The Centenary Event

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

The Pevsner Architectural Guide to Lothian with Professor Aonghus MacKechnie

This book event is being promoted by the Lamp of Lothian and is on Thursday 11 April at 7.30pm –…

Centenary Conference Courier Article

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

The Balfour legacy: exploring the private papers of the Balfour Whittingehame family

The Society is pleased to present this talk by National Records of Scotland (NRS)Archivists Jocelyn Grant and Tessa Spencer, 2.30…

Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown

By George Robertson, 2.30 pm Saturday 20th January 2024, Maitlandfield Hotel, Haddington. Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown RN is perhaps the…

The Men of Warre

A Talk by Jenn Scott, Historian On Saturday 9th December at 2.30 pm at the Maintlandfield Hotel, Haddington ‘They were…

Prof. Werritty Talk Summary

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

The “Rule of Thumb”

A Neolithic Basis for the Imperial Measurement System The Society is pleased to present this talk by East Lothian resident…

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,…

James Hutton: the forgotten Berwickshire farmer

The talk will cover Hutton’s contributions both as an innovative farmer and a skilled natural philosopher. His contribution on heat…