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We are delighted to share information about forthcoming in-person events for which we are taking bookings (please see the school calendar for a complete list of all events).

Availability is limited for bookable activities so please reserve your place as soon as possible using the links below.  You may also wish to follow the RGS Eventbrite page for alerts when tickets are released.

As with all RGS events, it is essential that any photos taken involve the child you are there to watch/support (incidental images of other children within the photo are acceptable).   Absolutely no photos should appear on social media.  Thank you.

RGS Holiday Camps by The Coastal Club

25th July - 19th August 2022

The Coastal Club is running another jam-packed-full-of-fun holiday camp for children from Reception to Y9 (inclusive) at RGS this summer!
Centered around enjoyment, teambuilding and fun, The Coastal Club prides itself on bringing children together to play and be creative.  Your child will leave our Holiday Camp happy and exhausted after a stimulating and fun filled day.
 
Dates: 
Week 1 - 25th to 29th July
Week 2 - 1st to 5th August
Week 3 - 8th to 12th August
Week 4 - 15th to 19th August
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX

RGS History Walk

Tuesday 6th September 2022

David Goldwater (Old Novo 51-62) will be our guide to visit the six historic sites of RGS plus an interlude at the 'Discovery Museum' to see the 1600 Royal Charter.  The walk will begin and end at RGS, Eskdale Terrace, where on our return afternoon tea will also be served.  
 
Tickets: We respectfully ask for an optional £20 per person donation to the RGS Bursary Campaign (£10 for Old Novos aged 25 or under)
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 1.30pm to 4pm

RGS Super Block Home Fixtures

Saturday 17th September 2022

On Saturday 17th September, RGS will play their first major hockey and rugby home games of the season and we warmly invite the RGS community to support our teams:
 
1.30pm Girls RGS 1stXI v Sedbergh
2.15pm Boys RGS 1stXV, 2nd XV & U16A v Sedbergh
2.30pm Boys RGS U12A, U12B & U12C v Aysgarth School
2.30pm Girls RGS 2nd XI v Sedbergh
3.30pm Girls RGS 3rd XI v Sedbergh
 
Tickets: There are no tickets required, but we would appreciate you completing the form to the right for catering purposes.
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX

Old Novocastrians' Association AGM

Tuesday 27th September 2022

Old Novos are welcome to join online or in person at RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
 
Tickets: Please register your attendance on the form to the right to receive further details.
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 5.30pm to 7pm
 

New Parents' Social Event

Wednesday 5th October 2022

Details of this event will be added soon.
 

ONA 96th Newcastle Dinner

Friday 14th October 2022

In the 60th anniversary year of the establishment of the RGS Economics Department, we are excited to host the ultimate reunion of RGS economists!  Our guest speaker will be RGS's former Head of Economics, Geoff Riley (staff 88-00).  This will be a marvellous chance to catch up with Geoff and listen to his fascinating story.
 
Tickets: £55 (£45 for Old Novos aged 25 or under).
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 6.15pm drinks for 7pm dinner to 11pm
 
Dress code: Black tie

Founder's Service

Tuesday 18th October 2022

Having reinstated the Founder’s Service in recent years as a private event for new RGS Y7 families, we are delighted to extend an invitation to our wider community for this year’s Service.  The very special event will reflect on the almost 500 year history of the school and the indelible impact of ONs on the world. 
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking online is essential.
 
Location: Newcastle Cathedral, Mosley Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1DF
 
Timing: 2pm to 3.15pm

Senior School House Music

Tuesday 8th November 2022

Soloists and House Ensembles will compete for the coveted 22-23 House Music Prize.  There will also be the notorious House Shout!
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: From 6pm

Virtual Information Evening

Wednesday 9th November 2022

An information evening for those applying for admission in 2023 and beyond.
 
Tickets: Please email admissions@rgs.newcastle.sch.uk to register and we will send you full log on details for this event.

Open Morning

Saturday 12th November 2022

An Open Morning for those applying for admission in 2023 and beyond.
 
Tickets: Please email admissions@rgs.newcastle.sch.uk to register and we will send you full log on details for this event.

A Night at the Musicals

Friday 18th November 2022

Our homage to the musicals, join us for an evening of music, song and dance presented by the RGS Senior School Music and Drama Departments.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: From 7pm (gates open at 6.30pm)

RGS Art of Hope

Thursday 24th November 2022

More details of this event will be added here soon.

Y7 & Y8 Play

Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2022

An evening of drama from our Y7 and Y8 students, title to be confirmed.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: TBC

Senior School Carol Service

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Our Christmas Service featuring festival readings, carols and performances from our choirs and ensembles.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: St George's Church, Jesmond, NE2 2TF
 
Timing: 7pm to 8pm, with refreshments afterwards

John Elders Memorial Match

December 2022

We hope that this annual event will return at Christmas 2022, more details will be added here.

Senior School Jazz Concert

Friday 20th January 2023

A celebration of jazz and popular music performed by ensembles and individual students from across the school community.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: St George's Church, Jesmond, NE2 2TF
 
Timing: 7pm to 8pm, with refreshments afterwards

Ceilidh Night

Wednesday 25th January 2023

At our first Ceilidh Night there will be reception drinks, a traditional Burns supper plus folk music and ceilidh dancing.

 
Tickets: We are now accepting provisional reservations for this brand new event, although no payments will be required until the event details are confirmed in Autumn 2022.  
 
Location: RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: TBC

The Revenger's Tragedy

Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th February 2023

Our Y11, Y12 and Y13 students present Thomas Middleton's bloody revenge in an evening of Jacobean murder, machinations and music.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm (gates open at 6.30pm).

Senior School Spring Concert

Wednesday 8th March 2023

Performances from our Senior School ensembles including Intermediate Wind Band, Intermediate Choir, Ceilidh Band, Flute Choir, Guitar Ensemble, Senior Wind Band, Sinfonia, Brass Ensemble and Function Band.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm

London ONA Dinner

Thursday 9th March 2023

Save the date for the next ONA London Dinner, which is always a fabulous opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new acquaintances from the Old Novo Community.  
 
Tickets: Please register your interest on the form on the right, and we will send details as soon as they are announced.
 
Location: Central London, TBC
 
Timing: 6.15pm drinks for 7pm dinner to 11pm
 
Dress code: Black tie

Senior School Choir and Orchestra Concert

Tuesday 14th March 2023

Massed performance featuring our RGS Community Choir, Senior Choir and Symphony Orchestra.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Main Hall, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm

Y9 & Y10 Play

Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th March 2023

An evening of drama presented by our Y9 & Y10 students.  Title to be confirmed.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm (gates open at 6.30pm)

Leavers' Evening

Wednesday 3rd May 2023

One last opportunity for our outgoing Y13 musicians to perform.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm

Open Instrumental Evening

Wednesday 28th June 2023

An opportunity to come and meet our Visiting Music Teachers and find out about instrument or vocal lessons in school.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 6pm

RGS Summer Garden Party

Saturday 1st July 2023

The next RGS Summer Garden Party is provisionally planned for the evening of Saturday the 1st of July 2023.  We are now accepting provisional reservations for this event, although no payments will be required until the event details are confirmed in Spring 2023.  

This is a relaxed night of celebration for RGS parents, current and former staff and Old Novos.  There will be drinks served on the Rugby Pitch in the early evening sun, with acoustic performances by students.  In the marquee middle Eastern sharing platters will be served, the RGS Ceilidh band will make its debut followed by music from our resident DJ Mr James Miller.  There will be various fun and fundraising for the RGS Bursary Campaign, and a cash/card bar, we promise an evening of joy and friendship. 

Recent Leavers & Y12 Networking Event

Tuesday 4th July 2023

Calling the RGS Classes of 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018. Are you missing RGS? We miss you very much and we’d really like to invite you back to school! On Tuesday 5th July we’re holding a very special reunion event, with an opportunity for our current Lower Sixth Form to hear your wise counsel. 
 
Tickets: Please confirm your attendance on the form to the right.
 
Location: RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 2pm-5pm

Battle of the Bands

Tuesday 4th July 2023

A regional band competition for schools across the North East.
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  Tickets will be available to book on Eventbrite 2 weeks before the event.
 
Location: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: 7pm