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Welcome to the

Scottish Arts Club
The social hub of the Arts in Scotland

Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Arts Club

Saturday 8th April 2017, at 11am in St Marks Unitarian Church, 7 Castle Terrace

Dear Member

Notice is hereby given of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Scottish Arts Club, which is to be held on Saturday April 8th at 11am in St Marks Unitarian Church, 7 Castle Terrace. 

All Members are welcome at the meeting but only Full Members can vote. Honorary Members can participate in discussions but may not vote; Affiliate and Overseas Members may attend as observers.

Members are requested to indicate whether they intend to attend the AGM as soon as possible and are reminded that booking for lunch afterwards in the Club is essential.

Nominations to Council are invited; guidance and deadlines for this process are provided in the linked documents, Guidance notes for nomination to Council and the Nomination list. Links are also provided to view the audited accounts for 2016, the accountants report and the minutes of the 2016 AGM. These notices will be posted on the Club notice board at this time and also be put on the Club website.

Please click on the words underlined above to view these documents.

Further information, consisting of the AGM agenda, the Council Report, and any other competent material will be circulated to the Membership, posted on the Club notice board and be available on the Club website in advance of the AGM as specified by the Constitution.

If there any comments or questions about the AGM please contact the office by email on or by post.

Yours sincerely

Bruce Ward, AGM 2017 Meeting Secretary

Gallery Exhibition (from 1 March, 2017)



Forthcoming events

Please note that all Club events run under the Chatham House Rule.

(Details to, and updates of, regular and recurring events are published to Members via weekly and monthly emails; the details are also on the Club noticeboard, and available from the Club Office.)


Date Time


Recital or Talk only

R/T & meal

March 2017
Sat 11 12 noon

Concentrating on Winning the War - the story of the Women's Land Army

Club Member and "Land Girl" Mona McLeod tells the real story behind the famous Women's Land Army.

(If you wish to stay for lunch, please book in advance!

Members FREE, Guests £5 n/a
Thu 16 6.30pm-8.30pm

"Get Together and Get to Know"

Join new, long-standing and propsective Members for one of our popular, informal gatherings. A complimentary glass of wine, or soft drink, awaits you, thereafter it's between you and the bar!

Fri 31 7pm onwards

Chopin - Piano Recital, given by John Bryden (followed by Supper)

The internationally accalimed John Bryden returns to present the story of the fabulous Polish composer, Frédéric Chopin, who revolutionised classical piano playing. Despite being gravely ill, Chopin gave many performances in Scotland, one of his last being in Edinburgh, in 1848. He died just over a year later.

If you wish to take the two-course Supper, after the recital, please book and pay for your tickets in advance, at the Bar, or by telephone to the Club Office.

Members FREE, Guests £10 Members £25, Guests £30

The full events diary is also available.

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