Programme of Events 2018-19

Edinburgh & District Shetland Association (EDSA) Events

(Orkney and Caithness functions are down the page)

The EDSA Afternoon Social Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at Ocean Terminal for a cup of tea and a sheeks - meet at Debenham’s Restaurant on the top floor of Ocean Terminal at 2pm.

A bunch o Shetland blokes (auld gits!) meet fur a pub lunch in The Conan Doyle (Leith Walk end o Queen Street) first or second Fridays o da mont - contact Malcolm Linklater if you want tae be notified o dates. (Da Conan Doyle Kring?)

Edinburgh Shetland Fiddlers meet in The Diggers, Angle Park Terrace at 7:30 pm on the first and third Sundays of each month

Annual Subscriptions are now due - see Membership . Ordinary & Associate members £8, all Concessions £5, Shetland students - free, Life Member £50.

Payment should be made to Margaret McKinnon (Membership Secretary), 17 Comley Bank Place, EH4 1DT (Tel: 0131 332 3018). New members always very welcome.

EDSA SYLLABUS 2018-19

2018

Saturday 27 October

CHARITY CEILIDH DANCE

(Charity Raffle: Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity)

Leith Town Hall (Thomas Morton Hall), Ferry Road, Leith

Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band

Supper/Bar 8pm - 11:30pm

Tickets £15, £5 (Students & 12-17 yrs), under 12s free


Saturday 1 December

CHRISTMAS CHARITY CEILIDH DANCE

(Charity Raffle: Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity)

Leith Town Hall, Ferry Road, Leith

Lomond Ceilidh Band

Supper/Bar 8pm - 11:30pm

Tickets £15, £5 (Students & 12-17 yrs), under 12s free


Wednesday 5 December

CHRISTMAS LUNCH FOR SENIOR MEMBERS

Victoria Park Hotel, Ferry Road

12:00 for 12:30 pm


2019


Saturday 2 February

UP-HELLY-A' DANCE

Leith Town Hall, Ferry Road

Gordon Clarke's Band (as usual)

Supper/Bar 8 pm to 12:30 am

Tickets £20, £5 (Students & 12-17 yrs), under 12s free


Saturday 23 February

SASSERMAET SUPPER

Leith Town Hall, Ferry Road, Leith

Tickets £15, £5 (Students & 12-17 yrs), under 12s free

7pm for 7:30pm till 11pm


Tuesday 16 April

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Cairn Hotel, 10/18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, EH7 5JR

7:30pm


Saturday 27 April

JOINT CEILIDH SUPPER DANCE WITH CAITHNESS AND ORKNEY ASSOCIATIONS

St Columba's Hall, 9 Upper Gray Street, EH9 1SN

Band: Paul Capaldi Ceilidh Band

7:30 pm to 11:30pm - BYOB

Tickets T.B.A.


Sunday 2 June

SUMMER OUTING

The summer outing trip this year will be announced when the destination is decided. Further information will be available at the Annual General Meeting.

For tickets and information about any of the above events please telephone Hugh Halcrow on 0131 346 7702 or email at hughhalcrow@googlemail.com or ANY other Council Member. You can reserve tickets and collect and pay at the venue. Ticketing is necessary to ensure we stay within the maximum allowed numbers for the venue (usually the Thomas Morton Hall of Leith Town Hall). Book early to avoid disappointment.


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ORKNEY ASSOCIATION FUNCTIONS

2018


Saturday 10 November

HARVEST HOME SUPPER & DANCE

St Columba's Hall, 9 Upper Gray Street, EH9 1SN


2019


Saturday 5 January

PARTY FOR SENIOR MEMBERS

Leith Ex Servicemen's Club, Smiths Place


Saturday 16 February

CHEESE & WINE

St Columba's Hall


Saturday 16 March

CLAPSHOT SUPPER & DANCE

St Columba's Hall


Monday 22 April

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


Saturday 27 April

JOINT CEILIDH WITH CAITHNESS AND SHETLAND ASSOCIATIONS

St Columba's Hall, 9 Upper Gray Street, EH9 1SN


Saturday 11 May

BEER & SKITTLES


For further information about any of the above, please contact

Mrs Yvonne Constable 0131 663 2906,

or log onto the Orkney Association Web site at www.eldoa.co.uk.

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CAITHNESS ASSOCIATION FUNCTIONS


2018


Thursday 25 October

LUNCH

Angel's Share / Devil's Cut, Hope St at 1:00pm


Thursday 22 November

LUNCH

Angel's Share / Devil's Cut, Hope St at 1:00pm


2019


Thursday 17 January

LUNCH

Angel's Share / Devil's Cut, Hope St at 1:00pm


Thursday 21 February

LUNCH

Angel's Share / Devil's Cut, Hope St at 1:00pm


Thursday 21 March

GATHERING LUNCH

Angel's Share / Devil's Cut, Hope St at 1:00pm


Tuesday 2 April

A.G.M.

Stockbridge House, Cheyne St


Saturday 28 April

JOINT CEILIDH WITH ORKNEY AND SHETLAND ASSOCIATIONS

St Columba's Hall, 9 Upper Gray St.


For further information about any of the above, please contact Mrs Hilary Mackay 0131 440 1097

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