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A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A film of the fast, funny, physical live show performed at the Fringe by a theatre company that wants to see a world in which “women take up space”. This riotous and very funny solo show cuts to the bone of the current conversation around gender politics.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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A Christmas Carol

Master performer and story-teller Guy Masterson brings Dickens' enduring classic to life in his inimitable multi-character performance style. This is a tour de force of a one man show, astonishing in its faithful yet innovative telling of a much loved Christmas classic.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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A Night in Ukraine

A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE by Dick Vosburgh and music by Frank Lazarus In Dick Vosburgh and Frank Lazarus’s hilarious romp, "A Night in the Ukraine”, the Marx brothers, Groucho, Harpo and Chico create chaos and mayhem in the midst of what seems to be a Chekov play. Book for the performance only here. To book for lunch and the performance please 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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A Number

Caryl Churchill’s powerfully disturbing drama, winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Play, considers the damage parents can do to children, explores the question of nature versus nurture and asks whether any of us can truly escape our past. Book performance only here. To book lunch at 12.15 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Amerrycana Christmas

It’s been a cold dark night out on the prairie, and we’re not out of the mixed metaphors yet, but what’s that riding into town on a shimmering white horse? It’s none other than the 2021 Amerrycana Christmas bringing all your old favourites and plenty of new twists.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Breabach

One of Scotland’s most exciting and successful folk groups with six albums under their belt, a multitude of awards and a consistently full international touring schedule Breabach look set to build upon the huge successes of their first 15 years performing together.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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CBeebies

Follow the adventures of Holly and her brother Jack on Christmas Eve, as they send their wishes to Father Christmas. The mischievous Wish Taker steals those wishes, leading Holly to travel far and wide in search of them. Will she succeed and ensure Father Christmas has all the wishes in time for Christmas Day?

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Encanto

A young Colombian girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Hamish Napier - The Woods

Join Scottish folk multi-instrumentalist and composer Hamish Napier as he performs his award winning new album The Woods (Album of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards) inspired by the flora and fauna of Scotland's native forests.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Heal and Harrow

Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl pay tribute to the women executed during the 17th century Scottish Witch Trials. Each piece of music is based on specially commissioned works by celebrated author Mairi Kidd - tales of real women who were persecuted and tried as witches, and characters from the folkloric tales and mythology enshrined in our oral culture.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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House of Gucci

Three decades of the Gucci empire – love, betrayal, decadence, revenge and murder.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Jack Docherty

Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland's favourite comic performers, brings his critically-acclaimed play Nothing But on tour for the first time.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Kathryn Tickell & Amy Thatcher

Kathryn's sparkling pipe-playing marries beautifully with Amy's exquisite accordion playing. A cascade of jigs, reels, heart-wrenching airs, together with percussive clog dancing makes for an irresistible mix.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Leopoldstadt

A new play by Tom Stoppard - a passionate drama of love, family and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, where Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world. The play tells his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Living Proof

In the year that Scotland hosted COP26, curator and director Emily Munro searched for the roots of the climate crisis in our history. In her film, archive footage evocatively portrays a country shaped by demands for energy and economic growth, while a dramatic soundtrack amplifies the voices of the past.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Magic Gareth's Big Christmas Show

This Christmas delve in to the magical world of Magic Gareth to celebrate all the occasions that we couldn’t have last year – birthdays, anniversaries and, of course, Christmas! Magic Gareth is here to party with this family magic show full of tricks, balloons, games and nonsense. Recommended age 5+

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Men Don't Talk

Three men who have never met before find banter, bird boxes and biscuits in a fictional men’s shed. The play developed from talks with members of Peebles and District Men’s Shed. It celebrates camaraderie, companionship... and custard creams. It also explores - and perhaps explodes - the myth that Men Don’t Talk.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Ailie Robertson &

Harpist Ailie Robertson performs with the Turadh String Quartet: Michelle Dierx & Abigail Young (violins); Theodore Chung Lei (viola) and Balázs Renczés (cello) A selection of Baroque & Contemporary European works for Scottish Harp plus her own composition "The Living Mountain" for harp, string quartet & electronics.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Brodsky Quartet

BRODSKY QUARTET Krysia Osostowicz & Ian Belton (violins), Paul Cassidy (viola) and Jacqueline Thomas (cello) perform Borodin: Scherzo in D for String Quartet; Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor ("Rosamunde"), D.804, Op.29; James MacMillan: ‘For Sonny’ and ‘Memento’; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.9 in E flat, Op.117.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Kwon-Lim Duo

Tunnell Trust Award Winners Waynne Kwon (cello) and Victor Lim (violin) perform: Stravinsky:Suite Italienne; Kabalevsky: Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat, Op.71; Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19. Music in Peebles is very grateful to the Tunnell Trust for sponsorship of this concert.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Leon McCawley

Leon McCawley (piano) performs: Haydn: Keyboard Sonata No.53 in E minor, Hob.XVI:34; Mozart: Rondo for piano No.3 in A minor, K. 511; Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major ("Hunt"), K.576; Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 in A major, D.959

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Patron's Concert

Gina McCormack (violin) & Nigel Clayton (piano) present the Young Musicians’ Showcase introducing some outstandingly talented young musicians, hand-picked for Music in Peebles by Gina from Scotland’s excellent national conservatoire

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Strathclyde University Chamber Choir

Strathclyde University Chamber Choir with David Hamilton (organ), Directed by Alan Tavener performs Stainer: The Crucifixion, for tenor, bass, chorus & organ

Location Peebles Old Parish Church

subvenue Main Space

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Mothering Sunday

A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman. Stars Olivia Coleman and Colin Firth.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Music in Peebles Half Season Membership 2021/22

Become a member of Music in Peebles before the first concert in January. The cost is £50 and makes subsequent 5 concerts in the season FREE. A saving of £25. (Ignore the February date - it is an admin thing)

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Memberships & Passes

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New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization

Filmed one summer night in Greece, this film captures screen legend Bill Murray and world-renowned cellist Jan Vogler rocking the Acropolis with a timeless mix of literature and music.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Not Ready for Love

Join local prize-winning author Robert Swift for the launch of Not Ready for Love, his new collection of short stories about childhood.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Anne Younger Studio

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PJAC Annual Variety Show

Peeblesshire Young Farmers return with their annual variety show full of songs, stories, hilarious sketches and jokes. Lots of fun and laughter for all the family.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Peebles Concert Band

After an enforced year off, Peebles Concert Band are delighted to be playing together again and back on the stage to present a varied programme of woodwind and brass music including movie themes, blues, classical…even rock. The band is conducted by Vaughan Fleischfresser.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Peebles and Tweeddale

The work presented in this new book encompasses a territory that reaches out from a Peebles-centric core to the southwest, close to the source of the River Tweed, and to the east as far as Yair. “I hope that people will recognise and feel their personal connection with this wonderful area,” comments Allan. “I offer this work with a feeling of sincere gratitude for the opportunity I have been given to be part of this community.”

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Anne Younger Studio

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Pygmy Twylyte

Navigating the vast Zappa oeuvre is no mean feat, but Scotland’s Pygmy Twylyte have embraced the challenge with gusto, selecting a core body of classic material, complemented with a rotating offering of more obscure cuts, and blasting this to delighted audiences across the UK. Officially licensed by the Zappa Trust, Pygmy Twylyte present a must-see event for local music fans.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Rejoice - Scott Gibson

Scott Gibson (Edinburgh Award Winner, Scottish Variety Award Winner, Chortle Nominee), Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning son, presents a brand new hour of darkly comedic storytelling, covering everything from life in lockdown to fighting off the black dog to home made sourdough.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Rigoletto

This new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto is directed by Oliver Mears and is his first as Director of The Royal Opera. This production sees Verdi’s masterpiece as a modern morality play that pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, in a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Riverwoods

Riverwoods is a visually stunning documentary that shines a light on the perilous state of Scotland’s salmon and the bare, degraded river catchments we have come to accept as normal. This compelling story reveals an inextricable relationship and an inescapable truth: The salmon need the forest. The forest needs the salmon. And Scotland needs them both.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love, but their families are caught up in a deadly feud. They marry in secret, but tragic circumstances unfold. When Juliet’s parents force her to marry Paris, she drinks a potion to make her appear dead. Romeo returns to visit her tomb grief stricken and drinks a phial of poison. Juliet wakes to find Romeo dead. Devastated, she stabs herself.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Spencer

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc 350 Years of Scottish Botanical Gardens

David Knott looks at the history of Scotland’s botanic gardens including the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, which marked its 350th anniversary in 2020.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc Gamekeeping and Conservation

Megan Rowland gives her insights into the highways and byways of land management in 21st century Scotland, and how she came to be “a woman in a man’s world”.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc John Buchan's Jacobites

Laura Buchan takes a look at her great grandfather John’s interest in the 1745 Jacobite Rising and how this was reflected in his writings.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc The Antonine Wall

Dr. David Breeze In conjunction with Peeblesshire Archaeological Society Dr. David Breeze, a former Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Scotland explains how the ancient frontier of the Roman Empire became a World Heritage Site.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Tae Sup wi' a Fifer

Master musician James Yorkston presents 3 club nights. Sat 5 Feb: features three of today’s finest performers of music and literature - folk-noir balladeer, Rachel Sermanni, multi award winning folk singer and songwriter Kris Drever and writer and poet Salena Godden. Sun 24 July: features Brighde Chaimbeul and Gruff Rhys. Sat 24 Sep: features Jeffrey Lewis and others to be confirmed.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The French Dispatch

Wes Anderson’s love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch Magazine. The cast includes Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand and Bill Murray.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The Fureys return to Peebles.  The band renowned for hit songs including I Will Love You, When You Were Sweet 16 and The Green Fields of France, have been entertaining audiences worldwide for over 40 years.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

In the 1930s, the Grand Budapest Hotel is a popular European ski resort, presided over by concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes). Zero, a junior lobby boy, becomes Gustave's friend and protege. When one of Gustave's elderly lover guests dies mysteriously, he finds himself the recipient of a priceless painting and the chief suspect in her murder.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Great Gatsby

This beautiful adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel is filled with comedy, tragedy, love, romance, music, dancing, horror and high drama, it promises an evening of rollercoaster emotion but will anyone live happily ever after?

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Guys

The touching story of a Fire Chief who lost eight of his men in the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, and the relationship he forms with a writer who helps him compose their eulogies. A devastatingly powerful play with an important message of hope for our times. Book the performance only here. To book for lunch and the performance 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The race is on …to get tickets for the UK’s biggest night out in 2022. Starring 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls…….who just happen to be men. Hollywood and Bollywood meet the West End as these diamante dripping divas perform favorite hits from the world’s biggest pop icons plus plenty of fun filled comedy and outrageous cheekiness.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Legends of American Country

A truly authentic tribute show featuring the music of some of the biggest stars of American Country, including Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Johnny Cash.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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The Life Aquatic

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. Book all three Showreel films for £25 - 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Mad Hatters Tea Party

Join percussion crazed Mad Hatter Owen down the rabbit hole in this wacky musical Wonderland with performances featuring tea cups, kitchen utensils and rhythms guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing. Don’t be late for this very important date! Why not join in a fantastic percussion workshop before the concert? Book both here.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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The Nutcracker

Clara is given an enchanted Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. As midnight strikes, she creeps downstairs to find a magical adventure awaiting her and her Nutcracker.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Paul McKenna Band

The band is Paul McKenna (vocals), Robbie Greig (fiddle), Conal McDonagh (pipes/whistles), Conor Markey (banjo/bouzouki/guitars) and Ewan Baird (percussion). They draw on both Scottish and Irish roots, in a dynamic, full-bodied array of original and traditional material, along with songs by like-minded authors.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of their brilliance was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster…attributed to their father. This is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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The Secret Garden

FIONA HENDERSON SCHOOL OF ARTS Stardust Performance Arts presents The Secret Garden A Musical Theatre production based on the book that has been described as one of the most delightful and enduring classics of children's literature appealing to both young and old. Compassion and a belief in the essential goodness of human beings lie at the heart of this unforgettable story

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Story of the Beach Boys

This tribute to The Beach Boys invites you to a party that will leave you with a smile on your face and a song in your heart as the six musicians perform tracks including God Only Knows, Good Vibrations, I Get Around, Surfin’ USA, Fun Fun Fun, California Girls, Sloop John B and many more. As well as the music, lead vocalist Tommy Read will lead you through the history of the band, how their songs were constructed and their private lives.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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The Unthanks

The Unthanks are back in top gear and touring for the first time in two years, to showcase forthcoming album, Sorrows Away, alongside performances of favourites such as the King of Rome, Magpie, Starless and Mount the Air. While the past seven years have been as prolific as any, the new record will be the first, full, non-project based unthanks record since Mount the Air won BBC folk album of the year in 2015. Promising, as the song goes, to “drive sorrows away”, The Unthanks hope that both tour and record will be uplifting for one and all.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Wedding Planners

Mairi has her dream job running the ‘I Do’ wedding agency, planning that special day for brides to be all over the country, but it's not all plain sailing – she has to deal with Bridezillas, wild Hen Nights and making sure there's always plenty of Prosecco on tap! As Mairi continues to search for romance, she stumbles upon a secret that threatens to plunge the agency into chaos and ruin everything for an unsuspecting bride to be.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Tosca

Rome in 1800 is in political chaos. Three three main characters are caught up in a story of lust, love, betrayal and blackmail – Rome’s diva Floria Tosca, her lover Mario Cavaradossi (a painter and republican) and the corrupt Chief of Police, Baron Scarpia.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Voodoo Room

Paying tribute to some of the greatest names in rock history, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Cream, Voodoo Room is a stunning power-trio featuring some of the UK's finest musicians.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Wayward Jane

Wayward Jane’s music interprets American folk and Old Time traditions, blending roots music with fresh arrangements and original compositions. Their rich sound features fiddle, clawhammer banjo, double bass, guitar, wooden flute and close vocal harmonies.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A film of the fast, funny, physical live show performed at the Fringe by a theatre company that wants to see a world in which “women take up space”. This riotous and very funny solo show cuts to the bone of the current conversation around gender politics.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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A Christmas Carol

Master performer and story-teller Guy Masterson brings Dickens' enduring classic to life in his inimitable multi-character performance style. This is a tour de force of a one man show, astonishing in its faithful yet innovative telling of a much loved Christmas classic.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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A Night in Ukraine

A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE by Dick Vosburgh and music by Frank Lazarus In Dick Vosburgh and Frank Lazarus’s hilarious romp, "A Night in the Ukraine”, the Marx brothers, Groucho, Harpo and Chico create chaos and mayhem in the midst of what seems to be a Chekov play. Book for the performance only here. To book for lunch and the performance please 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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A Number

Caryl Churchill’s powerfully disturbing drama, winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Play, considers the damage parents can do to children, explores the question of nature versus nurture and asks whether any of us can truly escape our past. Book performance only here. To book lunch at 12.15 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Amerrycana Christmas

It’s been a cold dark night out on the prairie, and we’re not out of the mixed metaphors yet, but what’s that riding into town on a shimmering white horse? It’s none other than the 2021 Amerrycana Christmas bringing all your old favourites and plenty of new twists.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Breabach

One of Scotland’s most exciting and successful folk groups with six albums under their belt, a multitude of awards and a consistently full international touring schedule Breabach look set to build upon the huge successes of their first 15 years performing together.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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CBeebies

Follow the adventures of Holly and her brother Jack on Christmas Eve, as they send their wishes to Father Christmas. The mischievous Wish Taker steals those wishes, leading Holly to travel far and wide in search of them. Will she succeed and ensure Father Christmas has all the wishes in time for Christmas Day?

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Encanto

A young Colombian girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Hamish Napier - The Woods

Join Scottish folk multi-instrumentalist and composer Hamish Napier as he performs his award winning new album The Woods (Album of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards) inspired by the flora and fauna of Scotland's native forests.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Heal and Harrow

Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl pay tribute to the women executed during the 17th century Scottish Witch Trials. Each piece of music is based on specially commissioned works by celebrated author Mairi Kidd - tales of real women who were persecuted and tried as witches, and characters from the folkloric tales and mythology enshrined in our oral culture.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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House of Gucci

Three decades of the Gucci empire – love, betrayal, decadence, revenge and murder.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Jack Docherty

Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland's favourite comic performers, brings his critically-acclaimed play Nothing But on tour for the first time.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Kathryn Tickell & Amy Thatcher

Kathryn's sparkling pipe-playing marries beautifully with Amy's exquisite accordion playing. A cascade of jigs, reels, heart-wrenching airs, together with percussive clog dancing makes for an irresistible mix.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Leopoldstadt

A new play by Tom Stoppard - a passionate drama of love, family and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, where Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world. The play tells his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Living Proof

In the year that Scotland hosted COP26, curator and director Emily Munro searched for the roots of the climate crisis in our history. In her film, archive footage evocatively portrays a country shaped by demands for energy and economic growth, while a dramatic soundtrack amplifies the voices of the past.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Magic Gareth's Big Christmas Show

This Christmas delve in to the magical world of Magic Gareth to celebrate all the occasions that we couldn’t have last year – birthdays, anniversaries and, of course, Christmas! Magic Gareth is here to party with this family magic show full of tricks, balloons, games and nonsense. Recommended age 5+

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Men Don't Talk

Three men who have never met before find banter, bird boxes and biscuits in a fictional men’s shed. The play developed from talks with members of Peebles and District Men’s Shed. It celebrates camaraderie, companionship... and custard creams. It also explores - and perhaps explodes - the myth that Men Don’t Talk.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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MiP Ailie Robertson &

Harpist Ailie Robertson performs with the Turadh String Quartet: Michelle Dierx & Abigail Young (violins); Theodore Chung Lei (viola) and Balázs Renczés (cello) A selection of Baroque & Contemporary European works for Scottish Harp plus her own composition "The Living Mountain" for harp, string quartet & electronics.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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MiP Brodsky Quartet

BRODSKY QUARTET Krysia Osostowicz & Ian Belton (violins), Paul Cassidy (viola) and Jacqueline Thomas (cello) perform Borodin: Scherzo in D for String Quartet; Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor ("Rosamunde"), D.804, Op.29; James MacMillan: ‘For Sonny’ and ‘Memento’; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.9 in E flat, Op.117.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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MiP Kwon-Lim Duo

Tunnell Trust Award Winners Waynne Kwon (cello) and Victor Lim (violin) perform: Stravinsky:Suite Italienne; Kabalevsky: Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat, Op.71; Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19. Music in Peebles is very grateful to the Tunnell Trust for sponsorship of this concert.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Leon McCawley

Leon McCawley (piano) performs: Haydn: Keyboard Sonata No.53 in E minor, Hob.XVI:34; Mozart: Rondo for piano No.3 in A minor, K. 511; Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major ("Hunt"), K.576; Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 in A major, D.959

Location Eastgate Theatre

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MiP Patron's Concert

Gina McCormack (violin) & Nigel Clayton (piano) present the Young Musicians’ Showcase introducing some outstandingly talented young musicians, hand-picked for Music in Peebles by Gina from Scotland’s excellent national conservatoire

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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MiP Strathclyde University Chamber Choir

Strathclyde University Chamber Choir with David Hamilton (organ), Directed by Alan Tavener performs Stainer: The Crucifixion, for tenor, bass, chorus & organ

Location Peebles Old Parish Church

subvenue Main Space

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Mothering Sunday

A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman. Stars Olivia Coleman and Colin Firth.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Music in Peebles Half Season Membership 2021/22

Become a member of Music in Peebles before the first concert in January. The cost is £50 and makes subsequent 5 concerts in the season FREE. A saving of £25. (Ignore the February date - it is an admin thing)

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Memberships & Passes

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New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization

Filmed one summer night in Greece, this film captures screen legend Bill Murray and world-renowned cellist Jan Vogler rocking the Acropolis with a timeless mix of literature and music.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Not Ready for Love

Join local prize-winning author Robert Swift for the launch of Not Ready for Love, his new collection of short stories about childhood.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Anne Younger Studio

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PJAC Annual Variety Show

Peeblesshire Young Farmers return with their annual variety show full of songs, stories, hilarious sketches and jokes. Lots of fun and laughter for all the family.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Peebles Concert Band

After an enforced year off, Peebles Concert Band are delighted to be playing together again and back on the stage to present a varied programme of woodwind and brass music including movie themes, blues, classical…even rock. The band is conducted by Vaughan Fleischfresser.

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Auditorium

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Peebles and Tweeddale

The work presented in this new book encompasses a territory that reaches out from a Peebles-centric core to the southwest, close to the source of the River Tweed, and to the east as far as Yair. “I hope that people will recognise and feel their personal connection with this wonderful area,” comments Allan. “I offer this work with a feeling of sincere gratitude for the opportunity I have been given to be part of this community.”

Location Eastgate Theatre

subvenue Anne Younger Studio

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Pygmy Twylyte

Navigating the vast Zappa oeuvre is no mean feat, but Scotland’s Pygmy Twylyte have embraced the challenge with gusto, selecting a core body of classic material, complemented with a rotating offering of more obscure cuts, and blasting this to delighted audiences across the UK. Officially licensed by the Zappa Trust, Pygmy Twylyte present a must-see event for local music fans.

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Rejoice - Scott Gibson

Scott Gibson (Edinburgh Award Winner, Scottish Variety Award Winner, Chortle Nominee), Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning son, presents a brand new hour of darkly comedic storytelling, covering everything from life in lockdown to fighting off the black dog to home made sourdough.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Rigoletto

This new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto is directed by Oliver Mears and is his first as Director of The Royal Opera. This production sees Verdi’s masterpiece as a modern morality play that pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, in a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Riverwoods

Riverwoods is a visually stunning documentary that shines a light on the perilous state of Scotland’s salmon and the bare, degraded river catchments we have come to accept as normal. This compelling story reveals an inextricable relationship and an inescapable truth: The salmon need the forest. The forest needs the salmon. And Scotland needs them both.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love, but their families are caught up in a deadly feud. They marry in secret, but tragic circumstances unfold. When Juliet’s parents force her to marry Paris, she drinks a potion to make her appear dead. Romeo returns to visit her tomb grief stricken and drinks a phial of poison. Juliet wakes to find Romeo dead. Devastated, she stabs herself.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Spencer

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc 350 Years of Scottish Botanical Gardens

David Knott looks at the history of Scotland’s botanic gardens including the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, which marked its 350th anniversary in 2020.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc Gamekeeping and Conservation

Megan Rowland gives her insights into the highways and byways of land management in 21st century Scotland, and how she came to be “a woman in a man’s world”.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc John Buchan's Jacobites

Laura Buchan takes a look at her great grandfather John’s interest in the 1745 Jacobite Rising and how this was reflected in his writings.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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TSoc The Antonine Wall

Dr. David Breeze In conjunction with Peeblesshire Archaeological Society Dr. David Breeze, a former Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Scotland explains how the ancient frontier of the Roman Empire became a World Heritage Site.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Tae Sup wi' a Fifer

Master musician James Yorkston presents 3 club nights. Sat 5 Feb: features three of today’s finest performers of music and literature - folk-noir balladeer, Rachel Sermanni, multi award winning folk singer and songwriter Kris Drever and writer and poet Salena Godden. Sun 24 July: features Brighde Chaimbeul and Gruff Rhys. Sat 24 Sep: features Jeffrey Lewis and others to be confirmed.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The French Dispatch

Wes Anderson’s love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch Magazine. The cast includes Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand and Bill Murray.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The Fureys return to Peebles.  The band renowned for hit songs including I Will Love You, When You Were Sweet 16 and The Green Fields of France, have been entertaining audiences worldwide for over 40 years.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

In the 1930s, the Grand Budapest Hotel is a popular European ski resort, presided over by concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes). Zero, a junior lobby boy, becomes Gustave's friend and protege. When one of Gustave's elderly lover guests dies mysteriously, he finds himself the recipient of a priceless painting and the chief suspect in her murder.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Great Gatsby

This beautiful adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel is filled with comedy, tragedy, love, romance, music, dancing, horror and high drama, it promises an evening of rollercoaster emotion but will anyone live happily ever after?

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Guys

The touching story of a Fire Chief who lost eight of his men in the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, and the relationship he forms with a writer who helps him compose their eulogies. A devastatingly powerful play with an important message of hope for our times. Book the performance only here. To book for lunch and the performance 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The race is on …to get tickets for the UK’s biggest night out in 2022. Starring 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls…….who just happen to be men. Hollywood and Bollywood meet the West End as these diamante dripping divas perform favorite hits from the world’s biggest pop icons plus plenty of fun filled comedy and outrageous cheekiness.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Legends of American Country

A truly authentic tribute show featuring the music of some of the biggest stars of American Country, including Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Johnny Cash.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Life Aquatic

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. Book all three Showreel films for £25 - 'phone 01721 725777

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Mad Hatters Tea Party

Join percussion crazed Mad Hatter Owen down the rabbit hole in this wacky musical Wonderland with performances featuring tea cups, kitchen utensils and rhythms guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing. Don’t be late for this very important date! Why not join in a fantastic percussion workshop before the concert? Book both here.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Nutcracker

Clara is given an enchanted Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. As midnight strikes, she creeps downstairs to find a magical adventure awaiting her and her Nutcracker.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Paul McKenna Band

The band is Paul McKenna (vocals), Robbie Greig (fiddle), Conal McDonagh (pipes/whistles), Conor Markey (banjo/bouzouki/guitars) and Ewan Baird (percussion). They draw on both Scottish and Irish roots, in a dynamic, full-bodied array of original and traditional material, along with songs by like-minded authors.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of their brilliance was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster…attributed to their father. This is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Secret Garden

FIONA HENDERSON SCHOOL OF ARTS Stardust Performance Arts presents The Secret Garden A Musical Theatre production based on the book that has been described as one of the most delightful and enduring classics of children's literature appealing to both young and old. Compassion and a belief in the essential goodness of human beings lie at the heart of this unforgettable story

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Story of the Beach Boys

This tribute to The Beach Boys invites you to a party that will leave you with a smile on your face and a song in your heart as the six musicians perform tracks including God Only Knows, Good Vibrations, I Get Around, Surfin’ USA, Fun Fun Fun, California Girls, Sloop John B and many more. As well as the music, lead vocalist Tommy Read will lead you through the history of the band, how their songs were constructed and their private lives.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Unthanks

The Unthanks are back in top gear and touring for the first time in two years, to showcase forthcoming album, Sorrows Away, alongside performances of favourites such as the King of Rome, Magpie, Starless and Mount the Air. While the past seven years have been as prolific as any, the new record will be the first, full, non-project based unthanks record since Mount the Air won BBC folk album of the year in 2015. Promising, as the song goes, to “drive sorrows away”, The Unthanks hope that both tour and record will be uplifting for one and all.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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The Wedding Planners

Mairi has her dream job running the ‘I Do’ wedding agency, planning that special day for brides to be all over the country, but it's not all plain sailing – she has to deal with Bridezillas, wild Hen Nights and making sure there's always plenty of Prosecco on tap! As Mairi continues to search for romance, she stumbles upon a secret that threatens to plunge the agency into chaos and ruin everything for an unsuspecting bride to be.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Tosca

Rome in 1800 is in political chaos. Three three main characters are caught up in a story of lust, love, betrayal and blackmail – Rome’s diva Floria Tosca, her lover Mario Cavaradossi (a painter and republican) and the corrupt Chief of Police, Baron Scarpia.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Voodoo Room

Paying tribute to some of the greatest names in rock history, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Cream, Voodoo Room is a stunning power-trio featuring some of the UK's finest musicians.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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Wayward Jane

Wayward Jane’s music interprets American folk and Old Time traditions, blending roots music with fresh arrangements and original compositions. Their rich sound features fiddle, clawhammer banjo, double bass, guitar, wooden flute and close vocal harmonies.

Location Eastgate Theatre

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