Upcoming Events

Throughout the year we will be inviting alumnae to join us at school Open Days, concerts and significant sports fixtures, as well as creating bespoke alumnae events. Dates will appear in the calendar when details are available. We look forward to seeing you.

An Evening of Calligraphy with Ellie Pryer: A Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy - Wednesday 12th February 2020

We are delighted to welcome alumna Ellie Pryer (2011) back in to school this term, where she will be hosting a special beginner’s calligraphy masterclass.

Modern calligraphy is a wonderful skill to master, so whether you hope to use calligraphy to add a wow factor to an upcoming project, to get back in touch with pen and paper, or maybe you're looking to learn calligraphy as new therapeutic past time, Ellie's beginner's classes cater perfectly to those looking to learn the art of Modern Calligraphy.

In this class Ellie will cover the following:

  • The features of the pen and nib, and how to correctly use them.
  • How to form the strokes that make up all letters.
  • The formation of each letter to create the modern calligraphy alphabet.

By the end of the class, not only will you have learnt the basics of holding and using a calligraphy pen, Ellie will have shared some of her best tips, tricks and secrets to help you with your own independent practice after the workshop.

You will leave the lesson with all of the essential tools and the confidence that you will need to practice your new skill. ​

Tickets are priced at £35, which includes worksheets and a calligraphy kit with all the equipment to take home. The ticket price will also include light refreshments. 

To book your place please contact Emma MacKenzie in The Alumnae Office.

Old Girls ' Hockey - Saturday 28th March 2020, 11.00am-2.00pm

A morning hockey match followed by a buffet lunch.

London Alumnae Drinks Reception - Thursday 23rd April 2020, 6.30-8.30pm

An opportunity to catch up and network - For Dwellers, Workers & Commuters! The event will be held at the German Gymnasium, King's Boulevard, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BU. We have a reserved area on the upper floor, which is accessible via the main staircase. 

Tickets for the evening are priced at £15.00 per person. This will include a selection of drinks and canapés. The German Gymnasium is a 1 minute walk from St Pancras Station.

We do hope you can join us. To book your place, please contact Emma MacKenzie in the Alumnae Office, or by telephone 01234 361900.

Dame Alice Harpur School 2010 Reunion - Saturday 25th April 2020, 2.00-5.00pm

We will be hosting an afternoon reunion for the DAHS class of 2010 on Saturday 25th April 2020 at Bedford Girls' School. 

Join us for afternoon tea and a glass of fizz, tours of the school and visits to the Dame Alice Harpur School archives. Cost: £5 pp. 

To confirm your place please contact Emma MacKenzie on 01234 361918 or alumnae@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk

 

Dame Alice Harpur School '73 Reunion - Saturday 9th May 2020, 1.00pm 

All Dame Alice '73 alumnae are invited to a re-union on Saturday 9th May 2020, 1pm, at Sue Herriott's (née Jones) home:

Larksmead, Chimney Mills, West Stow, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6ER.

Please bring a plate of food and a bottle - a reminder will follow in Spring 2020. 

Contact: 01284 728249 or scherriott55@yahoo.com

Remember: a reunion at the School with a focus on the class of '73 is also taking place on Saturday 14th September. See above for details. 

156th Bedford Regatta - Saturday 9th May 2020, all day

Look out for The Alumnae tent at the annual regatta and cheer on our BGS rowers! We will be serving refreshments throughout the day.

The Guild's 65th Biennial - Sunday 17th May 2020, 10.00-3.00pm

You are invited to the Guild's 65th Biennial on Sunday 17th May at Bedford Girls' School.

Cost: £20 pp. to include lunch.

For further information please contact Emma MacKenzie on 01234 361918 or alumnae@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk

London Networking Event at the German Gymnasium - Summer Term, 2020 - Date TBA

An evening networking event for alumnae living and working in London and those within commuting distance.

For further information please contact Emma MacKenzie in The Alumnae Office: alumnae@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk 

House Rowing - July 2020 - Date TBA, from 4.30pm

You are invited to attend the House Rowing competition which includes an Alumnae Rowing event. 

Refreshments served on the riverside. 

Old Girls' Lacrosse Match - Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 4.00 - 6.00pm

Celebrating the first day of term with a lively match of lacrosse between the old girls and the first team, followed by a sports tea and bubbles.

 To confirm your place please contact Emma MacKenzie on 01234 361918 or alumnae@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk

Dame Alice Harpur School Alumnae Reunion - Saturday 26th September 2020, 2.00-5.00pm

We will be hosting an afternoon reunion for DAHSA members on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Bedford Girls’ School.

Join us for tea, cakes and tours of the school, as well as visits to the Dame Alice Harpur School archives.

To confirm your place please contact Emma MacKenzie on 01234 361918 or alumnae@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk

 

 

 
 
 

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