St Nicholas Ladies (Aberdeen)

Club contact: Catriona Hyland (Secretary)

St. Nicholas Ladies Probus Club was founded in 2000. The Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from September to May. Meetings are held at Aberdeen Cricket Club, Morningside Road, Aberdeen, starting with a speaker at 2.00pm and finishing by 4.00pm after a cup of tea/coffee and a short business meeting. We aim to have a varied programme of speakers and meetings are generally attended by approximately 50 members. The annual subscription is currently £30.

Members can sign up for club activities such as Book Group, Lunch Club and Walking Group.

Christmas Lunch is held at RNUC and the AGM and Lunch at a local venue. Money for these lunches must be paid no later than a week before the event.


New members are always welcome. Please contact the secretary in the first instance.

Office Bearers (2023/24)

President             Alison Lobban

Vice President      Margaret Stirton

Secretary.             Catriona Hyland

Treasurer              Linda Topp

Past President       Marguerite Henderson

Committee            Margery Farquharson     Maureen Bissett
                            Maureen Arpe         Kathleen Helms
Mary Hunter


Book Club    1st Monday each month

Morven Room, Cults Kirk Centre (small cost involved)

10.00am coffee for 10.15 start

Contact: Katie Dawson

Lunch Club   2nd Monday each month

RNUC 12.00 for 12.30

Contact: Margery Farquharson

Walking Group   Karen Duncan


The subscription is £30.00, payable at the first meeting or as soon as possible thereafter, by cheque or bank transfer.
Cheques should be made payable to St. Nicholas Probus Club. They can be sent to the Treasurer:

Ms Linda Topp 100 Stanley Street AB10 6UQ

The bank transfer details are:

Sort Code 80-06-19      Account Number 00534977

If paying by bank transfer please use your name as a reference for the payment.


Lunch Club

The Lunch Club meets on the second Monday of the month. The first lunch of the session is Monday 9 October@12.00 for 12.30

Book Club

Meetings are at The Hub in Cults on the first Monday of the month.10.15am

Walking Group

Karen’s contact details are Start yet to be decided.


The first meeting for session 2023/24 will be on Wednesday 27 September @2.00pm.The speaker is Bob Sanguinetti, CEO Port of Aberdeen. The title of his talk is: Port of Aberdeen, Building for the Future.

Speakers for September/October/November

29 September: Bob Sanguinetti(as above)

25 October: Professor David Reid-Dem Bones

29 November: Mike Gibb-The Forgotten Heroines of the North East

6 December: Christmas Lunch RNUC

The syllabus for the 2023/24 session will be available at the September meeting.

Coffee Morning

A coffee morning has been arranged at Drum Garden Centre on Friday 27 October at 10.15am. Cost £6.00 to include gratuity. Please sign up at September meeting to gauge interest.

Christmas Lunch 

Wednesday 6 December RNUC

Details of cost and menu choices will be available on the website by mid October and at the October meeting. Please sign up at this meeting.


2024 Calendars will be available at the September meeting, possibly also in October, at a cost of £9.00. The Scottish Aerial Views taken by Peter Scott are stunning and the sale of these calendars supports five charities. Please note we can only accept cash.


There has been some discussion about restarting the Mahjong Club. We are working on it and would welcome your thoughts, especially if you might be willing to help with set up and organisation.