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Peeps into the Past – Ceilidh – Corn Exchange – Haddington 2013.

Uncategorised Posted on Sun, October 18, 2020 13:57:29
Haddington Pipe Band.

Published by Irene Higgenbotham 18th October 2020



Peeps into the Past –

Uncategorised Posted on Sat, October 03, 2020 14:11:49

Visitors from Aubigny visit Colstoun House – near Haddington – with wonderful hospitality given by the Broun-Lindsay family.

Colstoun House from rear.

Irene Higgenbotham 2020



Full copy of Minutes Zoom Meeting 16th September 2020 can be found in Agendas & Minutes section of Website.

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, September 21, 2020 13:13:35


Haddington Twinning hold first virtual Committee Meeting on ZOOM – 16th September 2020

Uncategorised Posted on Thu, September 17, 2020 09:16:08
also present was Treasurer – Andrew Wilson [ not in photo ]

A very successful meeting and Minutes to come soon…… IH.


50th Anniversary Celebrations at La Place d’Aubigny – Court St. – Haddington.

Uncategorised Posted on Fri, September 11, 2020 13:40:22

Haddington Twinning is now celebrating its 55th Anniversary in Twinning with Aubigny-sur-Nere – so today we return 5 years to the installing of Place d’Aubigny outside the Corn Exchange….. and afterwards with Reception in East Lothian Council Buildings with Buffet and Presentation of Gifts.

Vive le Jumelage cake !
President Madame C. Morrice – Madame Laurence Renier [ Mayor of Aubigny ] Provost Ludovic Broun-Lindsay – President Haddington Twinning – Mr. Frank Elliott.
Some Committee HTA and other onlookers.
Reception Buffet
Presentation of Gifts……

Photographs Irene Higgenbotham 2015.



50th Anniversary 1965 – 2015.

Uncategorised Posted on Sat, August 22, 2020 17:03:45

This Indian Bean tree matches trees growing in Aubigny.

It was planted by Blooming Haddington to mark the 50th Anniversary of Twinning between Haddington and Aubigny-sur-Nere.

1965- 2015. Vive le Jumelage.

The Bean tree as it is today in Station Road – Haddington.
Quite a crowd gathered early morning to see the “Planting of tree “.
The Speeches – also present were representatives from Blooming Haddington.
President Haddington Twinning – Mr. Frank Elliott – Mayor of Aubigny Laurence Renier – President of Jumelage Aubigny.
Monsieur Jean-Charles Garnon – Jumelage Aubigny doing the needful.
Young people from Haddington & Aubigny help with the Planting.
Perhaps its time for a rest – Madame Morrice & Monsieur Raymond
All present and correct !
Job well done.
Haddington Pipe Band – Pipe Major Mr. David Leckie.
3 girls from Haddington Twinning – June – Irene – Elaine. enjoying the moment.
Recent photo of Tree, behind the wall was Haddington’s old railway station. [ no longer in operation ]
Students from Haddington & Aubigny + Monsieur Jean- Charles Garnon.
Joe Forte- representative from Blooming Haddington…….. + Mr. Frank Elliott- President .
Enjoying the morning sunshine.

Photographs- Irene Higgenbotham – 20th August 2020.



Peeps into the Past – Knox Academy School trip to Aubigny 1991?

Uncategorised Posted on Fri, August 14, 2020 15:32:02
Paris on journey home.

All photographs from the Higgenbotham Collection. 1991



Peeps into the Past – Haddington Twinning celebrates 50 years with Aubigny- sur-Nere.

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, August 03, 2020 11:13:41
At Salles des Fetes 2015

Mayor Laurence Renier – Mr. Bill Bradford – Mr. Frank Elliott , President Haddington Twinning. Presentation of Key !

I’m proud to say I had a part in making this Pipe Banner. IH.

Hope you have enjoyed looking back at our Celebrations. With thanks to Mr. Christian Couture for photos of the event. July 2015 IH.



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