Category: Community

Sparkling Dunbar Harbour Festival 2022

The Dunbar Harbour Trust is delighted to announce the 10th Anniversary of the Sparkling Dunbar Harbour Festival on Sat 13th August 2022 (subject to licenses and permissions). A fantastic free community event for all ages! The festival will include live music, market stalls, children’s dance & entertainment, rowing testers, food and the all important beer […]

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European Stone Stacking Competition

The Dunbar Harbour Trust are delighted to share the details of the coming European Stone Stacking Competition. The event will take place at Eye Cave beach (below Bayswell Road) and Lauderdale Park, Bayswell Road. Event open to all. Sign-up here: See flyer attached or contact James at for more information.

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Rosary on the Coast

Christians around the whole of Britain are gathering at coastal locations at3pm on Sunday 29 April to pray for our nations (Scotland, Wales, andEngland) using the traditional form of prayer known as “The Rosary”. There will also be some music. This is open to everyone. Prayers will be taking place at the same time at well over 100 […]

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Soldiers and Sailors of the’45

Dunbar’s 18th Century battery fort comes to life as the military moves back in for a day of living history displays. It is 1745 and the Jacobite threat looms large. Dunbar harbour bustles with activity as the British army of Sir John Cope disembarks, anxious to meet with the enemy in the coming days. – […]

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Open Doors Day at Dunbar Harbour

McArthur’s Store, or Spott’s Girnell (granary) as it was first known, was first recorded in 1658 located on a spur of rock within the eastern harbour of Dunbar that had been established a few years earlier under Oliver Cromwell. Early charters described the property as the “white herring house with girnell” with its close, yards, […]

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