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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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Walter Scott Prize gets the star treatment

We have some exciting news for fans of stage and screen – Jack Lowden, one of today’s finest young actors, is coming to the festival! At just 28, Jack has already built an impressive body of work with critically acclaimed performances in TV dramas War and Peace, Wolf Hall and The Long Song as well as Oscar-winning film Dunkirk. This year, he has already played starring roles in the cinema blockbuster Mary Queen of Scots and the uplifting comedy-drama Fighting with my Family. Brought up and educated near Melrose, Jack returns to his Borders roots to help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Walter Scott Prize, when he will read extracts from the six shortlisted books at the prize-giving ceremony on Saturday 15th June (1.45pm). 

TICKETS: https://bit.ly/2W4uCXf

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Walter Scott Prize gets the star treatment

We have some exciting news for fans of stage and screen – Jack Lowden, one of today’s finest young actors, is coming to the festival! At just 28, Jack has already built an impressive body of work with critically acclaimed performances in TV dramas War and Peace, Wolf Hall and The Long Song as well as Oscar-winning film Dunkirk. This year, he has already played starring roles in the cinema blockbuster Mary Queen of Scots and the uplifting comedy-drama Fighting with my Family. Brought up and educated near Melrose, Jack returns to his Borders roots to help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Walter Scott Prize, when he will read extracts from the six shortlisted books at the prize-giving ceremony on Saturday 15th June (1.45pm).

TICKETS: bit.ly/2W4uCXf

Baillie Gifford & Co Border Telegraph Peeblesshire News borders.co.uk CABN Scottish Borders Live Borders Borders Youth Theatre BYT Galashiels Amateur Operatic Society The Borders Distillery Creative Scotland Earlston HS Melrose Festival Melrose & District Community Council Bowhill House & Grounds Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP Kilgraston School DM Hall Chartered Surveyors LLP Douglas Home & Co Abbotsford The Home of Sir Walter Scott GB Technologies Limited Borders Young Creatives Scottish Borders Young Professionals MacArts, Galashiels Project Hawick Heart of Hawick Walter Scott Prize Sir Walter Scott Lochcarron of Scotland Border Safeguard Ltd SBHA HomeChoice Selkirk Deli VisitKelso Kelso Racecourse Scottish Book Trust MBTAG - Midlothian Borders Tourism Action Group Provender BurtsTownHouse Melrose Jack Lowden TriFitness Think Fitness 4 Less Borders Buses The Lauderdale Hotel Selkirk Musical Theatre Company HAOS Musical Theatre Company Innerleithen & District Amateur Operatic Society InChorus Kaos Musical
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Exciting news – Jack Lowden, one of today’s finest young actors, is coming to the festival to help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Walter Scott Prize when he will read extracts from the six shortlisted books.
TICKETS: https://t.co/oLg8xtmWPc

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