“One of the best nights out I have had in my life. I will definitely not leave it so long before I catch up with these guys again.”


All members of the Taunton School Community, including Old Tauntonians, Old Weirfieldians, parents, former staff and friends are welcome to our events.

There are formal and informal gatherings and if you have been meaning to get in touch with old friends for a while, why not invite them to one of our events or talk to us about planning a reunion.

Enquiries for any event: please contact George Cockburn at or telephone 0044 (0)1823 703158

We look forward to welcoming you!

To view attendees at previous events please click here


Tuesday 10 March 2020
Sunday 21 June 2020
Future Planned Events
The OTA Western Club Lunches (monthly from spring 2020)
The school is currently building a new dining hall, which will be ready in the spring of 2020 after which time, we will be able to accommodate our popular lunches once again.
Held on a monthly basis, these are an excellent-value lunch for £10.00 (including wine and coffee). We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!
The Foundation London Dinner (4 March 2020, Farrer & Co)
An exclusive, private dinner held at one of the most prestigious law offices in the world; acknowledging and thanking those who have become Patrons of the school, supporting children with life-changing bursaries. The dinner is also open to those wishing to consider becoming Patrons themselves.
Please contact Nadine Latte for further details.
The OTA Wales Lunch (May 2020)
To be held in Cardiff, we are inviting all OTs from Wales to attend a friendly and informal lunch in the heart of the city. Students are welcome!
Further details to follow soon.
The London Law & Finance Networking Event (May 2020)
Following the huge success of our inaugural professional networking event last year, we will be hosting a similar opportunity for professionals to get together and meet some truly inspirational practitioners and leaders of industry.
Further details and special guest speakers to be announced soon.
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 Cornish Club Lunch (September 2020)
Traditional three course lunch, held last year at a landmark hotel, the Headland Hotel, in Newquay. This popular event welcomes all those from the Cornwall and beyond to enjoy a fabulous three course lunch.
Further details to follow.
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 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 -
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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