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Scottish Fiddle Journey - Monday 7th April 2014 - 7.30 pm

As a part of a 10 day tour, Alastair Savage is to present the "Alatair Savage Scottish Fiddle Journey" concert in Jedburgh at Old and Trinty Church.
The date and time of the concert is the 7th April at 7.30 pm.
This is a concert of old and new Scots fiddle music by Alastait Savage who is a member of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Alastair is a prize winning Scots fiddle player and has performed throughout the world.
Featuring music by Neil Gow, James Scott Skinner and melodies from the Scottish Isles.
Tickets - 10, under 16 - free. Available at the door.
For more information visit

Farmers Market - 1st Friday in Month

Organised by the Jedburgh Merchant's Association this is held in the Town centre between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm.

Jedburgh Royal British Legion Pipe Band

Throughout the year the Pipe Band is involved in playing at both Jedburgh and Non-Jedburgh events, several of the local events being also featured on this page.
To view their 2011 calendar link to their website.

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Outdoors Show - Excel Exhibition centre, London - 12th to 15th January 2012

Jedburgh Events Forum was again represented at the exhibition ,this for the fourth year in succession. This year it specifically focused on St Cuthbert's Way and was jointly run with Scottish Borders Council and Walking Support. The stand featured St Cuthbert's Way along with other local walking routes and the Walkers Are Welcome town of Jedburgh.
For more detail on Jedburgh Walkers Are Welcome link to

Border Counties Rally - Friday 16th & Saturday 17th March 2012

The rally has its HQ at the Jedburgh Town Hall with the start ramp for the event just outside in the shadow of the Abbey.
This year there were more local stages in the Wauchope Forest Complex.
Link to their website to see more details and results.

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Jed Thistle RFC - 5th May 2012

Jed Thistle Rugby Football Club annual Seven Tournament.

Jedburgh & District Riding Club - Sunday 6th May 2012

Riding Club Annual Show at Mounthooly
For fuller details on this event click here to link to their website.

Riding Club

Callants Declaration Night - Friday 11th May 2012

Evening event when the 2011 Callant will be presented to the public in a ceremony outside the Town Hall.
For fuller details on this event and news on the Callant's Festival click here.

Jed-Forest RFC - Saturday 19th May 2012

Jed-Forest Rugby Football Club Seven Tournament.
For fuller details on this major sporting event and news on other Jed-Forest fixtures click here to link to their website.

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Jedburgh Callant's Festival - 24th June to 13th July 2012

Detailed below were the key events
  • Sun 24 Jun - Morebattle Rideout
  • Sat 30 June - Southdean Rideout & Street Party, Murray's Green
  • Sun 1 July - Family afternoon, The Glebe
  • Tue 3 July - Junior talent Competition, Town Hall
  • Wed 4 July - Swimming Gala
  • Thu 5 July - Crailing Rideout
  • Sat 7 July - Redeswire Rideout & Redeswire Dinner, Town Hall
  • Sun 8 July - Kirking of the Callant
  • Mon 9 July - Queen's Rideout
  • Tue 10 July - Lanton Rideout & Gymkhana
  • Wed 11 July - Ancrum Rideout
  • Thu 12 July - Callant's Investiture
  • Fri 13 July - Festival Day Ceremonial Rideout & Callant's Lunch
  • Fri 13 July - Callant's Ball in Lothian Park
  • Sat 14 July - Jedburgh Border Games


For more details on this event and many photographs click on the image and link to the official Callants website.

Jedburgh Border Games - Friday 13th & Saturday 14th July 2012

Fancy Dress Parade - Judging at 5.15 pm and parade commences at 6.00 pm

Border Games Commences at 10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Keep an eye on this event by linking to the Jedburgh Border Games website

Jedburgh Games

Historic Jedburgh - Guided Walks Walks - 27th June to 2 September 2012

Step back into history and join in the frequent guided walks run by local volunteers.
The walks last about 1½hours and are run on the following days and times:
  • Mondays at 2.30 pm & 6pm
  • Wednesdays at 2.30 pm & 6pm
  • Fridays at 6pm
There is a nominal charge of 2 (1 concessions) and information and tickets can be got from the Tourist Information Centre.
Tel: 01835 863170

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Kaleidoscope Music Festival

Kaleidoscope is a music club based in Jedburgh providing live music for the Scottish Borders.
It is a music club for new, emerging and established local talent.

For more information link to

Walkers Are Welcome

With Jedburgh having attained the Walkers Are Welcome status in February 2011 it is now hoped that the town will see even more walkers coming to the area and spending a few days walking and enjoying the wonderful local walks. We are also wanting the local community to enjoy and make more use of the great network of waymarked walks so as part of the promotion of this new accolade plans are been made for a weekend walking festival where all residents and visitors alike will be offered free guide walks in and around the town.
Watch this space for details on timing and walking events.


The festival will have both Town Trail walks and circular walks that will each last from 1 hour to full day treks.
Keep an eye on this event forthcoming event and all matters related to walking by linking to the Jedburgh Walkers Are Welcome website

Jedburgh Scouts- Fundraising Events

The following events are planned to raise funds for the Local Scout, Cubs and Beavers.
  • 11 August 2012 - 10 am to 2 pm - Car boot sale in the Glebe
  • 8 September 2012 - 12 noon to 2 pm - Pet Show
  • 15 & 16 December 2012 - Bring back the Gang Show - Town Hall
For more information on the Scout Group click on the logo or visit


Jedburgh Running Festival - Sunday 28th October 2012

This will be the 10th anniversary year of this very successful Half Marathon event and the fourth 10K Race.
This year the Jedburgh Half Marathon will be the largest event and as in previous years we are adding to the Running Festival the now popular 10K and the Scottish National Wheelchair Championship. This year a further additional event with the introduction of an Ultra Marathon.

The Three Peaks Ultra starts from the Abbey at 8.00, the Scottish National Wheelchair Championship race starts at 10.30 at Bonjedward while the Half Marathon and 10K race will start from the centre of Jedburgh at 11.00 am.
To view last years results, plans for 2012, and access the on-line entry system click here.


JEF is presently wanting to make contact with any clubs or associations that are centred in Jedburgh and surrounding villages to see if they have events or calendar dates that they would like to promote in this website. If you already have your details listed but can identify other dates or groups that are missing please make direct contact with the webmaster, his details being provided on the contact page.

Some of the above images have been provided through John Peters

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