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 attend the meetings are sent to Club members. Non-members can watch recordings the day afterwards via the past events page.
Saturday, 21st August, 12 noon, The New Club, Edinburgh and online: A Colloquium on Kenilworth a discussion with J.H. Alexander and Lee A. Simpson. Tickets: in-person £15 each (includes sandwiches and refreshments).
Thursday, 2nd September, 7pm, The New Club, Edinburgh: 111th Annual Dinner, with Prof. Sir Tom Devine and Prof. Murray Pittock. Tickets: £70 each with wine; £60 each without wine.
Thursday, 23rd September, 7pm, The New Club, Edinburgh and online: Macpherson, Burns and Scott: Driving Visual Art a talk by Prof. Murdo Macdonald. Tickets: in-person £15 each (includes wine and canapés)
Thursday, 14th October, 5.15pm, The Advocates’ Library, Edinburgh and online: "The Sinuosities of the Ground": Sir Walter Scott, Borders, Fiction, and Landscape a talk by Dr David Stewart. Free of charge. (ticket required for security)
Thursday 18th November, 7pm, The New Club, Edinburgh and online: Building a New Past, Bequeathing a Future: Walter Scott and the Baronial a talk by Prof. Aonghus Mackechnie. Tickets: in-person £15 each (includes wine and canapés)
Video recordings will also be made available online the next day
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.