District/Unitary Authority:The Scottish Borders

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Ayton Local History Society

Ayton Community Hall, High Street, Ayton, The Scottish Borders, TD14 5QZ, Scotland
www.ayton-village.org/Ayton_Local_History_Society_Programme.htm
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held ... starting at 7.30 pm on the last Tuesday of each month from September to April (except December).'
Historic CountyBerwickshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1128
Visits to Website639

Borders Book Festival

www.bordersbookfestival.org
Open Lectures & TalksUsually held mid-June.
Also IndexedBrewin Dolphin
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP989
Visits to Website966

Borders Family History Society

Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, The Scottish Borders, TD6 9PN, Scotland
www.bordersfhs.org.uk/BFHSEventList.asp
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Sunday afternoons.
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP774
Visits to Website486

Bowhill House & Country Estate

Selkirk, The Scottish Borders, TD7 5ET, Scotland
www.bowhill.org/public/news/eventsbowhill
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures.
Historic CountySelkirkshire
Type of BodyHeritage Building
Views 'Full' Record + MAP682
Visits to Website565

Dunse History Society

Dunse Social Club, 45 Newtown Street, Duns, The Scottish Borders, TD11 3AS, Scotland
www.dunsehistorysociety.co.uk/syllabus.shtml
Open Lectures & Talks'Throughout the winter months the Society holds monthly meetings to which all those with an interest in local history are welcome. The format of the meeting can vary somewhat, but usually there is a guest speaker with a particular interest in some aspect or period of history. There is often also an opportunity for a question and answer session and to discuss the topic of the evening. Thereafter, there is an opportunity to meet with the speaker and to socialise with other members over some light refreshments ... Meetings are on the last Wednesday of every month from September to April (December excepted) beginning at 7.30 pm.'
Historic CountyBerwickshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP768
Visits to Website485

Embroiderers' Guild - Peebles

Victoria Park Day Centre, Kingsmeadows Road, Peebles, The Scottish Borders, EH45 9BH, Scotland
www.embroiderersguild.com
Navigate Website>>> Find a Branch >>> Peebles
Open Lectures & TalksMeetings '3rd Tuesday in the month at 7 pm'. However now seems to have ceased operation.
Historic CountyPeeblesshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP787
Visits to Website305

Galashiels & District Local History Society

Upper Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, The Scottish Borders, TD1 3JX, Scotland
www.oldgalaclub.org.uk/Sylabus.htm
Open Lectures & Talks'All meetings are held on a Wednesday ... at 7.30 pm.
Historic CountySelkirkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1819
Visits to Website952

Hawick Archaeological Society

Hawick Town Hall, High Street, Hawick, The Scottish Borders, TD9 9EF, Scotland
www.facebook.com/airchieoliver
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly evening meetings.
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1246
Visits to Website583

Kelso Horticultural Society

Tait Hall, Edenside Road, Kelso, The Scottish Borders, TD5 7BS, Scotland
www.kelso.bordernet.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Local Organisations >>> Kelso Horticultural Society
Open Lectures & Talks'Evening meetings are held during the autumn/winter months, which can include talks, slide shows, video presentations and demonstrations ... Everyone is welcome with admission being £1.50 per meeting which includes refreshments.'
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1364
Visits to Website961

Melrose Literary Society

Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, The Scottish Borders, TD6 9PN, Scotland
www.melrose.bordernet.co.uk/literary-society/
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society in its present form attracts as speakers both academics and professional writers, and makes an important contribution to the cultural life of Melrose. The Society offers stimulating twice-monthly evening events in a friendly atmosphere ... when there is an opportunity to hear published authors and other speakers give talks on a wide variety of literary topics. These range from novels to drama, poetry, memoirs and travellers’ tales.'
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1242
Visits to Website544

Royal Scottish Geographical Society - Borders

Heriot Watt University, Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels, The Scottish Borders, TD1 3HF, Scotland
rsgs.org/discoveringrsgs/local-groups/
Navigate Website>>> Borders
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Tuesday evenings.
Historic CountySelkirkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1430
Visits to Website503

Scottish Ornithologists' Club - Borders

Scott Room, George & Abbotsford Hotel, Melrose, The Scottish Borders, TD6 9PD, Scotland
www.the-soc.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's On >>> Local Branch Events
Open Lectures & TalksWinter Meetings Programme.
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP611
Visits to Website629

Scottish Rock Garden Club - Scottish Borders

Bowden Village Hall, Bowden, The Scottish Borders, TD6 0SS, Scotland
www.srgc.net/site/index.php/extensions/local-groups
Navigate Website>>> View Latest Lecture Programmes >>> Borders Group [PDF]
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, Monday evenings.
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP854
Visits to Website428

Selkirkshire Antiquarian Society

Selkirk Parish Church, High Street, Selkirk, The Scottish Borders, TD7 4JX, Scotland
www.selkirkshireantiquariansociety.co.uk
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each winter month except December.'
Historic CountySelkirkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1314
Visits to Website678

Tweeddale Astronomical Society

Wildlife Centre, Kailzie Gardens, Kailzie, Peebles, The Scottish Borders, EH45 9HT, Scotland
www.facebook.com/Peeblesastro/
Open Lectures & Talks'We have regular meetings on the 3rd Tuesday and 4th Friday of the month. Our Tuesday meeting is an indoor session with a variety of interesting talks and discussion on all aspects of astronomy. The Friday meeting is a hands on practical session and focuses on helping people learn how to set up their equipment, find celestial objects and ultimately give everyone a chance to do some observing.'
Historic CountyPeeblesshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1247
Visits to Website420

Tweeddale Society, The

Eastgate Theatre, Eastgate, Peebles, The Scottish Borders, EH45 8AD, Scotland
tweeddale-society.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> Programme ...
Open Lectures & TalksOrganizes 'six winter meetings at five of which lectures are given on subjects within the remit of the Society's constitution, one of these is normally held as a joint meeting with the Peeblesshire Archaeological Society'.
Also IndexedPeeblesshire Archaeological Society
Historic CountyPeeblesshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1104
Visits to Website416

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