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Approximately three-quarters of the income of Music in Peebles is generated by the club itself, most of it through subscriptions and ticket sales, supplemented by fund-raising activities. Below are some of the other main sources of income.


EMS logo Music in Peebles is affiliated to Enterprise Music Scotland (EMS), which helps to facilitate access for all to live music across the whole Scottish community.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial subsidy we receive annually from EMS, supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland (formerly the Scottish Arts Council).

SBC logo We are grateful for financial support we have received from Scottish Borders Council. In particular, an award from the Council's Community Grants Scheme helped to finance refurbishment work on the Club's Steinway grand piano in October 2011 to ensure it delivers optimum performance.

In furtherance of our aim to make music accessible to all, we have also obtained grants from the Peeblesshire Charitable Trust and the Peebles Common Good Fund to support performances in a local care home.


Music in Peebles is especially grateful to the many individuals who have made donations, in cash or kind, in support of the Club's activities.

From 2015/16, until further notice, all cash donations will be added to the club's Piano Fund,which we plan to build up in readiness for the time when our current piano has to be replaced. As a Registered Scottish Charity (SC006906), we are able to reclaim tax on Gift-Aided cash donations, increasing their value by 25%.


Music in Peebles wishes to thank the many local businesses who have chosen to advertise in our concert programmes, bringing their services to the attention of our audiences and associating their businesses with a successful and well-regarded local institution. In doing so, they are providing valuable financial support that goes directly into developing our outreach work in the local community.

Please support those businesses who advertise with us, and mention Music in Peebles when responding to their adverts. Businesses supporting us in this way in 2018/19 are as follows.

Brown Brothers
Honda/Renault dealer
Castle Warehouse
Furniture, flooring, homewares, etc.
David Harrison
Ford dealer
Lynedoch Care
Personalised care and support
The Park
Rogerson Footwear
St James’s Place
Wealth management
South Park Garage
Vehicle repairs
Tontine Hotel
Villeneuve Wines
Wines, spirits, beers
Wm Purves
Funeral Directors