Waxing Lyrical

There’s no doubt about it, gorgeously scented candles are the ultimate interior accessory. I joined designer and candlemaker Laura Wilson at her North Berwick headquarters to learn how to make a soy scented candle. Stepping into Laura Thomas Co Headquarters, a wave of delicious scents assail my senses. The workshop table is set with jars,…

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Fresh off the Press

Don’t leave your apples rotting on the ground. Take them along to Gullane’s Annual Apple Festival and press them using the village pressing equipment in a celebration of all things apple. Apples are one of my favourite fruits. This probably stems from childhood memories of harvest-time and the glorious pies, cakes and juice made from…

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Seaside Science at the Seabird Centre

At the Scottish Seabird Centre, education is central to their mission to help conserve and protect seabirds and marine life. This year, education officer Andrew Grieveson and his team welcomed a record number of school children to the Centre. These visits, along with the ever-popular Wildlife Club, allow children to learn about marine conservation through…

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A Christmas Fairy Trail

Archerfield Walled Garden and Rogue Village’s A Christmas Fairy Trail returns with a revamped show following their impressive debut. An illuminating, immersive theatre experience – bigger, brighter and bolder. Last year’s première was billed as a light show but this year they shift towards an immersive theatre experience for all the family. Set in the…

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Don’t You Just Love a Fête?

Quintessentially British, the village fête is a summer tradition that we love in East Lothian. Be it the traditional county fair or highland games, a village gala or a summer games day there’s sure to be something happening for you to enjoy! We’ve scoured the county for this summer’s events so all you have to…

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Fidra Fine Art Relocates to Gullane

After six years trading from their home in North Berwick, Fidra Fine Art is relocating the gallery to Gullane’s Main Street. Until recently, Alan Rae’s front two rooms of his North Berwick home had been adorned with beautifully hung works of traditional and contemporary Scottish art. Six years ago, Alan opened Fidra Fine Art, trading from…

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It’s Show Time

Scotland’s freshest festival is back! Extending to ten days for the first time, the festival will run from Friday 3rd until Sunday 12th August and is jam-packed with music, comedy, literature, film, politics and seaside shenanigans to suit all ages and tastes, no matter how quirky. The first weekend at this year’s Fringe by the…

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