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John Gray Centre

Visit Scotland’s 5-star visitor attraction in the heart of Haddington.

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2015 Armistice commemorations

This year’s Armistice parade included the laying of a wreath for David Cowan who, poignantly, was buried exactly 100 years to the day in St Mary’s graveyard. His wreath was laid by his youngest grand-daughter Mona Thomson from Dumfries. David died while training in 1915, but his name never appeared on the War memorial. However, it is displayed on a plaque inside St Mary’s. This photo shows Mona and Community Councillor john Hamilton, taken at the memorial candles inside the Corn Exchange.... read more

Haddington Fireworks 2015 – Saturday 7th Nov

This year’s Official Haddington Fireworks are next Saturday 7th Nov at Whittinghame Drive. Torchlight Procession & Pipeband starts at 6:15 from outside the Corn Exchange. Torches on sale from Corn Exchange from 6pm, or get a ‘£5 Torch & entry ticket’ from Betty’s, High Street. Gates to the Whittinghame Drive event area open from 6:30pm – with an entrance fee of £2 (all profits go to deliver next year’s event). Fireworks start at 7:45pm Purchase your Glow Merchandise from our official stall inside the gated events... read more

Blooming Haddington

“Blooming Haddington” are organising events to help get Haddington ‘Blooming’, like in this 1955 photo of the Neilson Park and its gardens.

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Lost Haddington