ScottFest is back for 2022 with a weekend of fun for all the family.
Join us on the 12th, 13th and 14th August 2022 for this exciting family festival in its second year, with the return of crowd favourites including jousting, falconry, live music, food and drink stalls and much more.
Sir Walter Scott is the most influential historical novelist in our history and his best-selling works brought over 600 years of history to life. Explore his legacy in a fun-filled festival of living history, re-enactment, music and dance with something for all ages.
ScottFest will be open 10.30am- 5pm on the 12th, 13th and 14th August. Full programme to come.
? Spectacular jousting tournaments
? Bird of Prey handling sessions and flying displays from Falconry Borders
? Dandie Dinmont Terrier races*
? Archery with Ettrick Forest Archers**
? Amazing animals to meet in the interactive stable
? Face painting
? Living history stalls
? A busy programme of traditional music and dance
?️ A market of local craft stalls
? A variety of delicious food and drink
*ScottFest tickets include entry to Abbotsford’s historic house and gardens. Plus, we’re offering ScottFest attendees 50% off future tickets to Abbotsford’s House, Chapel and Gardens. This offer is only available to ticket purchased in advance online and the offer is valid for visits until November 2022.
- Making Galashiels Better: Creating a Place Plan for Galashiels
- It’s a gift from Galashiels this Christmas, with our biggest Mi-Rewards prize ever!
- Energise Galashiels Trust shortlisted for more awards
- What to love about Galashiels
- Discover the Charms of Galashiels: A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Scotland