Talks 2019-20

2019 – 2020 Events programme

All events start at 19.30 on Tuesday evenings in the main church of:

St Catherine’s Argyle, 61 Grange Road EH9 1TY

(except Weds 04 Dec – see below)

Doors open at 19.00 for tea, coffee and biscuits.   Members free;  Guests £4.00

All welcome




Tues 01 Oct 2019

Phoebe Anna Traquair

Her contribution to the Arts and Crafts Movement including the Sick Children’s Chapel mural

Anne-Marie Scott


Elizabeth Cumming

Tues 05 Nov 2019

Chipping away at Hugh


The story of the multi-faceted Hugh Miller – geologist, journalist, theologian

Kathy Crawford Hay

Weds 04 Dec 2019

“Christmas cancelled – shortage of snow at North Pole”

Defining our role in handling climate change


N.B.: Venue is Marchmont St Giles (Butterflies Café, Kilgraston Road EH9 2DW)

Prof. Roy Thompson

Tues 07 Jan 2020

The history of Morningside 1800 – 1970

A summary of Morningside Heritage Association’s research about the making of a community




Bob Cunningham


See Poster

Tues 04 Feb 2020

Phone scams and cybercrime

How vulnerable are you?


Mike Smith

Crime Prevention, Fettes Police Station


See Poster

Tues 03 Mar 2020

My life of crime

Techniques for creating a riveting read

Preceded by AGM at 1900

(Doors open 1830)





Aline Templeton

Crime novelist


See Poster

2018/19 events archive

Earlier events