A visit to the Old Royal High School site on the 24th of April 2024.

Your correspondent took a walk along Edinburgh’s Waterloo Place to see what progress has been made with the redevelopment of the Old Royal High School into the National Centre for Music. A plaque by the front gate announces the building as ‘New Parliament House 5&7 Regent Road’.  This name was chosen for a proposed devolved legislature […]

The Royal High School Club in London’s Annual Dinner on the 8th of March 2024

20 attendees assembled in the Function Room of the Davys at St James wine bar in Pall Mall for the 2024 dinner.  A party of 5 had travelled down from Edinburgh by train for the event: Head Teacher Pauline Walker, Depute Head Teacher Jen Menzies, School Captain Melissa Thomson and School Vice-Captains Cameron Allan and […]

The Regent Road RHS building

Two new directors appointed to the RHS Preservation Trust.

 Two new directors have been appointed to the Royal High School Preservation Trust: Grant Mackenzie and Kate Smith.  Both have extensive experience of building restoration projects and it is good to see people with this expertise working on the Old Royal High School. Read the full article in ‘Scottish Construction Now’ from 7th Dec 2023.

The Regent Road RHS building

Wanted, people to run the Old Royal High School renovation project

THE Royal High School Preservation Trust (RHSPT), the charity behind the transformation of Edinburgh’s Royal High School into a National Centre for Music, is searching for a chair and trustees to help lead the project. If you are interested in the Old Royal High School renovation you may wish to apply for the positions advertised […]

Group photo round the table

The Royal High School Club in London’s Annual Dinner 2024

Just a quick note to inform you that the Royal High School Club in London will be holding its next Annual Dinner on Friday the 8th of March 2024 at the Davy’s at St James wine bar in Crown Passage, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 6QY with dinner served at 7:30 p.m. For now, please just […]