Edinburgh

Monthly Meetings and Other Events

Please note that, because of the Covid-19 virus, all groups have suspended their meetings and activities. See News page for updates.

Monthly Meetings

A Monthly Meeting (for members only) takes place on the third Wednesday of most months from 2.30 to 4.00 pm at the Main Hall in the Epworth Halls of the Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX. The Square is almost opposite Surgeons Hall, and is served by many buses.

Details of talks and speakers are listed below and can also be found printed on membership cards. There is no charge for attendance at the Monthly meetings.

Other Events

Dates and venues for other events are also listed under separate categories. [Note: Events can be displayed in date order or listed under separate categories that can be viewed by clicking on the tab at the top right corner of the table below.]

Members able to travel outside the Edinburgh area might be interested in the Events page of the Third Age Trust which lists some of the more major events in other centres. [You will need to register and/or log-in to access the page.]

Lunch Club and Other Group Events

Lunch Club events are not normally posted on the events page. Their lunch plans are listed on their own Lunch Club Programme page. Other group programmes can be found on the Visits Programme, Science Group Programme, Geology Group Programme, and Astronomy Group Programme pages.


Dates for your Diary
April 2020
Wed Apr 15thMeeting2:30pm - Monthly Meeting at the Conference Hall in the Methodist Hall, Nicolson Square. Calum Roger will give a talk on "Little Sparta Gardens".
Likely to be cancelled due to Covid-19 scare. See News page.
May 2020
Thu May 14thOuting"Visits group" - Falkland Palace trip cancelled due to Corona Virus - see Visits Programme page..
Wed May 27thMeeting2:30pm - Monthly Meeting at the Conference Hall in the Methodist Hall, Nicolson Square. James Robertson will give a talk on "Writing historical fiction".
Likely to be cancelled due to Covid-19 scare. See News page.
June 2020
Tue Jun 16thOuting"Visits group" will visit Mackintosh Day - see Visits Programme page for details.
Wed Jun 17thMeeting2:30pm - Monthly Meeting at the Conference Hall in the Methodist Hall, Nicolson Square. Angela Hunter will give a talk on "From imagination to installation - the Art of Sculpture" followed by Annual General Meeting.
Likely to be cancelled due to Covid-19 scare. See News page.
Fri Jun 19th
→Sun Jun 21st
OutingGarden Tour 2020 to Dumfries and Galloway - this tour is now full and can accept no more applications.
July 2020
Wed Jul 15thMeeting2:30pm - Monthly Meeting at the Conference Hall in the Methodist Hall, Nicolson Square. "Music to delight the ear" by Live Music Now.
Likely to be cancelled due to Covid-19 scare. See News page.
Thu Jul 23rdOuting"Visits group" will visit Dumfries House - see Visits Programme page for details.
August 2020
Fri Aug 7thOuting"Visits group" will visit East Lothian Tour - see Visits Programme page for details.
September 2020
Thu Sep 24thOuting"Visits group" will visit Kirkcudbright, the Artists' Town - see Visits Programme page for details.