Old Ruthinian Association

Old Ruthinian Association - Reunions

Events 2023


Liverpool Luncheon

March 31st Friday

You are invited to an Old Ruthinian Association Liverpool Lunch at:
The Artists Club, 5 Eberle Street, Liverpool, L2 2AG, on Friday 31 March 2023.

The Artists Club opens at 12.15 and a three course buffet lunch served at 1.30.
Places are limited to 40 and cost £30.00 each.

For those not familiar with the venue, the Artists Club was founded in 1877 and has occupied its present site since 1889. It is one of only a few remaining private members clubs in Liverpool and is renown for its friendliness and warm informality.
Situated in the heart of the city, the Artists Club is just off Dale Street and close to the Town Hall.
Moorfields Merseyrail station is a two minute walk, Lime Street rail station is a brisk 15 minute walk or a short taxi ride. There are several public car parks close by.


To reserve your place please reply to:
Peter Bennett,
59 Norley Road, Cuddington, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2JY,
email: p.bennett49@hotmail.com
or telephone: 01606 882150 / 07976 255202.

Cheques made payable to PETER BENNETT
or electronic transfer to:
sort code 55-61-31 account no. 24457116,
marked, ORA LUNCH.



Annual Reunion Weekend

November 11th Saturday

This year's Annual Dinner will be held at
Ruthin Castle, Castle Street, Ruthin. LL15 2NU
on Saturday 11th November 2023
7:00 for 7.30pm     Dress: Smart or Black tie

Tickets: £40     First Time Leavers: £35

 Dinner Tickets and enquiries to: 
Donna Cooke - donnacookeora@gmail.com - 07946 429327

Payment by bank transfer:
Sort Code: 54-41-06 - Account No: 04809181
Ref: Surname, Name, no of tickets

or by cheque payable to The Old Ruthinian Association and sent to
Donna Cooke, 2 Lon Fammau, Denbigh. LL16 5YF.

Please email me to book your ticket(s). If you are booking on behalf of others, please name them all in the email. Once you receive a reply, payment must made within 3 days to secure your space.

Additional Information

Rooms available at Ruthin Castle:
14 x Doubles @ £149            3 x Triples @ £179

Other places to stay within walking distance of Ruthin Castle:

Robertos Taxi: 07912 564493 - AAA Taxi: 07923 427743 - Kevs Taxi: 07513 365097

Itinerary of Weekend Events

Everyone is welcome to all events!
There is space created on Saturday at the school, should groups of ORA’s wish to base themselves and meet with their groups of friends/meet other OR’s.

Friday 10th November:

  • Informal drinks/dinner at Ye Olde Harkers, City Road, Chester. 6pm onwards. Please drop in.

Saturday 11th November:

  • Golf at Pwllglas Golf Club, 10.15, Tee Off 11.00am. Contact John Sharples on 07785503292.

  • Wetherspoons Ruthin Breakfast meet: 10/11am.

  • Football match: 1.30-2.30pm. Graham’s Close Ben Welsby.

  • AGM: 3.30pm. This will be held in the school café, which is located upstairs in the dining hall.

  • From 1pm onwards, there will be a DIY hot drinks station available and plenty of seating should you wish to catch up with friends.

  • From 3.30pm, drinks/sandwiches/cakes will be available.

  • 7pm: Annual Dinner at Ruthin Castle.

Sunday 12th November:

  • Wreath Laying - This event will take place at the War Memorial in Wynnstay Road at 10.30am. The wreath, in memory of all the Old Ruthinians who made the ultimate sacrifice, will be laid by our President, Owen Wainwright.

Please note:

  • All personal information shared will be kept in line with current GDPR guidelines

  • Safeguarding: Whilst the school grounds are hosting the OR events, the school building and boarding areas will remain out of bounds for OR’s.