Syllabus 2016-17


Tuesday, September 13
"Would the real Robert Burns please stand"
Hugh Farrell
Salutation Hotel, 7:30pm

Tuesday, October 11
"Hugh MacDiarmid: charlatan extremist or neglected genius?"
James Robertson
Salutation Hotel, 7:30pm

Tuesday, November 8
"The Perth Guildry"
Louis Flood
Salutation Hotel, 7:30pm

Saturday, November 26
A Day of Scottish Life and Culture in celebration of St. Andrew’s Day.
Soutar Theatre, A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth
Featuring Jess Smith, Professor Ted Cowan, Elly Taylor
Afternoon, 1:15–5 pm. Ticket £10 [tea and coffee provided].
Tickets available from September at Concorde Music, 17 Scott Street, Perth (01738 621818); the A K Bell Library; at club meetings; and from Elliott Boyle (01738 643963)


Saturday, January 28
Annual Dinner
Salutation Hotel, 6:30 for 7pm
Featuring Ronnie O'Byrne, Ian Grieve, Dr Nicola Cowmeadow
For ticket information and reservations please contact the club secretary.

Sunday, February 12
Annual Schools Festival
Competitions in Scots songs, verse and music
Featuring primary and secondary pupils from Perthshire & Kinross schools
Soutar Theatre, A.K.Bell Library, York Place, Perth
Afternoon, 1-4pm

Tuesday, February 28
"A Nicht o’ Sangs and Clatter"
Salutation Hotel, 7:30pm

Tuesday, March 28
President’s Night
Salutation Hotel, 7:30pm

Tuesday, April 25
Annual General Meeting
Salutation Hotel, 7:30 for 8pm

Sunday, June 11
Annual Summer Outing
Venue Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Non-members and members' guests are welcome to attend all meetings and events. Club nights are free; larger events such as the St Andrew's Day of Culture and the Annual Dinner require paid entry as indicated.