Shrewsbury School

Old Salopian books and merchandise

The Salopian Club has a small stock of books and other items for sale of interest to Old Salopians and others connected with Shrewsbury School.  

'City on a Hill'

The much anticipated portrait of Shrewsbury School by Dr David Gee, which covers the period from 1950 to 2010 and covers the reigns of six headmasters - from Jack Peterson to Jeremy Goulding. In his masterly survey, David Gee, who has taught in the School for almost the whole of this period, draws on a vast range of source materials to track and analyse changes which have affected every aspect of Salopian life.

Available in hardback


£27.50 including postage and packing (inside the UK)

£29.50 including postage and packing to Europe

£31.50 including postage and packing to the rest of the world.

'The Divided Self'

Peter Fanning's warm and entertaining portrait of what is was like to live and work at Shrewsbury from 1982 up to the present decade. It also includes the dramatic highs and lows of life on the Edinburgh Fringe, which highlights Peter's other self, as a director of theatre, placing Shrewsbury's reputation firmly on the national stage.

Available in hardback.

£23.50 including postage and packing (inside the UK).

£25.50 including postage and packing (to European countries).

£30.00 including postage and packing (to the rest of the world).

'A Cauldron of Spells':

A reprint of the original book of poems and commentary by F McEachran ("Kek") who inspired so many, with a new introduction and memoir by Laurence Le Quesne

Price:  £12.50, including postage and packing (inside the UK)

Price: £15.75 (including postage to European countries)

Price: £19.00 (including postage to North and South America - World Zone 1)

Price: £19.45 (including postage to World Zone 2)

'Behind the Headlines'

Michael Charlesworth's fascinating, racy and occasionally controversial autobiographical account of his time as Master, Housemaster and acting Headmaster at Shrewsbury School

Price:  £12.50, including postage and packing (inside the UK only), see payment details, below.

If you live outside the UK and wish to purchase this book, please contact the office on the email, below.

OTHER BOOKS:  Small quantities of a few other titles are available, please email for prices.

OVERSEAS POSTING:  Please email for a price before placing your order.


Unfortunately we are unable to take payment either online (other than for ticketed events) or over the phone by card. 

Cheque payments: Please send cheques made out to 'The Salopian Club - Books Account' to the Salopian Club, the Schools, SHREWSBURY SY3 7BA.

For more details phone Sally on 01743 280 892.

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