Wynberg 175: Celebration Events in 2016

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For more information, email 175@wbhs.org.za or call Ann Coltham (mobile) 082 414 4771 or Jeanette Muller at WBHS (office hours) 021 797 4247 ext 132


Launch Week

Saturday 30 January 2016, 08h00-09h00

A Blessing Service & Tea at the Junior School with an address by a Grade 7 Boy & Wynberg Old Boy.

Open invitation to all, and especially to those who’ve been involved in the preparations thus far.

Entrance is Free.


Sunday 31 January 2016, Morning and Afternoon

A MAJOR EVENT & Good Fun for All! 

Six a Side Cricket at PPC Park, Newlands: High School 1st Teams join their prominent Old Boys to take on sports icons of other schools. A social place for teens, families and a chance for Old Boys to renew friendships & rivalries in a remarkable setting.


Monday 1 February 2016, Morning and Noon

Pipers and Drummers lead the Schools on a Street Parade followed by a 175 formation on the Hawthornden Rugby Field, a Flag Raising Ceremony and Special Assembly.

Open invitation to parents and supporters of the Junior and High Schools.

Entrance is free.


Wednesday 3 February 2016, 19h00

Concert Band Boutique Evening in the Arnold Lorie Hall at the Junior School. The first in a series of specialist concerts showcasing the school’s Old Boy and current music talent.

Open invitation to all, and particularly to supporters of the Wynberg Old Boy and current musicians. 

Entry is free and donations will be gratefully accepted on the night.


Thursday 4 February 2016, 18h00

Unveiling of the Sculptured Frieze of Wynberg’s Four Pillars in the foyer of the Clegg Hall, followed by the High School Prize-giving.

Invitations only.


Friday 5 February 2016, 15h30 & 18h30

Reunion for Littlewood Old Boys:
First Session: 15h30-18h00 – Afternoon Tea and Tour of the Hostel
Second Session: 18h30-onwards – Tours of the Hostel followed by Dinner.

Open invitation to all Littlewood Old Boys and Staff.

Entry: R250 per person. R150 for under 25’s.


Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 18h00

Launch of the ‘175 Walkway’ and the 175 Book with a presentation of the ‘Oude Wijnberg Shiraz’.

Invitations only.


Founders’ Week

Monday 22 August 2016, Afternoon and Evening

Exhibition Opening – “The Art of Wynberg Old Boys”.


Monday 22 August, Tuesday 23 August AND Wednesday 24 August 2016, Evening

A MAJOR EVENT & Celebration of Wynberg Music!

Gala Music Review. In a collaboration of Old Boys and both the Junior & High Schools, our shared history is presented through the voices of a resounding choir, our orchestras, our jazz and concert bands. Seats will be limited for this exceptional production.

Open Invitation to All.


Tuesday 23 August 2016, Afternoon and Early Evening

Hockey and Touch Rugby between the High School and the Old Boys’ Union

Open Invitation to All.


Thursday 25 August 2016, Morning and Evening

Founders’ Day is commemorated in the morning in the Junior School Hall, followed by Lunch for Present and Past Staff. (Open Invitation to all who would like to witness the Founders’ Day Ceremony. Invitations to Present and Past Staff only for the Lunch.)

Old Boys’ Union Formal Dinner in Cape Town. (Invitations to Old Boys only.)


Friday 26 August 2016, Morning, Afternoon and Evening

Breakfast in the Bill Bowden Pavilion for Old Boys. (Invitations to Old Boys only.)

Founders’ Day is commemorated in the High School Hall, followed by Lunch for Present and Past Staff(Open Invitation to all who would like to witness the Founders’ Day Ceremony. Invitations to Present and Past Staff only for the Lunch.)

Hockey vs SACS at the Wynberg Astro Complex in the afternoon and early evening. (Open Invitation to all.)


Saturday  27 August 2016, Morning and Early Afternoon

Rugby vs SACS at Wynberg Boys’ High.

Open Invitation to all.


During Founders’ Week 2016

Informal Reunions and Get-Togethers for Wynberg Old Boys.

Invitation to Wynberg Old Boys’ only.


Saturday 5 November 2016, 08h00

A Final Salute on the Spectators’ Embankment at the Hawthornden Field with an address by the High School Head Boy and Old Boys, followed by a Celebration Tea.

Open invitation to all, and especially to those who’ve been involved in the staging of the 175 Celebrations.

Entrance is Free.


For the full programme of 175 Celebrations at the Junior and High School, and the Old Boys’ Union – including Rugby Festivals and Derby Weekends, Art Exhibitions, Boutique Concerts, Open Microphone Evenings, Matric Reunions and Lunches with the Headmasters, please email 175@wbhs.org.za