The Annual Dinner of the Club is held in May each year at which the President delivers a toast to the memory of Sir Walter.
Among other meetings there is a Joint Lecture with the University of Edinburgh English Dept where we award our [Scottish Literary Studies Medal]
Advance pre-booking preferred but for last minute tickets call the Treasurer.
Thursday 5th March, 7:00pm: A Very Curious Collection: The Abbotsford Book of Deeds a talk by Dr. Margaret Connolly. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés)
Thursday 9th April, 7:00pm: The Financial Ruin of Sir Walter Scott – and how he got out of it a talk by Ray Perman. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés)
Thursday 7th May, 6:30pm: 111th Annual Dinner with Prof. Murray Pittock our President, who will propose the toast to The Memory of Sir Walter. Tickets £70 including wine or £60 without. (The dress code is Dinner Jacket.)
Thursday 4th June, (AGM 7:00pm) 7:30pm: The Waverley Phenomenon and Material Imagination a talk by Lillian Elliot. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés)
Date for your Diary: Saturday 15th August: Lunchtime Colloquium on ‘Ivanhoe’ with Prof. David Purdie and Kirsty Archer-Thompson
The venue information is only available to Club members.
Try Before You Buy:
If you are not a member and would like to attend one of our regular lectures* in Edinburgh as our guest please phone the Treasurer or email: hontreas (at) walterscottclub.org.uk
(*excludes the Annual Dinner).
We are happy for you to come along to one meeting for free to see if you like the Club before offically joining.
(Or alternatively please Join the Club and we will send you an Application Form for you to order multiple tickets)