Old Gregorians News

Epiphany Reception 2018

The Monastic Community welcomed friends to Downside, on Friday 5th January, to celebrate an Epiphany Reception.  The catering department prepared delicious canapés for the event and the large number of guests enjoyed welcoming in 2018 together. Visitors were pleased to see that work had been carried out to replace a missing right hand on the […]

Downside Shooting Club

We took a day for ten guns at the Batcombe Shoot in Somerset on Saturday 30th December 2017. The guns were: Simon Westlake (S 81) Ed Westlake (S 2005) sharing with William Carter (C-B 2006) Stephen Stokes (C 78) Nick Candy (C 72) Benny Carter (B 2001) Hugh Carter (B 99) Humphrey Francis-Jones (Barlow 6th […]

London Dinner 2017

The 2017 London dinner was a hugely enjoyable occasion taking place once again at the East India Club on Thursday 16th November. Particular thanks to Jamie Drummond-Smith (C77) who did a great job rallying OGs from 1977 to celebrate their 40 year anniversary.  Thanks to Francis Mander (C70) for his wonderful photography.  More photos can […]

Brazil Gathering

The twelfth Old Benedictine School Community Gathering took place over the weekend of 20th October and was superbly organised once again by Alan Morgan (S59). Attendees were: Ampleforth Simon Clayton (D72) Douai Jeremy Ribeiro dos Santos (F66)/Susan Downside Philip Coate (S58) Peter Doyle (B56) Alan Morgan (S59)/Xymena Nicholas Reade (R/U63) Guests Georgiana Morgan/Luiz Ros For […]