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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.

December 2020

03 December 2020

Love and Information – Senior Play

7:30pm to 10:00pm

The 6th form play this term is “Love and Information” written by leading British playwright Caryl Churchill.
In this fast-moving kaleidoscope, more than100 different characters try to make sense of what they know.
This is a thought-provoking exploration of information, identity, memory and love, performed by a talented
cast! Directed by Katie Hamilton.

Streamed from the GWA, streamed tickets £5, Free of charge for staff and pupils

To book your ticket, please visit the link.

Book your place »

04 December 2020

Love and Information – Senior Play

7:30pm to 10:00pm

The 6th form play this term is “Love and Information” written by leading British playwright Caryl Churchill.
In this fast-moving kaleidoscope, more than100 different characters try to make sense of what they know.
This is a thought-provoking exploration of information, identity, memory and love, performed by a talented
cast! Directed by Katie Hamilton.

Streamed from the GWA, streamed tickets £5, Free of charge for staff and pupils

To book your ticket, please visit the link.

Book your place »

05 December 2020

Love and Information – Senior Play

7:30pm to 10:00pm

The 6th form play this term is “Love and Information” written by leading British playwright Caryl Churchill.
In this fast-moving kaleidoscope, more than100 different characters try to make sense of what they know.
This is a thought-provoking exploration of information, identity, memory and love, performed by a talented
cast! Directed by Katie Hamilton.

Streamed from the GWA, streamed tickets £5, Free of charge for staff and pupils

To book your ticket, please visit the link.

Book your place »

08 December 2020

Book Club

7:30pm-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 book we’ve chosen to read a narrative non-fiction book: The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A true ghost story by Kate Summerscale

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


09 December 2020

Gala Concert

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Music-making has been challenging this term but it is a great
delight to be able to perform on stage live in the GWA
with a virtual audience. With year group ensembles in
every discipline, performed on different stages, we hope we
will be able to end the term on a real high of musical
performance.

Streamed live from the GWA Theatre, Tickets are £5 (free of charge for staff and pupils)

Book your place »

12 December 2020

Pastoral Sport Talk – Non-Perfect Dad, Richard Shorter – ‘Providing a home which nurtures potential’

10am-11am

This interactive talk for mothers and fathers will give you practical support and advice on how to support your child in gaining the most from their sport experience at Wellington. Focusing on ensuring that children have the right mindset to support potential and success on and off the sports field.

Speakers Background – Richard works with parents of national youth teams for England Rugby, England Hockey and Cricket and professional sports teams such as Manchester United in supporting parents to nurture success and potential in their children.

To find out more about his work please see www.non-perfectdad.co.uk

Registration will be open until 4th December 2020 via the link here.

We do plan on recording the session so that all parents get the opportunity to view if unable to attend.

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


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