Beyond Borders Scotland

Beyond Borders is a not-for profit organisation, which is 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.


Watch local Borders journalist Sandy Neil in conversation with some of the greats from Beyond Borders International Festival 2013, exploring the most timely and important debates at the heart of international affairs today. See General Sir Mike Jackson talk about his decision to send UK forces into Iraq, Rory Stewart on Borderlands identity, BBC's James Naughtie on the Scottish Independence Referendum and Paul Conroy's haunting account of Marie Colvin's last mission into Syria.

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Beyond Borders International Festival of Literature & Thought

A literary festival set in the beautiful surroundings of Traquair House featuring a remarkable collection of Scottish and international cultural leaders, writers, artists and journalists.

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Photo Galleries 2013

Flick through the images from this year's Beyond Borders International Festival of Literature & Thought, enjoy the stunning Borderlands scenery, the lively debates and the striking 'Portraits from a Festival' showcasing the rich array of expertise from all over the world.

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