• Apply Now – Beekeeping for Beginners - This course is designed for those interested in starting up as a beekeeper. It would also be of interest to gardeners who would like to contribute to the survival of the bee and those who are interested in the healing properties of hive by products such as pollen, propylis and honey.
  • Preparation for FE – come and join us! - Join us at Newbattle Abbey College to learn new skills and gain confidence to progress with your learning or employment goals in 2018. This course offers a clear route into further study of social sciences and other subject areas. It offers you the chance to develop essential core skills in ICT, literacy and numeracy and to study politics, sociology, psychology, [...]
  • Newbattle celebrates 80th birthday - Ann Southwood was praised for her "outstanding leadership and tenacity in office" by John Swinney as Newbattle Abbey College celebrated its 80th anniversary with a reception at the Scottish Parliament. The event was hosted by Midlothian North and Musselburgh MSP Colin Beattie, who announced that Marian Docherty, current Depute Principal, will replace Ann Southwood when she stands down as Principal [...]
  • Christmas at Newbattle Abbey - Saturday 25th November 2017 11am – 4pm Newbattle Abbey College welcomes you to a lovely occasion for all the family in our beautiful historic building. 40 stalls selling unique, beautiful and delicious gifts – several are new this year. Festive music, song and poetry Gaelic singing Craft and festive activities for children Soup, snacks and mulled wine Traditional Music Session [...]
  • ENCRYPTED NEWBATTLE – poetry, stories, open mic, 25th Oct - An evening of spoken word, poetry and stories in the Crypt at Newbattle Abbey College. All local poets, writers, singers and listeners welcome. Performance slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis- please select a performer ticket when you book. A bar will be available. We are hoping that this might be our first step in the [...]
  • Read Newbattle News, September 2017 - Read all about it: Welcome....and soon farewell; the Annual Awards Ceremony; A tribute to Zigi Sapietis, Gaelic course in Heart of Midlothian; a new chair of the trustees; and cool energy news.
  • Tribute unveiled to sculptor who fled wartime horror in Latvia - TRIBUTE UNVEILED TO SCULPTOR WHO FLED WARTIME HORROR IN LATVIA TO MAKE A LIFE IN SCOTLAND A TRIBUTE to an “extraordinary” sculptor who survived a concentration camp and wartime prison was unveiled today (Friday 1st September) in his adopted home of Midlothian. Zigfrids (Zigi) Sapietis escaped the horrors of war in his native Latvia – including a spell in a [...]
  • Apply now – Gaelic Language Culture and Landscape -
  • Read Newbattle News, June 2017 -
  • Lively debate at Newbattle Hustings - The next council administration in Midlothian could be the most unpopular ever as a result of the funding cuts it will have to make, a hustings event at Newbattle heard. Derek Milligan, a former Labour leader of the local authority, said the new ruling group would need to make savings of at least £4 million and up to £8 million [...]