OW Society

Welcome to the Old Wellingtonian Society

The OW Society exists to support all OWs around the world in a wide variety of ways and is at the heart of the Wellington Community.


A film made by OWs for OWs

Join us on the evening of the 17th June for the worldwide, online screening of Wellingtonian70.

Latest OW News

Claud Raymond

OW Claud Raymond Victoria Cross Anniversary

21 March 2019

21st March marks the anniversary of the action in 1945 for which Old Wellingtonian Claud Raymond was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. Claud was at Wellington from 1937 to 1942, and was in the Hill dormitory. He became a School Prefect. His entry in the College’s Roll of Honour records that he loved both rugby […]


OW John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler Victoria Cross Anniversary

27 December 2018

27th December marks the anniversary of the second action in 1914 for which Old Wellingtonian John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler was awarded the Victoria Cross. John was in the Stanley, 1902-1906, and then went straight to Sandhurst to train as an Army officer. He joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in 1907. In 1913 he was […]


Remembering the First World War – our Wellington website, special exhibition, and talk

06 November 2018

As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, I’d like to draw your attention to the events and resources which we have produced to help us understand more about those from Wellington who fought and died. Over the last two years we have developed our First World War Memorial Website, […]


Upcoming OW Events

22 June 2019

Wellington Community 6’s Golf Tournament for the MBE Trophy

10:00am, The Springs Golf Club, Wallingford

Teams will consist of four players, at least two of which must be members of the Wellington Community. There will be three separate 6-hole competitions over the 18-hole course, with a different format for each competition.

Holes 1-6: WALTZ

Holes 7-12: AM-AM Best 2 from 4

Holes 13-18: Texas Scramble


The overall winner will be determined by a 3-team. 1 shot each playoff at approximately 5:45pm and there will also be ‘Nearest the Pin’ and ‘Spot Prizes’ to play for.

Tee times will be between 10:44am and 1:00pm. Please arrive at The Springs from 10:00am for brunch. A buffet will be served on completion of play.

The cost to enter will be £250 per team, which will include Green Fees, food on arrival and after play and prizes.

To register please contact: Ashley Pheasant, Head of Golf at Darwin Escapes:

Tel: 07976223963

Email: ashley.pheasant@darwinescapes.co.uk

06 September 2019

OW 25 Year Reunion

From 7:00 pm
The Duke of Sussex, London

We invite all 1994 leavers to reunite and reminisce with one another at the Duke of Sussex close to Waterloo. Drinks and a light buffet will be available from 7.00 pm to celebrate this wonderful milestone. Please help spread the word to ensure we can get as many of the 1994 class together!

Tickets cost £15 each and guests are very welcome.

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26 September 2019

London Walking Tour – Little Venice to Camden

10:45am, Camden, London

We are delighted that we have more London Walking Tours in store for you this term, join us as City of Westminster Guide, Lou Cohen, shares hew wealth of knowledge this time on the beautiful Regents Canal.

Take a walk with a City of Westminster guide, along the Regent’s Canal, starting in Maida Vale surrounded by stucco-fronted houses, delight in Little Venice and stroll along the towpath to explore “the loveliest inland waterway in England”. It is a walk offering an oasis of calm before ending at the bustling Camden Market. 

Meeting point – Meet: Warwick Avenue Underground station (Bakerloo Line). From the ticket barrier, take the right-hand exit and stairs. 

Ends near Camden Market – nearest underground Camden Station (Northern Line) 

Tickets are £15 per person.   

Registration will open shortly

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