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Hello Everyone and welcome to the Yes Arts Festival webpage.  A festival of the arts across Yarrow, Ettrick and Selkirk.

Dates for the next festival in 2015 have been finalised.  So dates for your diary.

Wednesday September 9 through Saturday September 19 2015.

We have a whole range of activities and events coming your way this September. A taster below!

Continuing the success of our 2013 poetry competition this years Poetry Challenge for the James Hogg Ballad Awards has drawn entries UK wide. We are currently processing the longlist into a short list to go to your Judges. This short list will also be judged by the local communities of Yarrow, Ettrick and Selkirk.

There is over £1000 worth of prizes available very kindly donated by Richard, Duke of Buccleuch. One prize of £500 will be decided by our judges; one prize of £500 by the local communities.

The winners announced at the prize winning ceremony during the festival on the 19th September at Bowhill House, Nr Selkirk, hosted by Richard, Duke of Buccleuch.per

This is just one of the events though!

Others include a highly creative community project that has fired the imaginations of all those who have taken part. 'Look' out for that during the festival.

We also have performances around the poetry challenge; drama; dance; equestrian; music; film; visual arts.

All organised or supported under the Yes Festival banner.

The full programme will be available shortly so look out for that. In the meantime please check back for further updates.

See you in September.