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Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival

Celebrate summer with a visit to one of Britain’s friendliest book festivals. 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!

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2017 Pictures

Browse the photos from the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival 2017

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Friend of the Festival, the incredibly funny Arabella Weir is starring in the new series of Two Doors Down - catch it on Monday nights, BBC2 at 10pm or on the i-player...https://goo.gl/TMRV1K

Friend of the Festival, the incredibly funny Arabella Weir is starring in the new series of 'Two Doors Down' - catch it on Monday nights, BBC2 at 10pm or on the i-player...https://goo.gl/TMRV1K ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Sebastian Barry. I don't think I will ever forget the effect his reading of an extract from 'Days Without End' had on the audience in the @waltscottprize tent at @BordersBookFest last year. Magical. https://t.co/gQJ5w6UmA7

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Baillie Gifford

Media partner:

The Times

Key partner:

National Trust for Scotland

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