Beyond Borders International Festival

Beyond Borders International Festival 2017
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Intimate and engaging festival with talks by authors, politicians, journalists and diplomats about pressing global issues. It features an arts and music programme with performance, visual arts, poetry and dance.

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Beyond Borders Scotland

Join authors, politicians, artists, diplomats and international cultural leaders for a weekend of panel debates, music, performing and visual arts, storytelling, poetry, walks and cycle rides in the stunning grounds of Traquair House, Scotland's oldest inhabited house. Enjoy a series of daytime sessions debating issues from modern slavery to populism to literature. You could also drop by our Walled Garden featuring a programme of music, performing and visual arts, poetry, dance, workshops, craft and sustainable produce! For more information about the weekend and sessions available, please see our website.

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Performance times

Traquair House, Innerleithen

Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, EH44 6PW

Sat 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01896 830323

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 25 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01896 830323

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Reviews & features

Mark Muller: 'For diplomacy to work you need to understand the different perspectives that global and local players have'

17 Aug 2018

As Beyond Borders returns this month, Muller reasserts the importance of diplomacy amidst unprecedented global uncertainty

As the Beyond Borders International Festival heads into its eighth year, the stakes are seemingly higher than ever. The annual festival sees cultural and political leaders from across the world descending upon the historic Traquair House in the Scottish…

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