What’s on in Midlothian in August
Discover new hobbies, unique places and support local businesses with our round up of what’s on in Midlothian this August. With something for all ages and interests, there’s lots to discover in Midlothian this month!
Little Buds Summer Party
The Brae Café, Glencorse Centre, 2nd August, 10.30am
Primary aged children and under 5’s can join The Brae Café for their bee themed party this August. Enjoy storytelling, planting pollinators, crafting, get to meet a local beekeeper to learn more about bees and enjoy a honey cake.
Full Moon Dinner
The Secret Herb Garden Café & Bistro, 5th August, 6.30pm
Escape to nature at the beautiful Secret Herb Garden Café & Bistro. Enjoy a magical lunar get together with a delicious 3 course menu, perfectly paired drinks and laidback musical entertainment under August’s rising full moon.
Mini Rugby Summer Camp
Penicuik Rugby Club, 7th – 9th August, 8.30am – 1pm
Penicuik Rugby Club are hosting their Mini Rugby Summer Camp this month offering children from Primary 1 – 7 the chance to keep active this summer. Run by their development officer and coaches, all of whom are experienced in coaching children, they’ll help young players develop their skills, keep fit and have fun during the summer holidays. Plus, they’ll enjoy a tasty breakfast and lunch to stay fuelled for a fun-filled experience.
No previous rugby experience is required and you don’t have to be a member of the Penicuik Rugby Club to take part.
Meadow Open Day
Seilich, Rosemains Steading, 12th August, 11am – 3pm
Visit the stunning wildflower meadow Seilich use to create their unique skincare and herbal teas. Enjoy a tour of the meadow and discover what different wildflowers are used for. Bring along a picnic and a blanket and spend time enjoying the tranquillity of the wildflower meadow before picking your own posy to take home.
National Mining Museum Scotland, 12th August, 10am – 4.15pm
Head to the National Mining Museum Scotland and enjoy a fun family day with lots of Victorian games and crafts. Kids can dress up, make their own peg dolly, take part in Victorian games, play with Victorian toys and craft their own paper miners lamp to take home.
Business Gateway Midlothian & East Lothian Joint Coffee Morning
Queen Margaret University, 18th August, 9am – 11am
After the success of their first joint coffee morning in April, Business Gateway Midlothian and East Lothian are back with another in person business networking event and coffee morning.
Head along to meet the teams, network with like-minded businesses form across Midlothian and East Lothian and hear from specialist speaker, Michelle Brown PR, about the Power of PR for your business.
The Market at Dalkeith Country Park
Dalkeith Country Park, 19th August, 10am – 4pm
The monthly Market at Dalkeith Country Park is back this August with a host of businesses from the local area and across Scotland. Enjoy an array of produce, food, drink, arts & crafts, artisan products, plants and charity stalls and come away with a gift for a loved one, or yourself!
A Passion for Dance
Dalkeith Palace, 26th – 27th August
Dalkeith Palace will host a weekend of music, dance performances and a dance workshop this August. With events taking place across the weekend including a concert on the evening of the 26th August and a country dance workshop on the 27th, celebrate the life of Elizabeth Montague, Duchess of Buccleuch, through dance, music, poetry and costume from the Georgian age.