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.
2018 marks 700 years since the Bruce Charter - the oldest document in East Lothian Archives.
To mark the anniversary of Robert the Bruce's 1318 charter to the town, Haddington 700 aims to celebrate the town's history and culture, showcasing all that Haddington has to offer with a year of exciting projects and 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.
A series of events to mark the anniversary of Robert the Bruce's 1318 Charter to the town. Visit here for more information.
Provost McMillan will officially open the year of celebration by unveiling the 1318 Bruce Charter.
This event provides an insight into the project behind the digitally reconstructed image of the face of Robert the Bruce. Visit here for more information. Tickets available from Haddington Library or visit thebrunton.co.uk.
A lively afternoon of music and celebration featuring Duncan Black Band, The Andy Kain Band, Burns Brothers, Marie Fielding, Jim Wilson & Stuart Davie. Visit here for more information. Tickets available from Haddington Library or visit thebrunton.co.uk
Storytelling, create your own Charter, design a sword and crown, or make a lantern to help us light up the ceilidh. Visit here for more information.
Whisky Kiss brings their fresh taste on Scottish music and dancing to the Haddington 700 Opening Day Ceilidh. Visit here for more information. Tickets available from Haddington Library or visit thebrunton.co.uk
Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere where stallholders offer you a tempting selection of home produced specialities. Visit here for more information.
Craig Hill, Scotland's kilted comedy treasure is back! Visit here for more information.
Spend an exciting afternoon watching premier racing featuring a selection of the best British and Irish horses aiming for the Cheltenham Festival. Visit here for more information.
Share the love on Valentines Day at Musselburgh races. Visit here for more information.