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.

Forthcoming Programme

Advance pre-booking preferred but for last minute tickets call the Treasurer.

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 7:00pm: The Life of Marguerite Charlotte Charpentier: Disorderly Outsider?’ a talk by Deirdre Shepherd. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés) 

Thursday, 4th April 2019, 7:00pm: Scott’s Writing for the Edinburgh Stage a talk by Gillian Hughes. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés) 

Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 6:30pm: 110th Annual Dinner with Sir Maxwell MacLeod as President. Tickets £50 each (including arrival drink) 

Thursday, 16th May 2019: 7:30pm: Sir Walter Scott's Impressions of Russia a talk by Dairmid Gunn. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés) 

Thursday, 20th June 2019, 7:00pm: Scott and John Gibson Lockhart a talk by Dr.Thomas Richardson. Tickets £15 each (including wine and canapés)

Saturday, 17th August 2019, 12 noon: Colloquium with Eileen Dunlop and Peter Garside on The Bride of Lammermoor. Tickets £tbc each (including tea and sandwiches)

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) 

(*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)