The St Paul’s Community Events programme provides our community access to interesting speakers, social occasions and an immense network.  During this challenging period, please join us for our Virtual Events Programme – we hope to provide you with face to face events later in the year.

You can also view our virtual events after they have happened here.

22 March - 10 May

St Paul’s Masterclass: Bodhrán for beginners

An opportunity to learn how to play the bodhrán in 6 weeks! Join in a series of workshops, specifically for the St Paul’s Community, covering the essential musical and technical skills needed to play the bodhrán, led by award winning percussionist, and St Paul’s Visiting Music Teacher, Ruairi Glasheen. The course covers a range of […]
27 April

Topical Tuesdays – The Importance of Giving Back – with Sir Lloyd Dorfman OP, 1965-70

The Topical Tuesday series sees guest speakers from the St Paul’s Community share their take on the current environment. Sir Lloyd Dorfman shares his thoughts on Philanthropic Giving and the importance of giving back in today's society.
06 May

SPARTA ‘Biting’ Political Satire: cartoon etchings in Regency Britain with Jasper Jennings, OP 1991-96

Jasper Jennings OP (1991-96) will explore the impact of satirical cartoons upon contemporary viewers and political debate, within and outside Westminster. He will consider how they were marketed and consumed, and the artistic legacy of the likes of James Gillray. How should 21st century audiences engage with these humorous but often challenging images?
17 May - 24 May

Masterclass: Creative Arts

Join Head of the Creative Faculty, Dan Pirrie and Director of Music, Mark Wilderspin for a two part masterclass series held on Monday 17 May and Monday 24 May. Further details and booking information will be announced after the Easter break, so please save the date for what will be a fascinating insight into the […]
27 May - 28 May

A One Act Play About A Tree

On a crisp afternoon in the countryside, two friends gather under the shade of their usual tree. But when a strangely dressed, and even more strangely behaved, tramp interrupts their way of life, reality rapidly deteriorates into farcical conjecture and existential dread. A One Act Play About A Tree, winner of the 2020 Viita Prize, […]
08 June

Topical Tuesdays – The Return of Sports and Sports Broadcasting with the BBC’s Philip Bernie OP, 1975-80

The Topical Tuesday series sees guest speakers from the St Paul’s Community share their take on the current environment. Philip Bernie OP, Head of BBC TV Sport will discuss how the world of sport and sport media has changed in the past 30 years and in particular the challenges for the sporting world since the […]
16 June


Prizewinners and staff are invited to celebrate this historic and important day for St Paul’s. This tradition dates back to the school’s founding in 1509 and was originally intended as the means by which the Mercers’ Company could assess the teaching staff and the High Master in particular. They had the right to dismiss or […]