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Programme of Talks for 2024-25

We are pleased to announce the programme for 2024-25. All talks will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Church Street,…Continue readingProgramme of Talks for 2024-25

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Haddington Welcomes the Dorothy Dunnet Society

The History Society and St Mary’s recently collaborated to create a memorable and enjoyable event for 50 delegates from the…Continue readingHaddington Welcomes the Dorothy Dunnet Society

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How did this Haddington street get this rather odd name?

April Question Calder’s Lawn: Who was Calder and why was it named after his/her garden! Maybe the road went through…Continue readingHow did this Haddington street get this rather odd name?

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Geophysical Survey at Abbey Mill Farm

The results of the geophysical survey at Abbey Mill Farm are now available and make interesting reading. You can view…Continue readingGeophysical Survey at Abbey Mill Farm

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Society Talks: Getting away from it all – Marie de Guise’s Town House, Blyth’s Close, Edinburgh

A talk by Dr Anna Groundwater, National Museum of Scotland was held on 14th March 2024 at the Holy Trinity…Continue readingSociety Talks: Getting away from it all – Marie de Guise’s Town House, Blyth’s Close, Edinburgh

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Who is this person and where did she live?

March Question In one of her many letters, she wrote of Haddington:   “ Here is no life, no variety. It…Continue readingWho is this person and where did she live?

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Man’s First Flight Over Everest

A new paper has been added to Articles of Interest that was written by The Rt Hon. Lord Selkirk of…Continue readingMan’s First Flight Over Everest

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East Lothian at War: Rare videos now available on Youtube.

We are very pleased to make the following videos available to view. They include interviews, photos and original film footage…Continue readingEast Lothian at War: Rare videos now available on Youtube.

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Where can you find this line of former cottages?

February Question The trace of one of a line of cottages can be seen in this Haddington garden wall.  Where…Continue readingWhere can you find this line of former cottages?

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East Lothian at War News Previous Talks and Outings Programme and Events

Society Talks: Radar and the Air Defence System in Scotland

A talk by, Ian Brown, Curator at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, was held on 15th February…Continue readingSociety Talks: Radar and the Air Defence System in Scotland

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Society Talks: Mary Wyndham, Countess of Wemyss – A Tale from Gosford 

A talk by local historian, Ailsa Fortune, was held on 18th January 2024 at the Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Haddington.…Continue readingSociety Talks: Mary Wyndham, Countess of Wemyss – A Tale from Gosford 

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Events in the Area you might find interesting: Spring 2024

——————————————————————– The John Gray Centre cordially invites you to a special book launch and author event coinciding with Haddington Festival…Continue readingEvents in the Area you might find interesting: Spring 2024