DOUAI LAUNCH BENEDICTINE FOUNDATION

The Head Master, Andrew Hobbs, was delighted to attend the launch of Douai’s Foundation on 12th September at the Royal Overseas Club in London. Since the closure of Douai School in 1999, its former pupils have faced the challenge of identifying a suitable lasting legacy for the School, which will preserve its name and Benedictine […]

SIXTH FORM LECTURE: DOWNSIDE FISHER YOUTH CLUB

What an inspiring way to start the academic year’s Sixth Form Lecture series at Downside School – with a challenge to the School to get involved with and support those less fortunate than ourselves, namely the Downside Fisher Youth Club. Robert Coke (S90), Chairman of the Downside Fisher Youth Club, described how the wider Downside […]

UNDER 30S EVENT

A huge thank you to Katy Nannestad (I09) and Charlie Harbord (R12) for organising such a successful Under 30s Drinks event on Thursday 5th September, the first of our Autumn Calendar of Events. The Landor in Clapham was buzzing with the mix of OGs that arrived throughout the evening and it was great to see […]

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ORDINATION

Canon Thomas Atthill (S59) was ordained a Priest in Downside Abbey by Bishop Joseph Rudderham on July 18th 1969. On 21st August, he celebrated his 50th anniversary since his ordination with a Thanksgiving Mass in the beautiful Abbey Church. He was joined by many priests as well as many friends and family. You can listen […]