Dear Royal High School Club in London committee members, We are returning to the historic RAF Club in Piccadilly for our Annual Dinner on Friday 16th March 2018 with Dinner served at 7.30 p.m. in the elegant Presidents’ Room. As usual we cordially invite former pupils of the Royal High School, their partners and guests […]
Paul Fleming has officially taken over as President of the RHS Club in London. We had a handover ceremony at the Drinks Party on 21st November 2017, with short speeches from Fraser Wright and Paul Fleming (RHS 2003). Paul’s wife Gill was also at the party, Paul and Gill met when the were both pupils […]
The photos from our recent Winter Drinks Party at the Iron Duke are now available to view on Flickr. Also photos from our 2006 Annual Dinner and Winter drinks have now been loaded onto Flickr too.
Today’s Guardian features a story about the attempts to build a luxury hotel on the old Royal High School building on Regent Road. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/09/developers-urbanist-hotels-famed-edinburgh-neoclassical-royal-high-school-luxury-hotel The article is followed by a lively debate in the comments.
Following last year’s extremely enjoyable evening at the Iron Duke, we return to this traditional Fuller’s pub in the heart of the West End for the Pre-Xmas Drinks Party. Where: The Boot Room, upstairs at The Iron Duke pub, 11 Avery Row, Mayfair, London W1K 4AN. See the map at http://www.irondukemayfair.co.uk/find-us When: Tuesday 21st November […]
Jock Dewar (aka ‘the man who has been to every Edinburgh Festival’) has given an interesting interview to the BBC about his visits to the Edinburgh International Festival over the last 70 years. I have to say that Jock does look well in the picture that accompanies the article. Link to the story on BBC […]
As the Duke of Edinburgh will be performing his final official engagement today, it seems a good time to recall the Royal Visit to the school back on 4th July 1958. Here are some photos from Schola Regia and the newspapers.
For those at the school in the 50s and 60s, there are now new photos with the Rose Tinted Spectacles and Happy Days page. Miss Barnett and Miss Hamilton from the prep school, “Minnie” Minck, “Fanny” Whiteside, “Horsey” Shires, Bill Bowie, Percy Campbell, Ironside and McNichol. Also back are “Where are they now?” photos from […]