Traditionally the annual Show is held on the last Friday and Saturday of July each year in Springwood Park on the outskirts of Kelso.
2013 is the Border Union Bicentenary Show, featuring The Story of Wool, The River Tweed Project and The History of the Horse. The Patron for this special year is HRH The Countess of Wessex.
The show includes competition for Horses, Ponies, Cattle, Sheep, Dairy Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Shepherds' Crooks, Horse Shoeing, Young Farmers Stock Judging and Industrial Arts, with over 500 open classes. There are approximately 250 trade stands including farm machinery, crafts and gifts, motor vehicles, clothing, equestrian goods, food outlets and furniture retailers. There is also a Locally Produced Food Fair, a Children's Fun Fair, Catering and Bars. These are open both days and there is Main Ring family entertainment on the Saturday afternoon.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at a reduced rate. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Border Events on 01750 725480 or visit www.borderevents.com/boxoffice or the Border Union Agricultural Society on 01573 224188 or www.buas.org