Programme of Events 2019-20

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 and associate members always very welcome.

EDSA SYLLABUS 2019-20

2019

Saturday 19 October

CHARITY CEILIDH DANCE

(Charity Raffle)

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

Clappy Doo Ceilidh Band

Supper/Bar 8pm - 11:30pm

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


Wednesday 4 December

CHRISTMAS LUNCH FOR SENIOR MEMBERS

Victoria Park Hotel, Ferry Road

12:00 for 12:30 pm


Saturday 7 December

CHRISTMAS CHARITY CEILIDH DANCE

(Charity Raffle)

Leith Town Hall, Ferry Road, Leith

Scott Leslie Ceilidh Band

Supper/Bar 8pm - 11:30pm

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


2020


Saturday 1 February

UP-HELLY-A' DANCE

Leith Town Hall, Ferry Road

Ian McPhail And His Band

Supper/Bar 8 pm to 12:30 am

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


Saturday 29 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 21 April

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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

7:30pm


Saturday 25 April

JOINT CEILIDH SUPPER DANCE WITH CAITHNESS AND ORKNEY ASSOCIATIONS


Sunday 7 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

2019


Saturday 2 November

HARVEST HOME SUPPER & DANCE

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


2020


Saturday 4 January

PARTY FOR SENIOR MEMBERS

Leith Ex Servicemen's Club, Smiths Place


Saturday 15 February

CHEESE & WINE

St Columba's Hall


Saturday 14 March

CLAPSHOT SUPPER & DANCE

St Columba's Hall


Monday 20 April

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


Saturday 25 April

JOINT CEILIDH WITH CAITHNESS AND SHETLAND ASSOCIATIONS

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


Saturday 9 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


2019


Thursday 24 October

LUNCH

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


Thursday 21 November

LUNCH

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


2020


Thursday 16 January

LUNCH

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


Thursday 20 February

LUNCH

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


Thursday 19 March

GATHERING LUNCH

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


Tuesday 7 April

A.G.M.

Stockbridge House, Cheyne St


Saturday 25 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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