Festival of sport in Midlothian

Sports clubs across Midlothian are gearing up for this year’s East of Scotland Festival of Sport, which takes place from September 1 to 14.

The festival is organised by local authorities in partnership with local sports clubs and sportscotland.

This year’s festival sees a wide range of Midlothian clubs offering special events, coaching sessions, open days and other activities.

With everything from karate to tennis, and boxing to trampolining on offer, there promises to be something to satisfy all sporting interests.

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