SWITCHED ON SUNDAY 2016

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Switched On Sunday is coming!

 

2016 sees 30 years of our wonderful Christmas Lights so come along and see what’s happening around the town this Switched On Sunday!

With a number of local businesses opening for the Switch On, there will be plenty to see and do.

 

Join us on Sunday 11th December 2016 from 2pm!

INNERLEITHEN MUSIC FESTIVAL 19 – 21 AUGUST 2016

INNERLEITHEN MUSIC FESTIVAL

19 – 21 AUGUST 2016

 

“Bringing The Finest Celtic Music To The Scottish Borders”

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RACHEL SERMANNI // MANRAN // THE BARRA MACNEILS

 

Emily Smith Duo / Boreas / Kieran Halpin / Scott Gardiner / Kaela Rowan Band / Henry Douglas / Jenny Biddle / Fisher Lassies / Merlin Music Academy / Nomad Beat

“Live & Local” – A Weekend of Free Music
“Fellow Travellers” – A Journey through the Border Ballads
Workshops // Busking // Festival Club // Pub Sessions

 

Tickets Available From:

www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org

Eastgate Theatre, Peebles (01721 725777)

Scotlight, Innerleithen High Street

 

 

WHAT’S ON DURING THE WEEKEND…

 

Friday 19th August

 

LIVE & LOCAL

The Vale Club // 6pm to 1am

Artists sponsored by the Vale Club

FREE ENTRY

 

CONCERT

Memorial Hall // 7.30pm to 10.30pm

Manran, supported by Kieran Halpin

£16.00 (Under 16s £10.00)

 

FESTIVAL CLUB

Union Club // 10pm to 1am

Open Session

FREE ENTRY

 

 

Saturday 20th August

 

HISTORIC INNERLEITHEN

Meet Outside the Memorial Hall // 10am to 12pm

Join locals, Ted Mckie & Ross McGinn, and explore the history of Innerleithen

£3.00 donation to Community Trust (Fringe Event)

 

ST RONAN’S SILVER BAND BREAKFAST & COFFEE MORNING

The Vale Club // 9am to 1pm

Bacon rolls, coffee, tea, stalls and live music

 

LIVE & LOCAL

The Vale Club // 1pm to 1am

Artists sponsored by the Vale Club

FREE ENTRY

 

BUSKING COMPETITION

Innerleithen High Street // 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Register at Charity Shop at 15 High Street from 1pm & get your pitch. All ages welcome.

Judging at 2pm

 

CONCERT

Memorial Hall // 2pm to 4pm

Boreas and Merlin Music Academy Students & Tutors

£9.00 (IUnder 16s £5.00)

 

ROCK & ROLL CLASSICS AND BALLAND SESSIONS

Masons Club // 4pm to 7pm

Hosted by Don Cameron, featuring All the Angels – with 50s, 60s & 70s music

FREE ENTRY

 

OPEN MIC SESSION

St Andrews Church, Leithen Road // 4pm to 6pm

Open Session (Fringe Event)

FREE ENTRY

 

CONCERT

Memorial Hall // 7.15pm to 11pm

Rachel Sermanni, and the Barra MacNeils

£19.00 (Under 16s £10.00)

 

FESTIVAL CLUB

Union Club // 10pm to 1am

Open Session

FREE ENTRY

 

SINGAROUND

Traquair Arms // 10.30pm to 1am

Hosted by Susie Kelly. Take part or just listen

FREE ENTRY

 

 

Sunday 21st August

 

LIVE & LOCAL
The Vale Club // 1pm to 8pm

Artists sponsored by the Vale Club

FREE ENTRY

 

CONCERT

Church of Scotland // 2pm to 4pm

Fellow Travellers – a journey through the Border Ballads. Presenters Lucy Macrae and Kaye McAlpine, and singers Naomi Harvey, Elsa Lemaitre, Kathy Hobkirk & Henry Douglas

£8.00 (Under 16s FREE)

 

CONCERT

Memorial Hall // 2pm to 4.15pm

Kaela Rowan Band, Jenny Biddle and Nomad Beat

£9.00 (Under 16s FREE)

 

TRADITIONAL SINGERS CONCERT

Memorial Hall // 6.30pm to 9.15pm

The Emily Smith Duo, Scott Gardiner & Johnny Kemp, Fisher Lassies, Henry Douglas

£12.00 (Under 16s £5.00)

 

 

For more information on the Innerleithen Music Festival:

Website: www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org

Tel: 07740681879

Email: imfpublicity@aol.com

 

ON, ST. RONAN’S, ON!

Games Week

 

ST RONAN’S BORDER GAMES WEEK

7th to 16th July 2016

 

Come and join us in Innerleithen this week as the whole town gathers to celebrate our annual Games Week! With lots on offer, The Games is great fun for all the family, starting on Thursday 7th July and ending Saturday 16th July.

 

Here is a list of what’s on around the town during Games Week:

 

Thursday 7th July:

Senior Citizens’ Social

Memorial Hall, 7:30pm (Tickets available from Thrift Shop)

 

Saturday 9th July

5-a-Side Football Tournament

Victoria Park, 12 noon

 

Standard Bearer’s Ball

St Ronan’s Marquee, 7pm – 2am

 

Sunday 10th July

Kirkin’ Service

Procession leaves Hall Street at 11am

Innerleithen Church of Scotland at 11:30am

 

Town Bands Entertain

High Street, 3pm

 

Monday 11th July

Car Treasure Hunt

Starting from Memorial Hall, 5:30-6:30pm

 

Tuesday 12th July

Children’s Sports & Treat

Victoria Park, 6:30pm

 

Magician (4-7 y/o)

Vale Club, Leithen Crescent, 8:15-9:30pm

 

Disco (8-13 y/o)

Memorial Hall, 8:15-9:45pm

 

Wednesday 13th July

Games Week Church Barbecue

Innerleithen Church of Scotland Grounds, 5-6pm

(All welcome – £3 for a burger, biscuit and tea/coffee and £1.50 for extra burgers)

 

Quiz Night

856 Social Club, 8pm

 

Thursday 14th July

Fancy Dress Parade

Judging in Victoria Park, 7pm

 

Friday 15th July

St Ronan’s Cleikum Ceremonies

Memorial Hall, 7pm

 

“For the Fallen” War Memorial Service, 7:45pm

Ceremony at St Ronan’s Wells, 8:30pm

 

Saturday 16th July

Children’s Flower Parade

Leaves Hall Street, 11am

 

Race Round The Town

Hall Street, 1:30pm

 

Games Opening Parade

From Vale Club with Massed Bands

 

189th Anniversary of St Ronan’s Border Games

Victoria Park, 2pm

 

Beating the Retreat

High Street, 7pm

 

Torchlight Procession

From Vale Club for Caerlee Hill, 10pm

 

Burning the De’il

Caerlee Hill, 10:30pm

 

For more information about Games Week, visit:  www.stronansgames.org

 

Enjoy!

 

ON, ST. RONAN’S, ON!

TWEEDLOVE BIKING FESTIVAL

TWEEDLOVE BIKING FESTIVAL

 

14th May to 30th May 2016

 

Two weeks of riding bikes & good times!

 

With less than a week to go, excitement is building up ahead of this year’s TweedLove – quite simply the biggest and friendliest bike festivals in the UK – with 2 weeks of exhilarating events for every age and ability of rider.

Look out for the brand new for 2016 Shimano TweedLove International Enduro race weekend, plus plenty of other highlights.

For more information, visit http://tweedlove.com/ where you can get a taste for what TweedLove is all about, and take a look at the highlights of 2015.

I&DAOS Opera – ‘Oliver!’

Innerleithen & District Amateur Operatic Society presents…

OLIVER!

From Monday 28th March to Saturday 2nd April

At the Memorial Hall, Innerleithen

Ticket price = £11.00

 

“Consider Yourself” invited to Innerleithen’s Memorial Hall next week for the Innerleithen & District Amateur Operatic Society production of Lionel Bart’s musical, Oliver!

The show opens on Monday 28th March, playing each night at 7:30pm, and also an afternoon performance at 2:30pm on Saturday 2nd April.

Come along and meet some of Charles Dickens’ wonderful characters, including the scheming Fagin (Dougie Russell), the charming Nancy (Pam Millan), and the menacing Bill Sykes (Colin Tweedie)

The show, bursting with hit after hit, features a cast of 70, including 30 children, who are sure to steal the show! Sharing the part of Oliver! are Elliot Brydon and Ben Roper, while the artful Dodger will be played on alternate nights by Thomas Brydon and Ewan Little.

Tickets are available now from Graham McGrath (Eastgate, Peebles), online http://buytickets.at/idaos, call 0845 224 1908 or from Tweeddale Thrift Shop (Innerleithen High Street). Tickets cost £11.00 (£9.00 concession on Monda and Saturday afternoon for senior citizens/under 16s)

ONE STOP LAUNDRY

ONE STOP LAUNDRY

16 Waverley Road,
Innerleithen, EH44 6QH
01896 833580

 

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OPENING TIMES
Monday – Friday
9:00 to 16:00
Saturday
9:30 to 13:00
Sunday
Closed

 

Come along to Innerleithen’s ONE STOP LAUNDRY where we offer a range of services, such as:

– Services washes starting from £5.00
– Ironing
– Drying
– Duvets & Pillows
– Drycleaning
– Seamstress – repairs & alterations
– Shirt service available
– Collection & delivery available

 

Wash & Dry Prices
Min load (<4kg) £5.00 (wash only – £5; dry only – £5)
Small load (4-6kg)£8.00 (wash only – £5; dry only – £6)
Med load (6-8kg)£11.00 (wash only – £6; dry only – £9)
Large load (8-10kg)£15.00 (wash only – £8; dry only – £13)

 

Bed Sets – Wash, Dry & Iron
Single – £5.00
Double – £6.00
King – £6.30
Superking – £6.50