Old Salopian Events

Please find below details of forthcoming events that are either specifically for (or involving) Old Salopians, or which may be of particular interest to them. 

Other school events of more general interest to Old Salopians will be found on the main Calendar page of the School's website, as well as on the Forthcoming Events pages of particular sections: Arts Events, Sports Fixtures; Academic Lectures & Events etc.

Saturday 18 June 2016

  • 12:30
    Natwest T20 Blast Saturday 18th June


    The Birmingham Branch of the Salopian Club will be attending the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire on Saturday 18th June and have a small number of tickets available to anyone who wishes to join them. We hope to see Old Salopians Joe Leach (M 04-09) and Ed Barnard (PH 12-14) in action for Worcestershire.




    The order of play will be as follows:

    Arrive 12.30 for 1.00 for free drink and one course buffet lunch.

     Cash bar available throughout the day

     T20 Play starts at 2.30 and is estimated to end about 7.00 pm.

     Ticket £35 includes initial drink, buffet lunch and pitch side seating.

     There is no parking at the ground. 

    All OS with or without partner most welcome.

    If you would like to attend please contact Janet Scholes on 01743 280892 or jscholes@shrewsbury.org.uk to check availability and reserve places, which will then be held for four days to allow payment to be made.


Sunday 26 June 2016

    Moser's Hall Reunion

    The Salopian Club and the current Housemaster of Moser’s Hall, Paul Pattenden, are planning a reunion for all former and current members of Moser’s Hall, pupils and staff, on Sunday 26th June. We very much hope you will be able to join us. Families will also be most welcome.

    The event will begin with Chapel at 10am, for those who wish to attend, followed by coffee, and there will then be a drinks reception and speeches in the garden of Moser’s Hall at 12.00 mid-day.  Following the reception there will be a hog roast and buffet, musical entertainment and an opportunity to tour the house and look at items of Moser’s memorabilia.

    This is a free event, however we would be very grateful if you could book your places so that we know how many to cater for. Please telephone Janet Scholes on 01743 280892 or email jscholes@shrewsbury.org.uk.

    We do hope you will be able to come to what promises to be a memorable occasion. See this link for a current attendees list.


Saturday 2 July 2016

    Henley Regatta Sabrina Club Lunch

    Henley Royal Regatta is undoubtedly the best known regatta in the world and is both one of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar and the social season. This year's regatta will take place from 29th June-3rd July and once again the School will be hosting lunch on Wednesday 29th June and the Sabrina Club will be hosting lunch on the Saturday 4th July. 

    The lunch is free and all are very welcome to attend. Look out for the marquee flying the Maltese Cross flag, which will be in the middle of Henley Cricket Ground. We look forward to seeing you there.

    This year the Sabrina Club are also hosting a special reunion lunch for the 1st VIII crews of 1989-1998, those coached by Mike Partridge and Steve Fox. This will take place on Friday 1st July in the same marquee, between 12.00 and 2.30pm, and both Steve and Mike (who now lives in Australia) will be guests of honour. There will be a small charge of £10 per head for this event and you will need to book with the Sabrina Secretary, Rod Spiby, Rod.spiby@bulleys.co.uk

    For more information please contact Janet Scholes on 01743 280892 or jscholes@shrewsbury.org.uk


Friday 19 August 2016

  • 12:35
    Reception at the Edinburgh Fringe

    The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city. Come and join us in attending a performance of ‘Great Expectations’ by the very talented Shrewsbury School pupils

    at 12.35pm on Friday 19th August 2016

    in C (–1) venue 34, Adam House, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HR

    followed by a buffet lunch in the Bute Rooms, National Museum of Scotland

    Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF


    By post to Nikki Bevan

    Shrewsbury School, The Schools

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7BA

    Or email: nbevan@shrewsbury.org.uk


Thursday 15 September 2016

    Salopian Club Five Day Battlefield Tour to Normandy

    Following the great success of the 2014 battlefield tour the Salopian Club, in conjunction with Anglia Tours, have planned a new five day Normandy tour from Thursday 15 September - Monday 19 September 2016.

    The tour will follow a completely new itinerary, which can be viewed on this link. It focuses on D-Day and the Normandy campaign, in which the British 2nd army were led by Old Salopian Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Dempsey.

    The trip will again be led by highly respected military historian Peter Caddick-Adams (Ch 74-78). 

    Early booking is highly recommended, as numbers are limited and the last tour sold out.

    The cost is likely to be £578 per person, based on two sharing a double room. There is a single supplement of £100. The overall cost may change a little, depending on final numbers.

    If you would like to book, please print off the booking form here and send it, along with your deposit for £100 per person, to The Salopian Club, The Schools, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA.

    For further information please contact Janet Scholes on 01743 280892 or email jscholes@shrewsbury.org.uk


Saturday 1 October 2016

  • 12:00
    Old Salopian Day 2016

    Old Salopian Day will take place on 1st October 2016 and we are now inviting you to mark the date in your diary and hope very much that you will be able to join us.

    The event with follow a different format from that of previous years. The daytime events will be open to all Old Salopians, but the evening will focus on an anniversary reunion dinner for Old Salopians who left the School during the sixth year of each decade ie. 

    1956, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996

    Further details will be published in due course, but the outline programme is likely to be:


    • Lunch time opening of the new Design Centre – drinks and canapes
    • Old Salopians v. the School Football matches
    • An Exhibition by OS Artists, including Maximillion Baccanello, Kit Oates and Georgina Walton 
    • Tour of Houses
    • Tea in Quod (Sixth Form Centre)
    • Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception for invited year groups only.
    • Black Tie Dinner for invited year groups only.
    • School Chapel on Sunday for those who wish to attend, followed by coffee in Quod


    This will be a free event, but places will be limited to those who have booked in advance. Booking forms will be sent out with the next edition of the Salopian Magazine, or they will shortly be available to download from our website.

    If you have any questions or would like any further information please contact our Administrator Janet Scholes on 01743 280892 or jscholes@shrewsbury.org.uk.


Thursday 27 October 2016

  • 19:15
    Dinner in Honour of Lieutenant General Sir Christopher Wallace

    A dinner will be being held in London on 27th October 2016 in honour of Lieut. General Sir Christopher Wallace (Rt 1956-60), soldier, writer, historian, golfer and former President of the Salopian Club, who died last January after a brave battle with cancer. 

    The dinner will be held at the East India Club, 16 St. James's Square, London SW1Y 4LH (19.15 for 19.45) at a cost of £70/person.

    The main speaker will be Col. Johnny Schute OS (M, 1974-78)) and fellow Green Jacket who served with Christopher. 

    We encourage all Old Salopians who knew Christopher in any of his multiple capacities to join us for this celebration of his life. Partners will be very welcome. 


    Tickets can be purchased online via this link. Alternatively you can send a cheque payable to the Salopian Club, to us here at The Schools, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA

    If you have any questions please contact Janet Scholes at the Salopian Club Office by phone: 01743 280892; or email: jscholes@shrewsbury.or.uk


Saturday 5 November 2016

    RSSBC 150th Anniversary Celebration Dinner in London

    Save the date for this event, as the Sabrina Club and Shrewsbury School invite you to join them on board the Silver Sturgeon, for a spectacular dinner whilst cruising along the Thames on Bonfire Night.

    The Silver Sturgeon is the flagship of Wood's Silver Fleet. At 21m long, it is a stunning architect designed river yacht, with luxurious indoor entertainment and dining rooms and spacious outdoor decks.

    Add in the fireworks displays which will be taking place along the route and this promises to be a truly memorable occasion.

    Please click on this link for more information.

    Embarkation at the Savoy Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 0EU (Time to be confirmed)

    Tickets are available to book online via this link. If you prefer to send a cheque, please make it payable to the Salopian Club and send it to Janet Scholes, The Salopian Club, The Schools, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA