Welcome

The Unscrupulous Rascals welcome anyone with an interest in the stories of Sherlock Holmes to attend our quarterly meetings.

We chat about anything Holmesian while enjoying lunch. Most meetings have a guest speaker. All meetings have a fun quiz centred on one of the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Upcoming Meeting

Sunday November 20th, 2022, 12.30pm
       Presentation: "Arthur Conan Doyle: Historian and Writer" by Graham Parks
       Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk" (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes) 
please RSVP by Monday November 14th to sherlocksa@gmail.com



Previous Meetings, 2022

Sunday February 20th, 2022, 12.30pm
       Presentation: The "Sherlock Players" will present a reading of the Basil Rathbone/Nigel Bruce radio play "Murder in the Casbah"
       Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Reigate Squire" (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes) 

Sunday May 15th, 2022, 12.30pm
       Presentation: "The Mystery of the Mary Celeste" by Mark Chellew
       Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire" (in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes) 

Sunday August 21st, 2022, 12.30pm
       Presentation: "Adelaide in the time of Conan Doyle's visit" by Glen Woodard
       Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
	Quiz Story: The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez found in the collection “The Return of Sherlock Holmes.” 


Previous Meetings, 2021

Sunday November 21st, 2021, 12.30pm
       Guest Speaker: President Mark gave a presentation in Ellie Norwood: The Forgotten Holmes"
       Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger" (in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes) 

Sunday August 15th, 2021, 12.30pm
	Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St, Adelaide
        Guest Speaker: Martina was our guest speaker. Her topic was “Holmes vs Dupin: Why Doyle’s detective is more popular than Poe’s.” 
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Yellow Face" (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes)

Sunday May 16th, 2021, 12.30pm
	Venue: The Caledonian Hotel
                      215 O'Connell St (cnr Barton Tce), North Adelaide
        Guest Speaker: George Galloway discussed "Where's Watson? – The Battle of Maiwand and debunking some myths of Sherlockian proportions."
	Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet" (in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

Sunday February 28th, 2021, 12.30pm
        Venue: The Rob Roy Hotel
                      106 Halifax Street, Adelaide
        Quiz Story: "The Adventure of the Three Garridebs" (in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes)



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