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( Charity Number SC 025732 )

The Edinburgh Members' Centre was formed in 1974 and draws its membership mainly from the greater Edinburgh area. The Centre offers a full and varied programme of events in both winter and summer. The activities include :-

Membership of the Centre is £9 per year or £17 for two persons at the same address. Admission to meetings is free to Centre members.

To join or further information contact our Membership Secretary - Peter Westbrook on 0131 539 2826 or through the e-mail link.

The planned programme from February 2020 to January 2021 is given below.

Due to the ongoing and ever changing Covid-19 restrictions, we have reluctantly cancelled the lectures from September to the end of the year. We will issue an update when the future position become clearer.

Planned Programme February 2020 to January 2021

Thursday 27 February 2020 at 2.30pm
Talk by Jim Jermyn, NTS Property Manager, "Branklyn Garden: A legacy to Mr & Mrs Renton".
Thursday 12 March 2020 at 2.30pm
Talk by Derek Alexander, NTS Head of Archaeological Services, "Jacobite Archaeology at Glencoe and Glensheil".
Thursday 26 March 2020 at 7.30 pm
Talk by Ruth Boreham, Historian, "No Vote, No Census - the 1911 Census and Scottish Suffrage Movement".
Thursday 17 September 2020 at 7.30pm
Talk by Alasdair Eckersall, NTS Property Manager & Senior Ranger, Ben Lomond, "Around the Ben - natural and cultural heritage of Ben Lomond".
Thursday 1 October 2020 at 7.30pm
Talk by Colin Wren, NTS Gardens and Design Landscape Manager, (Edinburgh and East), "Over the garden wall - a behind the scenes look at NTS gardens".
Thursday 15 October 2020 at 7.30pm
Talk by Richard Clarkson, NTS Property Manager/Ranger/Naturalist, "Grey Mare's Tail: hunters, munchers and management".
Thursday 29 October 2020 at 7.30pm
Talk by Alan Fyfe, Writer and Historian, "Kidnapped: Historical Wanderings".
Thursday 12 November 2020 at 2.30pm
Talk by Rob Dewar, NTS Nature Conservation Adviser, "A Garden within a landscape; the wildlife and natural history of Inverewe".
Thursday 26 November 2020 at 2.30pm
Talk by Aileen Orr, Author, "Wojtek the Bear - Polish War Hero".
Thursday 28 January 2021 at 7.30pm
47th Annual General Meeting.

Edinburgh Members' Centre of the National Trust for Scotland is a registered Scottish charity number SC025732.

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