Hops in the Garden

Saturday 15 September 2018, 4.00pm-midnight

Archerfield Walled Garden
Archerfield Estate, Dirleton, East Lothian

East Lothian's fabulous music and food festival for Leuchie House, Hops in the Garden, is back for a third year, featuring all kinds of live music, fantastic food traders, great bars and an exciting new silent disco experience!

Bring your friends or bring the family and enjoy a chilled out day that everyone will love. Mixing both national and local talent, there's something to suit everbody on the live music line-up including African, 1960s rock & roll, soul, and Scottish, plus a special star guest appearance by music legend, Fish. 

See below for details of our free bus service. Doors open at 3.30pm.

Book your tickets

Adult tickets are £10 in advance or £15 on the door. Under 18s are free.  

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  • A special star guest appearance by Fish
  • The Prov Johnstone Band and Friends
  • The Retrophones
  • Cynthia Gentle and African Dance Music
  • The North Berwick Pipe Band
  • Eric Wales, Chris Thomson and the Knox Family Singers
  • The Retro Kids Dancers
  • DJ set from 10.30-midnight

Food and drink

You'll be spoiled for choice on the food and drink front too with a fantastic selection of food traders and bars for all your dining needs throughout the day.

Confirmed so far: 

  • Knight's Kitchen
  • Big Blu Pizza
  • Shrimp Wreck
  • Archerfield Walled Garden's ice cream bike
  • Thistly Cross Cider
  • Knops Beer
  • Poco Prosecco
  • Archerfield Walled Garden Bar

(Most stalls are cash-only so remember to bring some cash with you!)

You can also book dinner at Archerfield Walled Garden by phoning 01620 388588.

NEW FOR 2018: Silent Disco comes to East Lothian!

For the very first time in East Lothian, be part of the silent disco phenomenon that has swept the country! Amazingly fun and that little bit unusual, book on to one of our 40-minute guided silent disco tours.You'll don a hi-tech headset and bust some funky new moves while singing your heart out as our silent disco supremo leads you on a roaming rhythmic adventure along the willow walk and the fairy trail on the Archerfield Estate. An unforgettable silent experience! Only £5 per person. Ages 8+.

Thank you to our sponsors  



Getting to Archerfield Walled Garden

Only 25 minutes from Edinburgh by car, you'll find lots of free parking, including disabled parking, on site. 

There'll be a free bus to Edinburgh and one to North Berwick at the end of the evening. If you'd like to use this, please email us to book in advance.

East Coast Buses run regular buses to and from Edinburgh which pass the Archerfield Estate. Check out their timetables at www.eastcoastbuses.co.uk.
A short taxi journey (best to book in advance) will take you to North Berwick train station where trains run regularly between North Berwick and Edinburgh.

  • Call us to find out more 01620 892 864