Shrewsbury School

OS 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.

Thursday 23 August 2018

    Raising a Glass to the Edinburgh Fringe

    To celebrate the launch of the new Shrewsbury School Musical, 'Rebecca The Drowned Bride' at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Club is toasting the School's success at Greyfriar's Bobby's Bar, 30-34 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE at 12.00 noon on Thursday 23rd August.  Come along and meet all those who have made this production possible - and we hope you will also enjoy the show itself in the afternoon.  For further information about the show, please connect to this link.

Sunday 26 August 2018

    Saracens vs Fletching

    Fresh (or in some cases not so fresh…..) from their recent Devon tour, the Saracens are travelling down on Sunday 26 August for their inaugural match against Fletching Cricket Club, East Sussex, TN22 3SP, starting at 1.00pm. Those wishing to witness elegant batting, hostile bowling, and athletic fielding are warmly invited to come and support them, if you happen to be free.  


Sunday 2 September 2018

    All day
    Go Golfing Enthusiasts

    The Old Salopian Golfing Society (OSGS), working with the Shrewsbury School Parents' Association, is organising a golf fixture at Hawkstone Park on Sunday 2nd September to bring parents and Old Salopians together on the fairway.  All enthusiasts with links to Shrewsbury School are welcome.

    Further details about this fixture will be published soon - but in the meantime, please contact David Schofield for more information.

Friday 7 September 2018

    Young Old Salopians Party

    Calling all Young OSs: it's the time of the year you have been waiting for!  The Young Old Salopian Summer Bash will be taking place at the Bar Elba Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UL on Friday 7th September 2018.  Come and sing Floreat Salopia from the top of this epic rooftop bar.

    Door open at 6pm; free drinks and nibbles until 8pm; Plus 1's welcome.  Please share with all your OS friends: the more the merrier.

    For more information, and to sign up, please look in on the Facebook here.  

Tuesday 25 September 2018

    Chapel Choir sing Evensong at Trinity College, Oxford

    All are welcome to attend this service of Evensong sung by our Chapel Choir in the splendour of the chapel of Trinity College, Oxford.

    The service begins at 5.15pm and afterwards the Headmaster and senior members of staff will be hosting a reception on the College Lawns.

    We hope to run a Supporters' Coach from Shrewsbury to Oxford, returning after the reception.

    Please contact Kate Evason ( to confirm your attendance at Evensong or to book a place on the coach.

Saturday 29 September 2018

    Celebrating 10 Years of the Girls

    Here come the Girls!

    The Salopian Club is organising a party to celebrate our Fabulous Female Old Salopians for the School's 10 year anniversary of co-education.

    The idea is get all the ladies together on the school site on Saturday 29th September 2018.  During the day, there will be a series of sports events for all Old Salopians (of both sexes) against the School.

    In the evening, we will be holding a drinks party to allow girls, past and present, to mingle together, followed by a dinner party with female OSs, their partners, house mistresses and others.  Dress will be suits and cocktail dresses.  Please download the booking form here and send it to to join in the fun.

    Plus, please spread the word to everyone you know - and do try to be there if you can: it can't possibly happen without you!

Saturday 6 October 2018

    Old Salopian Day

    We would be delighted to welcome all Old Salopians to the 2018 Old Salopian Day.  This year, we have filled the day with activities to suit all tastes, but particular highlights include: the new Salopian Drivers' Club Rally; an Old Salopian Art Exhibition and a lecture by Peter Caddick-Adams (Ch 1974-78) to remember WW1 one hundred years on.  All are welcome to join us, and you may book your activities by completing the attached form here, and returning it to us.  

    Please note there is a special celebratory black tie dinner in the evening, which is reserved for the 'Great 8s' - that is, those leaving either prior to 1958, or the years ending in 8 from 1958 to 1998.  For any further information, please don't hesitate to contact the Salopian Club at

    We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to the School.

Saturday 13 October 2018

    All day
    The Arrow Trophy: Sailing

    The OSYC will be participating in the Arrow Trophy competition once more this year in Cowes.  This is a magnificent event - and both crew and supporters are always welcome.  Do try to join us if you can.

Monday 22 October 2018

    Hong Kong Gala Concert

Sunday 4 November 2018

    30 Years of the Grove

    Are you one of the special few who remember the opening of the Grove back in 1988?  Are you a proud Grovite, hoping to celebrate 30 years of glory?  If so, please come and join us for a special celebration lunch in Quod on Sunday 4th November.  Not only will you have opportunity to catch up with your former housemates, but housemasters will be invited back too.  Peter Fanning, the Salopian Club's current Chair of Arts and Activities, and, of course, the first housemaster of the Grove, will be joined by the other Grove Housemasters, Mark Lascelles, Dan Nicholas and Stuart Cowper as well as the current Housemistress, Clare Wilson.  They are all eager to welcome you back!  For further information please contact

Tuesday 27 November 2018

    Salopian Club AGM and City Drinks
    In a change to the usual pattern, please note that the Salopian Club City Drinks will take this year on Tuesday 27 November from 6.00pm at the RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7PY. 

    We would be delighted to see you there, but please note the RAF Club dress code - jacket and tie, no jeans or trainers - thank you!

    Those wishing to attend the Salopian Club AGM at 5.00pm just before the drinks will also be most welcome.

Thursday 6 December 2018

    Birmingham Drinks

    Our annual festive saunter to Birmingham takes place at All Bar One, 43 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 3NY on Thursday 6th December this year.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Sunday 9 December 2018

    Salopian Club and Foundation Christmas Drinks

    Christmas is ushered-in in Shrewsbury this year on 9th December, with a drinks party at the Alington Hall.

Wednesday 9 January 2019

    Salopian Club Epiphany Service

    Our ever-popular post-Christmas Epiphany service will take place once more in 2019, at St Mary-le-Bow, London EC2V 6AU.  Please come along, whether you are an enthusiastic chorist or just love the sounds of beautiful choral music.

Sunday 10 March 2019

    All day
    School and Old Salopian Orchestral Concert

    Save the date for a very special concert at Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X 9DQ.

Thursday 21 March 2019

    Birmingham Dinner

    St Paul's Club, Birmingham B3 1QZ will provide the backdrop to our annual Birmingham Dinner.  Be sure to save the date.

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