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Category Archives: Events Archive Intro

2019 Events Archive

2019 Events   The Class of 2009 Leavers gathered on the Rooftop of The Ned in the City of London on Friday 12th July for their 10 Year Reunion.  Charlie Forbes StB’09 did a fantastic job of getting over 40 of his year together and were joined by Andrew Taylor and Duncan Pring.    The […]

2018 Events Archive

2018 Events St Patrick’s Soho Square was packed with record numbers of Worthians attending our annual London Carol Service on Wednesday 5th December, along with family and friends.  Everyone was in great voice to join in with the Worth School Choir, the mulled wine then flowed and Christmas cheer was in the air.   Many […]

2017 Events Archive

2017 Events What a fabulous start to Christmas with St Patrick’s Soho Square packed full with Worthians, their families and friends all singing heartily at our London Carol Service on 6th December 2017.  Accompanied by the School Choir, with many former choristers joining them, and organist D’Arcy Trinkwon, the music was magical.  Mulled wine, mince pies and […]

2016 Events Archive

2016 Events   What we hope will be the start of a proud tradition began on Wednesday 7th December 2016 with the inaugural Worthians London Carol Service at St Patrick’s Church in Soho Square.  150 Worthians with family and friends sang heartily with the Worth School Choir, led by Director of Music, Michael Oakley, and Abbey Organist, D’Arcy Trinkwon. There were readings given by […]

2015 Events Archive

2015 Events   Worth’s School’s new Head Master, Stuart McPherson, and Deputy Head Pastoral, Gordon Pearce, hosted a dinner for Worthians in Hong Kong on 23rd October 2015 whilst attending a school’s exhibition there.  This was held at the exclusive, members-only, China Club in Central Hong Kong thanks to a Worthian member and there was […]

2014: Events Archive

2014 Events   The 20 Year Reunion for the Class of 1989-1994 Leavers was held on Saturday 4th October 2014 at Montpeliano Restaurant, 13 Montpelier Street, London SW7 1HG.   Richard Dias Azedo very kindly co-ordinated this event which saw 10 Worthians sitting down to dinner with Nick Robinson joining as an honorary guest.   The […]

2013: Class of 1988-93 20 Year Reunion

2013 Events   2013: 20-Year Reunion for the Class of 1988-1993 Ben Holloway (R’93), Christian Jamison (StB’93), Guy Robinson (G’93) and Julian Tang (G’93) kindly arranged the 20-year Reunion for the Class of 1988-93 which was held on Friday 4th October 2013 in the Upstairs Private Room of The Punch Bowl Pub, 41 Farm Street, London W1J. […]

2013: 10-Year Reunion

  2013: 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1998-2003 Charlie Birchall (R’03) & Daniel Pring (R’03) organised the 10-year reunion of the class of 1998-2003 which was held on Saturday 14th September at Pappa Ciccia on Fulham High Street.  Father Christopher, Duncan Pring and Andrew Taylor attended along with 24 Worthians which included Jamie Bruce (’02) who just […]

2013: 30-Year Reunion Intro

   2013: 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1978-83 Sean Buckley (G’83), Ben Drummond (R’83) and Dominic Latham-Koenig (B’83) were the organisers of the 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1978-83.  “A fantastic evening and a resounding success” was Marcus Elwes’s take on the evening which took place on Friday 12th July 2013 at The […]

2013 : 1970-79 Reunion Intro

2013 : 1970-79 Leavers’ Dinner What an evening the 1970-79 Leavers’ Reunion proved to be!  It took place on Thursday 16th May 2013 in the Mountbatten Room at the RAC in Pall Mall, London.  We welcomed a magnificent 95 Worthians, former staff members and Monks to this very special evening arranged for Worthians who left Worth School during the 1970s.  The evening positively […]

2013 : City Lunch Intro

2013 : City Lunch The Worth Society City Lunch continues to go from strength to strength and – in spite of our usual younger Worthians RFC group hitting the ski slopes during the same week in 2013 – we still welcomed 55 Worthians and guests to Vivat Bacchus, 4 Hays Lane, London Bridge SE1 2HB on Thursday 7th March 2013.  It […]

2013 : Worthians Girls’ Dinner Intro

2013 : Worthian Girls’ Dinner for 2010, 2011 and 2012 Leavers On Friday 11th January 2013 we were delighted to welcome back to Worth 15 of our 2010, 2011 and 2012 Worthian girl Leavers’ for a ‘house-style’ reunion dinner that was, once again, held in the Cowdray Room at Worth School.  They were joined by those who were closely […]

2012 : 20-Year Reunion Intro

  2012 Events   2012 : 20-Year Reunion for the Class 1987-92 Paddy Lynch (C’92) and Bill McNamee (StB’92) did a sterling job in rallying their peers for the 20-Year Reunion of the ‘Class of 1987-92’.  This took place on Saturday 27th October 2012 in the Upstairs Room of The Antelope Pub, 22 Eaton Terrace, Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8EZ.  […]

2012 : 30-Year Reunion Intro

2012 : 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1977-82 Neil Laughton (C’82), Matthew Brown (C’82), Giles Hamilton (B’82), Jamie O’Meara (R’82) and Crispin Hayhoe (StB’92) were the valiant organisers of the 30-Year Reunion for the ‘Class of 1977-82′.  21 of them met up for drinks and canapes at Quo Vadis, 26-29 Dean Street, London W1 on Thursday 20th September 2012.  They were […]

2012 :10-Year Reunion Intro

2012 : 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1997-2002 Chris Kellaway (B’02) was the sole organiser of his year group’s 10-Year Reunion gathering for the ‘Class of 1997-2002′ and what a fantastic job he did!   Over 30 of them met up for lunch at Belgo’s, 50 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2 on Saturday 15th September 2012.  They were joined by Guy […]

2012 : Revisiting Worth 60 Years On Intro

2012 : Revisiting Worth 60 Years On! The Jubilee Jamboree took place at Worth School on the afternoon of Saturday 26th May 2012 to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  Organised by the Friends of Worth, the event brought together the whole School community for a giant street party-style day – with traditional attractions, high octane […]

2012 : City Lunch Intro

2012 : City Lunch The increasing popularity of Worth Society’s annual City Lunch meant that we had to find a new venue to accommodate our ever-growing numbers this year – but even that proved too small to accommodate the 70+ Worthians who wanted to attend.  A magnificent 58 Worthians, honorary members and guests, including Abbot […]

2012 : Worthian Girls’ Dinner Intro

2012 : Worthian Girls’ Dinner for 2010 and 2011 Leavers On Friday 6th January 2012 we were delighted to welcome back to Worth 25 of our 2010 and 2011 Worthian girl Leavers’ for a ‘house-style’ reunion dinner that was held in the Cowdray Room at Worth School.  They were joined by those who were closely associated with […]

2011 : City Lunch Intro

2011 Events   2011 : City Lunch By popular demand, we returned to the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, Bleeding Heart Lane, London EC1, for the third consecutive year for Worth Society’s annual City Lunch which took place on Thursday 17th February 2011.  40 Worthians attended with Fr Kevin.  “It’s certainly a truism that where there’s good food and wine, you’re […]

2011 : The Bluffers’ Challenge Intro

2011 : The Bluffers’ Challenge Wine Tasting Evening Held on Thursday 27th January 2011 at the Prince Albert Pub, 85 Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London SW11, the Worth Society “Call My Bluff” Wine Tasting evening was attended by 32 Worthians.  “The third Worthian “Call My Bluff” wine tasting broke new ground this year whilst maintaining the deep-rooted traditions […]

2011 : Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening Intro

2011 : Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening On Wednesday 7th September 2011, 28 Worthians gathered at the Samuel Pepys Bar, Stew Lane, Upper Thames Street, London EC4 for Worth Society’s second Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening.  “September 2011 saw the Recent Leavers’ London Networking Event return to the City for the second year.  Hosted at the scenic … […]

2011 : Drinks for Andrew Taylor Intro

2011 : Drinks for Andrew Taylor On the evening of Friday 15th September 2011, over 100 Worthians gathered – for Andrew Taylor – at the Nordic Bar and Restaurant, 25 Newman Street, London W1 for cocktails and bar food.  Although Andrew continues to be heavily involved in many aspects of school life at Worth, he stepped down after […]

2011 : Worthian Girls’ Inaugural Dinner Intro

2011 : Worthian Girls’ Inaugural Dinner On Friday 7th January 2011 we were delighted to welcome our first cohort of 2010 Worthian girl Leavers’ back to Worth for their inaugural Reunion Dinner.  “The start of 2011 was greeted with the sound of excited screeching as 17 of the original 32 girls returned to enjoy a meal […]

2011 :10-Year Reunion Intro

2011 : 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1996-2001 On the evening of Saturday 20th August 2011, 25 of the Class of 1996-2001 met at Ciao Bella, 90 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1 for a 3-course meal before moving onto a nightclub for all-night entertainment!  “10 years since leaving Worth – and I have another blue […]

2011 : 20-Year Reunion Intro

2011 : 20-Year Reunion for the Class of 1986-91 On the afternoon of Saturday 2nd July 2011, 31 of the Class of 1986-91 met at The Courthouse Modern Hotel, just off Oxford Street at 19-21 Great Marlborough Street, London W1 for a wine and buffet lunch and ‘pay as you go’ bar with their six guests […]

2011 : 30-Year Reunion Intro

2011 : 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1976-81 On the evening of Friday 7th October 2011, 40 of the Class of 1976-81 met in the Ball Room at The Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place, London W1 for a champagne reception and 3-course meal with guests – Abbot Kevin, Fr Stephen, Fr Philip, James Cockburn, George Daly and […]

2010 : City Lunch Intro

2010 Events   2010 : City Lunch For the second year we returned to the very popular and renowned Bleeding Heart Restaurant, Bleeding Heart Lane, London EC1, for the City Lunch which took place on Thursday 25th February 2010.  50 Worthians attended together with 5 Honorary Members of Worth Society and Frs Kevin and Stephen.  “I was particularly struck as […]

2010 : Inaugural Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening Intro

2010 : Inaugural Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening On Wednesday 22nd September 2010, 28 Worthians gathered at the Samuel Pepys Bar, Stew Lane, Upper Thames Street, London EC4 for Worth Society’s inaugural Recent Leavers’ Networking Evening.  “It was an informal gathering aimed at bringing together the bright minds of Worthians already established in the City, with recent School and […]

2010 : 10-Year Reunion Intro

2010 : 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1995-2000 On the evening of Thursday 7th October 2010, 15 of the Class of 1955-2000 gathered for drinks and a buffet at The Antelope pub, 22 Eaton Terrace, London  SW1 with Fr Martin..  “Whilst we were relatively few in number, ours proved to be quite a formidable gathering in the […]

2010 – 20-Year Reunion Intro

2010 : 20-Year Reunion for the Class of 1985-90 On Saturday 6th November 2010, 21 of the Class of 1985-90 returned to Worth for a special reunion lunch in the Cowdray Room (formerly the Monks’ Refectory) with Abbot Kevin, Fr Charles, Fr Luke, Fr James, Jeremy Dowling, Paul Miller and Keith Owers.  “The memories came flooding […]

2010 : 30-Year Reunion Intro

2010 : 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1975-80 On 17th September 2010, a magnificent 46 of the Class of 1975-80 gathered for drinks at The Pillars of Hercules in Soho before moving on to The Dining Room at Soho 21, 21 Old Compton Street, London W1 for a meal with Abbot Kevin, Fr Stephen and Keith Owers.  “Well, I […]

2010 : 40-Year Reunion Intro

2010 : 40-Year Reunion for the Class of 1964-69 On Friday 8th October 2010, 14 Worthians – all in their 60th year – gathered for dinner at Shampers, 4 Kingly Street, London W1 with Abbot Kevin and Keith Owers.  “Was it some macabre fascination that attracted 14 of us to attend a Reunion organised by Des Calnan and James Wheeler?  […]

2009 : City Lunch Intro

2009 Events   2009 : City Lunch Held on Thursday 26th February 2009 at the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, Bleeding Heart Lane, London EC1, the City Lunch was attended by 24 Worthians and Fr Kevin.  “And so to the Worthians City Lunch, which took place at The Bleeding Heart; home of much action in Little Dorritt and on a […]

2009 : Founder Members’ Reunion Intro

2009 : 1959 Founder Members’ 50-Year Reunion  On Tuesday 21st September 2009,  we welcomed 21 of the original 34 Founder Members’ of the Senior School back to Worth for lunch in the Cowdray Room.  They were joined by Abbot Christopher, Fr Stephen, Fr Philip and Fr Kevin from the Monastery.  “The big day finally arrived – Tuesday 21st September 2009.  Worth – magnificent in […]

2009 : 10-Year Reunion Intro

2009 : 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1994-99 On Thursday 3rd September 2009, 15 of the Class of 1994-1999 met for several beers and some pub food at The Antelope pub, 22 Eaton Terrace, London SW1 for their 10-Year Reunion.  “Ten years have certainly passed unbelievably quickly and we haven’t changed very much – other than acquiring jobs, […]

2009 : 20-Year Reunion Intro

2009 : 20-Year Reunion for the Class of 1984-89 On Thursday 8th October 2009, 18 of the Class of 1984-89 met for dinner at Franco’s, 61 Jermyn Street, London SW1 for their 20-Year Reunion.  “If you were a fly on the wall you could be forgiven for thinking that this was a meeting of heavyweight wrestlers (long […]

2009 : 30-Year Reunion Intro

2009 : 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1974-79 On Friday 9th October 2009, 15 of the Class of 1974-1979 met for dinner at The Bleeding Heart Restaurant, Bleeding Heart Lane, London EC1 for their 30-Year Reunion.  They were joined by Fr Kevin.  “It was the year Margaret Thatcher came to power; the year Trivial Pursuits was invented; the […]

2008 : City Lunch Intro

2008 Events   2008 : City Lunch On Thursday 28th February 2008,  29 Worthians and Fr Kevin descended on Bow Wine Vaults in the heart of Cheapside at 10 Bow Church Yard, London EC4 for Worth Society’s annual City Lunch.  “The 28th February 2008 went into my diary as just ‘WOBS Lunch’, which caused some concern […]

2008 : “Call My Bluff” Wine Tasting Intro

2008 : “Call My Bluff” Wine Tasting Evening Held on Thursday 9th October 2008 at the Inns of Court & City Yeomanry, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3TG, the Worth Society “Call My Bluff” Wine Tasting evening was attended by 36 Worthians.  “This was the second such event organised by Worth Society – although the first under its […]

2008 : Recent Leavers’ Reunion Intro

2008 : Recent Leavers’ Reunion On Thursday 11th September 2008, around 40 of the 2007 Leavers met at the Antelope Pub, 22 Eaton Terrace, London SW1 for their Recent Leavers’ Reunion.  “Due to the miracle of social networking that is Facebook, and Olivia Henley’s efforts, early September 2008 saw a good cohort of Worthians from the 2007 crop gathered … […]

2008 : 10-Year Reunion Intro

2008 : 10-Year Reunion for the Class of 1993-98 On  Saturday 15th November 2008, 27 of the Class of 1993-1998 met for an evening of drinking and merriment at the Sugar Reef in Piccadilly, London W1 for their 10-Year Reunion.  They were joined by Fr Luke, Fr Martin, Glenn Robertson and Nick Robinson.  “When Worth Society suggested a reunion […]

2008 : 20-Year Reunion Intro

2008 : 20-Year Reunion for the Class of 1983-88 On  Sunday 2nd November 2008, 21 of the Class of 1983-1988 met for lunch in the Cowdray Room at Worth School for their 20-Year Reunion.  They were joined for lunch by Abbot Christopher., Fr Stephen, Keith Owers, Jeremy Dowling and John Denman.  “On a sunny Sunday morning […]

2008 : 30-Year Reunion Intro

2008 : 30-Year Reunion for the Class of 1973-78 On Thursday 15th May 2008, 22 of the Class of 1973-1978 met for dinner at The Groucho Club 45 Dean Street, London W1 – in the heart of Soho – for their 30-Year Reunion.  They were joined by Keith Owers and Roger Stokes.  “It all started on […]

2008 : Hong Kong Dinner Intro

2008 : Hong Kong Dinner On Tuesday 22nd July 2008, Abbot Christopher met with Worthians based, or living, in Hong Kong for a dinner at the Yung Kee Restaurant in Hong Kong Central.  “Abbot Christopher attended a small dinner held in his honour, where he was welcomed by Worthians living in Hong Kong.  The Abbot was […]

2008 : Australian Dinner Intro

2008 : Australia Dinner On Monday 14th July 2008, Abbot Christopher met with a group of Australian Worthians for dinner at a restaurant in Balmain, Sydney.  “It is almost ten years ago now that a WOBS (as Worth Society was then known) dinner was held in Sydney to coincide with a Worth rugby tour and […]

2007 : Charlie Sacarello Memorial Rugby Match Intro

2007 Events   2007 : Charlie Sacarello Memorial Rugby Match On Sunday 21st October 2007 a Worth Old Boys versus Stonyhurst Old Boys Rugby Match took place at Worth School in memory of Charlie Sacarello.  Around 250 people met up – on his birthday – to play the game he loved, and was so good at … Rugby!  “Charlie Sacarello (B’97) […]

2007 : Recent Leavers’ Reunion Intro

  2007 : Recent Leavers’ Reunion In the Easter and Autumn of 2007, some of the Class of 2001-2006 met for drinks at The Antelope Pub, 22 Eaton Terrace, London SW1 for their Recent Leavers’ Reunion/s.  “Since leaving Worth in July 2006, when we spread to all parts of the globe, the 2006 leavers have remained in regular […]