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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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Title sponsor:

Baillie Gifford

Media partner:

The Times

Key sponsor:

Brewin Dolphin

Key sponsor:

National Trust for Scotland

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