The John Muir Totem Poles

Carved in 2008 by teenagers from East Lothian Inclusion Service under the guidance of Kenny Grieve, Tom Ewing and Andrew Crummy.   

The red cedar was a gift from Chemainus, Canada's 'mural town'.

The figures represent various aspects of local life, culture & history.  How many can you spot?
The Gate & Railings
The stone wall separating the park from Prestongrange Road was lowered in 2012 and custom railings installed, allowing passers-by to see into the park.  
The railings and panels were made by Ratho Byres Forge and funded by East Lothian Council's Civic Pride Fund.
One panel features the biodiversity that we hope for the park and the other shows the changing seasons.  

A matching gate was installed in 2013

Ceramic Tiles

The ceramic tiles were designed by P6 students of Prestonpans Primary School working with Avesha deWolfe.

The artwork is a celebration of the school's 40th anniversary in 2013 and tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Cuthill Garden Mural

The collaborative mural was painted in 2010 as part of The Big Draw. 
Lowe's Market Garden Mural

Tom Ewing's mural commemorates the family-owned market garden business which thrived in East Loan.  

During the WWII, Lowe's experimented in underground heating to grow early vegetables.

Witches Trial Mural

This mural, completed in 2005 by Tom Ewing, with Lottery funding, depicts the trial of the Prestonpans witches held at the Tolbooth in Edinburgh. 

Here you see Agnes Sampson – the accused, King James VI ruling over the proceedings and John Fian, a man accused of witchcraft

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