Haddington Events Group is a non-profit subcommittee of Haddington Community Council and their remit is to create and run community-based events for the public.
It is made up of Haddington Community councillors, local shop owners, members of the public, community groups and other volunteers who give up their free time to help organise, produce and take part in many of the events throughout the year such as Craft Fayres, Tabletop Sales, Christmas in Haddington, Haddington Hogmanay.
The members of HEG are also involved with the Haddington Fireworks, Christmas Light Display and Blooming Haddington
If you feel you have an idea for an event or wish to join the group and help then please feel free to get in touch with us. Haddington Events Email.
The events group will be reconvening in early 2021 to discuss the events for that year. all events will be subject to Government and Local Authority advice on public gatherings due to Coronavirus.
Festival 2021 – A small number of Socially Distanced and Virtual Events will be held over the festival week.
- 29th May – SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION members of the Events Groups and Haddington CC judge all the Shop window competition entries and announce this years winner.
- 29th May – Teddy Bear Hunt starts – in conjunction with the local Businesses there will be a teddy bear hunt where you will use the clues to find the teddy bears.
- 29th May – Kids Spot the odd one out competition starts in conjunction with the local Businesses there will be a competition to spot the odd item in the Shop Windows.
- If any business wishes to take part them please fill out the form HERE
- 31st May – Virtual Pet Show. Send in your pictures of your pets and we will hold an online pet show judged by members of the public.
- 2nd June – Virtual race. this years race will be held online. We are trying to decide whether it will be a Duck, Balloon or Boat race.
- 4th June – Quiz night. Depending on social distancing and gathering rules we will be holding a quiz night. If there are restrictions we will consider holding this online.
- 5th June – BINGO – Depending on social distancing and gathering rules we will be holding a few sessions of BINGO throughout the day. If there are restrictions we will consider holding this online.
- 5th June Teddy bear Hunt and Odd one out competition winners announced.