Parliamentarians help celebrate 300 years of Belhaven brewery

The county’s MSP and MP are helping to acknowledge and celebrate Belhaven Brewery’s 300th anniversary at their respective parliaments.

Iain Gray MSP is hosting a reception at Holyrood on 26th February to give MSPs an opportunity to join in with the Dunbar brewery’s anniversary celebrations, which will take place throughout 2019.

Meanwhile, Martin Whitfield MP has marked the anniversary with a parliamentary Early Day Motion (EDM) at Westminster setting out the site’s history and welcoming 300 years of brewing innovation at Belhaven.

Iain Gray MSP said:

“Belhaven Brewery is an important local employer as well as an internationally-renowned brand. The brewery’s 300th anniversary is a significant milestone and I’m very happy to be hosting a parliamentary reception on behalf of Belhaven to join the celebrations.”

Martin Whitfield MP said:

“Belhaven is Scotland’s oldest working brewery and one of its most iconic and recognisable brands. 300 years of continuous brewing is a major achievement and I’m pleased to be able to celebrate it with this EDM in Parliament.”