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Betwixt & New Years Menus

14/12/2020

December is here, the decorations are up, and the turkey is roasting. It has been tough year, but we really can see the light at the end of the tunnel now and the festive cheer has us feeling very optimistic about 2021. Edinburgh is currently in protection level 3. This means that although there are […]

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COFFEE & CAKE

24/11/2020

COFFEE & CAKE We are delighted to be offering tea, coffee, pastries, cake or mince pies in the lounge and library from 10am-4.30pm Monday – Saturday. Drop ins are always welcome but to guarantee a spot I would recommend you pre-book by phone or email on 0131 525 6156 or events@royalscotsclub.com.

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It’s Coming….

05/11/2020

Christmas 2020   It will certainly be a very different Christmas for many this year, but we will be here to help you celebrate with loved ones safely in the run up to it.  We will be offering festive lunches in our Dining room from Monday 30th November until Monday 23rd December between 12 noon […]

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The Remembrance Poppy

The Remembrance Poppy The remembrance poppy has become the defining symbol of reverence for the millions of soldiers who lost their lives in conflict. In the present day the ‘poppy appeal’, organised by The Royal British Legion, takes place in the weeks leading up to Remembrance Sunday, which occurs on the Sunday nearest to Armistice […]

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Member Get Member Scheme

Introduce a member and you both benefit! Here’s how the RSC member get member scheme works: Each time you introduce a new member we are offering you both a reward. The new member gets 50% off the cost of the joining fee and you receive a bottle of champagne. The offer is available when the […]

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The Battle of Trafalgar

23/07/2019

The Battle of Trafalgar was to witness both the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte’s plans to invade Britain, and the death of Admiral Lord Nelson. It was never going to be any ordinary battle, and quickly acquired a heightened, almost magical, reality. During the engagement at Trafalgar, on 21 October 1805, the Royal Navy annihilated the […]

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Free Coffee Mornings with Speakers

New for Autumn! We have been working away on our 2019-2020 calendar of events and are very excited to announce a few new events making an appearance this season. In particular our new FREE coffee mornings! Open to members and non-members these coffee mornings will be held on the first Saturday of each month starting […]

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‘Not For Glory Nor Riches’ by Roddy Martine

15/03/2019

Not for Glory Nor Riches’ 100 years of The Royal Scots Club by Roddy Martine The Trustees commissioned, author and RSC Member,  Roddy Martine to write a book commemorating 100 years of The Royal Scots Club. ‘Not for Glory Nor Riches’ is so much more than just the inspiring story of a military Club which […]

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How is Easter Celebrated?

30/03/2018

As chocolate eggs, marshmallow bunnies and hot cross buns start filling supermarket shelves, it can be easy to forget the origins of the Easter celebrations. Unlike Christmas and Valentine’s Day which fall on the same days every year, the Easter holiday dates change annually. Easter will always fall on a Sunday with Good Friday just […]

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The History of the RAF

16/03/2018

On 1 April 2018 the Royal Air Force will be celebrating its 100th birthday. The centenary itself will be marked by special events, activities and other initiatives at local, regional and national levels running from April to the end of November 2018. The Royal Scots Club is no exception and will be marking RAF100 with […]

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How to Spoil Your Mum This Mother’s Day

09/03/2018

Mother’s Day – or Mothering Sunday – will be celebrated on Sunday the 11th of March in the UK this year. It was the American social activist Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) from Philadelphia who lobbied the government for an official day to honour mothers in the United States. The day took off in Britain when vicar’s […]

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How to Celebrate Your Graduation

23/02/2018

Graduation season will soon be upon us so now seems like the perfect time to think about how to celebrate your special day. It may feel like only yesterday your parents were dropping you off at your halls of residence, but after years of studying towards your degree, it’s time for the biggest of day […]

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Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

16/02/2018

You said yes – congratulations! After the excitement of getting engaged has sunk in, it’s time to start planning for your big day. Having a supportive (and organised!) bridal party around you ensures the planning process runs smoothly and that you have helping hands on the day of the wedding. Selecting your bridesmaids and maid […]

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Valentine’s Day Traditions

09/02/2018

You may be about to order your loved one a bunch of flowers, or book a romantic restaurant for dinner, but have you ever wondered how other cultures around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, is an annual holiday celebrated on the 14th of February. The history of […]

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How to Run Efficient Meetings

05/02/2018

Meetings are an important part of day to day business so it is essential they are run efficiently; time is a precious resource and no one wants their time wasted. Whether you are organising meetings, or simply attending them, you owe it to yourself to become more effective at this professional skill. We have pulled together […]

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What Are Scottish Traditions?

26/01/2018

After celebrating Burns Night on the 25th of January, we thought it was the perfect time to examine other unique Scottish traditions which are still celebrated today. For a such a small country, Scotland punches well above its weight in terms of history and culture. From the ancient clans of the 12th century, each generation has […]