Every element of your event is carefully crafted to ensure you have nothing to worry about. The more you plan, the more you can enjoy the day itself and when it comes to the menu, there’s no use spending hours planning your main course and styling your starter if the dessert is going to let you down. Continue reading
In June 28th 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austro-Hungarian Empire was shot dead in Sarajevo and this signalled, although indirectly, the beginning of World War One. 2014 marks the 100 year centenary of The Great War and as a club setup to honour the fallen The Royal Scots Club simply had to ensure our heroes were remembered on this important occasion. Continue reading
When choosing the venue for a business meeting there are a wide range of different options available. Many people simply pick the nearest hotel conference facilities to their office or choose a hotel in the centre of town – but there are many more and in our opinion, better options available.
The Royal Scots Club offers exquisite business meeting and conference facilities to allow for a range of different companies and businesses to enjoy their events. There are many benefits of choosing a club over a hotel for your corporate business meeting. Here is a closer look at the top reasons why choosing a club is a great decision. Continue reading
Visiting Edinburgh for the music scene is completely understandable. For jazz and blues fans there is famous Jazz & Blues Festival in July but there are venues across the city to keep fans satisfied for the rest of the year. The joy of such a cosmopolitan city is that there’s something for everyone and jazz and blues fans won’t feel left out. Below is a closer look at some of the best jazz and blues venues Edinburgh has to offer. Continue reading
Scotland’s biggest film festival, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, is only a few weeks ago so this is the perfect time to take a look at the rich history Scotland has in the world of film. The Scottish film industry is much bigger than anybody would expect and it’s a fascinating choice for different on-location shoots and big blockbusting films. Continue reading
Although the UK is used to the traditional church wedding there are many alternatives which have been practiced for centuries in other cultures. There are many different faith ceremonies and rituals from different cultures which have been enjoyed for centuries and a wedding venue like the Royal Scots Club is perfectly poised for different types of celebration. Below we’re looking at some religious and cultural celebrations from around the world. Continue reading
In the Victorian age The Language of Flowers was akin to a bible for many young lovers. It gave people a sign of the meanings of different types of flowers and what they could mean when handed over to a significant lover, a future spouse or fiancé. If you want your wedding flowers to have a symbolic meaning then harking back to older times may give you a truly beautiful bloom which also has a powerful personal meaning to you and your soon-to-be spouse.
There are descendants of Scots in almost every country of the globe. Finding you’ve got a Scottish blood in your veins is becoming more and more common and family history and genealogy continue to be popular past times. If you’re looking to discover more the Scottish ancestors in your family keep our tips in mind. Continue reading
The Royal Scots Club has been around for over 90 years but this is our very first blog post. Founded in 1919 our Club has been held as a memorial to the fallen soldiers of the First World War for its entire existence and benefits from sitting on one of Edinburgh’s finest Georgian streets. Combining homely comfort with country house chart the Royal Scots Club offers an ideal environment for events, conferences and of course overnight stays as a hotel. Here we’re going to introduce you to our Club and where it all began. Continue reading