Departs from outside Dunbar Swimming Pool, 12 noon
Meet from 11.30am onwards. New route this year – join the Community Parade from the Swimming pool to Bleachingfield park led by the Dunbar Royal British Legion Pipe Band. All ages and everyone welcome!
Civic Queen Crowning Ceremony
Bleachingfield Park, 12.30pm approximately
Teagan Daley will be crowned this year’s Civic Queen by the former Queen, Annie-Rose Dickson. The 2019 Royal Court are: Queen’s Consort – Kai Lavery, Queen’s Attendants – Isla McLaughlin and Abby Cowan, Pageboys – Kaelan McLaren and Lukas Dulieba, Flower girls – Eden Francis and Anya MacIver. Mrs Pippa Swan, Chair, Dunbar Community Council will lead the Ceremony.
Fun Day at Bleachingfield Park, 1-4pm
Free entry, donations welcome.
The newly crowned Civic Week Queen will open the afternoon Fun Day. There will be dancing displays, a showcase of musical talent from Dunbar Grammar School and ELjam (East Lothian Youth Music Forum), face painters, glitter tattoo artists, balloon modeller, sports activities including a surf skate session, table tennis, giant outdoor games, beat the goalie, basketball, pony rides, photobooth, food stalls, community groups, stallholders, crafts, storyteller, Dunbar on Air radio station
and lots more.
Festival of Football, Hallhill Sports Centre, Kellie Road, 9am-4pm
Come and watch the annual end of season tournament for the Dunbar United Colts FC teams. All welcome, free.
Biking the Bounds. 10.30am. Start and finish at Bleachingfield Centre
A leisurely family ride around the boundary of Dunbar and West Barns with Dunbar Cycling Group. Around 11kms, 1.25 hours. Contact: Mark James 07914 602123.
Victorian Portrait Studio, McArthur’s Stores, Victoria Street, 12pm–5pm
An informal and engaging ‘wet plate collodion’ Victorian photography portrait session with local artist Alastair Cook. Drop in on the 15th, 16th, 21st and 23rd June and have your portrait made or have a looksee at how it used to be done! Free, donations welcome and will go to Dunbar Harbour Trust.
“Arresting and nostalgic, contemplative and intriguing Cook’s portraits create their own atmosphere and intrigue.’ Giles Sutherland, The Times
Listening Bench, in front of Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, High Street, 1pm-4pm
Fancy a chat? We’ll listen. Run by Dunbar Parish Church and St Anne’s Episcopal Church.
‘The Three Craws an the mysterious licht at Sunny Dunbar’, Dunbar Battery, Dunbar Harbour, 4.30-5.15pm
The Three Craws discuss light and the strange things that can happen with it. They fly from their roost on Edinburgh Castle wall to Dunbar to investigate why it is called Sunny Dunny. They are fascinated by the town, discover different forms of light and get a shock at the castle dungeon! A wee play with a chance to singalong with the Craws, followed by storytelling and a few Scottish songs. Come fly with us! Free, donations welcome.
Dunbar Archery Club – Come and try session, Dunbar Parish Church Hall, Abbeylands, High Street, 7-9 pm, free.