Welcome to the Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council
website which gives details of activites carried out through the
year, previous and future projects in and around Musselburgh.
All over the country on Thursday 2nd June 2022, Town Criers are being invited to undertake a Proclamation at 2pm announcing the lighting of the beacons later the same evening. At 9.35pm pipers from across the UK and the Commonwealth (individual pipers and pipe bands) are being asked to play 'Diu Regnare'. This will be followed by 'Song for the Commonwealth' (both pieces especially written to mark the occasion) which will be sung by choirs throughout the UK and the Commonwealth at exactly 9.45pm local time to coincide with the lighting of the beacons filling the world with the sound of music and song in celebration of this special moment in The Queen’s life.
To mark this very special occasion, Musselburgh & Inveresk Community Council are organising the lighting of a beacon on the beach near Fisherrow Links on Thursday 2nd June 2022.
At 9.35pm, Musselburgh & Penicuik Boys’ Brigade pipe band will play 'Diu Regnare'. This will be followed at 9.40pm by a bugle call entitled ‘Majesty’.
At 9.45pm, the Clark Community Choir will sing 'Song for the Commonwealth' as the Deputy Lord Lieutenant for East Lothian, Iain Clark lights the beacon to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Anniversary year.
To tie in with these celebrations, we have arranged to hold our annual Children's Gala on Fisherrow Links on Saturday 4th June from 12noon until 4pm.
Tickets for this event will be available soon from the Brunton Box Office at a cost of £1.50.
Any person(s) / groups wishing to take part in the Gala should contact us at or via our Facebook page for more information.
We look at our town and try to identify projects which will enhance it and make it a more pleasant place to live in and visit. From new seats and picnic benches, safety railings at the Esk, maintaining our local monuments and lighting our historic buildings, the volunteers on the Community Council work hard to bring these improvements to you and the Town.
Concerts and Events
Every Year the Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council host regular events and concerts from the Citizen of the Year to the Torch Light Parade. We also work hard to bring you the best new and existing talent that the area has to offer. Concerts take place at the Brunton Theatre, Fisherrow Harbour and Loretto School. There is a wide variety within the repertoire and as such something for everyone. Look out in the local press and for posters around town for details of this years shows. You can also find further information here on the website.
Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council funded and chose the iconic gateway sculptures sited at Levenhall and Newhailes roundabouts.