HSOG London Club Centenary Celebrations

London Club Dinner

Former pupils of The High School of Glasgow gathered together on the evening of Friday 24th March to celebrate 100 years of The London Club.

The Caledonian Club in London’s Belgravia was the venue for the get-together, with former pupils of all ages from near and far reuniting for a fun-filled evening.

Following a welcome drinks reception, guests enjoyed a delicious three-course meal before the speeches. President of The London Club, Tom Kerr (Class of 2006) welcomed the evening’s two Guest Speakers – Former Rector Mr Colin Mair (2004-2015), and Class of 2007 former pupil Jenny Drummond.

Colin touched on tales from his time as Rector, including some of his stand-out memories. Whilst Jenny shared candid insights into her career in sports broadcast journalism which has included covering key sporting competitions such as Wimbledon and The Women’s Rugby World Cup.  

School Captains Maria and Ritvik then entertained guests with their experiences of current school life. They shared stories from their own respective HSOG journeys, talking about the wide range of sports and extra-curricular activities on offer to pupils today. 

Representatives from HSOG made the journey down to London for the special anniversary celebrations, including Rector John O’Neill, Chair of Governors Stewart MacAulay and Director of External Relations Karen McDonald. Additionally, Former Rector Dr Robin Easton (1982-2004) and his wife Eleanor were also present.

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