Haddington Twinning Association

Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Haddington Twinning Association organises and promotes twinning activity between Haddington in Scotland and Aubigny sur Nère in France.

Since 1965 Haddington, the historic market town in the beautiful county of East Lothian, just 30 minutes drive from Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh, has been twinned with Aubigny sur Nère.

Find out more here Haddington Twinning Association


Haddington Community Church

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
Haddington Community Church is a friendly congregation which welcomes people whatever they might believe about God, the bible, or Christianity. We try to have a relaxed atmosphere where everyone can feel at home, and have a creche and Kids’ Church for children during the service. Our services are currently held at 10:45am on Sunday mornings at the Maitlandfield House Hotel – we’d love to see you there! For more details visit our website haddingtoncommunitychurch.org or find our latest news on facebook.com/haddingtoncommunitychurch.

Haddington Bell Ringers

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Haddington bell ringers ring the eight bells at St Mary’s Church, Haddington every Sunday and practice on a Friday evening at 7.30pm. Bell ringing is a fun and sociable activity. It helps keep you physically and mentally fit and is a great way to meet new people. We welcome experienced ringers who would like to join us, and provide tuition for new recruits from the age of about 12-years upwards. You need to be fit enough to climb the 68 steps up the Church tower. Get in touch to learn a new skill, make new friends, enjoy the history and heritage that goes along with bell ringing, and contribute to the wider community.

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The Mad Scrapper

Friday, June 25th, 2021

Just moved to Haddington in August 2017, The Mad Scrapper have moved into the old Fire Station house, once occupied by ‘Peter Potter’, and are the only dedicated Scrapbook shop in Edinburgh and the Lothians!

2 Scrapaholix classes run once a month, on a Monday or Wednesday evening.
Large classroom/cropping space with lots of natural daylight, open daily.
Picture Framing on the premises too.

10 The Sands, Haddington, East Lothian

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Aubigny Sports Centre

Friday, June 25th, 2021

A warm welcome awaits at the Aubigny Sports Centre in Haddington, where a variety of sports, fitness and recreational activities are available for you to enjoy!  Enjoy a splashing good time in the pool, a workout in the gym, smash out on the badminton courts, choose from a host of fitness classes, relax in the steam room and sauna, then refuel at the onsite cafe.

Facilties include: 

  • 25m 4-lane swimming pool
  • 8m square infant swimming pool
  • Health Suite with Sauna & Steam Room*
  • Sports Hall with 4 badminton courts
  • Bodyworks Gym with a range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment
  • Dance Studio
  • On Site Cafe*
  • Retail Display
  • Onsite car paring, including electronic charging points
  • Bicycle Racks
  • 2G Synthetic Pitch
  • Access to Tennis Courts in Neilson Park, Haddington

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The Waterside Bistro

Friday, June 25th, 2021

The Waterside Bistro is situated on the banks of the River Tyne and has been a jewel in Haddington’s crown for many years. Between 1985 and 2001, this illustrious restaurant  was run by local businessman Jim Findlay. Now, in 2017, history will repeat itself in somewhat romantic fashion as sons James and Jack take on the fantastic opportunity of running the Waterside Bistro….

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thewatersidebistrohaddington/

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MADE In East Lothian Community Arts Hub

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

At our base The Community Arts Hub in Haddington we now have a varied programme of events offering an exciting and sociable activity each day we are open. Tuesday we have Learn the Basics in painting and drawing, Wednesday we have Knit and Natter, Thursday is REmake day, Friday is one for the kids – Hub Art Club and on Saturday we have creative workshops for adults. All that AND we have a gallery full of quality arts and crafts made by East Lothian based artists and makers. Come along and get involved

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Walks Around Gifford

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Haddingtons’ close neighbour, the picturesque village of Gifford, is also a wonderful place to walk, with beautiful woods and hills to explore. As a great starting point, an excellent leaflet, new for 2018, has been published, titled ‘Paths Around Gifford’ – suitable for walking, running and cycling. Click the link below to download the ‘pdf’ format of the leaflet.

Paths Around Gifford

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Friday, October 13th, 2017

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Lammermuir Tours

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Lammermuir Tours is a guided hillwalking service Located just a short drive from Haddington, Ideal for local people or visitors wanting to experience a breathtaking sense of space, in beautiful surroundings, and probably the best place to see and understand why East Lothian is such a marvellous place, with so much to offer.