Borderlands - Walter Scott Prize  2016

Congratulations to Simon Mawer who has won the 2016 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel Tightrope.

The author received the £25,000 award from the Duke of Buccleuch at the Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival in Melrose.

Simon Mawer was also awarded a glass panel, titled Borderlands, commissioned from Lindean Mill Glass.

Borders Book Festival, Harmony Garden, St.Mary’s Road, Melrose TD6 9LJ

Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, 2016

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction will be announced by its sponsor, Richard Buccleuch, at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 18 June.

The shortlisted authors for this year’s literary prize which includes a commissioned Lindean Mill Glass panel as well as £25,000 are Allan Massie, Simon Mawer, Lucy Treloar, Gavin McCrea, William Boyd and Patrick Gale.

Borders Book Festival, Harmony Garden, St.Mary’s Road, Melrose TD6 9LJ


Saturday was a fun and creative day with lots of colour baubles and drinking vessels made, which are now ready to collect from the workshop.


glass making

The Selkirk Festival will coincide with the Borders-wide Science Festival (BSF), the Festival of Architecture (FOA) and the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design (YIAD) 2016.

Glass as a material has played a key role in architecture and science. Reflections: glass: water: art: science is a programme of arts events where the material of glass is forming the focus through which to ‘reflect’ on science and architecture.

Events Programme

Lindean Mill Glass is giving free Glass Blowing Taster Sessions.

Saturday 7th May, 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There will be five one-hour glass blowing sessions with two people per session.

To book, please email:
[email protected]

Sale - December 2015

A big thank you to all our loyal customers at the Annual Sale.

£356 was raised by the raffle in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

The winners are:
A set of champagne glasses – S.Begg

A set of wine glasses – L.Young

A set of tumblers – M.Fraser


New vases and bowls as well as our tableware in this year’s Sale.
New wall-mounted glass panels are also exhibited in the gallery.

The Sale continues daily until Saturday 5pm.

The Sale continues today, Sunday 6th, from 11am to 4pm.

A big thank you to everyone for their concern and well wishes yesterday.

Luckily we stayed warm and dry and have decided to extend the Sale
until Saturday 12th December from 10am to 5pm.