Our heritage recorded in a visual artwork
Evelyn Martin can remember the fisher wives from the Angus coast selling their fish from baskets that they carried both on their arms and on their backs. Acrylic.
East Haven 800 commemorative bench. 'Rest a while in this Special Place', East Haven 1214 - 2014. Marjory Smart, Carnoustie. Acrylic.
The East Haven to Arbroath coastal path. One of the most beautiful stretches of Cycle Route N0 1. Also features Wendy Murray on her electric bike! Lynn Baker, Lancashire. Mixed Media
'Lobster Creel'. Lobsters were taken to London by train from the littel station in East Haven to be sold in top restaurants. Sheila McCluskie, Carnoustie. Mixed media
The anchor is not only a link to our important maritime heritage but also to our family connection to the Royal Navy. The star represents the family home in East Haven, Estrella, which in Spanish means, Star. Sandra Wright. East Haven. Embroidery
East Haven's rook pools are famous for the crabs that lurk beneath. Lynn Baker, Lancashire. Embellished fabric and stitch.
'East Haven, a place where children can have fun on the beach looking amongst the rock pools for all kinds of sea-life'. Sandra Wright. East Haven. Mixed Media.
'Lobsters, an important source of fishing in East Haven over the centuries. Andree Ritchie, Barry. Acrylic.
'Take a walk up the coastal path towards Arbroath and enjoy looking at the pigs on Hatton farm. Maggie McGill, Carnoustie. Acrylic
'East haven has a 'site of special scientific interest' (SSSI) managed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) Wendy murray, East Haven. Felt
This is where the story of East Haven began in 1214. A picture of the Abbey painted by one of the children of Coupar Angus Primary School has been superimposed onto the panel. The Town Crest has been sewn on below.
'Dundee Arbroath Railway and East haven Railway station which was opened in 1838. Evelyn Christison, Carnoustie.
We invite you to sit back and enjoy our gallery which features all 125 panels of heritage bunting. Each panel tells it's own story but together they tell the whole story of East Haven from 1214 right through to the present day.
To see who created each piece and read the descriptor hover the mouse over each panel below.
This is what some people said about the bunting at our Maritime and Heritage Exhibition in April.
The heritage bunting is simply stunning - M MacLellan, Glasgow
Must open the eyes of others to the value of a community project helping bind neighbours together and to raise the profile of stitchery and fabric to the wider public - A Paget, West Haven
A magical fantastic exhibition - the bunting is wonderful - D. Stewart, Kirriemuir.
Lots of lovely handiwork gone into the bunting, D Davidson, Broughty Ferry.
Very impressed with the bunting, M Keirs, Carnoustie.