Old Gregorians News

Book Donation

We have recently been donated a copy of a book from 1716 by an Old Gregorian, Mr Chris von Patzelt (Smythe 66). The book is entitled Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ’ by William Burkitt, a vicar and lecturer from Essex. The book has obviously been well […]

Careers Seminar

OGs, current parents and friends took time out of their busy schedules to come to Downside on Saturday 25th February to talk to pupils about their career journey.  We are always grateful to people from the outside world who are willing to share their experience and expertise with our current pupils.  This year’s cohort ranged […]

Easter Retreat 2017

The Monastic Community at Downside Abbey invite everyone to share with them in Holy Week for the annual Easter Retreat. Young and old, families and friends are welcome to take part in a range of services, workshops and activities to celebrate this special time of the Christian year.  The theme for this year is “Celebrating […]

Cyril Burnand Exhibition

A new exhibition created by the Monastery Archives and Library team is now open in the Abbey Visitor Centre. The exhibition focuses on the incredible life of an Old Gregorian, Cyril Burnand (1891-1915) who was at Downside from 1904-1909.  Cyril was an accomplished rower and featured for Cambridge in the 1911 University Boat Race which […]