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]

Forthcoming Programme 

Details on how to attend the meetings are sent to Club members mid-January and mid-July. Non-members can watch recordings the day afterwards via the past events page.. or come along as a guest -- details as the bottom of this page. 

Thursday 14th March, 7.00 pm: ‘Sir Walter Scott, Stage Manager: George IV’s Visit to Edinburgh.’ a talk by Emma Stead. Tickets £20 each (including wine and canapés)

Thursday 11th April, 7:00 pm: ‘Reimagining Scott’ by Greg Moodie. Tickets £20 each (including wine and canapés)

Thursday 9th May, 6.30 pm: 114th Annual Dinner, Prof. Penny Fielding our President will give the Toast to Sir Walter. Tickets £80 each (including wine) or £60 (without wine).

Thursday 6th June, 7:00 pm: ‘Sir Walter Scott, the greatest of them all.’ By Eric Milligan. Tickets £20 each (incl. wine & canapés)

Video recordings will also be made available online the next day.

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 and external trips). 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)