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"

For events enquiries or to reserve a place at a Dinner, please email j.manuell@hotmail.co.uk.

Old Ashfordians' Annual Dinner and Annual General Meeting 2016

We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Annual Dinner and AGM will be held on Saturday 17th December at The Norton Knatchbull School.  The AGM will commence at 5.00pm.  The Dinner is 6.00pm for 7.00 pm.  Dress is lounge suits.

Menu

Soup

Roast Turkey and Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Sausage and Bacon Wraps, Vegetable Selection

Christmas Pudding and Cream

Cheese and Biscuits

Selection of Fruit and Nuts

Coffee and Mince Pies.

Price: £19 per head

We welcome and encourage you to attend this event, which is one of the ways we are looking to strengthen our ties with the school.  This will give you an opportunity to see and hear how the school is developing, what the future is bringing and how you can support this.

If you wish to attend, you can complete the form on this page, or at

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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.  We will not be accepting payment for a few weeks yet whilst we confirm menus.  However, if you would like to join us at this prestigious venue, you are welcome to to give us early indication by completing the form at

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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 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.