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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

1st Oct: St Andrew's Dinner to Raise Funds for The Soldiers' Charity

Record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont and rugby legend Andy Irvine will entertain guests and raise money for The Soldiers’ Charity on 30 November at our annual St Andrew’s Night Dinner. The black-tie dinner will be hosted by Austin Lafferty, president of the Law Society of Scotland. This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy an evening of entertainment while... Read More

13th Mar: Charity Fashion Show - Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Following the sell-out success of our event in November, we are delighted to announe that our next Charity Fashion Show event will take place on the Wednesday 2nd May 2012. We are again teaming up with Jenners and House of Fraser, and this time in support of ABF- The Soldiers' Charity. Tickets are priced at £35per person, and the format for the evening will be:6:30pm... Read More