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Community Forum at Queen Margaret University – Tuesday 24th May 2016, 6.30pm – 7.45pm

People in East Lothian and Edinburgh are being invited to get an insight into the work of Queen Margaret University (QMU), by attending its Community Forum. QMU will stage the next Community Forum at its Musselburgh campus in East Lothian on Tuesday 24th May 2016, from 6.30pm until 7.45pm. Local people will have the opportunity…
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May 18, 2016 0

Film Premiere!

May 11, 2016 0

QMU’s Costume Showcase creates new worlds

Queen Margaret University’s annual Costume Showcase returns on the 13th May with a show that will transport the audience through a chain of imaginary worlds. Led by QMU’s BA (Hons) Costume Design and Construction student group, the event will feature characters drawn from a fairy tale past and a science fiction future. The audience can…
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May 10, 2016 0

RSABI and NFU Scotland joint Yester farm visit

RSABI and NFU Scotland invite you to Yester Farm Dairies Limited to tour the new cheese plant. Wednesday 11 May 2016 from 6 – 8pm Yester Mains Farm, Gifford, Haddington, EH41 4JG Supper provided in return for a small donation All welcome! This on-farm event will take place between 6pm and 8pm and there will…
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May 3, 2016 0

Plant Sale!

Musselburgh Horticultural Society are holding their annual Plant Sale at The Hollies, High Street, Musselburgh on Saturday 7 May from 10-12 noon. There will be lots of bedding plants at excellent prices, herbaceous perennials, and other choice goodies for the garden. Entry £2 includes tea/coffee cake

April 23, 2016 0

Edinburgh brewers bring new life to Prestonpans Microbrewery

Edinburgh based Kentwood Brewing Limited have taken over the running of the microbrewery situated within the Prestoungrange Gothenburg (The Goth) in Prestonpans, East Lothian.  The company will continue to produce the range of ales previously made on the premises including the Prestonpans 80 shilling, Gothenburg Porter and The 45 Wee Heavy with their own creative…
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April 20, 2016 0

Branching Out

Branching Out is a Forestry Commission Scotland initiative that supports adults experiencing mental ill health.  In East Lothian, it is delivered by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust and coordinated by CHANGES CHP where I signed up for the 12 week programme. On Thursday 21st January, a minibus took us to Dalkeith Country Park.  I’d never…
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April 1, 2016 0

I’ve Been Everywhere (in East Lothian)

“I’ve Been Everywhere” was written by Australian country singer Geoff Mack in 1959, and made popular by Lucky Starr in 1962.  Over the years, it has been adapted numerous times by several artists including this spectacular version by Canadian Hank Snow using American places (see video below). We thought it might be fun to have…
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March 27, 2016 0

Votes in to support greenspaces in East Lothian

Hundreds of thousands of Tesco customers in Scotland have voted to help community groups benefit from a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund. Over eight million votes were cast across the UK with almost one million coming from Scotland alone. The supermarket teamed up with greenspace scotland to launch its Bags of Help…
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March 18, 2016 0

April #EastLothianHour: Books!

Taking part in #EastLothianHour on Twitter is a great way to share information (and discover things!) about our great county. The theme for March is Literature, Learning & Libraries and will be hosted by @PLHSLibrary Join in the fun on Thursday 17th March from 7p.m. until 8p.m. The timetable for #EastLothianHour is as follows: 7pm –…
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March 7, 2016 0