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12th Jun: 1SCOTS commanding officer gives unique insight into Afghan operations

This month we are hosting a unique presentation by the commanding officer of 1SCOTS. The event will give an insight into the regiment’s recent time in Aghanistan and the role of the Army in the conflict.Lt Col Ben Wrench will talk about the time 1SCOTS spent working alongside the Afghan National Army to prepare it for taking control and responsibility for the security... Read More


31st Mar: Easter Sunday Lunch

Join us for a special Easter Sunday Lunch on 31 March.To book, please call Janet on 0131 556 4270 or email membership@royalscotsclub.com.MENU    Cream of spring onion & chive soup Smoked chicken & pancetta with plum tomato, red onion & basil Char-grilled mango & pineapple with pomegranate & kiwi syrup (V) Blue cheese & Crowdie paté... Read More


11th Mar: Speaker's Lunches: Donald Smith

Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, takes his turn as guest speaker on Monday 18 March. He has published both poetry and prose and will be speaking about his latest book, Arthur’s Seat – Exploring the History and Folklore of Edinburgh’s Mountain-within-a-City.Next month's speaker will be Right Rev Dr John Armes, the Bishop of... Read More


4th Feb: A Lunch, a Laugh and a Lecture

Tourism, storytelling and religion will be on the menu at The Royal Scots Club this spring as we launch our 2013 Edinburgh Leaders Speaker Lunches. The monthly lunches are open to all, including non members, and the first in the season will be delivered on Monday 18 February by Bob Downie, Chief Executive of The Royal Yacht Britannia. Vice Chair of the Scottish Tourism... Read More


1st Feb: RBS 6 Nations 2013 at The Royal Scots Club

Join us in the bar for all the action from this year's RBS Six Nations. Non members are welcome and lunch will be served in the dining room from 12-2pm. Bar snacks will be available all afternoon so come down and make a day of it. Saturday 2 February Wales vs Ireland: 1330 kick off England vs Scotland: 1600 kick off  Sunday 3 February Italy vs... Read More


3rd Jan: 2013 Winter Lectures: War Graves, Forth Crossing and Propaganda

With continued focus on the role of the military around the world, we have launched our 2013 programme of free winter lectures. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has a unique worldwide role and cares for cemeteries which are the final resting place of millions of servicemen killed in battle. The first lecture of the year will kick-off with a talk that... Read More


11th Dec: In Good Company: What Our Corporate Members Say About Us

One of our regulars, Alistair Murray, chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Scotland, explained why his organisation chose our venue for its annual conference. He said: “The club has all-round appeal with its central location plus elegant and prestigious surroundings. The new facilities, including the Princess Royal Suite, offer us additional space,... Read More


2nd Nov: 90th Anniversary Corporate Membership Offer

To celebrate our 90th anniversary, we are offering one year’s corporate membership for just £90, for a limited 90 day period. The Club is a superb venue for corporate events and meetings and offers a range of modern and flexible spaces; with large rooms which can accommodate up to 200, a host of smaller meeting rooms and 24 luxury bedrooms. There are also... Read More