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Worth Society Events

Here you can find a list of forthcoming events being organised by Worth Society or the Worth Community, as well as sporting fixtures and annual reunion gatherings.


Weekly Events:


School Mass

Worthians are most welcome to join the School and the Monastic Community at Mass in the Abbey Church at 5:10pm every Thursday during term-time.


Sunday Parish Mass

Worthians are most welcome to join the Monastic Community at the Parish  Mass which takes place every Sunday at 9.30am in the Abbey Church.


Worthians Rugby: Every Wednesday evening
Every Wednesday evening – Worthians RFC plays Touch rugby in Fulham: 7pm Hurlingham Park.  Meet in the middle of the 400m track.  Visit to find out more.


Forthcoming Events:


The annual City Lunch will take place on Thursday 5th March 2015 at Vivat Bacchus Restaurant, 1 Hay’s Lane, London SE1 2HB at 12:30pm.  This fabulous 3-course lunch with coffee and a glass of wine costs £50 for Members and £65 for Non-Members.   Pre-lunch drinks will be sponsored by Worth Society.  Email Mary Lou Burge ASAP at if you would like to reserve a place.


Annual Worthian Mass to Celebrate St Benedict’s Day, Thursday 19th March 2015 at 7pm, at St Mary Moorfields Church, Eldon Street, London EC2, followed by drinks at  Bangers Bar & Grill, Eldon House, 2-12 Wilson Street, London EC2M 2TE. This year we are thrilled to have Worthian Luke Navin (F’14) as our organist before he heads up to Keble College Oxford as an organ scholar, and a choir headed by Ben Oakley (F’08) who was a choral scholar at Kings College Cambridge.  Fr Christopher Jamison will be presiding and we would be delighted to have as many Worthians as possible to join us at this special occasion.  If you are thinking of attending then do please email Mary Lou Burge at so we can get an idea of numbers.


Saturday 21st March 2015, the Feast of St Benedict, also sees the Ordination of Br Gabriel Dobson into the priesthood.  Worthians are most welcome to attend the 10:30am Mass in the Abbey Church to celebrate along with the Monastic Community.  If you would like to attend then do please email Mary Lou Burge at by Friday 6th March.


To coincide with the Worth School Cricket Tour to the UAE we are planning an event for Worthians living in Dubai on the evening of Thursday 2nd April 2015.  Venue details to follow but if you are interested in finding out more then do please email Mary Lou Burge at


The Class of 2005 Leavers’ 10 Year Reunion will be held on Saturday 18th April 2015 at the Army & Navy Club, 36 Pall Mall, London SW1Y.  James Longman (B’05) is co-ordinating this black tie event.  For more information contact him at


The class of 1985 Leavers’ 30 Year Reunion will be held on Thursday 21st May 2015 at Worth School.  Co-ordinators Michael Gabriel, Gordon Moore and James Dunster are planning a 3-course dinner with wine at 6pm in the Cowdray Room following the School Mass at 5:10pm.  Further details to follow in due course.


The class of 1965 Leavers’ 50 Year Reunion will be held on Thursday 25th June 2015 at Worth School.  This will take the form of a lunch at 1pm following tours of the School from 11:30am.  Further details to follow in due course.


The inaugural London to Worth Cycle Ride is now being planned for September 2015. If you think you’d like to take part, then do please email Mary Lou at to register your interest. More details to follow shortly.


Open Cloister: Ongoing Programme

The Open Cloister retreat centre at Worth Abbey has a full programme of courses and themed retreats for 2015.  Click here to view the 2015 Calendar .  Worthians are most welcome to attend.


For more information on any of the above do please contact Mary Lou Burge, Society Manager at Worth Society at or Tel: 01342 710241