Future Events

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. 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!***


EVENT CANCELLED ---- 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). --- PLEASE KEEP TICKET FOR WHEN RESCHEDULED. 


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.

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 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)