Pirate Day at the Scottish Seabird Centre

Shiver me timbers! Pirate Day is back at the Scottish Seabird Centre on Saturday 12th October. Inspired by the link between Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island and the nearby island of Fidra, Pirate Day is a swashbuckling fun event celebrating the high seas. Don’t miss one of the highlights in the charity’s events calendar as…

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A Christmas Fairy Trail

Archerfield Walled Garden and Rogue Village’s A Christmas Fairy Trail returns. This immersive outdoor theatre experience set in the beautiful Archerfield Estate woodland is a unique alternative to light shows and pantomimes. This year the show has a theme of magic and illusion and features more performers than ever before. Intrepid explorer Gus welcomes the…

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Stories in Stone – Musselburgh Tolbooth

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. Even today the tolbooth is a prominent feature on the main street in Musselburgh, a large landmark building with a rather elaborate steeple. But this symbol of civic pride has a sinister past, as it played a key role in…

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At the Heart of the Community

All too easily taken for granted, our county’s village halls are at the heart of rural life and are a lifeline for local communities. And, Gullane’s village hall is no different – it is a resource to be treasured. For over 60 years, the village hall has been at the heart of life in Gullane,…

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Stories in Stone – Greywalls

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. Greywalls in Gullane is known today as a rather grand hotel, but inside it still feels more like an Edwardian family home. What makes the house so special though is its connection with the leading designers of the period. The…

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Makers Market

Makers, artists and designers from across the country brought their wares to exhibit at the first New Lanark’s Makers Market where they showcased and sold their products in one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. From wands to handmade soap, from candles, paintings and accessories to delicious local foods there was something for everyone…

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