The Centenary Event

The conference on 11th May 2024 celebrated the 100th anniversary of the formation of the East Lothian Antiquarians and Field…

Centenary Conference Courier Article

By Stephen Bunyan East Lothian Antiquarians & Field Naturalists’ Society, which has now appointed the Duke of Hamilton as Honorary…

Prof. Werritty Talk Summary

A Summary of his talk on 28th October entitled “James Hutton: the forgotton Berwickshire farmer” On Saturday 28th October 2023…

Visit to Eaglescairnie Mains, 14 Oct 2023

Society members had a memorable afternoon exploring the farm hosted by Michael Williams and his daughter Nicola. Between them, Michael,…

East Lothian Estate Plans

The Society has received the following enquiry from Mr John Moore, who is researching estate plans. If any members can…

Who Do You Think You Are?

On Thursday 15 June 2023, the BBC programme “Who Do You Think You Are?” features Bear Grylls, the adventurer, tv…

Of Wet and Wildness

What would the world be, once bereftOf wet and wildness? Let them be left Gerald Manley-Hopkins We rightly deplore the…

John Rennie

Professor Roland Paxton and Northern Lighthouse Board have kindly granted permission for the Society to make the following article available,…

The SOE at Belhaven Hill – on Zoom 8th April 2021

Early in WW2, the school was evacuated from Belhaven Hill, and the building was requisitioned by the War Department. It…

The Improvers and Beltondod

I gave a university extra mural lecture on the Improvers and Beltondod in Dunbar in 1978 and repeated it in East Linton in…