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Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival

Celebrate summer with a visit to one of Britain’s friendliest book festivals from 14 – 17 June 2018. 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.

Box Office: 0131 473 2000



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2017 Pictures

Browse the photos from the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival 2017


Had a great weekend interviewing authors @BordersBookFest - Richard Holloway on how to prepare for a good death; Gavin Francis on Medicine and Human Change; and @StaceyDooley on Women who Fight Back - remarkable and inspiring. #bordersbookfest18

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National Trust for Scotland

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