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CLUB MEETINGS

All meetings are open to members & their guests.

 

The eight main Club meetings for the 2018-2019 session are shown on the right.

 

Please RSVP by email (click the name) or by telephone as shown on your club card.

 



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2018-2019

1. GUIDED TOUR OF RIDDLES COURT

Thursday 27th September 2018 2.30-4.00 pm

Tour conducted by Russell Clegg, Education Officer at Riddles Court, of this recently refurbished A-listed merchant's house on the Royal Mile. Cost £8.00 pp (concessionary rate), payable on the day. Group limited to 18.

RSVP by 20th September 2018 to
Margaret Williams.


2. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF QUEENSBERRY HOUSE - Club Flat

Monday 8th October 2018 at 2.30 pm

Lecture by Jenny Calcott, member of the last family actually to live in this historic building. Tea with home baking will follow her talk.


3. PLAYFAIR LIBRARY LUNCH PARTY

Thursday 8th November 2018 12.30 pm
in the Playfair Library, Old College.

Informal cold buffet lunch for members and their guests. Members are urged to bring along potential new members.

RSVP by Monday 29th October 2018 to
Janet Lowe.


4. SINTERKLAAS CELEBRATION

Thursday 6th December 2018
4.00-6.00pm
in the Club Flat, 18 Buccleuch Place.

Drop in for an informal pre-Christmas get-together over seasonal snacks and drinks. Members, their spouses, partners and guests all welcome!


5. PRIVATE GIVING, PUBLIC GOOD - Club Flat

Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 2.30 pm

Lecture by Jean Grier, joint-author with Mary Bownes of Private Giving, Public Good: The Impact of Philanthropy at the University of Edinburgh (2014). Talk to be followed by tea with home baking.


6. RAEBURN RECEPTION

Wednesday 6th February 2019
6.30-8.00pm
in the Raeburn Room, Old College.

An opportunity for members, their spouses, partners and guests to meet and chat over drinks and canapés.

RSVP by Monday 28th January 2019 to
Janet Lowe.


7. MAPS COLLECTION – NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND

Wednesday 27th March 2019 2.00-3.30 pm

Free tour of this amazing resource. A chance to view some remarkable old maps of Scotland and Edinburgh. Group-size limited to 15.
Meet outside the NLS annexe at 159, Causewayside just before 2.00 pm. .

RSVP by 20th March 2019 to
to to Lesley Cumming


8. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday 24th April 2019
2.30 pm
at the Club Flat, 18 Buccleuch Place.

Business meeting to be followed by a short presentation of general interest by a member of the club and then tea with home baking.


9. DAY OUTING BY TRAIN TO DUNDEE

Thursday 30th May 2019
12.00 pm

AAn informal, end-of-session event. A chance to visit the new V and A and/or Dundee's other main cultural attractions (e.g. RSS Discovery) and to relax over a light lunch. Departure time etc to be announced later. .

RSVP by 23rd May 2019 to Margaret Williams for further information.


 

 

 
 

Lauriston Castle
10th September 2015

Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile
25th September 2014

Raeburn Reception
5th February 2014

(i)Terracotta Warriors in the Old Quad (ii) Club members and guests (iii) Invited guests from the International Group.
UEWCphotos by Peredur Williams

 

Playfair Library Lunch Party
7th November 2013

Club members at the Playfair Library lunch

 

Visit to Stobo Water Garden
5th June 2013

Photos by Marian Shepherd


 

Visit To Jupiter Artland
25th May 2012

Composite memories


 

The Wine and Cheese Party on 2nd February 2011

Photos by Pamela Currie

Wine & Cheese Party

Wine & Cheese Party

The Committee

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