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Saltire Festival a success

Published: Tuesday 5th December 2017

East Lothian’s Saltire Festival has enjoyed another successful year.

John Gray Centre

Final Week!

Published: Wednesday 28th June 2017

Exhibition of works by East Linton painter, Robert Noble RSA.


East Lothian Food and Drink Awards 2015

Published: Wednesday 14th October 2015

Successes at this year's Food and Drink Awards

The Railway Man

Film Edinburgh showcases East Lothian on screen

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Film Edinburgh has created a new movie map to highlight East Lothian's top 15 film locations.

John Muir with cane. Photo by Francis M. Fritz, 1907

Nature’s beloved son: rediscovering John Muir’s botanical legacy

Published: Wednesday 10th September 2014

Botanical exhibition has been a major draw for visitors this summer

Flowers in bloom in cart at North Berwick

East Lothian towns awarded at Beautiful Scotland Awards

Published: Tuesday 9th September 2014

East Lothian had winners across the county in this year’s annual Beautiful Scotland Awards.

John Muir birthplace

John Muir Birthplace shortlisted for Green Tourism award

Published: Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Dunbar visitor attraction shortlisted in Green Tourism awards

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Queen's Baton relay route through East Lothian confirmed

Published: Friday 30th May 2014

Details of route and times the baton will take around the county.


Jacobites return to Prestonpans!

Published: Friday 30th May 2014

Family weekend of historical themed events at Prestongrange Museum

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John Muir Challenge at Dunbar Golf club

Published: Tuesday 4th June 2013

Commemorative glasses offered to American visitors who match or better their handicap at Dunbar

Battle of Prestonpans

Jacobites return to Prestonpans!

Published: Tuesday 28th May 2013

Enjoy an historical re-enactment at Prestongrange Museum

Sir Ranald and Templar close up

The Knight and the Crescent Hare

Published: Tuesday 19th March 2013

Dunbar Town House Museum is the venue for new theatre show

Photo - Ruin in East Lothian

Families dig Archaeology Fortnight

Published: Friday 24th August 2012

The popular East Lothian Archaeology and Local History Fortnight in the autumn is packed with interesting events which shed light on East Lothian’s fascinating history and culture.

Wish you were there event

Wish you were there ...

Published: Thursday 26th July 2012

Edinburgh residents and visitors invited to experience East Lothian!

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