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James Watt Dinner 2023

6 October 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The dinner has been held (almost) annually since 1882, 2023 will be our 112th dinner!
All welcome – guests can come as individuals, groups of friends and family or as corporate groups. Black tie is preferred but not essential.


When & Where

This year the James Watt Dinner will be held at the Radisson Blu hotel, Argyle St, Glasgow, G2 8DL on Friday 6th Oct, 18.15 for 19.00.

The annual James Watt Dinner hosted by the Institution of Engineers in Scotland is a celebration of all engineering combined with entertainment. We will announce the inductees for the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame during the evening.


Tickets are £80 each but members are entitled to a discounted price of £65 per ticket
Have you thought of becoming a member?
Ticket price includes: –

– Three course meal plus coffee

– Glass of bubbly on arrival

– Dram toast to James Watt

– After Dinner Entertainment

– The announcement of the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame inductees

– Our guest speaker, social commentator Darren McGarvey, will offer some light hearted engineering observations

Plus charity collection and networking

Tickets can be booked by completing this form or, via Eventbrite, or by emailing details to 


6 October 2023
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm


0141 248 3721

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Tel: 0141 248 3721