Border Ride Outs 2020
The calendar below is currently in the process of being updated for 2020.
Dates for Common Ridings & Festivals 2020
4th - 6th June
5th - 13th June
8th - 12th June
14th - 20th June
14th - 20th June
19th - 28th June
Melrose 7’s Rugby Festival: 9 – 12 April 2020
Melrose is the home of the Sevens game. It is proud of its heritage and its place in rugby history. In 2020, Melrose is taking things to another level. The 2020 Melrose Sevens event will start on the evening of Thursday 9th April with a concert headlined by a very well-known band. The rugby will kick-off on Friday 10th April. During the day there’ll be an U18’s tournament with teams from schools in the UK and overseas, On Friday night there’ll be a ‘A Question of Rugby’ with teams made up of some popular rugby stars, past and present. On Saturday 11th April the Ladies Centenary Cup, the traditional Sevens we all know and love, will be played out as usual, with a knockout competition taking place across the day. There will also be a number of preliminary pool games from a brand new semi-professional tournament, The Ned Haig Cup, involving the Fosroc Super 6 teams and some exciting guest sides. Saturday will be rounded off with more evening entertainment. On Sunday 12th April The Ned Haig Cup will be played alongside a ladies tournament. The Sevens Festival will culminate on Sunday evening with another fantastic concert featuring a big Scottish name. For full details visit their website.
Tweedlove Bike Festival – 29 – 31 May 2020
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 their website.
Borders Book Festival – 11 to 14 June 2020
The festival takes place in the beautiful gardens of Harmony House and the Orchard 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.