Event Calendar

Event Calendar

This page contains a link to our Event Calendar document which lists all of the Society's coming engagements for this year.

It also contains links to upcoming events for members and their guests, with downloadable booking forms, and a list of this year's public holidays.

Further down are photos to show the various room set ups we've had in the past, from the many external hires we have provided the venue for, or social events we have held for our own members over the past year.

If you are a member of the Society, why not join our Facebook group so you can keep an eye on upcoming events there?  Just click here and then use the Ask to Join Group button at the top. 

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Click here for the calendar of events planned so far for 2018


Download social event information and booking forms


TANA Members only drinks reception at RNUC - Thursday 15th March 2018.

Invitation with booking details been emailed to all TANA members. 

Library Lunch - Friday 13th April 2018. 

Student Show - Fittee Fittee Bang Bang - Thursday 19th April 2018, HMT.
Full details and booking form available here

Library Lunch - Friday 4th May 2018.

Library Lunch - Friday 1st June 2018. 

Cruickshank Botanic Garden Tour - Tuesday 5th June 2018.
Full details and booking form available here

Flying Pig Productions present Now That's What I Call Methlick - Thursday 28th June 2018, HMT.
Full details and booking form available here

Library Lunch - Friday 6th July 2018.

Annuitants' Lunch - Friday 20th July 2018.  Invitation only.

Library Lunch - Friday 3rd August 2018.

Past President's Lunch - Friday 24th August 2018.  Invitation only. 

President's Dinner - Thursday 6th September 2018.  Invitation only. 

Library Lunch - Friday 7th September 2018. 

Doors Open Day - Saturday 8th September 2018, 10am-4pm. Various venues across city open to public.

Trainee Lunch - Tuesday 18th September 2018.  Full details to follow nearer time, free lunch for all Trainees. 

Library Lunch - Friday 5th October 2018.

Quiz NIght - Thursday 25th October 2018. Further details to follow nearer the time.

Library Lunch - Friday 2nd November 2018.

Annual Dinner - Friday 9th November 2018, RNUC. Further details to follow nearer the time.

Annual General Meeting - Tuesday 27th November 2018, 6pm.  Members only. 

Post AGM Wine Tasting - Tuesday 27th November 2018, 7pm.  Further details to follow nearer the time. 

Christmas Library Lunch (1) - Friday 7th December 2018.

Christmas Library Lunch (2) - Friday 14th December 2018. 




Library Lunches

Click here for the details of, and list of dates for, Library Lunches in 2018




Public holidays

Click here for the list of Public Holidays for 2018


Pictures from previous external hires
Hot Tiki lighting

Pretty library
Girls having fun Visitors from China

Diamond Cooper drinks reception

Neal Murray's library wedding photo

Thorpe Molloy dinner with Hudsons caterers
Thorpe Molloy dinner with Hudsons caterers

CS Buchan album launch - stage is set
CS Buchan album launch - musicians playing

Accord's Christmas Dinner 2013 - room laid up
Accord's Christmas Dinner 2013 - during the meal
Accord's Christmas Dinner 2013 - after dinner relaxing

External hire - concert

Prohibition themed buffet
Meursault singer
Meursault set - Stevie Mule's photo
Scott Crawford's photo of prohibition party
Scott Crawford's photo of candle lit stairs

Shell dinner by Hudsons

Career Mentoring quiz trophy
Career Mentoring quiz

Buffet lunch in Committee Room

Rotary dinner in the library

Library ready for wedding ceremony
Val Morrison caterers preparing library for wedding meal
Myke Black sings for the first dance

Spanish networking event

Wedding tables laid up

Fifth Ring film

Wedding preparation
Wedding meal
The Bride

Adept4 seminar

Filming Stories Never Die
Students filming
Friday's Library Lunch

Prohibition themed birthday party

Street band

Lighting by Hutcheon Services

Afternoon Tea Party tables

April Library Lunch table

Wedding breakfast tables

Birthday party
First dance

JCI Aberdeen drinks reception

Drink! Aberdeen room set up

Tea/coffees in Reception areaBuffet lunch in the Committee Room 

New kitchen facilities in the Committee Room, installed by Sparks - October 2015
Kitchen facilities

Burns Night table

Mote of Dust gig

Hair by Saks

Teas and coffees

Probus group coffees DPLP students

Unplugged ceremony signBride arrives in vintage car
Book page confetti

5D Magic ShowMagician line up 
Best Girl Athlete
Steve Kearney's photo of Sam Goodwill

Personalised wine bottles
Our Librarian poses with a groom and the vintage car

Jeff and Ivor woo the audience

Breakfast coffees

Granite City Pipes and Drums

Table from aboverLibrary laid up for lunch

August's Library Lunch


    Pictures from previous social events


Past President's Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - August 2016
Starters being served at Past President's LunchCoffee time at Past President's Lunch 
September Library Lunch, catering by Ann Little - September 2016 
Pre lunch drinks
Salmon main course

Level Training seminar - September 2016 
Level Training banner
Level Training seminar

Management Committee Meeting - September 2016
Management Committee lunch

SCARF rebrand launch event, catering by Val Morrison - September 2016
SCARF reception 
SCARF Presentation

President's Dinner, catering by Harry Fraser, flowers by xoxo Florists - September 2016 
President's Dinner seating plan
President's Dinner welcome drinks
President's Dinner
President's Dinner dessert

Doors Open Day - September 2016 
Doors Open Day - Society of Advocates Library
Doors Open Day - Society of Advocates Library
Doors Open Day - colouring in fun
Doors Open Day - dressing up fun

Trainee Lunch - catering by Val Morrison - September 2016
Trainee lunch, buffet by Val Morrison
Trainee Lunch

Tour for RGU Hospitality students, with Hudsons Catering - September 2016 
Michelle of Hudsons speaks to RGU students 

Lunchtime seminar by Anne Simpson of Loretto Training - September 2016 

Anne Simpson on Networking

External hire proposal Dinner - catering by Val Morrison, music by Oliver Richards, photography by Still Burning - September 2016 
Proposal Dinner, table and entertainment
Still Burning Photography's photo of Proposal Dinner

Seminar lunch - Val Deans - October 2016
Val Deans 
Seminar lunch - Law Society of Scotland - October 2016 
Law Society of Scotland seminar

Library Lunch - October 2016
Patrick and his birthday cake

External hire - Aberdeen City Council customer service conference - October 2016
The Actors 

Quiz Night - October 2016
Quiz 2016Quiz WinnersQuiz car winners 
Seminar lunch - Jim Johnstone of FG Burnett, catering by Social Bite - October 2016 
Jim Johnstone

External hire by Sound Festival - November 2016
Sound Festival 2016 

Annual Dinner at RNUC - November 2016 
Annual Dinner tables
Boots speaker
David Lessels - speaker
Annual Dinner attendees

External hire for Best Girl Athlete and Marian McLaughlin, photography by Still Burning Photography - November 2016 
Best Girl Athlete, by Still Burning Photography
Marian McLaughlin

Spectra - November 2016
Spectra tweet 

External hire for AHSS, catering by Val Morrison - November 2016
AHSS lunch and learn 2016

Annual General Meeting - November 2016
New member certificate presentation 
Wine tasting by Majestic - November 2016
Majestic wine tasting 
Christmas Library Lunch (1), catering by Val Morrison - 2nd December 2016 
Christmas Library Lunch table settings
Guests gather

External hire for SYLA - December 2016
SYLA seminar 
Christmas Library Lunch (2), catering by Val Morrison - December 2016 
Lunch table from balcony
SVP greets everyone
Turkey dinner

External hire for Nikki and Chris, catering by Val Morrison, music by Paul Black and Alba Bagpipes, bar by AC Event Bars, flowers by Red Berry Florist, official photographer Calum Riddell Photography - December 2016  
Wedding meal tables
AC Events bar
First dance to Paul Black vocals

President's Drinks Reception - December 2016
Christmas drinks 

Lunchtime Seminar with Iain Whyte of Big Man Talking - January 2017
Seminar with Iain Whyte

Scottish themed Library Lunch - catering by Val Morrison - January 2017
Welcome drinks before January Library LunchPresident welcomes everyone to Lunch
Library Lunch haggis main

External hire for Interesting Music Promotions concert of Fair Mothers and Rick Redbeard, photography by Craig Chisholm Music Photography - January 2017
Craig Chisholm's photo of Fair Mothers
Craig Chisholm's photo of Rick Redbeard 
Lunchtime seminar with William Cameron of Scott & Co, catering by Social Bite - January 2016
William Cameron seminar

February Library Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - February 2017
February Library LunchDessert in February 

Seminar lunch - Donna McKay of Brodies on Cohabitee's Rights on Separation - February 2017Donna McKay of Brodies

Seminar lunch - Ross McKenzie of Burness Paull on Data Protection - February 2017 
Ross McKenzie on Data Protection

External hire for Cloud Solutions, catering by Salt and Sauce - March 2017 
Catering by Salt + Sauce 

Lunchtime seminar by FG Burnett - March 2017
Tweet by FG Burnett

Our Executive Secretary and Librarian gives a talk to RGU Library Students on behalf of Scottish Law Librarians Group - March 2017

Maria at RGU 
External hire by CCPD, lunch time catering by Hudsons - March 2017
Tea and Coffee on arrival Buffet lunch by Hudsons

External hire by Compass Chambers, catering by Val Morrion - March 2017 
Compass Chambers seminar
Lunch time buffet by Val Morrison

External hire by Aberdeen Bar Association - March 2017
Aberdeen Bar Association seminar

Tweet at ABA seminar

Management Committee Meeting in our Committee Room - March 2017
Committee Room 

Lunchtime seminar by Registers of Scotland - April 2017
Granite City Moot final - April 2017
Moot trophyMoot final winners from RGU 
Library Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - April 2017
Library Lunch, April

Roast beef main course

External hire for a birthday party - April 2017
Instagram post from party 

External hire by Women Connect - April 2017
Women Connect networking 
External hire by Harper MacLeod - May 2017
Harper MacLeod 

Library Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - May 2017
May Library Lunch 

External hire for Stacey and Chris, catering by Val Morrison, photography by KAD Photography - May 2017
KAD Photography photo of library as wedding venue
KAD Photography photo of The Goldings wedding
The Goldings, including Ken

Library Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - June 2017
June's dessert

External hire by ITV Studios featuring Mark Williams-Thomas - June 2017
ITV CameraMark Williams-Thomas' tweet 

Williamson Law Prize giving at the University of Aberdeen - June 2017
Williamson Law Prize winners 2017

Prize winners 2017 
Dinner at Kirk View Cafe & Bistro prior to seeing The Wedding Singer musical at HMT - June 2017
Main course at Kirk View 
Lunchtime seminar
on money laundering by Law Society of Scotland - June 2017
LSS seminar 
Maggie's CentreCulture Crawl Culture Crawl, refreshments from Brewdog and stories by Dr Fiona-Jane Brown of Hidden Aberdeen - June 2017

Mad Hatter aka Dr Fiona-Jane Brown
Story telling in the Library

External hire for Clear Focus Movies filming The Dark Within featuring Paul Flannery and Stephanie Lynn Styles - June 2017 
Filming of Dark Within

Peterhead Prison Museum tour followed by lunch at Seaview Hotel - June 2017
Office Bearers of SoA Society members with Jackie Stuart
Naughty Society member goes to Prison
Lunch view from Seaview Hotel to new prison

Lunchtime seminar by Malcolm Combe of University of Aberdeen - June 2017
Malcolm Combe seminar

Gin tasting with Adrian Gomes of 10 Dollar Shake, featuring Jindea Gin - June 2017
Jindea Gin in the LibraryHayman's Gins Fevertree tonicsGin tasting 
Library Lunch, catering by Val Morrison - July 2017
Birthday treats for one of our members! 

Annuitants Lunch, catering and flowers by Val Morrison - July 2017
Annuitants Lunch flowers 
Annuitants arriving
Chocolate tart dessert

Piper Heidsieck champagne tasting at the Carmelite Hotel - July 2017
Louboutins and Champers Champagne and matched canapes

External hire for Katharine's 30th birthday - August 2017
Katharine's 30th Birthday pies
Brthday party guests

Jerry Buting of Making a Murderer visited the library - August 2017
Jerry Buting visiting the Library 

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