Out & About


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The East Neuk Of Fife


With a fascinating history, a necklace of beautiful beaches and breathtaking scenery, the sliver of coastline between Lower Largo and St Andrews is an exceptional part of Scotland...read more

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Stobo Spa Day


Toun Cryer has teamed up with Stobo Castle to offer one lucky reader a mid week Stobo Spa Day for two...read more

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A Karting Session With Paul Di Resta


Toun Cryer has teamed up with the rocks hotel, Dunbar and Raceland to offer ten lucky readers a mid-week 2-hour karting session with British racing driver Paul Di Resta...read more

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Word on the Street


The street food scene is thriving across the UK. The concept is simple – fantastic, freshly prepared food served fast at affordable prices...read more

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A Service with a Smile


It’s so important to find a good dentist you can trust and feel comfortable with. We love Seaside Smile in North Berwick...read more

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A Secret Sanctuary


A manor house dating back to the 16th Century, Farlam Hall Country House Hotel occupies a 12-acre estate within a UNESCO Area of Outstanding National Beauty near Brampton... read more

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The Trossachs


Historically The Trossachs was a small, wooded glen that occupied the area in and around Loch Katrine...read more

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Summer Fun Across The Country


Summer is here and when the sun is shining Scotland is a world-beating tourist destination.... read more

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Callander And The Duke's Pass


A tour of the Trossachs by bike is a hugely rewarding way to take in one of Scotland’s most scenically inspiring locations... read more

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Covering New Ground


Since opening in December, North Berwick’s Woodcocks Flooring have already established themselves as the go-to company for all your flooring solutions... read more

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The Perfect Ten


FRINGE BY THE SEA 2017, August 7th-13th - Celebrating 10 years of the coolest festival in Scotland! read more

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Kings Of The Castle


From soft furnishings, furniture and paint to its own Interior Design service, Castle Cottage Interiors has been inspiring the people of North Berwick and beyond for over 28 years!... read more

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The Dalkeith and Monktonhall Brass Band


Conducted by James Chamberlain BMus (Hons), 21st April 2017, Chalmers Memorial Church Hall, High Street, Port Seton... read more

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The Dalkeith and Monktonhall Brass Band


Conducted by James Chamberlain BMus (Hons), 27th May 2017, St Mary’s Church, Haddington... read more

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In the Knowes


They’ve been at the top of the foodie chain for many years, and have recently moved to a new two-acre site as part of the Mart Project @ The Old Saleground in East Linton... read more

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Recipe for Success


Mouth-watering dishes, a well-stocked wine cellar and a warm, welcoming atmosphere are just some of the ingredients that make the 1902 Bar and Grill in Dunbar such a popular destination.... read more

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Win dinner for two at The Rocks Hotel


We are really EGG CITED to share our fantastic new website with you and are offering one lucky reader the chance to win dinner for two.... read more

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Rogue Village launch Rogue’s Gallery


Rogue Village launch Rogue’s Gallery, a monthly performance night set to reinvigorate East Lothian’s artistic offer... read more

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Gok Wan mixes with Scotland’s style set at Musselburgh Racecourse for Stobo Castle Ladies Day 2017


Renowned stylist and TV presenter confirmed to attend & DJ as the fast and fabulous enter the final dash for Advance Tickets... read more

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Rogue Village launch Canteen, East Lothian’s first Street Food Market at Archerfield Walled Garden


Canteen is East Lothian’s first street food market. Launching in March it will feature ten of Scotland’s most acclaimed street food traders... read more

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Dumfries and it's Sweetheart


The heritage of Dumfries and the surrounding countryside comes to the fore on this tough but fascinating tour of Scotland’s southwest... read more

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WIN 6 Month's Membership with Enjoy Leisure


We're offering one lucky Toun Cryer reader the opportunity to kick start 2017 with a 6 month all inclusive membership, valid at each of the Sports Centres across East Lothian... read more

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WIN Tickets to Musselburgh Races this Easter


Musselburgh Racecourse is offering 10 lucky readers the chance to win tickets to the inaugural Easter Saturday race day, an exciting new and high profile fixture on 15 April.... read more

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Rhapsodic Bohemia


In March, ERCU continues its ‘European Grand Tour’ with a programme of music from Bohemia... read more

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Spotlight on Scotland - In the Bard's Footsteps


The writings of Robert Burns transcend these shores and he remains, perhaps, Scotland’s greatest literary figure with a legacy that touches almost every corner of the globe.... read more

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Shopper's Paradise


With its all-encompassing gift shop, gallery and 30-seater café, Westgate Galleries in North Berwick brings a sophisticated, big city retail experience to East Lothian... read more

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To the manor re-born


Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate is a place of intimate grandeur and to arrive there is to weave your own story into a history that goes back to 1480 when the first foundation stone was laid... read more

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The Snowman


Hobo Cinema screens Christmas classic, The Snowman, with professional orchestra, The Lothian Festival Orchestra performing the live score at the beautiful St Mary's Parish Church in Haddington. A magical, unforgettable Christmas experience.... read more

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Final Fling


October can be a funny month – cold winds, rain and sleet are not uncommon but equally the prospect of a late hurrah of warm, sunny weather is always present... read more

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Close Encounters Along The Mile


The Royal Mile is perhaps the most famous street in Scotland, with visitors drawn from across the globe... read more

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Can you find the Fairies ... Archerfield Walled Garden


Everyone knows that fairies live at the bottom of gardens and Archerfield Walled Garden is no different... read more

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Exploring East Lothian


The beauty of East Lothian’s coastline and countryside provides one of the best locations in Scotland to get out and about on two wheels... read more

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Dirleton’s Beaches


The beaches of Yellowcraig and Broad Sands must be on any list of the best in Scotland... read more

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Raising the steaks


East Lothian’s very first dedicated steakhouse... read more

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Fabulous Food Fest


The first Fabulous Food Fest will take place alongside Fringe by the Sea... read more

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Try something new


Working as a retained firefighter can be a rewarding and interesting way to learn new skills, help out in your community, meet people and supplement your income... read more

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Restoration Yard & Fort Douglas open at Dalkeith Country Park


This month sees the writing of an exciting new chapter in Dalkeith Country Park's already colourful history. Or perhaps we should say re-writing... read more

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Jo's Kitchen


After a series of pop-up restaurants in East Lothian created a demand for her delicious home-cooking, Jo Lawrence decided to set up a permanent, family-friendly bistro... read more

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Red Arrows


The Red Arrows will once again headline Scotland's National Airshow on Saturday 23 July... read more

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Red Arrows


The Red Arrows will once again headline Scotland's National Airshow on Saturday 23 July... read more

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GALLERY NEWS


The Moy Mackay Gallery starts 2016 with a flourish of female artists... read more

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Easter fun at the Scottish Seabird Centre


Captain Flap has crash landed his plane, Puffin One! He needs to learn the principles of flight so that he can repair... read more

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Jewel in the crown


The Crown & Kitchen in East Linton is a lovely spot for a special festive meal. A chic bar and bistro with rooms above it, drop in to meet friends for a Christmassy cocktail or take your pick from their tempting festive menu... read more

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In with the new...


Known for its creative menu, fantastic produce and stellar atmosphere, the Waterside Bistro in Haddington is a chic... read more

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Cinderella


Date: 24th Nov 2015 - 3rd Jan 2016 Our panto this year is full of fun and laughter with oodles of gags, local references, chart hits, outrageous costumes and lots of singing, dancing and shouting out... read more

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Christmastime aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia


From 1st December, the Queen’s former floating palace will be adorned with glittering decorations. Christmas weekend (5 and 6 December) is a wonderful time to enjoy a tour with Mulled wine... read more

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Hogmanay Family Ceilidh


Head down to the Corn Exchange, Haddington on Thursday 31 December for a fantastic family Hogmanay ceilidh. The night will be hosted by world renowned ceilidh band, Clappy Doo... read more

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For all film lovers…


For all film lovers… …Why not join the film appreciation club at the fabulous, five-star John Gray Centre, Haddington? For a membership fee of only £10... read more

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For all film lovers…


For all film lovers… …Why not join the film appreciation club at the fabulous, five-star John Gray Centre, Haddington? For a membership fee of only £10... read more

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Young Drivers Zone


Calling all budding young digger drivers. East Links Family Park, just outside Dunbar, has teamed up with JCB to become the newest site of a JCB Young Drivers Zone... read more

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt


Date: Friday 9th Oct to Sunday 1st November
Looking for things to do with the kids this autumn in Edinburgh? Lots of cuddly toy corgis will be hiding... read more

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Family Haunt


Date: Saturday 24th October and Sunday 25th October.
Dare you enter the haunted house? Filled with frights and scares; watch out for the ghostly goings on as you make your way through its dark corridors... read more

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Animal Antics at the Eastgate


Date: 13th October to 17th October A children’s arts festival like no other, the Imaginarium invites youngsters, from toddlers to teens, to enter an adventurous world of tipis, tents and caravans to make movies, hear exotic tales, encounter beasties, track wildlife, make music, write songs, dance, perform and more... read more

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Can you find the Fairies ... Archerfield Walled Garden


Date: Thursday 29th October to Saturday 31th October
See this magnificent house in a new light as darkness descends... read more

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Shiver Me Timbers


Date: Sunday 11th October to Thursday 15th October
Pirate Week comes to the John Gray Centre, Lodge Street, Haddington. Learn to dress and shout like a pirate, take part in pirate crafts and follow the treasure map... read more

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The Linton Inn


An historic inn which has been at the heart of East Linton for centuries, this homely local spot is enjoying a new lease of life... read more

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Scottish Seabird Centre


Date: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October
Swashbuckling fun at the Scottish Seabird Centre Shiver me timbers! Pirate Weekend is back at the Scottish Seabird Centre, bigger and better than ever before... read more

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Soft Touch


When it comes to soft furnishings, Audrey Quinn is one of the best in the business... read more

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Beautiful Bathrooms


A beautiful bathroom is something which canadd a real sense of luxury to your home and can increase the value of your property, but all too often it’s an area of our home we neglect... read more

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High Flyers


Date: 25th July 2015
Scotland’s National Airshow on Saturday 25 July... read more

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A Summer of Seabird Fun!


Date: 4th July to 30th August
This summer, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, is calling on visitors to help battle against the invasion of alien species!... read more