Beyond Borders International Festival 2018

The Beyond Borders International Festival Returns to Traquair House on August 25th & 26th 2018! Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with ticket and programme news!


Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship Programme

The Fellowship seeks to promote the principles set out in UN Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning women’s participation in peace-making and peace-building initiatives in conflict affected regions.

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Beyond Borders Scotland

Beyond Borders is a not-for profit organisation, dedicated to facilitating dialogue and international cultural exchange. Beyond Borders works across several different mediums including literature, performing arts, visual arts, heritage, film, politics and dialogue. It seeks to facilitate rather prescribe its cultural output. If it has an ideology it is to be innovative and collaborative in its endeavor.

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Videos and Podcasts

Catch up on the debates and interviews from all of our previous Festivals: See First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talk to Lyse Doucet and Teresa Whitfield about the role of women in politics and peacemaking, Kate Adie discuss her life as a foreign correspondent, General Sir Mike Jackson talk about his decision to send UK forces into Iraq, Rory Stewart on Borderlands identity, and Paul Conroy's haunting account of Marie Colvin's last mission into Syria. Don’t miss a moment of the Beyond Borders International Festival!

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