Borders Events Centre (BEC) is ideally situated on the outskirts of the historic, cobbled town of Kelso in the Scottish Borders. The spacious Springwood Pavillion lends its self perfectly to conferences.


conference facilities in the Scottish Borders

At Springwood Hall

About Us

The Springwood Pavilion at the Border Union Showground, is a large multi-purpose event space set within beautifully maintained parkland with ample parking. At 1,000 sqm, there is enough space for registration, conference, catering, chill out zones and more! We can seat up to 1,000 people theatre style or the hall can be altered to take smaller groups.

We have our own stages, podiums and a projector and screen so everything you could want to host your conference.



The BEC is just a 5 minute walk from the town of Kelso and its hotels, cafes and restaurants.

  • Located just an hour’s drive from Edinburgh, 90 minutes from Newcastle and Carlisle .
  • Within 30 minutes drive of Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tweedbank Train Station.

If you would like to discuss hosting a conference in the Scottish Borders, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Key Features

  • 1,000 sqm hall with seating for 1,000 theatre style
  • Large professional kitchen is perfect for your caterer to provide lunches and coffee breaks
  • Excellent WiFi connection
  • Spacious and impeccably clean washrooms
  • Disabled access and facilities
  • Easy access and excellent parking
  • Our dedicated team have a wealth of experience and are on hand to advise and ensure your event goes off without a hitch
“The Organisers were impressed by the standard offered by Springwood Hall and the Border Union staff. No organisational problem was left unsolved and every effort was made to accomplish a successful day.”
Georgiana Dunne,, Borders Bridal Fair

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