three days a week.

Stow Town Hall
Earlston Road
Stow
TD1 2QS

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Kitchen
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West Linton Graham Institute

The Graham Institute is situated in the centre of West Linton, and while it is an older building, it serves the local community well for a number of purposes including meetings, concerts and small drama productions.

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There are male, female and disabled toilets.

There are a few parking spaces available surrounding the hall and lower green area of the village.

Graham Institute
Lower Green
West Linton
EH46 7EW

Tel: 01896 800937 (bookings)/ 01896 752111 (out of hours – emergencies only)
Email: venues@liveborders1.org.uk

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  • Main Hall
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen
  • Toilets