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Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival

Celebrate summer with a visit to one of Britain’s friendliest book festivals from 13 – 16 June 2019. Get set for a memorable weekend, with more than 100 events for all ages to choose from – and entry to Harmony Garden and Orchard is FREE! We look forward to welcoming you the Festival.

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2018 Pictures

Browse the photos from the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival 2018



2 weeks ago

Borders Book Festival

Beyond Borders Scotland
For today's #SundaySessions... we're premiering our full trailer for this year's #BBIF 18!

We're incredibly excited for this year's guests, debates, exhibitions and workshops, hope to see you there!

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Baillie Gifford

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Key Media Partner

Key Partner

National Trust for Scotland

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