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The Wellington Community programme

As the Wellington Community team, our aim is to provide a meaningful programme of cultural, social, business, careers and educational events and activities for everyone in the Community. We aim to create a programme that helps us come together to reinforce, support and build the special and unique relationship that we all have with Wellington College and with one another.

Our events programme may look a bit empty at the moment, we are busy working on getting as many of our events online for you all to enjoy. Please keep checking this page as we will have updates coming very soon.

April 2021

26 April 2021

Prayer Group

8:00pm to 9:00pm

The Parent Prayer Group is a group of Christian parents and OWs who meet, twice a term, to pray for the Wellington College community. We normally meet in the crypt at school but this term we will be meeting, via Teams, we warmly welcome newcomers.

If you would like more information and/or to join these meetings, from anywhere around the world, please contact  Suzanne Davidson on 07941 672137 or Abigail Compton-Burnett on 07747 111336.


29 April 2021

Book Club

7:30pm to 8:45pm

Come and join this fun and informal virtual group to discuss the chosen book with our wonderful head librarian, Lucy Atherton, and fellow members of the Wellington Community. Remember your glass of wine and nibbles!

The chosen book is the very recently published latest novel by Kazuo Ishiguro – Klara and the Sun. To register your place or for more information please email Lucy Atherton at: lha@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

May 2021

10 May 2021

LBW Live Talk ‘The meaning of Marketing and Social Media by Jonas Nagel’

6:00pm to 7:00pm

We are delighted to announce Jonas Nagel CEO & Founder of 4 different companies in various fields, will be hosting our first Life Beyond Wellington talk of the Summer term. This session is aimed at anyone who would like to find out more about a career within the digital marketing industry and current students, OWs and parents are welcome to join. Jonas will give us an overview of his fascinating career so far, discussing how he got to where he is today and sharing some helpful tips and advice. There will be a Q&A at the end of the session and we do encourage you to ask as many questions as possible.

Jonas Nagle is a 22-year-old CEO & Founder of 4 different companies in various fields, he has invested and is part owner in several others. He is also part of the board of an investment company. His main Company is the Mainment GmbH, which is a Social Media Management & Marketing Agency, focused on achieving the highest marketing results for Branding and Performance purposes, through Growth Hacking and understanding the algorithms of social networks – they are focused on VIPs as clients, from worldwide stars down to local politicians, but also manage a lot of brands of all sizes, from brands with tens of thousands of employees, to start-ups that have just begun. Next to that he also has an Investment Fund, a Furniture Company, a Clothing Production and more

Tickets are free of charge, and the link to join will be shared with you the day before the event.

Book your place »

13 May 2021

Life Beyond Wellington Virtual Law Networking Event

6pm-7pm

Continuing with the success of our virtual networking sessions we are delighted to invite you to join our online Law Event. Mark Milliken-Smith, Q.C. specialising in criminal, regulatory and sports law is our Law career opportunity group leader and Governor. Mark will be chairing a panel of 3 brilliant OWs; Chris Macfarlane: VP, Associate General Counsel at Peloton Interactive, Harry Orpen-Smellie: Dispute Resolution Associate at Seladore Legal and India Flanagan: Barrister at Thomas More Chambers.

Our panellists will talk you through their career journeys so far, share some useful tips and advice as well as answering any questions you may have. All four panellists are able to offer a different perspective to help answer your questions whether you are a current Wellington student, studying at university, just starting out on your career journey or looking at a career change.

Tickets are free of charge, and the link to join will be shared with you the day before the event

Book your place »

June 2021

04 June 2021

The Inaugural Darwin Escapes National Pairs Sixes Championship – new date: 4th June 2021

Springs Golf Club, Wallingford

The Springs Golf Club in Wallingford is unquestionably one of the best golf clubs in Oxfordshire, being located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and being spread over 133 acres of peaceful parkland. The Springs will be hosting a new and exciting Golf competition this summer and we would love as many members of our community to get involved.

This is an 18-hole pairs event which incorporates 3 separate 6-hole competitions, holes 1-6: scramble, holes 7-12 best ball and holes 13-18 both balls. There will be many prizes to be won throughout this incredible event including nearest to the pin on every par 3, longest drive and nearest drive as well as prizes for the winners and runners up of each 6-hole competition! There will also be a 1 Hole final shoot out, for the top 2 scores in each 6-hole competition at the end of the day, to see who will be crowned the 2020 Inaugural Darwin Escapes National Pairs Sixes Champion.

The day will include on course interviews and a meet and greet with the amazing Sky Sports presenter and Darwin Escapes Ambassador Sarah Stirk.

The Price to enter this great competition is £99 per pair which includes food on arrival, 18 holes of golf, prizes and a meal after the games. Anyone can enter, Men’s pairs, Ladies pairs and mixed pairs!

For all enquires and bookings please go to the website: darwinescapespairssixes.golfgenius.com


08 June 2021

Prayer Group

8:00pm to 9:00pm

The Parent Prayer Group is a group of Christian parents and OWs who meet, twice a term, to pray for the Wellington College community. We normally meet in the crypt at school but this term we will be meeting, via Teams, we warmly welcome newcomers.

If you would like more information and/or to join these meetings, from anywhere around the world, please contact  Suzanne Davidson on 07941 672137 or Abigail Compton-Burnett on 07747 111336.


12 June 2021

200 Anniversary Ball at Eagle House

On behalf of Andrew Barnard, the Headmaster of Eagle House School, we are delighted to warmly invite all former Eagle House pupils, parents and staff to join the Bicentenary celebrations for Eagle House in 2020. Founded in 1820 the school reaches this exciting landmark in its history and is keen to extend its celebrations to all who have been involved in this journey to be an outstanding prep school.

One of the main events in which Eagle House would love for you to join them at to celebrate the Schools history and achievement is their 200 Anniversary Ball. This event will be the chance to celebrate the achievements of the past 200 years and, also, to look forward to the next exciting chapter in Eagle House’s history. The Anniversary Ball will include live music, and fireworks, to accompany a lavish three course meal.

To book your tickets please visit: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/eaglehouseschool


17 June 2021

Book Club

7:30pm to 8:45pm

Come and join this fun and informal virtual group to discuss the chosen book with our wonderful head librarian, Lucy Atherton, and fellow members of the Wellington Community. Remember your glass of wine and nibbles!

Book to be confirmed. To register your place or for more information please email Lucy Atherton at: lha@wellingtoncollege.org.uk