Haddington Festival week attracts the crowds

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There’s still time to enjoy the fun and games during the annual Haddington Festival.

The community event got off to a poignant start on Sunday as the sacrifice of the Cranston family during the First World War was commemorated.

Picture Toby Williams 07920841392. Haddington festival.

Picture Toby Williams 07920841392. Haddington festival.

During the week a range of activities from concerts to pet shows and a duck derby to suit all ages has been taking place.

Local groups have raised money by hosting the festival cafe in the Corn Exchange.

The fancy dress and parade of floats will take place on Saturday, June 7.

Entrants should assemble at Whittingehame Drive at noon for the judging.

A fun day in the Neilson Park at 1pm will feature funfair attractions, fortune telling, stalls, hamburgers, tombolas, bottle stalls, sports hub, ‘Tea’ in the park organised by the Knox Academy Support Group, displays of Irish dancing, Major Mustard’s puppet show, HELP junior one kilometre run and a festival 10km road race.

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