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Coldstream Civic Week 08th December 2013
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Lauder Common Riding 08th December 2013
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Kelso Civic Week 08th December 2013
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Duns Summer Festival 08th December 2013
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Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering 08th December 2013
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Melrose Festival 08th December 2013
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Peebles Beltane 08th December 2013

Peebles Beltane Festival is a festival of local legend, history and tradition. Beltane is a festival that marks the return of summer with the lighting of fires; where people could burn their winter bedding and floor coverings, ready to be replaced afresh. Referred to as a Gaelic ceremony, this type of festival has been celebrated for thousands of years throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

In Peebles, Beltane was originally held on May 1st. It is recorded that James I witnessed this festival in the 15th century. The continuation of the festival was not kept and eventually faded away.

Further details can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

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Selkirk Common Riding 08th December 2013
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West Linton Whipman 08th December 2013
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Hawick Common Riding 08th December 2013
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