OW Programme

The Wellington Community exists to support all OWs around the world in a wide variety of ways.

Waterloo Society


We are delighted to enclose links to our latest edition of the Waterloo Society Newsletter. These newsletters all have a particular decades focus (1940s, 1950s and 1960s) and we hope that you enjoy the memories and photos!

Latest OW News

Marcus & Oli’s World Cycle Tour

13 May 2022

Oli Lyon (M 12) alongside his friend, Marcus Pillinger are cycling around the world not only for an adventure, but also to raise money for School in a Bag, a charity that provides educational supplies for less advantaged children worldwide. Together, they will be wild camping most of the way, carrying all of their own […]


OW News – New High Sheriff for Cornwall!

10 April 2022

Andrew Williams (Hn 86) has been sworn in as the new High Sheriff of Cornwall, taking up the reins from Mark Thomas who has held the office for the last year. The swearing-in took place this weekend with a small ceremony at his home in Lanhydrock. The Office of High Sheriff is the oldest Royal […]


Invite to ‘The Movement Movement’ Magazine Launch – calling all OW Women!

08 April 2022

Please find attached an invitation to the launch of an independent print magazine called ‘The Movement Movement’ which has been set up by a friend of OW Cameron John (T 17), which could be of interest to you. The event will be at Maryland Studio, London on Saturday 23rd April between 6pm and 12am. Please […]


Upcoming OW Events

24 May 2022

LBW Live Talk “Entrepreneurship and Investing in Scale-Up Businesses with Positive Impact” by Mark Hudson

6 - 7pm Online via Zoom

In this fascinating virtual talk Mark Hudson will talk about his experiences of building and investing in high-growth scale-up enterprises (including raising venture capital funding), focusing on two which also achieve positive social and environmental impact (DOT Glasses and Clim8 Invest).

His earlier career included strategy consulting (OC&C), private equity investing (Graphite Capital) as well as helping to set up and manage a branded food businesses in East Africa (Tilda Rice). He will also be sharing thoughts on his journey and decisions as he evolved his career in those different areas. As well as the UK he has worked and lived in continental Europe, the USA and East Africa. He has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD business school. He has two sons in The Picton.

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

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25 May 2022

Waterloo Society Event: Our Royal Visitor

6 pm - 7 pm, Online, via Zoom.

Known as the ‘Royal and Religious Foundation,’ Wellington College has had close links with the Royal family throughout its history, including five visits from HM Queen Elizabeth II. Join us to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee by looking back at these very special occasions. With our Archivist Caroline Jones and our very own Chris Potter, we’ll be viewing fascinating archive film from 1959 and 1974, and chatting to Wellingtonians who met the Queen during her visits in 1959, 1974 and 2009.

To register for this online event please email community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk 

09 June 2022

Book Club

7:30pm to 8:45pm, The Moral Room, Library

Come and join this fun and informal group to discuss the chosen book with our wonderful head librarian, Lucy Atherton, and fellow members of the Wellington Community. This session will be in person and we will provide a nibbles and drinks.


We will be reading and discussing two books for this meeting:


The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak and The Fell by Sarah Moss


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

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