Our Festival Of Stories returns for it’s second year, with events taking place from September 9th to 15th, with most activity taking place on Saturday September 14th.

Festival of Stories is intended to be a fun, community event about sharing stories and experiences. Almost all the events are free to attend and the event is possible thanks to Scottish Borders Council funding.

Although many events are free, spaces are limited, so be sure to sign up for anything that interests you HERE. or using the links below. More events will be added over the coming weeks but for now:

Wednesday 11th

Story Club with James Spence

Thursday 12th

Heron & Willow Writing Club with special guest Craig Aitchison

Friday 13th TBA

Saturday 14th

At The Carter’s Rest:

Historical Crime Writer Douglas Watt in Conversation

Children’s Fantasy Author Alex Mullarky In Conversation

Explorer James Ogilvie In Conversation

Whit If? – A comedic and poetic show with Hugh McMillan

At the Town Square:

Time Bandits – meet soldiers from WWI and their treasure trove of weapons and possesions (no booking required)

Capital Sci-Fi Causeplayers – Meet all manner of scifi characters wandering the streets of Jed! (no booking required)