Talks 2023-24

The new season of talks on the third Tuesday of the month at St Catherine’s Argyle Church, Grange Road, starts in October.

Tea/coffee is available before the talk begins at 7:30pm. Talks are free for members, there is a small charge for non-members.




17th October 2023

Grigor Mitchell, lead architect on the Passivhaus Project next to the Avenue Store, will talk about the house and two other retrofit projets he is doing in the Grange area.

21st November 2023

Alistair Hector, former Headmaster of Heriot’s, will speak about Edinburgh’s First Music Festival in 1815. A qualified Blue Badge guide, Alistair’s illustrated talk is based on a walk he led.

Alistair Hector

19th December 2023

Tim Hargreave, a retired Consultant Urology Surgeon, will speak on Art depicting the circumcision of Christ. No medical images will be shown, but several European Cathedrals, skullduggery and a Scottish surprise!

Tim Hargreave

16th January 2024

Mike Lewis, a retired journalist, will talk on Robert Louis Stevenson and the road to the Pentlands.

Mike Lewis

We will let you know about future talks when details are available. In the meantime, if any of the above appeal to you, put the dates in your diary and keep an eye on this website page for more information.

Maggie Anderson, Talks organiser