• Gulls by Laurie Campbell



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.

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27 April 2022 - 05 June 2022

Kittie Jones and Wynona Legg, both members of the Society of Wildlife Artists, share an expressive approach to their...

18 May 2022

An early morning visit to Loch Leven in late spring will provide an opportunity to learn bird calls and songs in the...

19 May 2022

The Tay Reedbeds are the largest reedbed in UK and home to some special birds.  Join us on a visit to the...

22 May 2022

An early morning visit to Gosford Estate in late spring will provide an opportunity to learn bird calls and songs in...

03 June 2022 - 05 June 2022
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08 June 2022 - 31 July 2022

Established wildlife artist Carry Akroyd has long admired the poetry of John Clare (1793 – 1864). The core of this...

08 June 2022 - 31 July 2022

This small exhibition in the corridor organised with the support of the Society of Wood Engravers, presents wood...

03 August 2022 - 25 September 2022

Catherine Rayner is an award-winning author and illustrator based in Edinburgh. She has written over 20 books for...


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.