Old Gregorians News

Easter Retreat 2018

The Monastic Community at Downside Abbey invites 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 “Waking […]

White Knights Ball 2018

OGs and current pupils enjoyed the OMV White Knights Ball recently which was held at Grosvenor House in London.  This years ball was in aid of the Order of Malta Volunteers International Holiday Camp. Photos copyright Cecilia Colussi  

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 […]