150th Commemorations in Kelso

On 20 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 new gallery for photographs of...

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.   

New Ogilvie publications

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

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

‘Whaup O’ The Rede

‘Whaup O’ The Rede The Trust are looking forward to offering a reproduction of Ogilive’s epic reiving ballad “Whaup o’ the Rede”. This original book, which has seven black and white illustrations by the celebrated Royal Academician Tom Scott, is now quite rare. There...