Hundreds watch as the main rideout in Duns takes place during Reivers Week
People are being urged to get out and enjoy the regions snowdrops as the annual Scottish snowdrop festival gets underway across the country.
The creative community in Peebles are celebrating after coming top in a competition to find Scotland's most creative places.
A festival that 'travels beyond borders' is taking place in one of Scotland's oldest homes this weekend.
Traquair House in Peebleshire is hosting art exhibitions, a film festival, lectures, dialogues, literary walks, cycle rides talks and debates during the two-day Beyond Borders festival.
Among those featuring at the festival are war photographer Paul Conroy and Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma.
Scotland's place in the world and international conflicts are among the topics to be discussed.
The 187th St Ronan's Games week got underway today with the Kirkin' Ceremony at Innerleithen Church.
The Cleikum Ceremonies, which began in 1901, remember St Ronan, who folklore has it brought Christianity to the region.
School children were involved by dressing up in costume during a parade, led by St Ronan's Brass Band.
The Common Riding and Festival season is now in full swing, with most of the Borders towns having celebrated their special week.
Today, it was the Berwickshire town of Duns that celebrated their main day, during a festival which has only been running for 65 years, but is now very much a part of their heritage.
Duns Reiver Ross Foreman tells ITV Border about his spine-tingling moment during today's rideout in Duns, while the Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns explains why today was important for her.
The Duns Summer Festival, also known as Reivers Week, is taking place in Duns this week, with their main ride out taking place today (Saturday 12th July).
This year the cavalcade of nearly 200 horses is being led by Reiver Ross Foreman and Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns.
They're heralded as the start of spring, and despite the weather, snowdrops are appearing in verges and gardens all over the region.
This year, they're the subject of a special Snowdrop Festival.
Five gardens in Dumfries and Galloway are taking part, and our reporter Fiona McIlwraith went to Logan Botanic Garden on the south west tip of Scotland to find out more.
They're heralded as the start of spring and despite the wet weather snowdrops are appearing across our landscape.
People are being urged to get out and enjoy the small white flower at Scotland's snowdrop festival.
Five gardens throughout Dumfries and Galloway are taking part