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 www.borderevents.com and pre-prepared picnics can be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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