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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 Art of Hope and Winter Wonderland

Thursday 24th November 2022

More details of this most festive of events is available here. 
 
Tickets: Tickets are free but booking is essential.  
 
Location: Agora and Sports' Hall, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
Timing: From 3.30pm for Junior School parents only, from 4.15pm for Senior School parents and other guests.  Entry and exit is via the main reception on Eskdale Terrace.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2022

By kind permission of Concord Theatricals. This version of the much loved story by C.S. Lewis is performed by students from Y7 and Y8. There is no charge for tickets. We will have a retiring collection for Newcastle West End Food Bank (part of the Trussel Trust) and there is a collection point for non-perishable food items in the PAC Lobby.
 
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: Doors 6.30pm for 7pm performance.  The performance is 2 hours 30 minutes long.

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 using the link below.
 
Location: St George's Church, Jesmond, NE2 2TF
 
Timing: 7pm to 8pm, with refreshments afterwards

Old Novos' Luncheon Club

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Some of our most 'senior' Old Novos will recall the ON Luncheon Club, which has not run for a number of years.  To support the reestablishment of this fine tradition, we are welcoming a limited number of ONs (of all generations) to school for Christmas lunch with our current students, on the 13th of December.  Christmas jumpers are obligatory, crackers and paper hats will be provided.
 
Tickets: Places are free, but we respectfully request a donation to the RGS Bursary Campaign.  Please email development@rgs.newcastle.sch.uk to enquire.
 
Timing: 12pm arrival for a 12.15pm lunch.

John Elders Memorial Match

Tuesday 27th December 2022 (tbc)

We are delighted to announce that this annual event will return at Christmas 2022.
KICK OFF TIME TBC
Everyone is welcome on 27th December 2022 to play or watch at Sutherland Park (Novos RFC).
If anyone would like to play please get in touch with Daryl at d.baker@rgs.newcastle.sch.uk
It is open to all levels of players, you can also play for as long or short a time as you want - it is very much a social game!
The clubhouse and bar will be open, spectators are more than welcome.

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: Miller Theatre, RGS, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX
 
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

Friends of RGS Spring Walk

Saturday 18th March 2023 tbc

The Friends of RGS is an independent group comprising former and current parents, Old Novos and staff.  The group organise stunning walks, the next one is due to take place on the 18th of March 2023, and likely to be in the Corbridge area.
 
This is a lovely group of likeminded individuals with a connection to RGS, and most importantly a place for friendship, fun and wellbeing!
If you are interest in hearing more, please email Duncan Stephen on d127stephen@btconnect.com

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)

RGS Holiday Camps by The Coastal Club

Easter 2023

The Coastal Club is running another jam-packed-full-of-fun Easter holiday camp for children from Reception to Y9 (inclusive)!
 
Centered around enjoyment, teambuilding and fun, The Coastal Club prides itself on bringing children together to play and be creative.  Your child will leave this holiday camp happy and exhausted after a stimulating and fun filled day.
 
Dates: 
tbc
 
Location: RGS Newcastle, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 4DX

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

Past events

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

Parents of children who have joined RGS in September 2022 are warmly invited to a social event, to meet other parents in your child's Form/Year, as well as enjoy our now legendary curries!  Arrival is 6pm for 6.15pm dinner.
 

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 v Durham School at Kingston Park

Saturday 19th November 2022

Please come and support RGS at our annual derby rugby fixture v Durham Cathedral Foundation School, Saturday 19th November at Newcastle Falcons' ground, Kingston Park.

10.15am RGS U14, U15 & U16 kick off (outside pitches)

11.45am RGS 1st XV kicks off (main pitch)

3.30pm Falcons v Northampton Saints kicks off (main pitch)

Tickets for all games are discounted for RGS community at £8 per adult and £4 per child/student. To access the discount visit the link below, create an account and book the discounted price in the North stand.