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SCA Events - Edinburgh

Edinburgh branch programme, 2018-2019

Here are the details of the Edinburgh branch programme. All SCA members and friends are very welcome, and we look forward to seeing you.

Events usually take place on the second Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise stated, at The Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL. Tea & biscuits will be served from 7pm (a voluntary donation is requested) and the talk will begin at 7:30pm. Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings free of charge.

Tuesday, 11 December – "Songs from a Dunhuang Cave on the Edge of the Gobi Desert" – translations ofChinese Ci poetry by SCA member Sheila Young. The poems were written to pre-existing tunes and sealed in the caves at Dunhuang in about 1000 AD, being rediscovered only in 1900.  

Tuesday, 8 January We are privileged to have a fascinating talk by Sandie Robb on the world's first specialist Confucius Institute for Science, set up in 2018 at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.
Time: 7pm for tea & biscuits, a chance to socialise with the speaker & other members
          7:30pm - Sandie's talk
The evening will conclude by 9pm.

Do join us!

  • Chinese New Year cards will be on sale at the meeting.
  • The Branch Chinese New Year dinner will take place on Tuesday 12th February at the Hong Fu Restaurant : details and booking form to be published shortly


Please check this website regularly for updates and changes to the programme.