celebrating Tranent's heritage since 1989



Evening Talks Programme 2019-2020

2nd October 2019

Tim Porteus (storyteller)

Tim’s Tales – an evening of storytelling

16th October 2019

Bob Starrat (Friends of the John Gray Centre)

Who Do You Think You Are? Learning how to trace your family history.

6th November 2019

Gordon Neil, Billy Campbell & Frank Chambers

Seton Palace – its excavation and what 3 amateur archaeologists found.

4th December 2019

Christmas Meal

Daytime Event


No Meeting

5th February 2020

Rosanne Woods and Paula Waugh (Dementia Friendly Tranent)

The Polson Park Contemplative Garden Project

4th March 2020

Roy Pugh (Dunbar historian and author)

The History of Witch Hunts in Scotland.

1st April 2020

Caroline Milligan and Mark Mulhern (Edinburgh University School of Scottish Studies)

The East Lothian Ethnography Project

6th May 2020

Annual General Meeting and

Reflections on the progress of the Tranent High Street Regeneration Project