Membership Fees

   Membership of the Association from 1st January 2021 is £0.00 for all categories of Membership and instead will work on a voluntary contribution funding base. The Branch membership fee is £6 annually.  Members of the Royal Naval Association are able to use or visit any of our 300+ branches across the world. As a member of the RNA, you’ll have access to social and welfare advice, involvement in our many social or fundraising events, or you can simply just come along for a drink and a "swing at the lamp". If you’d like a taster of what we’re about, contact the Branch Secretary who will be delighted to host you as a guest at one of our branch meetings.

Membership Categories

Full Member

Full membership is open to the following:

          a.    The Royal Navy and its Reserves

          b.    The Royal Marines and its Reserves.

          c.     The Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service and its Reserves

          d.    The Women's Royal Naval Service and its Reserves.   

          e.     Members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

          f.      Royal Naval Auxilliary Service


All serving members of the Service shall be accorded Serving Membership of the Association, but

shall be eligible for Full Membership.

Associate Membership

 Associate Membership is for families, friends and anyone and persons over the age of eighteen who express sympathy with the objects of the Association and our Naval Services.


The Branch, may confer honorary membership on person(s) who place their services at the disposal

of the Association in an honorary capacity, but who are not eligible for Full Membership.

Branch Committee 2022/2023

Branch President

Shipmate Geoff Williams

Vice President

Shipmate Kath Taylor

Branch Chairman

Shipmate Stephen Elliot

Branch Vice Chairman

Shipmate Ian Irvin

Honorary Secretary

Shipmate Bob Cumming

Honorary Treasurer

Shipmate Dave Cutler

Social Secretary

Shipmate Karen Elliot

Assistant Social Secretary

Shipmate Stephen Elliot

Branch Delegate

Shipmate Stephen Elliot

Standard Bearer

Shipmate Dave Cutler

Assistant Standard Bearer

Shipmate Ian Irvin

Branch Public Relations

Shipmate Natalie Cutler

Branch Welfare Officer

Shipmate Harry Beattie

Additional Committee Members

Shipmate Michael Kazuba

Shipmate Karl Cleghorn

Shipmate Lesley Iannarelli


        The Branch holds its meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1930.  These meetings are now held in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Club , 1 Broughton Road,  Edinburgh EH7  4EW.

Tel: 0131 556 2973

- New members welcome -

Royal Navy and Royal Marines Club

The City of Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Naval Association has no dealings with the day to day running of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Club (RN & RM Club) or its Club Membership.  The Branch only has use of the Club as a venue for our monthly meetings.  Any matters referring to the business or running of the RN & RM Club or Membership enquiries should be refered to the Club Committee/Staff.  The Club Secretary and Bar Steward can be contacted from 1800 Monday to Friday on Tel: 0131 556 2973

Further Details on the Royal Naval Association Branch 

For details of membership of the Royal Naval Association only or to request an application form for membership of the Association and not the Club, please contact Shipmate Bob Cumming (Honorary Secretary) on:

Tel: 0131 669 2294 

Mob: 07799 890085 (Primary contact number). 


For all other business with regard to the RN&RM Club then please contact the club officials on 0131 556 2973 from Monday to Friday after 1800 hours.