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An event to showcase all aspects of country living - including farming, animals and food production, traditional countryside skills and pursuits - is being put on for all Primary Five aged children in the Scottish Borders.
The event, which is the first of its kind in Scotland, is being put on by the Border Union Agricultural Society - with help from the Scottish Borders Council and local Co-operative farms.
Over a thousand school children from schools across the Scottish Borders are set to attend the first ever Schools Countryside Day, which is being put on by the Border Union Agricultural Society.
All primary five aged pupils at school in the borders, amounting to 1300 in total, are expected to attend the event on 21 May.
The event is the first of its kind and is designed specifically for children and to provide an insight into all aspects of country living.