Local Events & Activities

Please find below details of events taking place in our local area:


Cockenzie & Port Seton Christmas Lights Switch-on
Sunday 3rd December


Cockenzie Drama presents Sleeping Beauty
from Wednesday 29th November to Saturday 2nd December


East Lothian Council – Drama

East Lothian Youth Theatre run drama classes throughout East Lothian and in Port Seton Community Centre  on a Tuesday.

Throughout these sessions there is a strong focus on building confidence and developing a range of acting and performance skills. Drama can be an effective tool for combating shyness and learning public speaking skills and we would like all children in East Lothian to have the opportunity to experience drama and theatre skills

To keep our classes inclusive we charge a minimum rate of £4.00 per class which is subsidised by East Lothian Council.

All ELYT are given the opportunity to perform at The Brunton and the classes are run by qualified drama professionals.

Please CLICK HERE for further details.


HOT OFF THE PRESS!  Winter Tennis Coaching

We have had a number of parents asking about Winter coaching and have therefore scheduled the following kids’ winter tennis classes for Friday 3rd, 10th and 17th November and 12th, 19th and 26th January at the Longniddry courts. These lessons are suitable for all abilities.

Pre school age 3-5 – 1:30-2:00pm cost £10 for members and £15 for non members for the 6 week block – booking via https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/LongniddryTennis/Coaching/Course/d7764bcb-b2f6-4595-8a0c-feefc1ce89b1

Age 5-12- 2:00pm -3:00pm cost £20 for members and £30 for non members for the 6 week block – booking via https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/LongniddryTennis/Coaching/Course/b8cb07f6-b7ac-4b8a-9e02-e85c710db89b

For the age 5-12 classes, we will split the class by age.  Also, if we do find this class is over subscribed, we may move the older kids to 3pm – 4pm.

Any postponement /cancellation will be put on the Longniddry faceboook page . If a session is cancelled due to bad weather, then we will try and rearrange the session either later in November/ December or February .

Rackets are available, balls and all other items of equipment are provided
Please help to spread the word and any queries then please contact

If there are any secondary aged kids interested in helping with the classes then get in touch.






Muirfield Riding Therapy
Volunteer Information Week starts 13th September 2017

Over the years a number of our pupils have benefitted from riding therapy at Muirfield. Please have a look at this poster and contact them if volunteering is something that you’d be interested in.

CLICK HERE for details


East Lothian Youth Theatre

East Lothian Youth Theatre has established competitively priced drama workshops throughout East Lothian subsidised by East Lothian Council  to ensure every child has the same opportunity to experience professional creative workshops.

Drama is a great tool for confidence building, future public speaking and exploring emotion.  All our sessions are run by qualified professional drama instructors.

CLICK HERE for details


Youth Work Programme – Autumn 2017

Click below for details …

Programme Outline and Publicity Autumn 2017


Tennis Classes – Longniddry

Fun Tennis classes restart on Wednesday 16th August and Friday 18th August after school and we have classes for pre school children up. Full details and booking can be found by clicking on the link below:


We have rackets that children can borrow.

We will also be restarting a cardio tennis class for adults on a Tuesday morning at 10:00 and if this is of interest then please email  longniddrytennis@gmail.com. Cardio tennis is great fun and suitable for people who have played little or no tennis as well as experienced tennis players.


Junior Parkrun (4 to 14 years), Inverleith Park (every Sunday)

Junior parkrun (4 to 14 year olds) is on every Sunday in Inverleith park, and they’d love to get some chldren involved from East Lothian.

Please click on the below link for further details . .



Youth Groups and Activies, Port Seton Centre

Port Seton Centre is offering children and young people a range of social and recreational opportunities to keep them occupied during the summer nights.

All programmed activities are planned to take place during school term time. There is a maximum limit on the number of participants for each programme, however, if your child is unsuccessful in getting a place on their chosen programme, their name will be added to a reserve list.



Active Schools activities available

To see all the fantastic activities on offer to your child this term from Active Schools please click on the link below . . .


If your child qualifies for either free school meal or a school uniform grant then we may be able to provide a free place at a paid club, please contact me for details.

Active Schools is also now on Facebook, if you search for Active Schools Prestonpans and like our page you can keep up to date with all the latest Active Schools information.

Paul Lavery | Active Schools Coordinator (Primary) | Based at Preston Lodge High School
M: 07976 377956 | T: 01875 810950 | E: plavery@elcschool.org.uk




Basecamp – Lothian Autistic Society – Meadowpark Haddington

CLICK HERE for details


Children Inc. East Lothian



Active East Lothian logoActive East Lothian, run by East Lothian Council, is a ‘one stop shop’ for information relating to sport in the community.

The website contains information about all sport and physical activity opportunities going on across the County.



Lifeline Crafts Mums Group – starting 24th February 



Adult Learning Courses 

Please click here for details of free adult learning courses.



Lothian Autistic Society

Lothian Autistic Society have received generous funding to conduct a pilot project for families in East Lothian.  This project is suitable for families in East Lothian.  This project is suitable for children and young people aged between 7 – 17 and will be held at Sandersons Wynd Primary School, Tranent.

Our exciting new Saturday Club pilot aims to offer families with children with autism daytime respite on a time-limited basis to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of this form of respite.

The pilot is managed by Lothian Autistic Society and delivered in partnership with East Lothian Council.

Information on how to apply is available via:



PLRFC – Mini Rugby

Every Sunday – 10:30am – 12:00noon

Click here for further details.


East Lothian Youth Theatre (P4 -P7)

Tuesdays 3.45pm – 5.15pm

Click here for details


Saturday Morning Early Years Music School – Loretto Junior School (Primary 1-3)

Click here for details


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