Grimwade House Centenary

Grimwade House is ‘100 years young’ in 2018.

It is an important milestone for Melbourne Grammar School and we invite members of the Grimwade House community to join the excitement of our 100th birthday. 

We have many wonderful events planned throughout the year and we invite you to join in the celebrations.

 

Grimwade House 2018 Centenary Celebrations

Grimwade House Centenary Commemorative Book Launch

100 Years Young, A celebration of Grimwade House 1918–2018

100 Years Young is a limited edition specially commissioned book to mark the centenary of Grimwade House in 2018. Full of wonderful photos and illustrations from today and yesteryear, it is a celebration of our extraordinary school and its community. The book brings the story of Grimwade House to life by reflecting on the distinctive qualities of family, learning and community that have made it such a special place for generations of students.  This beautiful book spans 100 years of family, community, education, traditions, sport, music, musicals and much more. A ‘must read’ for all.

The Book Launch will be held during Book Week. The evening will include special guests and the book will be available to purchase. Bookings are essential.

Date: Thursday 23 August 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Alfred Felton Hall, Grimwade House

Cost: No cost however bookings are essential

Bookings: www.mgs.vic.edu.au/gh100booklaunch

Booking close: 9 August 2018

Enquiries: Judith Mein E: jmmein@mgs.vic.edu.au T: +61 3 9865 7682

Grimwade House Centenary Ball

Billed as ‘the social event of the century’, the Centenary Ball will mark the occasion of the 100th year of Grimwade House. It is an opportunity for the School community to come together and celebrate. As tickets for this event are expected to be in high demand please note the date in your diary and book early.

Date: Saturday 15 September 2018

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Great Hall, National Gallery Victoria

Cost: $275 per person or $2,750 per table of 10

Dress: Black tie

Bookings: www.mgs.vic.edu.au/gh100ball

Bookings close: 20 August 2018

Enquiries: Judith Mein E: jmmein@mgs.vic.edu.au T: +61 3 9865 7682

Centenary Celebration of Learning Day - this event is cancelled

The School wishes to announce the cancellation of the Centenary Celebration of Learning Day. Instead, Grimwade House Grandparents’ Day will be held on 16 November 2018, and the Grimwade House Centenary Old Melburnian Reunion will be held in the evening of 16 November 2018. There are also other occasions planned for the school community to visit Grimwade House and enjoy the centenary celebrations throughout 2018.

Grimwade House Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents of current Grimwade House students are invited to visit the campus ‘in action’ on Friday 16 November 2018. Further details about the event, including booking information, will be provided to current Grimwade House families.

Grimwade House Centenary Old Melburnian Reunion

Old Melburnians who attended Grimwade House are warmly invited to gather at Grimwade House, and catch up with old friends. Partners and guests welcome. Visitors are welcome to view the Grimwade House Centenary Archival Display in the Alfred Felton Hall foyer.

Date: Friday 16 November 2018

Time: 6.00 – 8.00pm

Venue: Grimwade House, enter via Harleston gates (corner Orrong Road and Balaclava Road, Caulfield)

Cost: $60 per person (includes drinks and canapés), partners and guests welcome

Dress code: Smart casual with a touch of your house colour (Austin: red, Grey-Smith: blue, Millear: yellow, School: navy blue until 1990 / green after 1990)

Bookings: www.mgs.vic.edu.au/gh100oms

Bookings close: 1 November 2018

Enquiries: Judith Mein E: jmmein@mgs.vic.edu.au T: +61 3 9865 7682

 

For more information

For more information please contact Liz McDevitt, Grimwade House Centenary Events Co-ordinator via emmcdevitt@mgs.vic.edu.au or +61 3 9865 7896