Welcome to East Lothian

With over 40 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, award-winning attractions, excellent food & drink and the world’s finest links golf courses, we have the best of Scotland! It may feel like a million miles away, but it’s only minutes from Edinburgh. East Lothian is not only a great place to visit, it is a great place to live and work. Have a look at just some of the things that make this a wonderful place.

Jerba Campervans

Jerba Campervans is a small campervan conversion business in North Berwick who offer three VW T6 campervans for hire.  All campervans are brand new at the start of the season and are only hired for 8 months, meaning that they all have the latest conversion features and are finished to the very highest standard.

A campervan is a fantastic way to explore Scotland, offering an amazing combination of freedom and comfort.

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Upcoming Events

Find out what’s happening in East Lothian with events and festivals that attract people from all over the world to celebrate Scotland's fascinating heritage and wonderful culture featuring the best of Scottish music, arts, food & drink, innovation, sport and entertainment.

20-30
Jan-Jun
Haddington 700
Saturday 20th January-Saturday 30th June 2018
9:00am-10:00pm

A series of events to mark the anniversary of Robert the Bruce's 1318 Charter to the town.  Visit here for more information.

23-25
Feb
Weekend family fun - Craft Stick Dolls
Friday 23rd February-Sunday 25th February 2018
1:00pm-5:00pm
John Muir Birthplace, 126 HIgh Street, Dunbar

Make some really simple craft stick dolls and use them to put on your own play.

24
Feb
Haddington Farmers' Market
Saturday 24th February 2018
9:00am-1:00pm
Court Street, Haddington

Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere where stallholders offer you a tempting selection of home produced specialities.  Visit here for more information.

28
Feb
Les Miserables - School Edition
Wednesday 28th February 2018
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Captivate Theatre brings the world's best loved and longest running musical to Musselburgh showcasing the finest young talent from Scotland.  Visit here for more information & times.

28
Feb
Jump Season Finale
Wednesday 28th February 2018
2:10pm-5:25pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh

A great afternoon of racing to round off the jump season!  Visit here for more information.

2
Mar
Jason Donovan & his Amazing Midlife Crisis
Friday 2nd March 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

A unique opportunity to see Jason Donovan like you've never see him before!  Hear some new stories plus some of the songs you know and love for a night like no other!.  Visit here for more information.

8
Mar
Michael English UK Concert Tour 2018
Thursday 8th March 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Featuring Michael English and his talented band, renowned for their energetic performances with Michael playing both his famous red piano and accordian.  Visit here for more information.

10
Mar
The Counterfeit Sixties
Saturday 10th March 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Relive the sounds of the swinging sixties as The Counterfeit Sixties present a showcase of over 25 great bands of this unforgettable time.  Visit here for more information.

16
Mar
Pasadena Roof Orchestra: Puttin ' on the Ritz
Friday 16th March 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Experience live on stage the sumptuous arrangements from Ray Noble and his Orchestra, hot jazz from Duke Ellington, as well as melodies that were sung by Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby & Al Bowlly.  Visit here for more information.

24
Mar
The Police Sting Show
Saturday 24th March 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Enjoy all the iconic Police and Sting solo album songs in a 110 minute show featuring an acoustic Sting section performed totally live with the voice timbre and range of the original.  Visit here for more information.

30-2
Mar-Apr
Easter Eggsplorer Trail
Friday 30th March-Monday 2nd April 2018
9:30am-5:30pm
Dirleton Castle, North Berwick

Back for another year, join in our Easter eggsploration.  Can you find all the clues and complete the challenge?  Visit here for more information.

30-2
Mar-Apr
Easter Eggsplorer Trail
Friday 30th March-Monday 2nd April 2018
9:30am-5:30pm
Tantallon Castle, North Berwick

Back for another year, join in our Easter eggsploration.  Can you find all the clues and complete the challenge?  Visit here for more information.

30-2
Mar-Apr
Easter Egg Hunt
Friday 30th March-Monday 2nd April 2018
10:00am-5:00pm
East Links Family Park, Dunbar

Join us for a massive Easter egg hunt.  Look for red or gold eggs round the park to win a chocolate egg!  Visit here for more information.

30-2
Mar-Apr
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Friday 30th March-Monday 2nd April 2018
11:00am-4:00pm
Newhailes, Musselburgh

Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt!  Visit here for more information.

30
Mar
What's for Snack?
Friday 30th March 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

An interactive puppet show with Craig the Crab.  With sing-a-long fun, young visitors will be asked to help Craig who has eaten some marine litter by mistake.  Visit here for more information.

30-15
Mar-Apr
Avengers: Animal Division
Friday 30th March-Sunday 15th April 2018
2:00pm-2:45pm
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Egghead returns showing audiences how animals can defend themselves from attack in weird and wonderful ways, from exploding ants, squirting octopi and spitting birds.  Visit here for more information.  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Grid Iron & Stelar Quines: BINGO!
Saturday 31st March 2018
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

A new musical comedy featuring barnstorming original numbers, a lot of banter and cheeky humour, join multi-award winning Scottish theatre companies Grid Iron & Stellar Quines for an unforgettable night at Bingo!  Performances at 2pm & 7.30pm.  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Haddington Farmers' Market
Saturday 31st March 2018
9:00am-1:00pm
Court Street, Haddington

Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere where stallholders offer you a tempting selection of home produced specialities.  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Lost!
Saturday 31st March 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Craig the Crab also features in a brand-new story.  He is Lost!  Can he find hit way back home?  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Canteen Street Food Festival
Saturday 31st March 2018
12:00pm-6:00pm
Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton

A street food market bringing ten different Scottish traders to every session.  Live DJs provide a soulful soundtrack in the courtyard and there's an open air bar serving Archerfield's signature ales, brewed on site.  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Easter Saturday Race Meeting
Saturday 31st March 2018
1:50pm-5:20pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh

Easter Saturday raceday, a day out for all the family. Featuring top quality racing, live music and entertainment as well as a great selection of delicious food and drinks.  Visit here for more information.

31
Mar
Man at Arms Weapon Talk
Saturday 31st March 2018
2:00pm-3:00pm
Dirleton Castle, North Berwick

The Man at Arms tells bloodthirsty tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons to show off.  Cost included in usual admission.

2
Apr
Lost!
Monday 2nd April 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Craig the Crab also features in a brand-new story.  He is Lost!  Can he find hit way back home?  Visit here for more information.

3
Apr
Asylon Theatre: Home Sweet Garden
Tuesday 3rd April 2018
11:00am-12:30pm
North Berwick Community Centre

The story of a family and their front garden, told through the use of puppetry, music and audience interaction.  Visit here for more information.

5
Apr
Conan and the Dragon
Thursday 5th April 2018
2:00pm-3:00pm
The Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar

Yugen Puppet Company present a traditional Scottish tale about a young hero called Conan, who, against all odds, manages to defeat and banish a dragon terrorising his remote village, in a faraway forgotten region of ancient Scotland.

5
Apr
Afternoon race meeting
Thursday 5th April 2018
2:00pm-5:00pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh

The flat season is underway, see some of the new favourite jockeys and horses for the 2018 season.  Visit here for more information.

5
Apr
Yugen Puppet Company: Conan & The Dragon
Thursday 5th April 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
The Beachingfield Centre, Dunbar

A traditional Scottish tale about a young hero called Conan told with hand crafted puppets, striking shadow silhouettes and an original musical soundtrack.  Visit here for more information.

6
Apr
What's for Snack?
Friday 6th April 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scotitish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

An interactive puppet show with Craig the Crab.  With sing-a-long fun, young visitors will be asked to help Craig who has eaten some marine litter by mistake.  Visit here for more information.

7
Apr
Lost!
Saturday 7th April 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Craig the Crab also features in a brand-new story.  He is Lost!  Can he find hit way back home?  Visit here for more information.

7
Apr
Little Light
Saturday 7th April 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Using shadow puppetry, table top puppets, object theatre, dance, music and animation, this new multi-media production tells the story of a lonely boy who discovers companionship and trust through the curiosity of a mischievous star and the devotion of a faithful dog.  Visit here for more information.

7
Apr
Rock 'n' Roll Paradise
Saturday 7th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Taking you on a magical mystery tour through an era that changed the music world forever, where an amazing number of rock 'n' roll starts will be hitting the stage at each show.  Visit here for more information.

9
Apr
Nudge Puppets: Tricky - A Fairy Story
Monday 9th April 2018
John Gray Centre, Lodge Street, Haddington

A story about tricks, patience and love, then learn about puppetry in an interactive demonstration - performances at 11am & 3pm.  Visit here for more information.

9
Apr
Half a String: A Heart at Sea
Monday 9th April 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Prestonpans Community Centre

A Heart at Sea uses haunting live music to tell the story of a young boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea.  Puppets roam on this unique contraption to recount the story of whales, tiny boats, sea captains and beards.  Visit here for more information.

11
Apr
Indigo Moon Theatre: Mermarella: Cinderella of the Sea
Wednesday 11th April 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Corn Exchange, Court Street, Haddington

Puppetry, shadow theatre, enchanting music plus a little help from the audience, bring this comic tale to its modern day outcome, a charming production aimed at thinking families and the young at heart of all ages.  Visit here for more information.

12-13
Apr
MAMA: Calamity Jane
Thursday 12th April-Friday 13th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Journey to the Wild West for an adventure with MAMA, following the escapades of Calamity and her friends.  Visit here for more information.

13
Apr
What's for Snack?
Friday 13th April 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

An interactive puppet show with Craig the Crab.  With sing-a-long fun, young visitors will be asked to help Craig who has eaten some marine litter by mistake.  Visit here for more information.

14-15
Apr
Lost!
Saturday 14th April-Sunday 15th April 2018
11:15am-11:45am
Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick

Craig the Crab also features in a brand-new story.  He is Lost!  Can he find hit way back home?  Visit here for more information.

19
Apr
The Tannahill Weavers 50th Anniversary UK Tour
Thursday 19th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

This dynamic quartet play Scottish traditional music at its best.  Visit here for more information.

21-22
Apr
European Stone Stacking Competition
Saturday 21st April-Sunday 22nd April 2018
9:00am-5:00pm
Dunbar

The European Stone Stacking Competition is back and has been extended over 2 days.  Visit here for more information.

21
Apr
Dad's Army Radio Hour
Saturday 21st April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staying of classic radio scripts based on favourite episodes from the original TV series.  Visit here for more information.

26-28
Apr
Sweeney Todd
Thursday 26th April-Saturday 28th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Captivate Theatre is thrilled to bring Sondheim's Sweeney Todd to The Brunton after its successful 5 star run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  Visit here for more information.

27-28
Apr
Eddie & The Slumber Sisters
Friday 27th April-Saturday 28th April 2018
5:00pm-7:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

An interactive show with an all-singing trio whose job is to monitor our dreams and ensure that our night time wanderings remain healthy & safe.  Visit here for more information.

27
Apr
Double Feature
Friday 27th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Edinburgh's favourite comedy double act, Andy Gray & Grant Stott, are back in a new play written by Only an Excuse's Phil Differ.  VIsit here for more information.

28
Apr
Haddington Farmers' Market
Saturday 28th April 2018
9:00am-1:00pm
Court Street, Haddington

Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere where stallholders offer you a tempting selection of home produced specialities.  Visit here for more information.

28
Apr
Canteen Street Food Festival
Saturday 28th April 2018
12:00pm-6:00pm
Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton

A street food market bringing ten different Scottish traders to every session.  Live DJs provide a soulful soundtrack in the courtyard and there's an open air bar serving Archerfield's signature ales, brewed on site.  Visit here for more information.

28
Apr
A Visions of Elvis
Saturday 28th April 2018
7:30pm-10:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

A Vision of Elvis transports you on an emotional musical journey, celebrating the music of Elvis Presley, with a true live Elvis performance.  Visit here for more information.

3
May
Evening Race Meeting
Thursday 3rd May 2018
5:40pm-8:40pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh

Join us straight from the office and make the most of your summer evening at the races.  Visit here for more information.

4
May
Afternoon Race Meeting
Friday 4th May 2018
2:00pm-5:00pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh

Start your weekend early with an afternoon at the races!  Visit here for more information.

19-20
May
Robert's Rebellion
Saturday 19th May-Sunday 20th May 2018
12:00pm-4:00pm
Dirleton Castle, North Berwick

Find out what happens with Robert the Bruce takes his rebellion to the doors of Dirleton.  Included in admission price.