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OS WEEKEND 2023 – MICHAEL RAW MEMORIAL SERVICE

The OS Club is delighted to welcome the Sedberghian community back to Sedbergh for OS Weekend on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October 2023

Following Michael Raw’s death in May we have had an overwhelming response in recognition of this much loved individual who inspired generations of Sedberghians during his many years at the School. We have had numerous requests from OS to attend his memorial service, and therefore, to facilitate everyone’s travels, the School has arranged for the memorial service to be held on OS Weekend in the Chapel at 5.00pm on Saturday 30th September. The evening dinner that follows will be in honour of Michael and will serve as a fitting tribute to this great and wonderful man. 

The Weekend will also be held in conjunction with OS Sports Weekend, including OS hockey, rugby, running, shooting, golf and netball fixtures against the School teams.

The OS President’s Lunch will be held on Saturday at 1pm at the Hirst Centre. Following the Lunch there will be a girls’ School hockey match on the astroturf and a rugby match on Buskholme.

If you are able to play for any of the OS sporting teams please register your interest with Benjamin Collins at bpc@sedberghschool.org.

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On the Saturday evening the OS Weekend Dinner will take place in Powell Hall. There will be a drinks reception upon arrival in and around Powell Hall followed by a three-course meal, with tea and coffee to follow. Last year we were delighted to welcome over 150 guests for the dinner and more still for the sporting fixtures held throughout the weekend.

Programme of Events:

Saturday 30th September

10.00am OS Committee Meeting in the School Library

11.30am AGM in the School Library

1:00pm President’s Lunch at the Hirst Centre (Dress: smart casual)
5.00pm Michael Raw Memorial Service School Chapel
6:30pm Drinks and Refreshments in Queens Hall
7.30pm OS Weekend Dinner in Powell Hall (Dress: business casual)

Sunday 1st October

10:15am OS Commemoration Service in the School Chapel

11.00am Tea and coffee in Queens Hall
12:00pm Complimentary Brunch in the Boarding Houses

1.00pm Opening of the Newfield Hockey Centre by the Headmaster at the Newfield Hockey Centre
1.00pm OS Come and Try Shooting, families welcome, from 1pm at the Armoury next to QH

1.00pm OS Run on the fells – departing from the Hirst Centre

1.30pm OS Hockey match v School at the Newfield Hockey Centre

2.15pm OS Rugby match v Anti-Assassins on Buskholme

3.00pm OS Netball match v School in the Hirst Centre

4:00pm Match Tea and Refreshments at the Hirst Centre Hospitality Suite 

Partners are welcome.

Tickets for the Dinner will include a three-course dinner with drink and a glass of prosecco or soft drink on arrival. BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Alumni Director, Benjamin Collins at bpc@sedberghschool.org.

We do hope you can join us on what will be a fantastic weekend of activities and a celebration of our shared friendship and heritage!

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