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]
Details on how to attend the meetings are sent to Club members. Non-members can watch recordings the day afterwards via the past events page.
Saturday 13 August, 12pm, Edinburgh: Colloquium on Peveril of the Peak with Prof. Alison Lumsden and Prof. Catherine Jones. Tickets: £15 each (includes tea, coffee, and light lunch).
Monday 15 August, 3.45pm for 4pm, Abbey Strand, Edinburgh: Visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Tickets: £16.65 each (includes tea and coffee, plus a year’s entry to the Palace)
Wednesday 17 August, 7pm for 7.30pm, Edinburgh: Joint Dinner to Celebrate George IV’s Visit. ***SOLD OUT!***
Thursday 22 September, 7pm, Edinburgh: ‘Marking 200 Years Since George IV’s Visit to Edinburgh’ a lecture by Emma Thompson. Tickets: £15 each (includes wine and canapés).
Thursday 13 October, 5.15pm, The Advocates’ Library, Edinburgh: Joint Annual Lecture, a lecture with Prof. Susan Oliver. Tickets: free of charge (must be shown to security)
Thursday 17 November, 7pm, Edinburgh: ‘The Greek Blockhead: Sir Walter Scott, Greek, Greece and the Greeks’ a lecture by Dr Iain Gordon Brown. Tickets: £15 each (includes wine and canapés).
Video recordings will also be made available online the next day.