Edinburgh lectures & talks

In the first of The Royal Scots Club's 2013 winter lectures, Lieutenant General Sir Alistair Irwin will explore the origins of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Ben Judah is the author of "Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In And Out Of Love With Vladimir Putin", to be published by Yale University Press in May 2013, and an Associate Fellow at the E

New Battle Abbey Symposium Friday 2nd - Monday 5th November 2012
This meeting is held in the Memory of John Millar

Mensa are inviting the people of Edinburgh to discover their IQ score at a Mensa IQ test session.

Join us on Thursday 27 September 2012 for our Carnivore and Panda Talk.

In his introductory discussion of ‘A Military History of Scotland’ Edward Spiers was careful to point out that the book in question, some 900 pages in length, weighty in both senses and costing £150 was neither ‘definitive’ nor ‘comprehensive’, as a number of journalists had claimed.

The Edinburgh International Fashion Festival presents a diverse program that includes catwalk shows, salon shows, exhibitions, talks, screenings, concerts, gala parties and workshops.

‘Jesus was a Scotsman’ could be seen as contentious title for a discussion, but it turns out to be a thoroughly apt one for this marking of the (gey near) 30th anniversary of the publication in 1983 of William Laughton Lorimer's translation of The New Testament into Scots.

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is a Scotland-wide series of events that "aims to re-establish the importance of dangerous ideas as agents of change in education - to shift the axis of what is possible."

A behind-the-scenes look at creating an exhibition.  From the initial idea to the final presentation, Deborah Clarke, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Treasures curator, explores the process of sel