We are sharing expertise…

We want to mix your professional experience with the academic life of the students and look to our community to deliver masterclasses or lectures to enrich what happens in the classroom. We will set up programmes for skills for life, work placements, entrepreneurship, enterprise and much more, because we want our students to be inspired and, in turn, able to inspire others.

Upcoming Events

20 June 2023

Wellington Community Book Club

Library Moral Room, Wellington College



The Wellington Community Book Club is a small, friendly group of bookworms who meet regularly to debate the meeting’s highlighted books, discuss what they’re currently perusing, and share their love of reading!

The next meeting will be held in the Library Moral Room on Tuesday 20th June; drinks and light bites will be provided. The group have chosen to read ‘Operation Moonlight’ by Louise Morrish and ‘The Buddha in the Attic’ by Julie Otsuka

The group always welcomes new members, even if you haven’t had a chance to read the books! If you would be interested in joining, please email community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk for more information.

15 July 2023

Wellington College and Gardens Public Summer Tour

Wellington College



A unique opportunity for the general public to explore the historic buildings and grounds of Wellington College, with a light lunch included.

Wellington College Grounds and Gardens Manager, Mark Dodd, will take us on a tour of the College’s main estate grounds, which are not open to the general public, and share some fascinating insights into the delights and challenges of looking after this 440-acre estate.

College Archivist Caroline Jones will tell the story of Wellington College’s foundation, guiding you around the historic central buildings and showing some of our important art treasures.

Please note, this is an adult-only event and you will need a moderate level of fitness for the tours. It is aimed at the general public, but parents and OWs are more than welcome to attend.

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