Badminton Scotland, the game's governing body, is keen to recruit players to broaden its base. "Badminton can offer a source of social pleasure as much as a competitive challenge and is a sport that can be played right up until your 60s," says Badminton Scotland's chief executive, Anne Smillie.
More than 600 East Lothian children were given a taster of the sport during the four-day Bank of Scotland Play Badminton Carnival at Meadowmill Sports Centre in Tranent.
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