Arts Service News

  • The Arts Service is delighted to be embarking upon a new project in partnership with Queen Margaret University and East Lothian Works. QMU Creates will lead young people from East Lothian high schools through a creative film making project, focused […]
  • The National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) is currently recruiting singing leaders for their partnership project with East Lothian Council’s Arts Service and Youth Music Initiative (YMI). The closing date has been extended to 24 Jan. Click here for info […]
  • Brunton Performing Arts Network, run by the Brunton Theatre Trust (formerly known as East Lothian Youth Theatre Network), offers young people aged 5-18 the opportunity to participate in weekly drama, musical theatre and dance sessions across East Lothian. The new […]
  • Nursery pupils from Innerwick Primary School learned to pick out a tune with Dave Trouton recently. Dave works with early years groups using magical, musical stories to tale them on learning adventures. ‘The children have grown in self-confidence and the […]
  • Last term Nick Cook spent eight weeks working with staff and pupils from The Cove at Dunbar Primary School. They had a great time learning about music and playing with some fascinating instruments. ‘The children and staff in the Rainbow […]
  • This year YMI celebrates twenty years of delivering creative music projects to young people across Scotland, continuing to fulfil the YMI Scottish Government commitment that every school pupil in Scotland should be offered a year of free music tuition by the time […]
  • NYCoS Leaflet 2018-19 Registration for the National Youth Choir of Scotland singing groups is now open. YMI/Creative Scotland and East Lothian Council’s Arts Service provide this project for free to all P3-P7 children in an East Lothian Authority school. Sessions […]
  • Huge Congratulations to King’s Meadow Primary School’s P7 classes who sang brilliantly at the Horrid Haddington Event on Friday. They drew a big crowd at the John Gray Centre and entertained everyone with their creative, informative and witty songs. Thank […]