Saturday 17 June, 10:00-16:00

Wykeham Day is the College's annual celebratory event for the whole school community. The name celebrates our founder, whilst also acknowledging the wide range of events and activities taking place that day. 

There will be sporting contests, musical performances, and cultural exhibitions, with plenty of food and drink on offer. Every pupil will be involved in some aspect of the occasion, and we expect to welcome back many generations of Old Wykehamists, parents and friends of the College. 

Parking is on Gater Field, off Garnier Road. Access is only available via Kingsgate Road. 

- Sports - Music - Lectures - Creative Arts - Exhibitions - Societies - Soundstage -


Wykeham Day carries with it a rich sporting history, and this year will be no different.

The day will feature a wide variety of sporting activities, incliding a fencing demonstration, an open chess competition, as well as children's taster sessions in both football and cricket.

 Alongside these activities will be the cricket games synonymous with day, seeing the Lords XI play against a team of Old Wykehamists. 

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Now a staple of Wykeham Day celebrations, a number of concerts will be available across the campus.

This will include performances from the College jazz quartet and jazz orchestra, as well as songs from the school rock band, The Notions.

Visitors will also be able to watch the College's close harmony group, Cantores Episcopi, perform in the beautiful surroundings of War Cloister.

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Events, Lectures & Talks

Always providing for the curious mind, Wykeham Day will also play host to a range of talks and lectures (referred to as Pseudium). 

Other activities held on the day will include a paintball range, a treasure hunt and the always popular Gun Run. 


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Exhibitions & Historic Buildings

Exhibtions - The Treasury, Musa, Michla will be showcasing exhibtions througout the day.

There will also be exhibitions displaying the College's copy of Shakespeare's first folio and its silver collection, as well as the history of music at the school at The Treasury.

Gardens - The College's beatutiful gardens will be open to all on Wykeham Day, with our Gardening team on hand to talk through their new approach to their stewardship, which aims to encourage biodiversity back to the campus.

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Alongside the musical and sporting events, Wykeham Day will have a tented mall on Lavender Meads where visitors will be able to browse a range of stalls featuring College memorabilia, societies and other displays.

Other stalls will have both hot and cold lunches available, as well as serving afternoon tea and alcoholic beverages. 

These tents will be open to all visitors from 10:30 to 16:00.

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Younger Guests

Fun for Younger Guests

We invite our younger guests to join our special events throughout the day.

10.00 to 16.00

Children's Treasure Hunt,  New Field

11.30 - 12.45  & 14.30 - 15.45

Children's football taster session, Doggers Outfield

11.30 - 12.45  & 14.30 - 15.45

 Children's cricket taster session, PSD Nets

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