Restoration Day Dinner

The 2022 Restoration Day Dinner will take place on the evening of Monday 30th May 2022 at the Caledonian Club in London. The Society are delighted to welcome Liam Devlin, HM Rothesay Herald to the Court of the Lord Lyon to attend as our guest speaker.

Details have been circulated to Members.


TUESDAY JUNE 21st 2022 — London Scottish House, Westminster at 7pm

The distinguished historian Dr Philip Mansel will give a lecture entitled: “LOUIS XIV AND THE STUARTS: between ‘raison d’ état’ and Sacred Monarchy”.

Dr Mansel will examine the relationship between the Stuarts and the Sun King. How Louis housed them and treated them as royal cousins but played and arguably betrayed them in the wider game of European politics. Dr Mansel is a founder of the Society for Court Studies and President of the scientific committee of the Centre de Recherche du Chateau de Versailles.

This lecture is open to Members, their guests and members of the public.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9th 2022 — London Scottish House, Westminster at 6pm

A lecture entitled “STUART STYLE, MONARCHY, DRESS, AND THE SCOTTISH MALE ELITE” will be given by Professor Maria Hayward.

Professor Hayward holds the Chair of Early Modern History at the University of Southampton and has extensively studied textile conservation and the history of court costume. She will give a lecture based on her book on Scottish Court Dress.

This lecture is open to Members, their guests and members of the public.


Following the lecture on November 9th., the Society has made a provisional arrangement to hold our INFORMAL WINTER PARTY. Details and booking forms will be sent to Members with the next Newsletter.