Canteen Street Food Festival Returns

The burgeoning popularity of food trucks, destination food halls and foodie-oriented outdoor festivals means the demand for street food is booming. And, here in East Lothian, Rogue Village’s foodies’ favourite Canteen Street Food Festival returns to Archerfield Walled Garden for their 2020 spring/summer season. Not long ago street food in Britain meant a tasteless hot…

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Stories in Stone – Saltcoats Castle

  Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. Saltcoats Castle is a picturesque and unusual ruin just outside the village of Gullane. It was a place linked with the wealthy Livingston family for many hundreds of years, but was also home to more common people. This was…

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Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life In Drawing

A Life In Drawing is a stunning exhibition, giving an extraordinary vision into one of the greatest minds of history. Revered in his day as a painter, Leonardo da Vinci’s interests were not confined to painting, and he only completed around 20 paintings in his lifetime. He was respected as a sculptor and architect, but…

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Head to the Hill

Whitekirk Hill is a new must-visit destination and lifestyle hub for family day-trippers, gym-goers, outdoors enthusiasts, dog owners, foodies and spa devotees. Over the last two years work has been taking place to transform the former Whitekirk Golf and Country Club, which closed in 2016. Perched on a hill on the outskirts of Whitekirk village…

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Stories in Stone – Lauderdale House

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. At the north end of Dunbar’s High Street is the imposing Lauderdale House, a building with a split personality. From some angles it appears to be a grand Georgian mansion, a home for the wealthy and powerful. But take a…

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