New Colours for The Royal Highland Fusiliers

On 18th June, the Master was honoured to be a guest of our affiliate Regiment, The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 Scots), at a ceremony held at Glencorse Barracks for the presentation of the 7th Assaye colour.  During a superb display of marching and military music, he was delighted to […]

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Summer Supper – 24 June 2022

You spoke – we listened – and we have arranged an informal supper for our members and their friends. This will take place on Friday 24 June 2022 in the Hall.   Members are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. The ticket price for this informal three course dinner with pre-dinner prosecco and a half […]

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Are you under 35? You could join us as an Associate

With a history going back around 700 years, The Royal Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh is one of Scotland’s largest, most respected, charitable organisations. Each year we improve the lives of thousands of people through philanthropy, providing a wide range of educational and social opportunities for business leaders. The Company is looking […]

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Whisky Tour of Scotland

Whisky Tour of Scotland with Scott Wilson Friday 4th February 7.00pm for 7.30pm The Merchant’s Hall Join Scott Wilson, one of the best-known voices in the country for an entertaining and informative whisky tour of Scotland.  The tasting will feature five different samples of whisky, each reflecting the different styles of whisky produced across Scotland.  The cost of […]

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Unveiled

Following the Stated Meeting of the Company on Thursday 7th October, a copy portrait of the Rev. Robert Cunningham by John A Horsburgh, was unveiled by his great great nephew, Captain Christopher Hall. The Master, Peter Hillier indicated that the Rev. Cunningham was the founder of the Edinburgh Institution, which became Melville College and then […]

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Reciprocity of Kind Acts

Cate Smith is an artist based in Edinburgh, and a beneficiary of The Royal Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh, Sir John Foster Fraser Fund.  She completed a BA(Hons) Painting at Edinburgh College of Art in 2013 and a MLitt Fine Art (Painting) at Glasgow School of Art in 2014 and is currently […]

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Together Again with Wine & Pairings

Friday 29th October, 6.30pm to 8.30pm. To celebrate our return to the Hall we bring you an entertaining and informative event, to help you get your Thanksgiving/Festive preparations underway.  This guided tasting event is being run by Swirl, Sip and Socialise, who will guide us through the tasting which will feature a classic sparkling wine, a […]

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