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2016 has seen a number of new events for OGs. These have included year group reunion dinners, undergraduate drinks, our annual London dinner at Langan’s Brassiere and a Leavers Yearbook collection. See the News page and Photo Galleries to find out more.

2017 will see the continuation of these successful events and the addition of yet more social and sporting gatherings to the OG calendar. If you have an idea for an event, let us know.

Forthcoming OG Events

If you would like to attend an event click on the link to sign-up or contact us for more details. For sporting events you can turn up on the day or get in touch to find out more


Class of 1997 Reunion – Saturday 4 March 2017. A tour of the School followed by drinks and dinner at RGS. A great opportunity to meet classmates and former staff, and see the School again.

OGs v RGS 1st XI Hockey Match - 4.30pm, Monday 20 March 2017 at Broadwater School.

2016 Leavers v RGS 1st XI Football Match - 12.00pm, Saturday 25 March 2017 at Bradstone Brook.


Supporters Summer Reception - 6.30pm, Tuesday 6 June.

The Golden Garden Party – Saturday, 10 June 2017.  A Garden Party on the Headmaster’s Lawn for OGs who left over 50 years ago. Pimms, Cream Tea and music, partners welcome.

Beckingham Legacy Lunch - 12.30pm, Thursday 15 June at RGS. The Beckingham Legacy Society meets for lunch with the Headmaster for a review of the year and a look at future plans.

London Dinner for OGs - 6.00pm, Wednesday 21 June 2017 at Langan’s Brasserie. Following the 2016 sell-out dinner, the London Dinner for OGs will be held once more at Langan’s Brasserie, Mayfair. Tickets £47.50. Early booking recommended. 

Headmaster’s XI v OG XI Cricket Match - Sunday 2 July 2017 at Bradstone Brook. 


Class of 2017 Year Book Collection - 6.00pm, Friday 8 September 2017 at RGS. A new tradition for recent leavers. Collect your Year Book and catch up with friends and staff over a beer.

Class of 1987 Reunion - Autumn 2017 at RGS. Date to be confirmed.

Forthcoming School Events

OGs are part of the RGS community and you are welcome at School events and sports fixtures. Keep up to date with the school events calendar and if you would like to attend an event email us for further details. Here are a just a few highlights from the School’s calendar.

Senior Piano Concert - 7.30pm, Tuesday 7 March 2017, RGS Rehearsal Room.

Careers in Engineering -  6.30pm, Tuesday 14 March 2017, RGS Auditorium. Seminar for RGS students (Third Form upwards) and other local schools.

Ensembles Concert - 7.30pm, Thursday 16 March 2017, RGS Auditorium. 

RGS Musical: West Side Story - Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 March 2017, Guildford High School. A joint performance with GHS. Early booking recommended. Ticket price to be confirmed. 

Arts Festival - The RGS Arts Festival takes place in late June 2017 and includes the Art Private View (a wonderful display of A level, AS level and GCSE work), various concerts, literary and drama productions.

RGS Cricket Festival - 3 to 7 July 2017. The annual Cricket Festival of the six English Royal Grammar Schools will be hosted this year by RGS Guildford at Bradstone Brook.

Events open to all, unless otherwise stated. Market Day Concerts featuring RGS soloists will be held on 7 February and 7 March at Holy Trinity.  All concerts will commence at 1.15pm and are free of charge. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day.