What's On East Lothian

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The Benny Lynch Story

The tale of Scotland's first boxing world champion, from his childhood in the slums of Gorbals to the height of his boxing success and his tragic death at the age of 33.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 28 Jun

£22 (£19.80) / 0131 665 2240

Gangsta Granny

Heartbreak Productions adapts David Walliams' beloved book to the stage.

Newhailes House and Gardens, Musselburgh

Fri 12 Jul

£11.50–£16.50 / 0844 493 2125

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Fringe by the Sea

With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author and children's events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.

Various venues: North Berwick

Fri 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sat 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sun 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 9 Nov

£37.80 / 0131 665 2240

Mister Magnolia

Open air children's theatre show, based on the wacky adventures of Quentin Blake's Mister Magnolia.

Port Seton Football Pitch

Fri 12 Jul

£8.04–£11.14

Airshow

Join us for Scotland's National Airshow on Saturday 27 July 2019.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0300 123 6789

Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim 2

Sequel to Des Dillon's anti-sectarian comedy. Billy and Tim find themselves stuck together in the medical room at Hampden Park during the Scottish Cup final between the Rangers and Celtics after a bet backfires.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 6 Sep

£17.60 (£15.40) / 0131 665 2240

Oliver!

Lionel Bart’s Oliver! remains one of the most loved British musicals ever, combining Dickens’ classic story and characters, with a sensational and unforgettable score. Classic songs include Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I’d do Anything, Oom Pah Pah, As Long as He Needs Me, and…

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 8 Aug

£12–£14 / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

£12–£14 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30
Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

£12–£14 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30
Theatre

£14 (£12) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Funbox: The Wild West Show

The Funbox gang saddle up for an adventure in the Wild West.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 5 Oct

£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

Sun 6 Oct

£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

Sat 21 Dec

£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

…and 3 more dates until 24 Dec

Wind in the Willows

Quantum Theatre adapt Mole, Ratty and Badger's madcap adventures for the open-air stage.

Inveresk Lodge Garden, Musselburgh

Sat 17 Aug

Garden

£10 / 0844 493 2126

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 17 Aug

Venue 1

£27 / 0131 665 2240

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Joe Longthorne

With three decades of experience under his belt, Longthorne, who hails from the days of Live at the Palladium, performs from his vast back catalogue. He's known for his uncanny impersonations of Shirley Bassey, who apparently claims 'Joe can do me better than I can do myself'.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 20 Sep

£25.30 / 0131 665 2240

Derek Ryan

Country music and charm from Derek Ryan.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 26 Sep

£25.30 / 0131 665 2240

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 26 Sep

£21.50 / 0131 665 2240

Les McKeown's 70's Legendary Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown takes audiences back to the heady days when the Rollers dominated the charts and tartan bellbottoms were considered an acceptable choice of attire. Featuring all the best-known songs including 'Bye Bye Baby', 'Shang A Lang' and 'Summer Love Sensation'.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sun 8 Sep

£27.50 / 0131 665 2240

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dancehall

Selling out shows around the world, come find out why, DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with the under fives and their parents/carers. Expect bouncing, bonkers, bopping fun to retro hits and funky nursery rhymes, hosted by Monski Mouse and her Dancers. Get glam and put your disco-dancing-booties on! ★★★★★ "The best dance…

The Lighthouse Spiegeltent, North Berwick

Sun 4 Aug

£7

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

Peter Irvine

There’s probably no-one who knows Scotland like Peter Irvine. Over the past 25 years his travel bible, Scotland The Best, has sold over 250,000 copies. The latest edition is the 13th for which he has travelled the length and breadth of this country; walking the walks, tasting the food and admiring the views, beaches and…

The Lighthouse Spiegeltent, North Berwick

Sun 11 Aug

£10

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

Stars of Irish Country Show

Join four of Ireland’s favourite country music stars, all in one super show. Featuring Mick Flavin, Louise Morrissey, Stephen Smyth and Frank McCaffrey.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 4 Oct

£27.50 / 0131 665 2240

Sunday Market

Market with a wide range of stalls featuring art, craft, food and various bric-a-brac on sale.

Farm Shop & Cafe At The Mart, East Linton

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01620 860010

  • 09:30 – 14:30

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01620 860010

  • 09:30 – 14:30

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 01620 860010

  • 09:30 – 14:30
…and 23 more dates until 22 Dec

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Formed in 1935, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is one of the UK's leading orchestras, with an exceptionally wide repertoire and a special affinity for contemporary music.

St Mary's Parish Church, Haddington

Thu 19 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01620 829354

Lammermuir Festival. Jean Sibelius: Symphony No 5 in E flat major Stuart MacRae: Prometheus Symphony Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Birds and Botany at Aberlady

Ranger-led walk through the nature reserve with John Harrison.

Aberlady Local Nature Reserve, Longniddry

Sat 6 Jul

£3

  • 15:30 – 18:30

Charity Garden Opening - Shepherd House

A constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains. At its heart are the plants filling every border, spilling over arches and lining paths, which are the inspiration for Ann’s paintings. The season starts…

Shepherd House, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Jun

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Tue 2 Jul

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 4 Jul

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 11 Jul

Creative Writing Group

The members of the North Berwick Tyne & Esk writers invite you to join them at their monthly gathering to chat about writing poetry and prose. Writers will talk about their own experiences of creative writing and being published.

North Berwick Library

Tue 6 Aug

Free / 01620 820700

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

Dean Friedman

The pop troubadour who thanked his lucky stars in the 70s is experiencing a revival.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 9 Aug

£24.20 / 0131 665 2240

Debi Gliori

Max had lots of ideas for what would be his ideal pet. A cat? A dog? A penguin? A shark? A dragon? For some reason, Max's parents weren't quite so keen. Join Debi Gliori to hear the story of The Bookworm and draw your own idea of what happened next. Debi, creator of the Bookbug mascot, has written and illustrated so…

North Berwick Library

Fri 2 Aug

£2.50 / 01620 820700

Part of Fringe by the Sea.