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Headquarters organises a programme of events throughout the year including Optics Days, Goosewatch events, Art Exhibitions and Bird ID Guided Walks out of Waterston House. Event details will be posted below once finalised. 

For an overview of Waterston House's events programme throughout the year, please click here. As well as these events at Headquarters, the Club arranges a Spring Conference in conjunction with our partners at BTO Scotland and the nearest local branch, and an Annual Conference.

Club members benefit from discounts on events - see individual events for details. Not a member yet? Find out more about membership.

01 August 2020 - 27 September 2020

This group exhibition brings together work by Emily Ingrey-Counter, Helen Kennedy and Liz Myhill. These three artists...

23 September 2020

This walk is an opportunity to learn the basics of bird identification and birdwatching is aimed at beginners and...

24 September 2020

Birdwatching at Loch Leven in winter can provide excellent opportunities to learn the basics of bird identification...

29 September 2020

Musselburgh lagoons can provide fantastic opportunities to learn the basics of bird identification and have a close...

01 October 2020 - 15 November 2020

This joint exhibition presents paintings and prints by Robert Greenhalf and Matt Underwood alongside sculptures by...


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.