Join the OEC

calton hillMembership of the Old Edinburgh Club is open to anyone, whether you live Edinburgh or not.

Share in our passion for the history and heritage of our capital.

You can join us using the form below.

You will be invited to our regular programmes of lectures and visits and can also view streams of our talks live and afterwards.

Each year you receive a copy of our authoritative, illustrated journal the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club.

You will be made extremely welcome. We hope you broaden and deepen your interest in Edinburgh history and make new friends.

Our membership year runs from 1 September, although new members can join any time. The current subscription for individuals is £30, £35 for joint membership and a special rate of £15 for anyone under the age of 25.

The Club is funded by members’ subscriptions, Gift Aid relief where a declaration has been made, and donations and legacies from members and well-wishers. We are registered as a charity with the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (No. SC006177).

Note on Gift Aid

If you pay less Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations across all charities, it is your responsibility to pay any difference. You may cancel your Gift Aid declaration with us at any time.

If you are unsure whether your donations qualify for Gift Aid tax relief, please contact us or visit the HM Revenue and Customs website.


Please contact our Membership Secretary if you have any questions.

Join online

Please complete the form below to join. Once you submit your application, we will contact you to obtain your subscription and complete the membership process.

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