Events

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, we have decided to postpone all our events, as the safety and wellbeing of every member of our community is of utmost importance.

Though opportunities to gather are not possible for the time being, we encourage you to register your interest in attending the events below, which we hope to run later in the year - contact us at at community@tauntonschool.co.uk or telephone 0044 (0)1823 703158. And do keep in touch with each other as we will create a new schedule of events when we have all come through this crisis.
 

To view attendees at previous events please click here.

Future Planned Events
Law and Finance professional networking event, in London
A special guest speaker and experts from some of the top firms in the city will be on hand to offer advice and support for younger OTs, as well as the opportunity to make some fantastic new connections for those already established.
To register your interest, please email community@tauntonschool.co.uk
OT West Wales Dinner
We'd love to meet with OTs, OWs, Former Parents & Current Parents at this dinner, traditionally held at the Old Kings Arms Hotel, Pembroke.
Cardiff Drinks Reception
Join us for a few drinks and a sociable, relaxed gathering in the heart of Cardiff- one of the most vibrant cities in the UK.
Old Tauntonians of all ages, especially students, are welcome. Bring your friends!

Venue, date nd time to be confirmed!
Southern Summer Lunch
Usually held in the New Forest area.
The OTA Midlands Club Lunch
An informal lunch usually held in the Warwickshire area, welcoming all those from the midlands.
OT Cricket v Taunton School
The annual clash between an OT XI and a school XI. Will the OTs' win in 2019 be repeated?
Monday 22 June 2020, play begins at 4.00pm. If you would like to play for the OTs, please contact Hugh Kelly.
Spectators are welcome too - please contact us for up-to-date information about parking and visiting the school.
OTs Cricket Tour 2020
The annual OTs cricket tour in Somerset and Devon. The organisers plan to have 5 matches during the last week of July.
- Monday 27 July v Warwickshire Imps at Sidmouth CC at 2.00pm
- Tuesday 28 July, to be confirmed
- Wednesday 29 July v Old Blundellians at Blundell's School at 11.30am
- Thursday 30 July v Tiverton Heathcote at Knightshayes at 12.00
- Friday 31 July v Sou'westers at Taunton School (The Front) at 11.30am

If you would like to play for the OTs, then please contact the match managers Hugh Kelly (Goodland, 1995-2007) or George Hallas (Wills West, 2000-2013).
Spectators and tour supporters are also welcome!
The OTA Western Club Lunches
These are excellent-value - usually £10.00 including wine and coffee. We look forward to seeing you!
The OTA Cornish Club Lunch (September 2020)
Traditional three course lunch, held last year at the landmark Headland Hotel, in Newquay. This popular event welcomes all those from the Cornwall area to enjoy a fabulous lunch.
Further details to follow.
OTGS Swinley Forest Meeting
The OTGS event at Swinley Forest GC is planned to take place on Tuesday 15 September, confirmation of the date, times and arrangements will be made nearer the time.
Swinley Forest is a very special venue and few golfers ever have the opportunity to play there so it is brilliant to be have this chance for OTs.
  • All day, 36 holes (or as many as you want to play!), lunch etc.
  • Swinley Forest Golf Club, Ascot, Bracknell Forest (SL5 9LE)
  • Guests of OTs are also welcome.
Please contact David Murrell if you would like to play: davidmurrell2015[at]gmail.com

The cost for the day is £130 per person with a subsidy of £38 per person very kindly sponsored by David and his brothers. (Guests of OTs who would like to play will need to pay the full £168 unless they had been signed up to play on the original date, 10 March.)

http://www.oldtauntoniangs.org/golf/
OTA AGM and Lunch
OTA Annual General Meeting and OT 200 Club Annual General Meeting, followed by lunch. 
20 November 2020
The London Club Christmas Dinner (December 2020)
Traditionally held at the RAF Club, Piccadilly.
Held in the magnificent ballroom at one of London’s best private members’ clubs, this fabulous event welcomes OTs, parents and friends of all ages to enjoy a three course dinner and plenty of opportunity to reminisce and enjoy time with friends!
Further details to follow.
The Old Tauntonian Golfing Society
New players always welcome! Get in touch to find out more about tee times and events coming up. See www.oldtauntoniangs.org/golf/ or contact Richard Willacy for more details and future fixtures.
Careers talks, fairs and and career mentoring
There are several events, talks and workshop sessions at school for students to find out about different careers and how to how to get started in a particualr sector. OTs and parents have great personal experience of their own career journeys and this can be invaluable to students who are thinking about their future.
Please contact us if you could give your experience and knowledge to help current students at the school - community@tauntonschool.co.uk
The Taunton School Community Choir
Come along and join in! Rehearsals on Thursday evenings throughout the term 7-9pm. Contact Mark Cracknell, our Director of Music.
School Calendar Events
To view other events being held at School, please find this term's calendar on the School website.
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