Events

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.

27 October

SPARTA Workshop: Tate Britain Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Virtual WorkShop

SPARTA invites SPJ students to take part in a virtual workshop run by the Tate Britain, focused on the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. An artist/educator from the Tate will run the workshop and will discuss some works from the upcoming exhibition at the Tate of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and will include activities as part of the talk.
05 November

Julie Johnson Lecture for First Year: Managing Friendships

Julie is a highly respected child, adolescent and family psychotherapist and parent coach. She has over 20 years of experience as a school therapist at secondary school level, runs a private child, adolescent and family counselling service and is a qualified Systemic Therapist and Human Givens Psychotherapist. Her experience and qualifications make Julie uniquely placed […]
11 November

Spotlight on Sport: Rugby Panel

Hosted by ex-England player and St Paul’s School Surmaster Dr Fran Clough, and with a host of rugby experts from across the Pauline Community including Rugby Correspondents Owen Slot, The Times and Sam Peters (OP 1991-6), The Independent, alongside Simon Kemp (OP 1975-9) – Head of Sports Medicine at RFU, this panel promises to deliver […]
11 November

Soldiers and Scholars: Uncovering the Stories of OPs in the Ypres Salient 1914 – 1918

In the Summer Term 2020, St Paul’s Head of Humanities, Graham Seel, was granted a sabbatical in order to uncover the stories of the 88 Old Paulines who fell in the Ypres Salient 1914 – 1918. There he undertook original archival research, along with several tours of the Salient in order to better understand the […]
18 November

Science Series: The Discovery of Super Heavy Elements with Dr Ben Still

It has been a long time since chemistry has led to the discovery of a new chemical element. Four new elements (atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118) were officially named in 2016, but these were not isolated in a lab. Instead these elements lived for fleeting moments in the heart of a particle accelerator. […]
02 December

Science Series: How to Build a Tardis with Dr Stephen Patterson

Nothing is more immediate to our experience of the universe than our awareness of the flow of time; effects follow causes with mundane regularity. However when we look for an underlying explanation in the laws of physics things are anything but intuitive. The fabric of space-time seems to unravel at the edges and weirdness leaks […]