Border Brides Wedding Photography Offer

#Shoutout 12:55 on Wed 19 Jul 2017 by Philip Hawkins Photography   , , based in/near to ,

Special Offer for Border Brides – 20% Off your photography! This month only!

You may have seen me on the BBC documentary earlier this month that included my photoshoot with the Royal Family. Would you like your own special day photographed to the same high standard with all your precious memories captured perfectly and be guaranteed that you look amazing in all your pictures? If your photographs matter to you then give me a call or email and we can arrange to discuss your own wedding. To coincide with the TV exposure I am offering 20% Off all bookings taken this month! Here’s a link to more info: July Only – Wedding Offer



Waterfalls & Landscape Photography Workshop – Aug 26th

#Shoutout 12:30 on Fri 14 Jul 2017 by Philip Hawkins Photography   , , based in/near to ,

An exciting and enjoyable photography workshop focusing on Waterfalls and Landscapes in the beautiful Borders. Full day course includes expert tuition and guidance from multi award winning professional photographer.  Learn new skills, tips and tricks to take your photography to the next level.

Spaces limited to 3 only allowing plenty of time for personal attention tailored to suit your level, experience and ability.

Book Now for Early Bird Discount – only £125!

Full details and Booking here.

Philip Hawkins Photography is now on

#Shoutout 09:30 on Tue 11 Jul 2017 by stu pot   ,









Philip Hawkins is a Multi Award Winning Photographer with
over 30 years experience and expertise. His impressive client list
ranges from OK! Magazine to ITV and he is one of the most published
photographers in the UK! He provides a full range of photographic
services including Weddings, Photoshoots and Photography Training.

Civil War Re-enactment Event

#Shoutout 18:40 on Sat 24 Jun 2017 by Thirlestane Castle   , , based in/near to ,

Missed the Civil War Re-enactment Event at Thirlestane Castle today?

Don’t worry, it’s on again tomorrow from 10am!

Come and witness what life was like for soldiers and ordinary people during the civil war.

There’ll be military drills with muskets and pikes, cooking demonstrations in the living history camp and even the odd skirmish.

Tickets available on the gate.


Experience Civil War at Thirlestane Castle

#Shoutout 18:33 on Fri 23 Jun 2017 by Thirlestane Castle   , , based in/near to ,

Civil War Re-enactment Weekend

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder.

24th/25th June 10am-4pm

The Sealed Knot, the UK’s oldest re-enactment group, will be transforming the castle grounds into a civil war military camp. There will be musket and pike drills, cooking demonstrations and even a skirmish.

The castle will also be open both days and admission includes access to both.

Tickets available on the gate.

Civil War Re-enactment Weekend at Thirlestane Castle

#Shoutout 10:40 on Tue 14 Mar 2017 by Thirlestane Castle   , , based in/near to ,

Date: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June
Venue: Thirlestane Castle
Time: 10am – 4pm

The oldest re-enactment society, the Sealed Knot, is coming to Thirlestane Castle to bring to life the history of Scotland’s involvement in the Civil Wars. They will be delving into what it was like in the 17th Century for both the military and ordinary people.

Soldiers, pipes, pikes and drums in drill displays, life on the living history camp and a skirmish will be all part of the weekend. An education and an experience not to be missed.

Price: £8 Adults, £6.50 Seniors, £3.50 Children, £20 Family (tickets include admission to re-enactment event and Thirlestane Castle)

Tickets can be booked at and pre-prepared picnics can be reserved by emailing

Wind in the Willows – Open Air Theatre

#Shoutout 18:22 on Sat 11 Feb 2017 by Thirlestane Castle   , , based in/near to ,

Date: Wednesday 12 July
Time: Gates open 5pm. Show starts 6pm
Venue: On the lawn at Thirlstane Castle, Lauder

Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue – and will he let them?

Alive with music and song, this magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a woodland parade during the interval for everyone to join in with! Fun and frolics aplenty with this adaptation of the classic novel loved by children and adults alike, performed in the grounds of one of Scotland’s most beautiful open-air venues.

​Price: Children £8, Adults £14, Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £40 plus £1.50 booking fee per ticket on Adult & Family tickets

Tickets available from Border Events.

Pride & Prejudice – Open Air Theatre

#Shoutout 18:17 on Thu 09 Feb 2017 by Thirlestane Castle   , , based in/near to ,

Date: Sunday 18 June
Time: Doors open 5pm, show starts at 6pm
Venue: On the lawn at Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen’s most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye? Brought to life by award winning writer Laura Tuner, this brand-new adaptation celebrates the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen’s death and promises to be the most splendid evening of the summer.

So, join friends and family as you picnic under a beautiful summer sky and lose yourself in this unforgettable love story. After all, it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.

Price: Child £8, Adult £14, Family(2 Adults & 2 Children) £40 plus £1.50 booking fee per ticket on Adult & Family tickets

Tickets available from Border Events.

Border Brides

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Border Brides is situated and the end of Hawick High Street in the premises of an old bank. Beautiful spacious surroundings for our Brides to choose their wedding Gown. We also cater … More