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The latest news from Bowhill House and Estate

One of the best things about visiting such a big and varied estate is that there’s always something different going on. Here are just a few of the latest happenings.

Wartime tale comes to Bowhill Theatre

11th April, 2017

Bowhill Theatre is set to welcome Beyond Eternity Promotions for a thought-provoking performance of ‘Meet Tommy Atkins’. This acclaimed play – written by playwright, actor and musician Peter Gill – depicts the reality of war, its horrors and unexpected joys, through the eyes of one man, a simple ‘Tommy’. Arriving at Bowhill Theatre on Friday […]

Crack open the fun at Bowhill’s Easter events

13th March, 2017

Families venturing into the Scottish Borders this spring need to look no further for entertainment this Easter as Bowhill House and Country Estate has a host of events covered. The first activity to kick start the 2017 season at Bowhill is its Hot Cross Bun Fun Run on Saturday 8th April. Earn a medal and […]

Gothic legend gets its teeth into Bowhill Theatre

7th March, 2017

Bowhill Theatre is set to welcome Northumberland Theatre Company for a thrilling performance of Dracula…. The Travesty! This unique production of a well-loved, classic tale features wolves, bats, the Brides of Dracula plus plenty of humour and a fantastic soundtrack. Arriving at Bowhill Theatre on Friday 17 March at 8pm, this gothic fable is a […]

Alternative Burns Supper returns to Bowhill

9th January, 2017

A Burns supper with a twist will take place at Bowhill Theatre as IDEOMS Theatre Company brings its unique take on the infamous bard’s works to the Borders on Saturday, 28 January. Visitors are promised an evening of unique and quirky entertainment as a fun celebration of Robert Burns, and enjoy supper and a dram […]

Bowhill welcomes MsFits Theatre Company

18th November, 2016

Bowhill Theatre has hosted a variety of theatrical performances since it opened its doors for the 2016 season. The latest show to be welcomed to the intimate 72-seat space is ‘Women on the verge of a T Junction’ by MsFits Theatre Company. This funny and poignant production will be arriving at Bowhill Theatre on Saturday […]

Festive cheer all season at Bowhill

15th November, 2016

Families can get into the Christmas spirit with the help of an array of festive activities at Bowhill House and Country Estate in the coming weeks. The first event to kick-start the proceedings this festive season is a fundraising Santa Jog in aid of Cash for Kids. At 11am on Saturday 26 November, people of […]

Bowhill’s gardens inspire local school project

3rd October, 2016

Pupils from St Margaret’s Primary School in Hawick visited Bowhill House and Country Estate earlier this year for a tour of the gardens which inspired the design of their very own produce garden thanks to the help of the Bowhill Rangers. The Ranger Service from the Estate, have been working closely with the local school […]

Celebrate the Harvest at Bowhill House

21st September, 2016

Bowhill House and Country Estate is set to celebrate the season in style as it prepares to host the annual Harvest Festival taking place this weekend (11am – 4pm Sunday 25th September). With a forestry and farming theme for 2016, the Estate will be a hive of activity with wood turning demonstrations, face painting and […]

Bowhill House showcases its spectacular gardens

24th August, 2016

To mark the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, Bowhill House and Country Estate has commissioned a beautifully designed map of its gardens for visitors. The illustrated map is the combined work of local Borders artist Hannah Longmuir and graphic designer Paul McLean. They showcase the intricate design of the gardens highlighting architecture and design […]

Little voyagers explore the animal kingdom

18th August, 2016

Youngsters turned into eco investigators as they got up close and personal with a host of creepy crawlies recently during a series of exhilarating Zoolab workshops which took place at Bowhill House & Country Estate. Zoolab sessions allow kids to see, touch and handle an array of creatures while learning about their ecosystems and habitat. […]