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One you may have missed: The Official Haddington History Walking Tour

You may have missed this great online resource (click here). The tour was originally compiled by the now defunct Haddington…Continue readingOne you may have missed: The Official Haddington History Walking Tour

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Society Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians, Quiz & Refreshments

The event will be on Thursday 7 December at 7.30pm but please note the change to the usual venue –…Continue readingSociety Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians, Quiz & Refreshments

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New Plaque planned for John Knox Memorial Tree.

Despite being battered, beaten, and struck by lightning, the oak tree planted by Thomas Carlyle to mark the birthplace of…Continue readingNew Plaque planned for John Knox Memorial Tree.

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Society Talks: The Republican Era in British History

A talk by Jonathan Cobb, Historian and Author on the Republican Era in British History was held on 16th November 2023…Continue readingSociety Talks: The Republican Era in British History

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Town tours prove popular with the public

St Mary’s Church from Slezer’s Scotland ‘The Prospect of the Town of Haddingtown’ – 17th CenturyContinue readingTown tours prove popular with the public

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Society Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

A talk by Dr Amy Hayes on Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity…Continue readingSociety Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

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YouTube videos: The Industries of Haddington

We are very pleased to make available two short videos about the lost industries of Haddington – click to view…Continue readingYouTube videos: The Industries of Haddington

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Programme of Talks for 2023-24

We are pleased to announce the programme for 2023-24. All talks are held in the West Church Sanctuary, Court Street,…Continue readingProgramme of Talks for 2023-24

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Archaeology: Did we find Haddington’s Franciscan Friary?

We have documentary evidence that there was once a friary somewhere in the vicinity of the Holy Trinity Church, Haddington…Continue readingArchaeology: Did we find Haddington’s Franciscan Friary?

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Events in the Area you might find interesting: Winter 2023

Saturday, 9th December East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalists’ Society ——————————————————————– Monday, 18th December 2023 Talk by Andrew McPherson on Gillies…Continue readingEvents in the Area you might find interesting: Winter 2023

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Geophysics Survey at Papple Steading, near Garvald

Volunteers from the Society joined forces with the Edinburgh Archaeology Field Society to undertake a geophysical survey around the remains…Continue readingGeophysics Survey at Papple Steading, near Garvald

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Gateside Industrial Estate, Haddington

Gateside Hi-tech Industries: Haddington’s History Society, led by Eric Glendinning and working in conjunction with the European Ethnographic Centre at…Continue readingGateside Industrial Estate, Haddington