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]
(*Postponed until September due to Covid-19)
Details on how to join our online meetings via Zoom has be sent to Club members. Non-members will be able to watch the recording the day afterwards via the past events page.
Thursday 8th April, 7pm-8pm (via Zoom*) The Financial Ruin of Sir Walter Scott – and How He Got Out of It an online talk with Ray Perman.
Thursday 6th May, 7:00pm-7:30pm (via Zoom*) Online Toast to Sir Walter a talk by Paul Wedgwood on how he devised a Scott-themed three-course menu [You can order it directly from www.wedgwoodtherestaurant.co.uk in advance of the event] This will be followed by an Toast to Sir Walter from our Chairman Prof. Sir Iain Torrance
Thursday 3rd June, [7:00pm AGM] 7:15pm-8:15pm (via Zoom*) Frolics in the Face of Europe: Sir Walter Scott, Continental Travel and the Tradition of the Grand Tour an online talk with Dr Iain Gordon Brown
[*IMPORTANT: Please contact the Hon.Treasurer to obtain the links and passwords for Zoom events. Video recordings will also be made available online the next day]
Dates for your diary: (available for booking from July)
Saturday 21st August, 12:00pm-1:00pm (via Zoom) Colloquium on Kenilworth an online talk with J.H. Alexander and Lee A. Simpson
Thursday 2nd September, 6:30pm: 111th Annual Dinner with Prof. Sir Tom Devine, our 2020/21 President, will propose the toast to The Memory of Sir Walter. Prof. Murray Pittock with preside.
If you have booked a ticket for an event that was cancelled, then please keep your tickets as a credit note to redeem against a future event or contact the Hon. Treasurer for a refund.