The Clayesmore Season 2016-17

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    Hampers & Champers

    February 2017

    Our annual extravaganza of music and picnics on the South Lawn, weather allowing (otherwise in the North Lawn marquee)... Bring family and friends and a hamper of favourite things to enjoy while you're serenaded by the musical pupils of Clayesmore. When there's a clear sky and the sun is setting over Hambledon Hill, there are few more beautiful places to be. Wednesday 5 July 2017 at 7pm. read more

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    Clayesmore Cormorants Cricket Week

    February 2017

    Hot on the heels of 2016's victory in the Stour Cup competition, the Old Clayesmorian Cricket team returns to Dorset for its annual series of fixtures against old rivals Arkadin, Bryanston, Canford and Sherborne. A full schedule of matches will be published on this site in due course but the event runs from Sunday 9 - Thursday 13 July 2017. Future event information will be published shortly. read more

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    A splash of colour on a wintry day…

    February 2017

    A number of lucky Society members gathered in the de Selincourt Room yesterday to enjoy a quiet morning of art. Guided by local artist, Marilyn Allis, they were instructed in the use of acrylics and were each gently steered towards the creation of an individual masterpiece: a portrait of a hare. It was a lovely way to spend a couple of hours on a Sunday morning in the peace of the Main Ho... read more

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    AGM and London Lunch

    January 2017

    Last Saturday, a hearty bunch of erstwhile school chums met in central London for the Annual General Meeting of the Old Clayesmorian Society, held at Browns Courtrooms, St Martin’s Lane. After the business of the day was over, more joined them for a tasty lunch where wine and conversation flowed as old friends cåaught up on news and shared memories of their school days in Iwerne. There w... read more

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    Dorset exhibition featuring OC artists

    January 2017

    Two well-known Old Clayesmorian artists join a host of highly-respected contemporaries in a new exhibition opening in Child Okeford. Works by Edward Ardizzone (1912 - 1916) and Robyn Denny (1945 - 1948) will hang next to those of other eminent painters such as David Hockney and L S Lowry at The Art Stable’s “Modern & Contemporary Prints”, opening on 21 January. [ read more