Officially opened on 23 June 1971 by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Funding for the building was a bequest by Mr John D Brunton, son of the founder of Brunton Wireworks. The Theatre was re-launched in 1997 following extensive refurbishment with grants from East Lothian Council, The National Lottery Arts Fund and the European Regional Development Fund. Open Day � Children�s workshops, guided tour with lighting and sound demonstrations, performance by Youth Drama and Dance Groups, talks by Theatre Director and Designer. Free tea and coffee will be served. For a timetable of Open Day Events please call the Brunton Theatre Box Office on 0131 665 2240.