2020 FOUNDERS DAY SERVICE

Saturday 9th May 2020
11:30 am.  Sherborne Abbey

Afterwards there will be a buffet lunch in the Digby Memorial Hall. For those who wish to attend the lunch, there will be tickets. However the details and price at the time of printing are not yet confirmed. Details will be posted on  Facebook and the Website. Alternatively, please contact Philip Dolbear 01935 873497 nearer  the time.


OLD FOSTERIANS’ AND LORD DIGBYS SCHOOL OLD GIRLS ASSOCIATION LUNCH AND REUNION

Saturday 10th October 2020 The Grange Hotel, Oborne DT9 4LA
Phone 01935 813463
12.30 for 1.00pm Lunch
          (You are welcome to arrive earlier for coffee, etc. at your own convenience)
Tickets £26.00

BOOKING FORM

Menu choice

Starters:

(A) Autumn vegetable soup, croutons
(B) Chicken and duck liver parfait, red onion marmalade, melba toast
(C) Galia melon, fruit compote

Main courses:

(J) Guinea fowl breast, savoury stuffing, pommes anna, shallot and red wine sauce
(K) Torched salmon fillet, spinach creamed potato, salsa verde
(L) Vegetable tagine, chick peas, savoury basmati rice, poppadum   (dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian)

Desserts:

(X) White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake, Dorset clotted cream
(Y) Fruit salad
(Z) West Country farmhouse cheeses with biscuit, quince, chutney & fresh grapes

Please use these code letters when ordering.

Please put your choice on the form below and return to Ian Maun, 13 Higher Brimley, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8JS

Please inform Ian if you have any dietary requirements (wordsmith@eclipse.co.uk).

Accommodation:

There are a limited number of rooms available in the Grange Hotel at a specially negotiated B&B rate of £99.00 per night.  Please contact the Hotel direct on a ‘first come, first served’ basis, quoting the reference ‘Foster’s’

BOOKING FORM


2020 GRYPHON SCHOOL REMEMBRANCE SERVICE

Wednesday 11th November 10:30am

We are once again kindly invited to join the Gryphon School Service, a part of which includes reading the Old Fosterians’ Roll of Honour form the School Boards and Poppy Wreath laying.

Please phone Philip Dolbear (01935 873497) if you plan to attend.


PHOTOGRAPHS

Photographs of the 2019 Founders Day Service and LDS Reunion Lunch can be found here: http://fostersdigbys.co.uk/lds-2019-reunion/

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  1. Pauline Batstone May 1, 2018 / 9:30 pm

    Dear Old Girls and Former Members of Staff,

    I am so sorry if you have been feeling insecure about your Tea booking for the Reunion. I realise there will have been confusion over the waiting list scenario but no cheques were paid in until we knew you could be accommodated.

    I have posted on social media that all bookings sent and paid for are accommodated, even if yours arrived after the deadline, and Pauline has been advertising this too. Please spread the word if you know anyone who hasn’t yet heard!

    It has not been usual for Reunion Tea bookings to be acknowledged since cheques paid in are deemed to be your receipt, and with over 200 bookings this year, it was not really possible.

    There will be about 240 of us at the Digby Hall on 12th May – wow!

    Please find attached the Programme for the day.

    If you have not yet paid your £10 for the book “Looking Back at Lord Digby’s School”, would you please confirm whether or not you still want the book.
    If you think you have paid and may have written £10 on the “Top-up donation enclosed” line by mistake, please let me know that too!

    Thank you all for keeping in touch, especially to those who have not made contact for a while.

    On behalf of the Committee I would like to say ”Welcome”, too, to all members who have recently joined the Old Girls’ Association! It’s still only £10 for Life Membership, so get in touch if you are interested.

    See you on 12th May.

    Very Best Wishes,
    Val Giles

    Membership Secretary,
    L.D.S.O.G.A.

  2. Sara Arthur ( nee Meaker) May 14, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    Dear Pauline and your team

    Many thanks for last Saturday’s wonderful reunion. I think it is only the second I have been to since I left in 1964! It was an excellent opportunity to catch up with old classmates and I think there were about 10 out of the 24 in my year there.

    Your team did a brilliant job getting so many of us together. So, once again, many thanks.

    • Pauline Batstone May 17, 2018 / 2:53 pm

      Thank you… lets see what we can do next year.

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