Live it up this September in East Lothian, Edinburgh's Coast & Countryside

Visit East Lothian | Thursday 29th August 2019 9:00am

Now that the Edinburgh Festival & Fringe are over, itís time to sit back and take a breather - but not if youíre visiting East Lothian where the fun continues!  See below for some of our top events taking place this September.


East Lothian Traditional Skills Festival - Sat 7th & Sun 8th
Cockenzie House & Gardens

Learn about East Lothianís traditional skills and why they are so important today.  Have a go at activities from stone carving, salt making, 3D model making & metal casting to architectural sketching and stained glass making.  Itís free but booking is recommended.  Visit here for more information.


Lammermuir Festival - Fri 13th - Sun 22nd
Throughout East Lothian

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the Lammermuir Festival will be showcasing beautiful music in beautiful places with internationally-renowned artists in unique venues throughout the county.  Visit here for full programme and booking information.


Dunbar 1650 Battle Weekend - Fri 13th - Sun 15th

Return to the 17th century for an exciting special weekend of events, commemoration, living history & re-enactment for all the family.  This is an event not to be missed!  Visit here for more information.


The Edinburgh Cup Raceday - Sat 14th
Musselburgh Racecourse

Enjoy a day out at the races at Musselburgh Racecourse, featuring live music, local Caledonian beers and an array of delicious fresh foods.  Visit here for fixture information.



Fae Folk Festival - Sat 14th & Sun 15th
Newhailes House & Gardens

A weekend of family fun and activities including their unique Scottish Fae Folk Trail.  Enter the world of the Fae: mythical and ancient beings considered to be spirits that control the natural world - see if you can spot them all Ė you wonít want to miss this magical weekend!  Visit here for more information. 


Belhaven Brewery 300th Birthday Celebrations - Sat 21st & Sun 22nd
Belhaven Brewery, Dunbar

Belhaven Brewery is 300 years old and to celebrate this milestone, they are hosting a family weekend featuring the very best of Scottish music with local food, family fun and of course Belhaven Beer on Sat 21st.  On the Sunday, come for a tour and a blether, as they open the brewery doors with a chance to see their new visitor attraction.  Visit here for more information. 


The Wheels & Wings Show - Sat 21st
National Museum of Flight

See amazing bike stunts and enjoy majestic bird of prey displays at this 5 star attraction.  Donít miss their vintage vehicle parade and enjoy talks, crafts and object handling throughout the day.  Visit here for more information.  



Dunbar Traditional Music Festival - Fri 27th - Sun 29th
Throughout Dunbar

Two days of traditional music including Scottish, Folk, Celtic, Blues, Pop & Rock will be performed at various hotels & pubs around the scenic coastal town of Dunbar.  Visit here for the full programme.


Canteen Street Food Festival: Closing Party - Sat 28th
Archerfield Walled Garden

Come and enjoy the last Canteen Street Food Festival of 2019!  Enjoy beautiful open air-surroundings, soak up the carnival atmosphere with incredible food, great tunes and lots to keep the little ones entertained.  Visit here for more information.

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