What we're about

Dear Friends,

This is an Open meetup group specially created to enjoy together here in Scotland; sharing friendship, outdoors activities, travelling, nights out and social events over the whole year and make new and good friends to have a social live and local places to go and enjoy here in Edinburgh!

Everyone is welcome! doesn´t matter age or gender, local people, from other countries or nationalities.... so please, come to make new friends and meet with the usuals or come with your own friends.

What are we trying to to with our regular meetups over the whole year is create a friendly and nice group of friends in Edinburgh mainly thinking on local people that are living and making their lives here in Edinburgh area but, doesn't matter if you are coming just for a few weeks or just the summer everyone is welcome :). Coming regularly to these meetups, you always will have friends to meet in our usual pubs that are between the most famous in the city when you will finish your workday or week at any time of year, doesn't matter if is summer or winter time....

The only requirement is to have a clear PROFILE PHOTO of you in order to recognize each other and be polite and friendly :) without a photo we cannot approve any request, thank you for your understanding.

Group language: English please, to understand each other, many thanks.

• New facebook group available to post about any matter, make friends, comments or suggest events:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsinScotland

• Whatsapp Group: contact to any organiser, co or assistant.

• Group open to new co-organizers: anyone can be a co-organizer and be part of the organizers' team. This is one of the first big meetups groups here in Edinburgh since 2014 but the current team have not enough time to create new events so new co-organizers are welcome under the annual payment of £20 to contribute to the running expenses and the running of the group. The new co-organizers will be automatically able to create any kind and as many events as you want here and also on the new Facebook group as moderators of the group. Contact with the main organizer to apply: https://www.meetup.com/members/91678132/

Please; don´t be shy if nobody is registered at the beginning, just register yourself and come alone or with friends, sure more people will come ;).

The organizers cannot attend all our meetups, will be impossible giving personal lives and work, but is not necessary the presence of and organiser to attend some king of meetups, just introduce yourself, have some drink, chat and have fun with the others, sure you will make new friends and buddies! Make this meetup open group one of your regulars and always you will have friends to meet and a place where to go for your relax, laughs and good moments, it's FOR YOU to enjoy it :)

Hoping your participation and collaboration taking action on this open meetup and the new Facebook group to keep them growing and have your places and friends in the city as local or visitor.

Best wishes,

Your team!

Upcoming events (5+)

WEDNESDAYS-weekly: FREE CEILIDH!-Live music!

Stramash Live Music Bar

Hi everyone! So glad to offer to you this meetup :) This is one of our regulars every week on Wednesdays and over the whole year. Everyone is welcome doesn´t matter age or gender so please, come to make new friends and meet with the usuals or come with your own friends. What are we trying to to with our regular meetups over the whole year is create a friendly and nice group of friends in Edinburgh mainly thinking on local people that are living and making their lives here in Edinburgh area but, doesn't matter if you are coming just for a few weeks or just the summer everyone is welcome :). Coming regularly to this meetup and/or to our other ones on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, you always will have friends to meet in our usual pubs that are between the most famous in the city when you will finish your workday or week at any time of year, doesn't matter if is summer or winter time.... This one is in one of the best Scottish pubs in the whole city of Edinburgh or even the country; The Stramash "Chappel". Where you could have your drinks, dinner, dance ceilidh or just having a nice Thursday night and laughs together enjoying the great live music! Please; don´t be shy if nobody is registered at the beginning, just register yourself and come alone or with friends, sure more people will come ;). As organizer I cannot attend all our meetups, will be impossible and giving my job I have to travel a lot here in Scotland but is not necessary the presence of and organiser to attend this king of meetups, just introduce yourself, have some drink, chat and have fun with the others, sure you will make new friends and buddies! Make this meetup one of your regulars and always you will have friends to meet and a place where to go for your relax, laughs and good moments :) Remember to meet and make your comments here on the meetup day or contact me to add you by WhatsApp. Also, UPDATE your attendance on time please, be polite others make their decision based on the people that are coming, thank you!. Try to meet at the beginning of the main bar or table to the left side or first table and be on time, this is the best way to find everyone, thank you, so easy. See you there, enjoy!

THURSDAYS-weekly: LIVE MUSIC at GHILLIE DHU!

Ghillie Dhu

Hi everyone! So glad to offer to you this meetup :) This is one of our regulars every week on Thursdays and over the whole year. Everyone is welcome doesn´t matter age or gender so please, come to make new friends and meet with the usuals or come with your own friends. What are we trying to to with our regular meetups over the whole year is create a friendly and nice group of friends in Edinburgh mainly thinking on local people that are living and making their lives here in Edinburgh area but, doesn't matter if you are coming just for a few weeks or just the summer everyone is welcome :). Coming regularly to this meetup and/or to our other ones on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, you always will have friends to meet in our usual pubs that are between the most famous in the city when you will finish your workday or week at any time of year, doesn't matter if is summer or winter time.... This one is in one of the best Scottish pubs in the whole city of Edinburgh or even the country; The Ghillie Dhu "Chappel". Where you could have your drinks, dinner, dance ceilidh or just having a nice Thursday night and laughs together enjoying the great live music! Please; don´t be shy if nobody is registered at the beginning, just register yourself and come alone or with friends, sure more people will come ;). As organizer I cannot attend all our meetups, will be impossible and giving my job I have to travel a lot here in Scotland but is not necessary the presence of and organiser to attend this king of meetups, just introduce yourself, have some drink, chat and have fun with the others, sure you will make new friends and buddies! Make this meetup one of your regulars and always you will have friends to meet and a place where to go for your relax, laughs and good moments :) Remember to meet and make your comments here on the meetup day or contact me to add you by WhatsApp. Also, UPDATE your attendance on time please, be polite others make their decision based on the people that are coming, thank you!. Try to meet at the beginning of the main bar or table and coming from Sandwich place street and the terrace or first table and be on time, this is the best way to find everyone, thank you, so easy. See you there, enjoy!

FRIDAYS-weekly: FRIENDLY AND RELAXED AFTER WEEK DRINKS/DINNER!

Hi everyone! Following with the idea to be a Hub where to meet, let´s got to make the George IV other of the typical ones in Edinburgh our "Home" for every Friday meetup, to just drink, dinner, listen live music or everything together ;) so, you will always will know where to go an meet friends on Fridays!. We will let the other ones as "casuals". --------------- So glad to offer to you this meetup :) This is one of our regulars every week on Fridays and over the whole year. Everyone is welcome doesn´t matter age or gender so please, come to make new friends and meet with the usuals or come with your own friends. What are we trying to to with our regular meetups over the whole year is create a friendly and nice group of friends in Edinburgh mainly thinking on local people that are living and making their lives here in Edinburgh area but, doesn't matter if you are coming just for a few weeks or just the summer everyone is welcome :). Coming regularly to this meetup and/or to our other ones on Wednesday or Friday, you always will have friends to meet in our usual pubs that are between the most famous in the city when you will finish your workday or week at any time of year, doesn't matter if is summer or winter time.... Welcome people of ANY AGE range, of course, just over 18 years old!. In order to know and enjoy some of the most typical and old taverns of Edinburgh and for neighbours living in different areas of the city. We will do this in a selection of the most ancient and Scottish typical ones in different areas of the city and surroundings, each Friday in one of these four and repeating so on. Also, you could suggest DIFFERENT ones but always ancient and Scottish fashion ones. OLD BELL INN: https://www.oldbelledinburgh.co.uk/ CORSTORPHINE INN: https://www.facebook.com/CorstorphineInnEdinburgh/ THE BEEHIVE INN: (17th century) Grassmarket. https://www.belhavenpubs.co.uk/pubs/midlothian/beehive-inn/ MILNES OF ROSE STREET: https://www.belhavenpubs.co.uk/pubs/midlothian/milnes-bar/ GHILLIE DHU: http://ghillie-dhu.co.uk/ THE SHEEP HEID INN: https://www.thesheepheidedinburgh.co.uk/ THE HAWES INN: (South Queensferry) https://www.vintageinn.co.uk/restaurants/scotland-northern-ireland/thehawesinnsouthqueensferry CRAMOND INN: https://www.facebook.com/thecramondinn Please; don´t be shy if nobody is registered at the beginning, just register yourself and come alone or with friends, sure more people will come ;). As organizer I cannot attend all our meetups, will be impossible and giving my job I have to travel a lot here in Scotland but is not necessary the presence of and organiser to attend this king of meetups, just introduce yourself, have some drink, chat and have fun with the others, sure you will make new friends and buddies! Make this meetup one of your regulars and always you will have friends to meet and a place where to go for your relax, laughs and good moments :) Remember to meet and make your comments here on the meetup day or contact me to add you by WhatsApp. Also, UPDATE your attendance on time please, be polite others make their decision based on the people that are coming, thank you!. Try stay on time, this is the best way to find everyone, thank you, so easy. Well, Have a nice Feasgar! Slàinte!!! See you there, enjoy!

SATURDAY NIGHTS-weekly!

The Beehive Inn

Hi Friends: Easy description; Just the meaning of the title to enjoy and have a nice and friendly night together. This is one one our regulars meetups every week in the same place. This way doesn't matter whichever is your age, gender or if you are single or not, coming with your fiance, friends, girlfriend, boyfriend or not, this one as any in this group is for you 😉. If you are local or living in Edinburgh for a while, or coming from other cities or countries or just for holidays this is for you. What we aim with our regulars meetups is that no-one will be alone neither loss in Edinburgh and you always will have a place where to come over and meet new friends as well have a happy and fun time :). We could go through; Beehive - Biddy Mulligans - The Three Sisters - Stramash Live Music Bar (Church)...... But we will see in the moment :). Ambassadors: not always will be possible for me or other members attend all the meetups of our group so, just come over alone or with your friends, be brave; be the first to sign in and others will come following you 😉. It's so easy, just be on time, look for the others, comments here and introduce and relax yourself and have fun, enjoy the moment and the night 😉. If anyone wish to be ambassador any night just drop a comment on the day and you will be 😉. If you want to be included on our WhatsApp group send me a message with your name and phone number: Alberto, Profile: https://www.meetup.com/members/91678132/ or to:[masked]. Many thanks. PLEASE: Show a clear photo of your face, is polite and we could recognise each other at the meeting points. Attendance: please, be polite and update your attendance at less one night previous to the meetup. Try to remain together in the group during the meeting to have fun 😊 That´s all, so easy ;) just to have a nice and friendly night! Note: the reservations will be closed automatically the night before, if you want come over drop a comment in the event or contact the organizer or ambassador thanks 😊

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SATURDAY NIGHTS-weekly!

The Beehive Inn

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