The Creative Peebles Festival is an annual event, formerly known as the Peebles Arts Festival. Since 2000 the Society has sponsored the Festival Lectures which have been delivered by distinguished speakers from the arts, literature and sciences.
The Festival Lecture is not part of the membership package. Tickets may be purchased from the Eastgate Theatre Box Office 01721 725 777 www.eastgatearts.com The ticket price includes a glass of wine or a soft drink.
Past lectures have included:
Understanding Cancer – Dr Lucy Wall Consultant Medical Oncologist
Stem Cells – A New Era in Medicine – Professor Sir Ian Wilmut
The Role & Duties of the Lord- Lieutenant – Sir David Younger KCVO
The Two Roberts – Burns and Chambers – Prof. D.W.R. Purdie
The Lowland Clearances – Andrew Cassels
The Scottish World – Billy Kay
Taking out annual membership of £10 will give you entry to the full programme