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The Nightmare of Thomas the Rhymer

26 October 2024


Join the mysterious Rhymer after darkness falls for a guided walk through the supernatural realm of faery and goblin-kind.

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Halloween at Witch Corner: Spirits of the Forest

01 October 2024 - 03 November 2024


Our spirits of the forest have woken up for a limited time; Halloween trail adventurers can meet them and solve their seasonal riddles to collect an edible prize.   

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Abbotsford's Knight School at the Border Book Festival

15 June 2024 - 16 June 2024

Join the Abbotsford team and make a shield inspired by Sir Walter’s Scott’s tales of medieval jousting and brave knights of old! 

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The Walter Scott Prize Event

13 June 2024

The 2024 Walter Scott Prize winner will be announced at the annual Borders Book Festival in Melrose, Scotland on Thursday 13th June.

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Mass in Abbotsford's chapel

11 April 2024 - 10 October 2024

Monthly mass in our chapel with Father Benedict Iwatt, parish priest of Our Lady and St Andrew’s Church, Galashiels.

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