Events this Autumn in the Scottish Borders

Here at Hastings, we have a lot of love for the Borders. There’s so much going on for people to enjoy across our area.

As the weather turns colder, we’ve rounded up some great local events to make you smile this autumn.

Events for the family

St Abbs Pumpkins

A local pick your own pumpkin patch in St Abbs.

Date: From 07/10/23, 10am to 5pm
Location: St Abbs, TD14 5QF
Cost: No entry fee, just cost of the pumpkin
Sign up/further details: Click here

Liliardsedge Pumpkins

Pick you own pumpkins with marshmallow toasting and snacks!

Date: From 07/10/23, 10am to 4pm
Location: Lilliardsedge Holiday Park and Golf Course, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, TD8 6TZ
Cost: No entry fee, just cost of the pumpkin
Sign up/further details: Click here

Floors Castle Halloween Trail

Explore haunted gardens and woodlands around Floors Castle. Dogs on lead welcome, so the whole family can get involved.

Date: 20/10/23 to 29/10/23
Location: Floors Castle, Kelso
Cost: £5 per person
Sign up/further details: Click here

Paxton House Halloween Trail

A Halloween Trail through Paxton House’s woodlands.

Date: 01/10/23 to 31/10/23, 10am to 5pm
Location: Paxton House, Paxton, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1SZ
Cost: £4 per child, £7 per adult.
Sign up/further details: Click here


A lovely series of events celebrating Brocktober – a month dedicated to celebrating badgers!

Dates: 09/10/23, 10/10/23, 13/10/23, 21/10/23
Location: Mauldsheugh Wood Community Wildlife Project and Busy Bees in Melrose
Cost: £3-10
Sign up/further details: Click here

For the grown-ups

PATCH Event Musical Charity Event

Join PATCH (Palliation and the Caring Hospital) for an evening of diverse musical entertainment to raise funds to support the amazing work they do for those needing specialist palliative care across Scotland, sponsored by Hastings. Ticket price includes wine and canapes.

Date: 13/10/23, 7pm
Location: Monteviot House, Jedburgh TD8 6UH
Cost: £25 per person
Sign up/further details: Click here

Silver Sunday in Duns

A celebration of older people in the Duns community sponsored by Hastings. A lovely afternoon of free entertainment with a free lunch included.

Date: 08/10/23 from 12 noon
Location: Duns Volunteer Hall
Cost: Free
Sign up/further details: Call 01361 884 286 / 07854 89 6954.

Octoberfest at Stow Brewery

Stow Brewery’s second ever Oktoberfest, with the traditional Bavarian music, an amazing 4-piece band, comedy, beer, food and more.

Date: 28/10/23, 7pm
Location: Stow Town Hall, Earlston Road, Stow TD1 2QS
Cost: £19.20 per person
Sign up/further details: Click here

“As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colours enough to paint the beautiful things I see.”Vincent Van Gogh

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