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Musings with a Member

19/09/2016

The Club is made up of an extraordinarily diverse group of people due to its open membership policy. Over the next few months we hope to share some of their stories. This month, we had a chat with Lt Cdr Dairmid Gunn OBE RN Rtd who joined the Club in 2002. Dairmid started on a […]

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Enjoy Edinburgh’s Festival of Dreams 2016

13/09/2016

A celebration of stories, narration and the historic art of storytelling is back in Edinburgh in 2016. The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day extravaganza which brings live storytelling, oral traditions and artists from around the world. The Festival is organised for 21st to 31st October and brings together international orators, expressive storytellers and musicians. The Scottish […]

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Liaison Lunches

12/09/2016

Ladies Business & Inspirational Liaison Lunches Join us for lunch and enjoy listening to a series of inspirational speakers on a range of topical subjects. Only £20 per person per date which includes a welcome drink & lunch. Thursday 15th September 2016 Mollie Hughes, mountaineer & motivational speaker           Thursday 10th November […]

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Five Romantic Date Ideas in Edinburgh

Whether you’re in a new couple or in the final stages of planning your wedding in Edinburgh, taking time out to explore and see the best of the city can breathe new life into a relationship. There are so many different things to do in Edinburgh and so many opportunities to enjoy a date night […]

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Scottish Wedding Traditions

05/09/2016

If you choose to get married in Scotland, you may want to embrace the traditions of a Scottish wedding. Many Scottish weddings are more modern but if you want to go down the traditional route then here we are looking at a wide range of different traditions which have been part of Scottish ceremonies for […]

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Edinburgh’s Top Whisky Bars

29/08/2016

Visiting Edinburgh is not complete unless you sample some of Scotland’s national drink. As the capital of the nation, Edinburgh has plenty of places you can enjoy a quick dram. Almost every bar and pub you visit will have some whiskies for you to sample but here we’re looking at five places which ensure you […]

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Secret Edinburgh Attractions You Won’t Want to Miss

25/08/2016

Edinburgh is full of recognised landmarks, famous venues and fantastic sights to see. Your visit is bound to include stops at many of these top attractions but you also won’t want to miss some of the more secret, hidden and underground things to see. Here we’re looking at just five of Edinburgh’s lesser known attractions […]

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How To Survive The University Drop Off

With the start of the university term fast approaching we are sure you will be apprehensive as you get ready to pack your offspring up and send them off for their next big adventure.  To ensure you avoid the tears and tantrums (yours not theirs) read our top tips below.   Get organised – Remember when […]

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Our Reciprocal Clubs in Canada

11/08/2016

The Royal Scots Club is pleased to offer our members access to wonderful facilities around the world, and the same is provided to members of other clubs. Our reciprocal clubs in Australia were discussed a few weeks ago and today we’re looking at our partners in Canada. Here are just four of the clubs in […]

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Mollie Hughes: Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker

10/08/2016

With just over a month to go until our very first Liaison Lunch, we caught up with our speaker, Mollie Hughes, the amazing young women who became one of the youngest British climbers to summit Mount Everest at the young age of 21.   What got you started in mountaineering? When I was 17 I […]

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Brigadier David Allfrey: The Man Behind the Tattoo

29/07/2016

Ahead of the Tattoo, we caught up with Brigadier David Allfrey, Chief Executive and Producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Thanks for your time David, you must be very busy just now! What were you doing before? I retired from the Army in 2011 specifically to take up the appointment of Producer and Chief […]

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Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

30/06/2016

Edinburgh Art Festival is back for 2016 and it is bringing with it some truly stunning pieces of art which have been curated and commissioned solely for the festival. This year’s Art Festival is taking place from 28th July until 28th August and it is known as the UK’s largest annual celebration of visual arts. […]