Events 125

Programme of events 2017


Thursday 5th January 125th LAUNCH ASSEMBLYHeadmistress, Dr Caroline Pascoe, addressed pupils and staff and all girls received a 125th Anniversary bag.
Sunday 26th March5:00pm-6:30pm 125th JOINT SCHOOLS’ CONCERTMusicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools performed at Cardiff ’s premier concert venue, St David’s Hall, for an early evening celebratory concert, including works by Stravinsky, Khachaturian and Bernstein and ending with the wonderful Karl Jenkins’ In These Stones Horizons Sing.

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Thursday 18th May11:30am 125th OLD GIRLS’ COMMEMORATIVE SERVICEThe Headmistress invited former pupils to join her and the Master of the Haberdashers at a special service at St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, to mark the 125th Anniversary of Monmouth School for Girls and the school’s historic links with the Haberdashers Company and the City of London.

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Saturday 10th June 125th ANNIVERSARY REUNIONA huge group of Old Girls gathered at a special reunion as part of Monmouth School for Girls’ 125th Anniversary celebrations. The ex-pupils enjoyed a tour of the school to see what has changed, shared fond memories and caught up with old friends.

A memorial to Monmouth School for Girls stalwart, Dorothy Moore, who passed away last year, was unveiled by Headmistress, Dr Caroline Pascoe during the reunion. Do-de, as she was affectionately known, will be remembered by generations of pupils as she was Chair of the Old Girls’ Association for decades.

Dr Pascoe said: “Do-de was very much a big part of the school – she ‘was’  Monmouth School for Girls.

“We thought long and hard about how to recognise her contribution. She wasn’t a woman who needed a lot of praise or a big show, but she was nevertheless appreciated. “This memorial has been designed to put here in her memory. As the girls go about their life, they will pass her and remember her.”

Balloons were then sent into the sky in memory of Do-de.

Saturday 8th July7:30pm – 1:00am JOINT ALUMNI COMMEMORATIVE SUMMER BALLThe Headmistress and Headmaster invited former pupils, staff and their partners from the Senior schools, together with current parents, staff and Governors to celebrate 125 years of Monmouth School for Girls at a Summer Ball.  It was a stellar event, much enjoyed by all.
Sunday 10th September10:00am – 4:00pm
HMSG ALUMNAE SPORTS DAY & LUNCHMonmouth School for Girls was proud to host an inaugural Alumnae Sports Day. The event saw friends and former team mates reunite to compete against current players in netball, lacrosse, rounders, rowing and tennis. Afterwards, to refresh memories of the school’s creative cuisine, everyone enjoyed lunch in the dining room.
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Friday 6th October AN EVENING WITH CLARE BALDING OBEClare Balding visited the school to present an inspirational talk about her career in horse racing, and latterly, as a television sports presenter. She is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and author, currently presenting for BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport and the religious/spiritual programme Good Morning Sunday on BBC Radio 2.  
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Friday 24th November2.30pm ST CATHERINE’S DAYThe school’s annual St Catherine’s Day Service was held in St Mary’s Church, Monmouth, where Baroness Cox gave a thought-provoking sermon, highlighting the importance of enthusiasm.

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Friday 8th December6.30pm Joint Alumni Carol Service & Drinks – Guests welcomeSt Lawrence Jewry,  Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA (Map)
Tuesday 12th December6.45pm Monmouth School for Girls Carol ServiceFormer pupils were invited to join the Headmistress, staff and current pupils for a traditional carol service at St Mary’s Church, Monmouth.

I very much look forward to seeing you at the exciting events we have planned to celebrate Monmouth School for Girls’ 125th anniversary.

We hope there will be something for everyone to enjoy at venues across Monmouth, Cardiff and London, from grand musical performances and dancing, to sports and an Old Girls’ reunion.

Dr Caroline Pascoe, Headmistress