• Gulls by Laurie Campbell



Headquarters organises a programme of events throughout the year including Optics Days, Goosewatch events, Art Exhibitions and Birdwatching for Beginners classes out of Waterston House. Event details will be posted here and on the Club's Facebook page as soon as they are finalised. For an overview of Waterston House's events programme, please click here. As well as this, the Club arranges a Spring Conference in conjunction with our partners at BTO Scotland and the nearest local branch, and an Annual Conference.

17 February 2018 - 04 April 2018

The Society of Wildlife Artists has chosen the Donald Watson Gallery here at Waterston House as the venue for this...

04 March 2018
* Apologies this event is now fully booked *

The SOC is delighted to announce details of a watercolour day hosted...

17 March 2018

Every year the Club arranges a one-day Scottish Birdwatchers’ Conference, organised by a local branch of the SOC, in...

24 March 2018

Join SWLA members, Kittie Jones and John Threlfall, for a one-day workshop that explores the exciting compositional...

13 May 2018

In addition to the wide range of optical equipment available for sale all year round at Waterston House, we also host...


SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.