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April 2016

Heddle Lecture by Hamish Johnston

28th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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Tonights talk is Hamish Johnston and is entitled "The life and work of Matthew Forster Heddle" We are honoured to have this years Heddle Lecture presented by a direct descendant of Matthew Forster Heddle, Hamish Johnston, with the talk featuring excerpts from his new book "The life and work of Matthew Forster Heddle" Please be advised that those attending the talks should be at the club by 7:15 pm with talks starting sharp at 7:30pm.

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October 2016

Talk. Dry Stone Walling in Scotland.

27th October 2016 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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7:15pm for 7:30pm start. “Dry Stone Walling in Scotland” RICHARD LOVE, Chairman SE Scotland Stone Walling Association.  7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

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April 2017

Heddle Lecture 2017 – Godfrey Fitton

27th April 2017 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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This years Heddle lecture will be given by one of our members, Godfrey Fitton, on the subject of Silicate forming minerals. I'm sure you all know that Godfrey gives excellent talks and this should be no exception. As usual the talk will be preceeded with a short introduction about Matthew Forster Heddle, The talk's namesake. The talk will begin at 7.30pm and those attending should be there no later than 7.15pm. Talk is free to members but we ask a…

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February 2018

Clubroom Talk

1st February 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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“Up and Down Kenya”. By Ian Marshall, starting at 7.30pm in the Clubrooms.

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March 2018

Club talk – Ethical Mining in Tanzania and Sri Lanka

1st March 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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**PLEASE NOTE THAT TONIGHTS TALK IS CANCELLED** ..It is cancelled due to the bad weather and will be rescheduled later in the year.. ---------------- Tonights talk is on the subject of: Ethical Mining in Tanzania and Sri Lanka And will be given by our very own Alistir Tait. Members and associate members Free entry - Non members £3.00 Please make sure you arrive around or vefore 7:15pm as the talk with start sharp at 7:30pm.  

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Club Talk – Fossicking in the Outback : Opals & Sapphires of Eastern Australia

29th March 2018 @ 7:15 am - 9:15 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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Fossicking in the Outback : Opals  & Sapphires  of Eastern Australia To test the skills acquired in two years training as a Gemmologist with GEM-A (The Gemmological Association of Great Britain), my husband planned a 3 week field trip to the sapphire and opal fields of Eastern Australia. This talk will focus on that trip and the many places and people we encountered. Talk by Carmen Garcia Carballido (FGA DGA L.Geology MSc EurGeol)

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April 2018

Heddle Night

26th April 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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Our annual Heddle night falls on the 26th April and will feature our usual 'Heddle Lecture' in honor of the great man himself - Matthew Forster Heddle - The renowned Scottish Mineralogist. Always an interesting and enjoyable night.

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February 2019

Club Talk – Nairobi to the Coast

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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This evenings talk will be given by our own Ian Marshall and is titled 'Nairobi to the Coast' Those attending should arrive no later than 7.15pm. Talks begin at 7.30pm sharp. Free to members, non-members are welcome to attend for a nominal sum of £3.00 Hope to see you there.

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March 2019

Club Talk – Ethical Mining in Tanzania and Sri Lanka

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SMLC Clubrooms, 20 Maritime Lane
Edinburgh, EH6 6RZ United Kingdom
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Tonights talk is given by Alistir Tait and is titled "Ethical Mining in Tanzania and Sri Lanka" Those attending should arrive no later than 7.15pm. Talks begin at 7.30pm sharp. A nominal fee of £1.00 is charged for members and guests alike. Hope to see you there.

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