Creative East Lothian

A directory of Artists and Designers within East lothian

#for the love of it

Did you see the #craftbomb at North Berwick Harbour? 

What’s it all about?

Creative East Lothian with the help of June Douglas Hamilton (part of NB Knit Club) has worked with community groups across North Berwick to make this celebration of craft happen! The generations have come together from toddlers to great grannies to create this explosion of knitting, crochet and colour.All materials are recycled, repurposed or locally sourced.

Groups involved:

NB Playgroup

NB Brownies

Stepping Out 

Creative East Lothian

Knit Club NB

Thanks to:

Norma Hamilton

Ross Harbison – Harbour Master

North Berwick Harbour Trust

East Lothian Yacht Club

Feeling inspired? 

Get making! Below are places you can locally buy crafty bits, join crafty groups and support local talent! – Click the images to go to their pages… 

Buy local crafty bits:


Join in: Knit club- Meet every Tuesday 17.30 in the Auld Hoose, Forth Street, North Berwick

Knit, nosh and natter –

This course is offered on two different dates. Choose from: Wednesday 21 May, 10am – 3pm or Monday 26 May (bank holiday), 10am – 3pm

Venue: The Waterside Bistro, 1-5 Waterside, Haddington, EH41 4AT –

Art Root workshops

Just feel like knitting? Pop in to SteamPunk Cafe and add to the communal scarf…

Support local talent by attending our fairs – Dates below… more to come including a Pop-Up at the Harbour, North Berwick.

artisan fairA4 back

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About Lucy Robertson

Lucy is a textile designer currently doing a PhD in Sonic Textiles at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee. Lucy also did her undergraduate degree at DJCAD, her final honors collection can be viewed at In between her undergraduate and PhD Lucy worked as a science communicator, artist in residence and enterprise executive. Find out more here:

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