Helping you get around East Lothian by Train

East Lothian Community Rail Partnership commissioned this poster which can be found at all stations in East Lothian, and also at Edinburgh Waverley, helping to promote the county and travelling around it by train.

Leaves of Love has just been launched by Unbound for Crowdfunding

Leaves of Love has just been launched by Unbound for Crowdfunding which is exciting and terrifying! I am  hopeful we can make the target and get it published. https://unbound.com/books/leaves-of-love-stories-for-ageing-dying-well/ I would be really  grateful if you...

One of Britain’s most scenic rail journeys

The Edinburgh to North Berwick line has been recognised on the Scenic Rail Britain website as being one of the country's most iconic railway journeys, "stretching 25 miles from the bustling Scottish capital of Edinburgh to the charming seaside town of North Berwick".

When Harry met John

We all know the famous quote attributed to Harold Macmillan, as to what he feared most in politics: Events dear boy, events No prizes for guessing which John this is and which event brought Harry and John together. Anyway, we are soon to retire our very own events...

Stobsheil Garden

A fine old garden, open to the 1st March to 1st November 2019. By Arrangement. Stobshiel House Humbie,East Lothian, EH36 5PD Email: stobshiel@gmail.com Website: scotlandsgardens.org/stobshiel-house/ A large garden to see for all seasons. Walled garden adjacent to the...

The Hidden Histories of Keith Marischal

The history of the estate of Keith Marischal has been a topic of dispute for almost two hundred and seventy years. On the 9th February 2019 there will be a joint presentation on the hidden histories of the property. Keith Marischal was the ancestral seat of the Keith...

NEWS STREAM

A Fantastic Woman – 26 April 2019

Sebastián Lelio’s Oscar-nominated film A Fantastic Woman is a sublime study in the exalted ordeal of grief. It is also as gripping as any procedural crime thriller, and cops and police doctors do play a role. I went into a kind of alert trance watching this – in...

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Royal Court 2019 Announced

The Royal Court for Dunbar Civic Week 2019 has now been announced. These lovely youngsters chosen by random draw will now play a full part in the Civic Week celebrations from 15th to 23rd June 2019. The names from Left to right are as follows: BACK ROW L-R: Teagan...

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We have moved!

Due to a minor glitch at our end and a personnel absence at the host end, we only finalised the switchover earlier today,  this Wednesday morning. It all looks good at our end, but if any of you experience problems, we are just an email away. We'll hold on to the old...

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Winter is past – Spring has arrived!

As Winter moves on and Spring moves in,  it is a cause for celebration! Birds wake us from sleep and at last we can sit outside in the warm sun and drink coffee with friends. This time can however  be doubly frustrating for those who are in a care or hospital ...

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We are moving this morning

We've transferred the files and database to the new server this morning. We'll run a few tests and switchover the domain authority. If you are planning publishing anything this morning, we suggest holding back your copy until later, so we can verify the transfer has...

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West Port Repainting has started

Graham has today made a start on the West Port. This will complete the High Street painting project. Once again he is giving up his spare time for the benefit of the town. Graham and his Christmas Lights team are having a Quiz Night fundraiser on Saturday 30th march...

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Outing to NMS, Edinburgh – January 2019

Wonderful afternoon at National Museum of Scotland’s ‘Embroidered Stories’ exhibition.  Volunteer, Hilary Hall, guided us around the museum and gave a short talk on the history of samplers. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium"...

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Annual Dinner 12th April 2019

East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalist Society Annual Dinner for 2019 will take place at the Maitlandfield House Hotel, Haddington on Friday 12th April 2019 at 7 for 7 30pm. Late News: Tim Porteous has had to call off due to an urgent family matter. He has...

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EVENTS STREAM

In Our Hands -Seeding Change

Belhaven Church Hall (EH42 1NH), 7pm, Friday 12th April 2019 Pot luck supper, Film show and Discussion All change begins with a story and In Our Hands is the story of the farmers who, through hope, hard-graft and sheer bloody mindedness are refusing to be victims of...

Belhaven Community Garden, herbal workshops 2019

Anna Davis is an artist who recently completed the inspiring Wild Things course with Grass Roots Remedies in Edinburgh and is looking forward to sharing some wonderful herbal lore, finding medicine and health in the garden. All workshops on Saturdays 2-4pm with £5...

The Vibrating Ecstatic Now: Passionate Ones

Join Dunbar's Roy Moller and friends for an evening of music and poetry. incl. writers Paul Hullah and Lach with singer/songwriter Martin Metcalfe from The Filthy Tongues and Goodbye Mr Mackenzie. No tickets required - suggested donations £5

Earth Hour 2019

The Dunbar Battery joins other public buildings, such as Sydney Opera House and Edinburgh Castle, in switching off its lights for an hour on Saturday 30th March at 8.30pm. Find out more;...

RNLI Lifeboat Day

A great day supporting our local RNLI Lifeboat station - the whole town turns out and its always sunny! Details of events happening in the Dunbar Battery to follow...

Bands at the Battery 3

Day of Live Music at the Dunbar Battery. An opportunity for local bands and singer/songwriters to perform in East Lothian's only open air amphitheatre. Music starts at 1pm and on into the night. Big Blu pizzas and Fizz Van will be there for your refreshments and to...