Social Events

The oldest known festive gathering of "Gentlemen educated at Ashford School" was held at The Saracen's Head Hotel on the 20th August 1776 when "Dinner was on the Table at Two o'clock"

Old Ashfordians' London Dinner 2017

The 2017 Old Ashfordians' London Dinner will be held on Friday 28th April at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall.  The Dinner is 6.00pm for 7.00 pm.  Dress is lounge suits.

Menu

Chicken and Wild Mushroom Consommé

Roast Duckling and Apple Sauce.  Vegetable Selection

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Coffee and Mints

Price: £46 per head

If you wish to attend, you can complete the form on this page, or at https:goo.gl/forms/aKKxmmzoryanwJUR2.

Old Ashfordians' Annual Dinner and Annual General Meeting 2016

Thirty-seven members and guests attended the 2016 Annual Dinner at the School.  Attending from the School were Ms S Staab (President and Head Teacher), Mrs P Bunnell (School Business Manager), Mrs S Moir (School Business Development Officer), Mr J Pryor (Head Boy), and Miss C Cooper (Head Girl).

The Toast to the School was proposed by The Hon. Secretary, Mr S Hallam (1984-1989).  The Toast was responded to by the President, who provided her usual update of events at the School.  The Toast to the Association was proposed by Mr J Pryor.  The Toast was responded to by Mr J Manuell (2005 - 2012), who had stood down as Social Secretary at the AGM, having served in the post during 2016

Old Ashfordians' London Dinner 2016

Twenty-eight members and guests attended the 2016 London Dinner at the Oxford and Cambridge Club in London.  This was the first Dinner at this exciting and impressive venue.

Attending from the School were Ms S Staab (President and Head Teacher), Mrs S Kelly (Deputy Head), Mrs P Bunnell (School Business Manager), Mr H Triggs (School Captain), Mr S Grobler and Mr A Goncalves (Deputy School Captains).

The Toast to the School was proposed by Prof. G Petts.  The Toast was responded to by the President, who provided an extensive update of events at the School.  The School Captain and his Vice Captains provided an enthralling insight into their time at the School, after which the School Captain proposed the Toast to the Association.

Prof. Petts encouraged all members to support the School's NKS and 'Buy a Brick' appeals, further details of which can be found on the School's main website.

Old Ashfordians' Annual Dinner 2015

Twenty-four members and guests attended the 2015 Annual Dinner at the Masonic Hall in Ashford.  Attending from the School were Ms S Staab (President and Head Teacher), Mr J MacLean (Deputy Head), Mr H Triggs (School Captain), Mr S Grobler and Mr A Goncalves (Deputy School Captains).

The Toast to the School was proposed by Mrs S Farrant (Staff 1990 - 2015).  The Toast was responded to by the President, who provided her usual update of events at the School.  The Toast to the Association was proposed by Mr H Triggs.  The Toast was responded to by Mr P Sibbald (1988 - 1993), who had stood down as Secretary of the Old Ashfordians at the AGM.