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The Royal High School  Club  was founded in 1849 with the objective of maintaining the history and standards of the principal school of Edinburgh.    It has entered its third active century with the same objectives in mind.    The move from Calton Hill to Barnton in 1968 and the change to comprehensive education in 1973 have not changed the objectives of the Club, who welcome all former pupils to its membership

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The 2016 Annual dinner will be held at the the The Roxburghe Hotel, Charlotte Square Edinburgh on Friday 18th March.     Ticket application forms will be made available by email during January, alternatively contact the Hon. Secretary, David Rutherford at    Speakers will be announced shortly.

The 2016 Annual London Club dinner  will take place on Friday 11th March at the RAF Club in London.      Please contact this website, or London Club Secretary Alex Prentice at for more information.

The 2015 Prize-Giving took place on Friday 26 June.     The Club President officiated, Rosie Kay delivered a splendid FP address, and new Rector Pauline Walker managed the Prize Giving ceremony.    Photos and further information in the News pages

The 2015 Annual dinner was held at the the The Roxburghe Hotel, Charlotte Square Edinburgh on Friday 27th March.    Speakers included Comedienne and Royal High FP Eleanor Morton, replying on behalf of the Guests, and Dr Judith McClure, former Head of St George's School who proposed the toast to the Club and School.    A report and photographs can be seen in the News pages.

Committee   Current members are:

President - Sheriff Frank Crowe

Michael Rutherford

Ian Cowie

Robert Forman

David Williamson

Past President - Louise Stevenson

Hon Treasurer - Alastair Allanach

Hon Secretary - David Rutherford

For pen pictures of the committee, please click here

Email addresses - Committee member Michael Rutherford is spearheading the exercise to identify as many FP's email addresses as possible to reduce paper and postage costs.   Please advise us if you have not already done so...

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The domain name and web space are funded by the Royal High School Club, and supported by Thos. H. Peck, who specialises in Domain Name registration and leasing - visit to view the extensive range available.

2016 RHS Club dinner Friday 18th March, RHS London Club Dinner Friday 11th March


2014 Prize Giving platform party.  Rector Jane Frith is joined by Fraser Doherty, School Captain Robert Bough, RHS Club Committee members and other platform guests   Full report here


Were you in the pipe band?... this photo could be of interest to you


The RHSFP RFC Rugby history is now available.   This photo shows Pringle Fisher captaining Scotland in 1967





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