• Angie Aspinall

What's On Guide to the Scottish Borders - March 2018


It may not feel like spring is in the air today, but Easter is just around the corner, so grab your diary and get planning which events you'd like to attend in the Scottish Borders this month.

What's On in March

Sadly, with the arrival of ‘The Beast from the East’, some events have been postponed or cancelled due to heavy snowfall in the Scottish Borders. But, don't worry! The snow won’t last forever. We make every endeavour to make sure our listings are accurate and up-to-date, but please contact the venue before setting off to attend any of the following events.

Every Sunday – 2.45pm – 5.15pm

Ice skating for everyone

Border Ice Rink, Golf Course Road, Kelso, TD5 7SL

Thursday 1st March – Saturday 3rd March 2018 – 7.30pm

Selkirk Musical Theatre Company presents Barry Manilow's Copacabana

Victoria Halls, Scotts Place, Selkirk, TD7 4LN

Tickets: £12 (£13 Table seat Saturday); £10 (Concessions. Restrictions apply)

Saturday 3rd March 2018 – Postponed due to bad weather

The Might Deerstalker (Night race)

Traquair House

Saturday 3rd March 2018 – Cancelled due to bad weather

Premier Hurdle Day

Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX

Tel: 01573 224767

Email: info@kelso-races.co.uk

Sunday 4th March 2018 – 11am – 3pm

Border Organic Gardeners' Annual Potato Day and Green Fair

Springwood Hall, Springwood Park, Kelso, TD5 8LS

Adults: £1.50

Children: Free

Saturday 10th March 2018 – 10am (Registration/Warm-up),10.30am- Start

5K Colour Fun Run

Participants are doused from head to toe in a rainbow of colours

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus)

Heriot Watt University (Scottish Borders Campus), Netherdale, Galashiels, TD1 3HF

Adults: £10.50

Students: £8.50 (matriculation number required)

Under 14: £5.50*

Groups of 4: £31.00

Sunday 11th March 2018

Mother's Day

Sunday lunch or dinner at The Red Lion Earlston

Private dining available

Favourites Menu and Specials Board

The Red Lion, The Square, Earlston TD4 6DB

Food served: 9am-9pm

Tel: 01896 848994

Saturday 17th March - 10.30am–12pm

Behind Closed Doors: Guided Tour

A unique opportunity to enjoy a private tour of Floors Castle opening out of season by special arrangement.

Roxburghe Estates, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF

Admission: £15 Booking essential

Tel: 01573 223 333

Email: enquiries@floorscastle.com

Sunday 18th March 2018 - Hunt ride 11.30am, First race 1pm

Buccleuch Point-to-point horse racing

Friarshaugh, Kay Brae, Kelso, TD5 8LT

Adults: £10

Wednesday 21s/Thursday 22nd March 2018 - 10.30 – 2pm

Easter Cookery Demonstrations

Carfraemill, Lauder, Scottish Borders, TD2 6RA.

Tickets: £40

Free parking available

Contact Tel: 01578 750750

Friday 30th March 2018 - 10am–3pm

St Abbs Friday Market

The Ebba Centre, St Abbs, TD14 5PL

Saturday 31st March 2018 - 2pm-4pm

Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary Re-opening for 2018

The Holmes, St Boswells, TD6 0EL

Friday 30th March – Monday 2 April - 10.30am–5pm

Easter Weekend

Enjoy Easter weekend in the home of the 10th Duke of Roxburghe. The grounds and castle are opening for this weekend, ahead of the main season.

Roxburghe Estates, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF

Normal admission charges apply

Tel: 01573 223 333

Email: enquiries@floorscastle.com

NOW BOOKING

Sunday 1st April 2018

Easter Sunday

Sunday lunch or dinner at The Red Lion Earlston

Private dining available

Favourites Menu and Specials Board

The Red Lion, The Square, Earlston TD4 6DB

Food served: 9am-9pm

Tel: 01896 848994

ALWAYS A WARM WELCOME

The Red Lion in Earlston is a former coaching inn, dating back to the early 1800s. 

 

Today, we continue this legacy, offering guests from far and wide an authentic taste of the Scottish Borders. 

GETTING IN TOUCH

redlionearlston@gmail.com

Tel: 01896 848 994

 

The Red Lion, 

The Square, 

Earlston,

Scottish Borders,

TD4 6DB

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