150th Commemorations in Kelso

On 19 July 2019 the Holefield Farm stone was unveiled. Over sixty guests were in attendance and 150 members of the public, together with members of the Ex-laddies Association and this year’s laddie, Mark Henderson. See the gallery for photographs of the event....

Linking with Australia

Five commemorative plaques were sent to places in Australia, where Ogilvie is still remembered today, including the Penola Local History Display. They sent a photograph of the plaque in their display.   

Republished ‘Border poems’ now out

The poet’s ‘Border Poems’ has been reprinted and a class set will be distributed to Border schools. Artbeat have created a commemorative book of Will H Ogilvie’s work and will be on display during the exhibition at the Heritage Hub,...

Anniversary Weekend 16–18 August 2019

Programme of events for the 150th Anniversary Weekend, 2019 Friday, 16th August 2019. Opening of the W.H.O. Exhibition in the Heritage Hub, Hawick at 6.00 pm when the new reprint of Whaup o’ the Rede will be launched and subscribers are invited to collect and pay for...