Edinburgh

Scottish Authors

Scottish Authors - P S23 T - see Accessibility Key for Group Venues.
Leader: Sheila Smith - see Group Leaders Contact Details.
This group, is restarting meetings – outdoors this month and indoors thereafter.
Timing: Monthly, 3rd Thursday 2.00 – 4.00 pm
Venue/Location: Merchiston
Buses: 11, 15, 16, 23, 36, 45 to Bruntsfield; 10, 27 to Polwarth.
We take turns to introduce a Scottish author, usually focusing on one book.
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Circle Dancing 1 Circle Dancing 2
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Classics 1 (history and language) Classics 2 (Art and History)
Climate Emergency - Wider Issues Computer Users Support Panel (CUSP)
Crafting Creative Writing (Advanced)
Creative Writing 1 Creative Writing 2
Creative Writing 3 Crochet (and other crafts)
Cryptic Crosswords Cryptic Crosswords (beginners)
Cryptic Crosswords (Post Beginners) Current Affairs 1
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Cycle Touring Cycling (gentle/social)
Cycling 2 Desert Island Discs
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Drones & Flying Model Aircraft Dutch (Intermediate)
Eastern Beliefs & Culture Economics/Economist Reading
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Film Appreciation 3 Film Appreciation 4
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