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Border Ride Outs 2016

The below calendar has been updated for 2016.


2016 Calendar

Dates for Common Ridings & Festivals 2016

Other Common Ridings & Festivals

Other Events

Other Events

Melrose 7’s – 9th April 2016 

The Melrose Sevens is one of Scotland’s premier sporting events and the tournament remains the blue riband of sevens in Scotland and represents one of the region’s premier events. In 2012 the tournament won the Scottish Thistle Awards Best Sporting Event Award for the Central South East Region and keenly awaits the national final results in November. Staged the Friday before the main Sevens event the Melrose VETS takes the format of a 10-a-side, 12 team tournament, and will involve as many teams as possible from outwith Scotland.

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Tweedlove Bike Festival – 28th May 2016
TweedLove Bike Festival is a celebration of all things bike, and is 100% organised by bike riders. With the UK’s best concentration of mountain and road biking options right on our doorstep, Tweedlove are keen to invite you to share our back yard. There are a whole host of races and opportunities to enjoy biking in the most beautiful part of Scotland. For full details, visit the website at

Borders Book Festival – 16th to 19th June 2016
Harmony Gardens, Melrose
The festival takes place in the beautiful gardens of Harmony House in the historic town of Melrose.  Owned by the National Trust for Scotland, the 18th Century house is home to the authors during the festival. The gardens are open to the public and are a wonderful place to while away the day whilst taking in the many events.  Checkout the website to keep up with the latest news

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