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.
Saturday 17th August, 12:00 noon: A Colloquium on The Bride of Lammermoor a discussion with Prof. Peter Garside and Eileen Dunlop. Tickets £15 each (including refreshment and sandwiches)
Thursday 19th September, 7:00pm: Scott: Our Convivial Host a talk by Donald Smith. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés)
Saturday 21st September, 12:00 noon. Dryburgh Abbey: Laying of a Wreath at Sir Walter Scott's grave by our former Chairman, Alasdair Hutton. Admission to the Abbey grounds £6.00 / £4.80 concession / FREE for Historic Scotland or English Heritage Members. Please buy your ticket at the venue on the day, or in advance from the Historic Environment Scotland website.
Thursday 17th October, 5:15pm: Adam Smith, Henry Dundas, and the Legal Education of Walter Scott: The Background to the Novels? a Joint Lecture with the Edinburgh University English Department by Professor John W. Cairns. Free Ticket (This is a change to the previously advertised programme)
Thursday 7th November, 7:00pm: Scotland’s Hidden Treasure: The remarkable story of the oldest Royal Regalia in Britain a talk by Kathy Crawford Hay. Tickets £15 each (incl. wine & canapés)
Details of the Programme for January - July 2020 will be sent to members early next year.
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)