CLC Connect

CLC Connect

CLC Connect is a community engagement platform facilitating the connectivity of members of the CLC community across the world in a secure and safe online environment which will shortly be available to all Guild and Honorary members.  Please look out … 8 September 2022 Read more
Vacancies on the Guild Executive Committee

Vacancies on the Guild Executive Committee

We are working to make Guild a more inclusive and open community, with greater reach and relevance for our members. As such, we need your support as members to build a community you are proud of.

If you are interested in contributing your time and/o…
17 November 2022 Read more
Inspire Awards 2022 - Voting closes 09/12/22

Inspire Awards 2022 - Voting closes 09/12/22

The purpose of these awards is to inspire Guild members and CLC students by acknowledging and highlighting the contributions made to society by the varied and talented membership of Guild.

Two awards are made: one for members aged 30 and under and o…
30 November 2022 Read more
CANCELLED - St Hilda's East Christmas and 130th Anniversary event

CANCELLED - St Hilda's East Christmas and 130th Anniversary event

Due to the four days of National train strikes, St Hilda's East have taken the difficult decision to cancel the evening event on 14th December.

We are putting plans in place for a bigger celebration in 2023 and will of course keep you informed.

St …
28 November 2022 Read more
CLC Connect Updates

CLC Connect Updates

November Update

Member numbers are close to 800 and with SFC pupils (Sixth form) joining shortly there are so many opportunities to connect.

If you haven’t yet joined please visit clc.aluminate.net to register.

For a tour of the platform and some …
17 November 2022 Read more
Beale Debate 03/12/22

Beale Debate 03/12/22

Time: 10.50am - 12.20pm
Location: Princess Hall

Launched in 2006, the Beale Debate is a competition between current girls in the Sixth Form and returning alumnae.  Previous debates have witnessed some passionate and incisive intellectual jousting an…
28 November 2022 Read more
Upper College and Sixth Form Carol Service - 10/12/2022

Upper College and Sixth Form Carol Service - 10/12/2022

Please join us on Saturday 10th December at 9.30am in the Princess Hall for the Upper College and Sixth Form Carol Service.

This event is open to Upper College and Sixth Form pupils, their parents and Guild.  Please join us afterwards for coffee and…
25 October 2022 Read more
Llandaff Cathedral - Concert - 22/03/23

Llandaff Cathedral - Concert - 22/03/23

The Choir of Cheltenham Ladies' College perform in a joint Concert with the Girl Choristers of Llandaff Cathedral at 7pm on Wednesday 22nd March. 

All Guild members, parents and guests are most welcome to attend.

Further details to follow when avai…
26 October 2022 Read more
MEMBERS' OCCUPATIONS 2022

MEMBERS' OCCUPATIONS 2022

To complete your Record of Members' Occupations for 2022 please:

Add it to your profile on CLC Connect www.clc.aluminate.net/app/dashboard/mem
Or

Email your update to guild@cheltladiescollege.org 
by 16th December 2022. 
16 September 2022 Read more
Robin Stevens Talk

Robin Stevens Talk

Guild member Robin Stevens (2006, Bellairs) and multi-award-winning author returned to College recently, and her presence caused quite a stir! Senior pupils, who noticed her arrival, excitedly recalled the time she visited when they were in Lower Col… 17 November 2022 Read more
Guild and City CV Webinar - LinkedIn 24/11/22 at 1.00pm

Guild and City CV Webinar - LinkedIn 24/11/22 at 1.00pm

'HOW TO HARNESS THE POWER OF LINKEDIN'
 

FREE 1 hour lunchtime masterclass online (on GoTo Webinar)    

Description

With over 830 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is the #1 social media site for hiring professionals. An incredible 97% of h…
14 November 2022 Read more
Cumbria, Lancashire Event - 12/10/22

Cumbria, Lancashire Event - 12/10/22

A number of Lancashire and Cumbria Guild members and guests met for coffee at the home of Carolyn Dodwell (née Roberson) in Bowness-on-Windermere before visiting Broad Leys, an iconic CFA Voysey ‘Arts and Crafts’ period house.  Broad Leys is home to … 16 November 2022 Read more
Guild and City CV Webinar - 'The Perfect CV'

Guild and City CV Webinar - 'The Perfect CV'

After a highly successful webinar hosted by City CV on 19th October 2022, we are delighted to offer the recording to Guild members.  Please register your basic details here to watch.  These details will not be collated or shared with anyone, they are… 25 October 2022 Read more
The Slab 2022

The Slab 2022

The digital version of the latest Guild publication is now available to read on CLC Connect (our new community engagement platform) and you will need to log in (or register if you haven't done so already). This will be mailed out to Guild members in … 18 October 2022 Read more
CLC Golf Society 2022

CLC Golf Society 2022

AUTUMN OPEN 

This year our Autumn Open took place at Broome Manor Golf Club in Swindon on Wednesday 5th October 2022.  Rain was forecast leading up to the day, but luckily it was not too heavy and we started off in the dry and ended in the dry so th…
31 October 2022 Read more
St Hilda's East News 2022

St Hilda's East News 2022

NOVEMBER 

Dear Guild Member,

As always a real pleasure to share what’s going on at St Hilda’s East and some of the highlights at the Charity!

Our Programmes continue to develop, led by Jemma Bicknell, with the Creche running 3 days a week and buil…
11 August 2022 Read more
Save the Date - Guild AGM and Reunion 2023

Save the Date - Guild AGM and Reunion 2023

SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2023 

Guild AGM and College Reunion for all Guild members, but especially those who left College in 2018, 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, 1958, 1953 and beyond.

Programme to include:

10.30am  Col…
18 October 2022 Read more
Supporting Eden Aid (Ukraine)

Supporting Eden Aid (Ukraine)

College will again be supporting Eden Aid www.edenaid.org this coming half term.  They will be lending one of their minibuses for two of their weekly 4-day round trips to Poland, delivering aid and bringing back displaced Ukrainians, predominately wo… 17 October 2022 Read more
Can you help the PGC?

Can you help the PGC?

For the past couple of years the Professional Guidance Centre (PGC) has been hosting events focusing on industries and professions.  They have now decided to widen their vision to encourage students to consider a much broader range of options for the… 14 October 2022 Read more
Gloucestershire Event - July 22

Gloucestershire Event - July 22

VISIT TO RODMARTON MANOR 

On Wednesday 13th July, Guild members from Gloucestershire and further afield enjoyed a lively pub lunch before making our way to Rodmarton Manor (www.rodmarton-manor.co.uk). We were very privileged to have an introductory …
13 September 2022 Read more
Shropshire, Staffs Event - June 22

Shropshire, Staffs Event - June 22

VISIT TO THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN 

On Wednesday 22nd June, twelve Guild members from Shropshire, Staffordshire and further afield visited The Dorothy Clive Garden at Willoughbridge, which is located in the woodland quarter of Staffordshire and close…
16 September 2022 Read more
Gwen Adshead - Private Passions on BBC Radio 3

Gwen Adshead - Private Passions on BBC Radio 3

The Broadmoor psychiatrist and psychotherapist Dr Gwen Adshead (CLC 1971-1978, Farnley Lodge/ Eversleigh) shares her passion for choral music with Michael Berkeley.

When people ask Gwen Adshead what she does for a living, she sometimes tells them sh…
6 October 2022 Read more
Guild and City CV Webinar - 'The Perfect CV' 19/10/22 at 1.00pm

Guild and City CV Webinar - 'The Perfect CV' 19/10/22 at 1.00pm

FREE 1 hour lunchtime masterclass online (on GoTo Webinar)    

Description

Your CV is the passport to your professional future. The right one will bypass the technology and the initial 5-second human scan to earmark you for your target role. Isn’t …
15 September 2022 Read more
LEAVERS BALL 2022

LEAVERS BALL 2022

On Friday 8th July, the Class of 2022 enjoyed the Leavers’ Ball. The theme for this year’s Ball, selected by the SFC2 Leavers, was Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 film Romeo + Juliet.

The Class of 2022 enjoyed a themed drinks reception in the College gardens ac…
3 August 2022 Read more
CLC Summer Term 2022

CLC Summer Term 2022

Students and staff have enjoyed a busy Summer Term filled with numerous activities and events. We are pleased to share the highlights in the End of Term film.

Please click the image below to view the film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-FLbfTd…
15 July 2022 Read more
Guild and City CV Webinar - 'Five Challenges Women Face in their Careers' 21/09/22 at 12.30pm

Guild and City CV Webinar - 'Five Challenges Women Face in their Careers' 21/09/22 at 12.30pm

FREE 1 hour lunchtime masterclass on Zoom      

Description
Research by PwC revealed that 78% of those who lost their jobs as a result of coronavirus were women. What’s more, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the UCL Institute of Education found …
26 May 2022 Read more

FORMER STAFF - JUNE 2022

MR ROBERT HUTCHINGS 

We have received the sad news that former Head of Physics (1989-1996), Mr Robert Hutchings, died on Monday 13th June 2022, aged 86.

His family has asked me to pass on the funeral arrangements to any Guild and Honorary members who may have known him.  

The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 5th July at 2.30pm at Stonehouse Methodist Church (Park Road, Stonehouse, GL10 2QW).  Everyone is welcome to attend and there will be a tea afterwards at Frocester Cricket Club …
27 June 2022 Read more
Sad news of Bridgette Hyett, House Staff - Sidney Lodge/St Margaret's

Sad news of Bridgette Hyett, House Staff - Sidney Lodge/St Margaret's

It was with great sadness that we recently announced the passing of our friend and colleague Bridgette Hyett. 

Mrs Hyett loved and raised hundreds of girls in her years at College, and she has touched the hearts of them all. Mrs Hyett knew every gir…
11 July 2022 Read more

OPPORTUNITY FOR GUILD MEMBERS

CLIENT SERVICES & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER 

Educate Private has contacted the Guild Office and asked if we could advertise this opportunity for a university graduate to our alumnae network, please find details below:

Educate Private is a leading educational consultancy providing educational advisory and tuition services for the top UK independent schools sector. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, and organised recent university graduate to join our team. The role will be central to the smo…
12 July 2022 Read more
TEDx Cheltenham - The 100 Year Life - Educating "Generation C"

TEDx Cheltenham - The 100 Year Life - Educating "Generation C"

On Friday 13th May, TEDx Cheltenham featured Principal Eve Jardine-Young in the Parabola Arts Centre, on the subject of 'The 100 Year Life - Educating Generation C'.

Eve Jardine-Young (1990, Elizabeth) has been Principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ Colleg…
5 July 2022 Read more
Guild AGM and Reunion 21st May 2022

Guild AGM and Reunion 21st May 2022

It was wonderful to welcome back so many Guild members to College on Saturday 21st May. 

Nearly 200 Guild and Honorary members of all ages descended on Cheltenham with their guests for the Guild AGM and Reunion.  This was the first May reunion sinc…
24 May 2022 Read more
Bredenbury Court Exhibition

Bredenbury Court Exhibition

Bredenbury Court, an 18th century country house near Bromyard, was purchased by College in 1944 so that a new prep school could be set up.  At the Reunion on Saturday 21st May there was a display of photographs and memorabilia in the PAC (Parabola Ar… 15 June 2022 Read more
CLC vs Guild Matches 25/03/23

CLC vs Guild Matches 25/03/23

SAVE THE DATE 

We are delighted to let you know that a date has been secured in the College Calendar for the second CLC vs Guild Sports fixtures on Saturday 25th March 2023 when there will be Hockey, Lacrosse and Netball matches at Field in the afte…
28 June 2022 Read more
DEAN CLOSE SIXES - GIRLS’ ALUMNAE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 02/04/23

DEAN CLOSE SIXES - GIRLS’ ALUMNAE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 02/04/23

Would anyone be interested in putting together a Guild team to play against other alumnae teams at a Girls' Alumnae Sixes Hockey Tournament on Sunday 2nd April 2023 at Dean Close School, Cheltenham 10.30am - 3.30pm? 

If so, please email the Guild Of…
1 July 2022 Read more
Property Networking Breakfast at the Headquarters of CBRE 

Property Networking Breakfast at the Headquarters of CBRE 

On Tuesday 5th April, Pei-Wen Yen (2002-2009, St Margaret's/St Hilda's) and Vilma du Plessis (2003-2010, Glenlee/Elizabeth) organised a networking breakfast for Guild members working in the property sector at the newly refurbished state of the art of… 16 June 2022 Read more
Cumbria, Lancashire Event - 12/10/22

Cumbria, Lancashire Event - 12/10/22

Carolyn Dodwell is delighted to confirm the date and arrangements for a visit to the iconic Lake District on Wednesday 12th October 2022. Carolyn would be delighted to welcome Guild members and their friends to her home in Bowness-on-Windermere for m… 15 August 2022 Read more
Norfolk Event 03/09/22

Norfolk Event 03/09/22

ANNUAL SUMMER LUNCH 

Rosie and David Eldridge invite Guild members and their families to the annual summer lunch on Saturday 3rd September at 12.30pm at their home, Mill House, Yarmouth Road, Stalham, Norfolk NR12 9PF.

The cost will be £10 per pers…
1 July 2022 Read more

Bampton Classical Opera

OPERA LOVERS ESPECIALLY THOSE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE, LONDON, SURREY AND SUSSEX 

Bampton Classical Opera was founded in 1993 by two teachers at CLC in the 1980s, Jeremy Gray and Gilly French. The company performs little-known late eighteenth century works, this year by Haydn and Handel. Full details can be found on their website www.bamptonopera.org

If anyone is interested in going to any of the performances and would like to meet other Guild members please contact the Guild Office gu…
1 July 2022 Read more
Suffolk Event 27/07/2022

Suffolk Event 27/07/2022

VISIT TO THE JOCKEY CLUB ROOMS IN NEWMARKET 

On Wednesday 27th July 2022, Suffolk Guild will be visiting the Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket at the kind invitation of Mrs Angie Tompkins. (https://jockeyclubrooms.co.uk/)

A tour of the Club Rooms will…
26 May 2022 Read more
Gloucestershire Event 13/07/22

Gloucestershire Event 13/07/22

VISIT TO RODMARTON MANOR 

A visit to Rodmarton Manor will take place on Wednesday 13th July.  Rodmarton Manor was built in the early 20th century, and is a supreme example of a house designed and furnished according to the Arts and Crafts ideals. It…
24 May 2022 Read more
Wales Event 30/06/22

Wales Event 30/06/22

ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DINOSAURS: Tea and a stroll 

Guild members are invited to tea at my home in Cliff Parade, Penarth on Thursday 30th June. After tea we will take a stroll around the area looking at the features of this charming coastal town whic…
24 May 2022 Read more
Guild and City CV Webinar - 'Sorry Not Sorry' 28/06/22 at 12.30pm

Guild and City CV Webinar - 'Sorry Not Sorry' 28/06/22 at 12.30pm

'Sorry not Sorry: Why women apologise too much #breakingthebias' 

FREE 1 hour lunchtime masterclass on Zoom   

Description

Many women in the workplace begin practically every sentence with the word ‘sorry’. They say, ‘Sorry, is this a good time?’…
26 May 2022 Read more
Private tour of the Post-War & Contemporary Art sale preview at Bonhams – 26/06/22

Private tour of the Post-War & Contemporary Art sale preview at Bonhams – 26/06/22

SUNDAY 26TH JUNE - SALE PREVIEW AT BONHAMS, 101 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON 

Guild member, Simone (Mimi) Bell (2012, Beale) has invited Guild members to Bonhams for a private tour of the Post-War & Contemporary Art sale preview of 39 artworks of which 4…
9 June 2022 Read more
Shropshire, Staffordshire Event 22/06/22

Shropshire, Staffordshire Event 22/06/22

VISIT TO THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN 

A visit has been arranged to The Dorothy Clive Garden at Willoughbridge, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 4EU on Wednesday 22nd June.  The 12-acre plantsman’s paradise features a wonderful selection of plants includi…
24 May 2022 Read more
Whitechapel Gallery Tour

Whitechapel Gallery Tour

On Thursday 5th May, Grace Storey (2000-2007, Glengar/Bayshill), Assistant Curator at The Whitechapel Gallery gave Guild members a private tour of the current exhibition, 'A Century of the Artist's Studio: 1920-2022'.

A wonderful collection of image…
18 May 2022 Read more
Berkshire, Oxfordshire Event May 2022

Berkshire, Oxfordshire Event May 2022

The sun was shining as we set off along the Oxford Canal towpath.  A small group of CLC ladies, ranging in age from 51 to 79, all with much to say and plenty of energy.  We walked for a couple of hours through beautiful countryside, chatting all the … 18 May 2022 Read more
Scotland Event 29/04/22

Scotland Event 29/04/22

Scottish Guild Members’ visit to The Burrell Collection, Glasgow

The internationally-renowned Burrell Collection in Glasgow was the focus for the latest meet-up for College’s Scottish Guild members on 29th April 2022.

Set in the beautiful surro…
20 May 2022 Read more
GUILD MEMBER TALK: WAR, CULTURE AND SELF

GUILD MEMBER TALK: WAR, CULTURE AND SELF

Lisa Chernobay (2014-2021, Farnley Lodge/St Hilda's), a former CLC pupil from Ukraine, came back to College to talk about the current war between Russia and Ukraine. Being from Ukraine myself, it was a very emotional and personal speech that she deli… 24 May 2022 Read more
Guild AGM and College Reunion 21/05/22

Guild AGM and College Reunion 21/05/22

On Saturday 21st May the Guild AGM will be held in College and will coincide with the College Reunion for all those who are Class of 2017, 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1967, 1962, 1957, 1952, 1947 and beyond.  All Guild and H… 19 April 2022 Read more
CLC vs Guild Matches 2022

CLC vs Guild Matches 2022

On Saturday 26th March, in the beautiful spring sunshine, CLC’s Senior hockey, netball and lacrosse teams hosted Guild members for a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon of sport at the Health and Fitness Centre.

There was a fantastic atmosphere and lots …
6 April 2022 Read more
Recipes from College

Recipes from College

The Catering Services Manager, Mrs Sarah Parker, thought Guild members might like some recipes from College, as people are doing a lot more cooking and baking at home.  We hope you enjoy the recipes.  Sarah will be sending through more recipes and we… 12 July 2021 Read more

GUILD WEBINAR SERIES

We are excited to bring you this series of events drawing on the wealth of experience within the Guild Community and selected guests to give our community a chance to hear about various business sectors and topics from a panel of contributors followed by a Q&A.  

Look out for panellist announcements and times on this page and on our Facebook page!

These webinars are open to all Guild members, not just those working in the areas relevant to webinar - all are welcome.

 

To view reports of prev…
16 March 2022 Read more
Guild News 2022

Guild News 2022

The electronic version of the latest Guild publication is now available to read on the Members Resources section of the website under Publications & Media (log in required). 

Click here for further information.

OBITUARIES are available to view onli…
11 April 2022 Read more
Private Tour of 'A Century of the Artist’s Studio' at the Whitechapel Gallery – 05/05/22

Private Tour of 'A Century of the Artist’s Studio' at the Whitechapel Gallery – 05/05/22

Guild member Grace Storey (2000-2007, Glengar/Bayshill) is the Assistant Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.  She has generously  offered to lead a tour around this much acclaimed exhibition 'A Century of the Artist's Studio: 1920-2020' on Th… 17 March 2022 Read more
Scotland Event 29/04/22

Scotland Event 29/04/22

VISIT TO THE BURRELL COLLECTION, GLASGOW 

Guild members are invited to meet at The Burrell Collection in Glasgow on Friday 29th April.  We will meet at 12 noon in the new café for lunch and then tour the newly reopened museum. We hope that people li…
22 February 2022 Read more
Berkshire, Oxfordshire Event 07/05/22

Berkshire, Oxfordshire Event 07/05/22

WALK WITH VISIT TO ROUSHAM GARDENS AND PUB LUNCH 

I plan to organise an Oxfordshire canal-side walk and pub lunch on Saturday 7th May, taking in the delights of the wonderfully unspoilt and uncommercialised Rousham Gardens en route.  Hoping to see a…
1 April 2022 Read more
PGC Guild University Panel

PGC Guild University Panel

Two Guild University Panel events were held on the 4th and 18th March hosted by Jiya and myself. Both were hour-long webinars that took place in the evening, and we welcomed Guild members currently in university on each panel. These panel members are… 29 March 2022 Read more
GUILD WEBINAR REPORTS

GUILD WEBINAR REPORTS

SUSTAINABLE FASHION - 2nd March 2022

Please do listen to this recording of Jessica Saunders (Talbot-Ponsonby, 1977-1982, Sidney Lodge), Associate Dean and PhD Student at UAL, London College of Fashion; Charlotte Dunn (2009-2014, Farnley Lodge/Elizab…
16 March 2022 Read more
CLC Spring Term 2022

CLC Spring Term 2022

As ever, it has been a busy term at CLC and we hope you enjoy this short film featuring some of the highlights.


Please click below to view the film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xsASVyGfRg  

 
8 April 2022 Read more
Networking Breakfast for Property and Property Related Sectors 05/04/22

Networking Breakfast for Property and Property Related Sectors 05/04/22

An informal gathering will be held for Guild members either associated with or considering a career in these sectors at the CBRE London offices at Henrietta House, Henrietta Place, W1G 0NB from 8am to 9.30am on Tuesday 5th April.

We hope that you wi…
24 February 2022 Read more
College Choir at Salisbury Cathedral - 23/03/22

College Choir at Salisbury Cathedral - 23/03/22

CHORAL EVENSONG IN THE QUIRE 

The Choir of Cheltenham Ladies’ College will sing a service of Choral Evensong at Salisbury Cathedral on Wednesday 23rd March from 5.30pm - 6.15pm.  All Guild members, parents and guests are most welcome to attend.

Ple…
17 March 2022 Read more
MEDICAL SOCIETY TALK WITH JAIMIE DING

MEDICAL SOCIETY TALK WITH JAIMIE DING

On Monday 14th February, the CLC Medical Society was delighted to welcome Guild member Jaimie Ding (2014 - 2019, Sidney Lodge/Elizabeth) to talk about her experiences of studying Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Michelle (a current SFC1/Year … 16 March 2022 Read more
Guild Reunion 5th February 2022

Guild Reunion 5th February 2022

It was wonderful to welcome back so many Guild members to College on Saturday 5th February, after the postponement of reunions in May 2020 and May 2021.

More than 130 Guild members were reunited, ranging in age from 23 to 78. As well as catching up …
22 February 2022 Read more
Guild Podcasts

Guild Podcasts

In the great tradition of female storytelling, this series explores the rich and varied experience of Guild members by asking them about their life choices and career, and how these have brought them contentment. Our aim is to inspire and embolden yo… 9 November 2021 Read more
GUILD DAISY LAPEL PIN BADGES

GUILD DAISY LAPEL PIN BADGES

We have had some Daisy Lapel Pin Badges designed which we hope Guild members will buy to wear outside College, helping you to identify other Guild members at events such as festivals and days out.

Cost: £3 each

Available to purchase from the Guild …
10 March 2022 Read more

Food Demonstration at Le Cordon Bleu School

Guild member Marie Cheong-Thong (Cheong, 1976-1978, St Austin’s/ Fauconberg), chair of Guild's Food and Drink Webinar in November 2021, will be presenting an Asian spirits and food matching session at Le Cordon Bleu School on 16th March from 6.40pm to 9pm and has invited Guild members to attend.   She will talk about Sake/Shochu and Baijiu and has Chef Taipo Wong (ex-Sushi Samba and Annabel's) cooking and demonstrating. It is a free event and there will be an opportunity for some sampling if att… 24 February 2022 Read more
BEALE DEBATE 2021

BEALE DEBATE 2021

CLC celebrated the 14th Beale Debate on Saturday 4th December in the Princess Hall. The debate, conducted in the style of the English-Speaking Union Schools’ Mace, involved a team of SFC1 (Year 12) students (Tegan, Ashley and Amelie) against a Guild … 20 December 2021 Read more
ADVENT SERVICE WITH COLLEGE 2021

ADVENT SERVICE WITH COLLEGE 2021

Guild and Honorary members joined College for an Advent Service on Sunday 28th November 2021.  The atmosphere was buzzing as the Princess Hall filled with girls, current and former parents and Guild members of all ages with their families.

Revd Josi…
2 December 2021 Read more
CLC Autumn Term 2021

CLC Autumn Term 2021

It was another exciting term at College, with sports competitions, music concerts and many end of term events. We are pleased to share the highlights in the End of Term film.

Please click below to view the film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5…
20 December 2021 Read more
Scotland Event 29/11/21

Scotland Event 29/11/21

FESTIVE FEAST AT THE DAZZLING DOME 

A small but happy band gathered at The Dome in Edinburgh on Monday 29th November for afternoon tea after a fruitful morning of Christmas shopping. 

The iconic eatery dazzled with festive splendour and was the per…
2 December 2021 Read more
2021 GUILD REUNION - 04/12/21 POSTPONED

2021 GUILD REUNION - 04/12/21 POSTPONED

Regrettably, after discussions with the Guild Executive Committee and key personnel at CLC, we have made the decision to postpone the Guild Reunion on the 4th December due to lower numbers than expected.

We will now merge this reunion (2021) with ne…
17 November 2021 Read more
The Slab 2021

The Slab 2021

The electronic version of the latest Guild publication is now available to read on the Members Resources section of the website under Publications & Media (log in required). This will be mailed out to Guild members in the next few weeks to those who … 2 November 2021 Read more
MISSED GUILD REUNIONS IN COLLEGE

MISSED GUILD REUNIONS IN COLLEGE

SAVE THE DATE 

We are pleased to be able to confirm catch-up dates for Reunions missed over the last two years due to the pandemic. 

2020 REUNION WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2022

Reunion especially for those who left College in 2015, 20…
2 October 2021 Read more
ADVENT SERVICE WITH COLLEGE 28/11/21

ADVENT SERVICE WITH COLLEGE 28/11/21

At 10.30 am on Sunday 28th November (Advent Sunday) College is holding its sixth Advent Service with members of Guild and their families together with Lower College and their parents.

Pause for a moment on the edge of the Festive season as we look f…
1 November 2021 Read more
Join your University and College Representative groups now! 

Join your University and College Representative groups now! 

Guild members at university or in higher education are warmly invited to join the University and College Representative Facebook groups for the year 2021/22.

University and College Representatives are responsible for hosting gatherings at their univ…
2 November 2021 Read more
St Hilda's East News 2021

St Hilda's East News 2021

DECEMBER 

Dear Guild Member,

As predicted, the cold snap has hit us and it has suddenly turned chilly with the Arctic wind from the north… time to wrap up warm for Christmas!

We are entering the festive season, and the St Hilda’s Team continue to …
11 November 2021 Read more
MEET THE INTERNATIONAL AREA REPRESENTATIVES

MEET THE INTERNATIONAL AREA REPRESENTATIVES

Over the last couple of years we have all learnt the value of a local community, however we are keen to make sure you know more about our International Area Representatives in the Guild Area network all over the World! We have invited our Guild Inter… 7 October 2021 Read more
Guild USA College Event

Guild USA College Event

On Wednesday 6th October the Professional Guidance Centre hosted a panel of four Guild members to talk about their experience of applying to US Colleges. The panel members were: Lauren Paver-Thompson (2021, Bellairs) studying at Berkeley, Dinara Bola… 8 November 2021 Read more
CLC Golf Society 2021

CLC Golf Society 2021

AUTUMN MEETING 

For those of us who arrived early at Cotswold Hills Golf Club for our Autumn meeting on the morning of Wednesday 22nd September, we did wonder whether we would actually get on to the first tee, the fog was so thick!  However, the sun…
9 November 2021 Read more
Inspire Awards 2021 - Winners

Inspire Awards 2021 - Winners

The purpose of the Inspire Awards is to enthuse Guild members and CLC students by acknowledging and highlighting the contributions to society made by the varied and talented members of Guild. These awards recognise just part of the incredibly diverse… 8 October 2021 Read more
REPRESENTATIVES WANTED

REPRESENTATIVES WANTED

Please contact Elizabeth Birch for information on any of the following roles:

HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES (new role)

Many of our Guild members live outside the UK and we are fortunate to have Guild members who have volunteered to be Inter…
7 October 2021 Read more
Can you help?

Can you help?

MOCK UNIVERSITY INTERVIEW SUPPORT

The Professional Guidance Centre (PGC) is looking for help with mock University interview support:

We are always keen for volunteers for all University subjects but particularly this year: 
Architecture, Sociology,…
7 October 2021 Read more
Inspire Awards 2021 - Voting closed on 26th September

Inspire Awards 2021 - Voting closed on 26th September

The purpose of these awards is to inspire Guild members and CLC students by acknowledging and highlighting the contributions made to society by the varied and talented membership of Guild.

We received many high calibre nominations and it was very di…
27 September 2021 Read more
MEET THE AREA REPRESENTATIVES

MEET THE AREA REPRESENTATIVES

In a year where we have all learnt the value of a local community, we are keen to make sure you know more about the Guild Area network. We have invited our Guild Area Representatives to answer a few questions to tell us about themselves so members li… 21 June 2021 Read more
Guild lunch in Toronto 22/08/21

Guild lunch in Toronto 22/08/21

A group of Guild members from the Toronto area met for lunch on 22nd August, at the home of Guild Representative, Nancy Simpson. The group has been meeting regularly - with a pause for the pandemic - for over 10 years.

“None of us knew each other at…
8 September 2021 Read more
Glos Area Visit to Kiftsgate Court Gardens 14/07/21

Glos Area Visit to Kiftsgate Court Gardens 14/07/21

The first Glos area outing for two years took place on a glorious summer’s day in mid-July, when Guild members from Gloucestershire and further afield met for lunch at a pub in Mickleton before going on to explore the gardens at Kiftsgate Court.

Kif…
24 August 2021 Read more
STAYING CONNECTED

STAYING CONNECTED

We want to stay in touch with you but under recent legislation, without your consent we will not be able to email you.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on Friday 25th May 2018. This is a legal framework that sets guidelines …
22 September 2022 Read more

Meet the New Guild Chairman

The Guild AGM was held online between the principal officers of Guild on Saturday 22nd May 2021.  Olga Senior (Hill) retired as Chairman and Sam Culhane (Ashworth) was appointed as the new Guild Chairman. 

Click here to see the Guild Committee. 

Click here to see a recording of the AGM (log in required).

MEET THE CHAIRMAN
I am Sam Culhane (Ashworth) and I am delighted to be the new Guild Chairman.  I was at College from 1977 to 1984 in Farnley Lodge and Elizabeth. Afterwards I went to Bristol…
4 June 2021 Read more
CLC Summer Term 2021

CLC Summer Term 2021

Despite the restrictions that this year has brought, students and staff have enjoyed a busy Summer Term filled with numerous activities and events. We are pleased to share the highlights in the End of Term film.

Please click below to view the film…
21 July 2021 Read more
Inspire Awards - Nominations wanted

Inspire Awards - Nominations wanted

The purpose of these awards is to inspire Guild members and CLC students by acknowledging and highlighting the contributions made to society by the varied and talented membership of Guild.

The awards will be inclusive and diversified.  Nominees must…
29 June 2021 Read more
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award – Guild Recollections

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award – Guild Recollections

 In The Slab 2021 we are planning to include a piece on Guild members’ recollections of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme while at College. In the year that HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh passed away, we think it would be a fitting tribute t… 21 June 2021 Read more
Gloucestershire Event 14/07/21

Gloucestershire Event 14/07/21

VISIT TO KIFTSGATE COURT GARDENS 

The beautiful gardens at Kiftsgate Court have been created by three generations of women gardeners, over about 100 years, and are particularly famous for the Kiftsgate rose. I have reserved a table for lunch at the …
11 May 2021 Read more

How art shaped the way painter Bridget Riley sees the world

In an exclusive interview with BBC Newsnight, Bridget Riley (1946-1948, St Helen's), one of the UK's most renowned artists, has told Kirsty Wark, "I held a mirror up to human nature and reported faithfully."

Describing art and how it has contributed to her understanding of the world, Riley says artists have "borne witness" to society's "changing circumstances and events, to horrors and as well as to wonders."

As one of the most significant artists of the 20th and 21st century, 90-year-old Rile…
4 June 2021 Read more
GUILD AGM AND COLLEGE REUNION - 22/05/21

GUILD AGM AND COLLEGE REUNION - 22/05/21

Once again, sadly, the AGM and reunion cannot be held in College this year for those who were looking to return (Class of 2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966, 1961, 1956, 1951 and beyond).  However, the AGM will take plac… 13 May 2021 Read more
THE GUILD BEFRIENDING SCHEME

THE GUILD BEFRIENDING SCHEME

We have had a tremendous response to the article about the Guild Befriending Scheme in the recent Guild News publication and on the Facebook page. Thank you to all of you who got in touch with the Guild Office. If you know of any Guild or Honorary Gu… 11 May 2021 Read more
Guild News 2021

Guild News 2021

The electronic version of the latest Guild publication is now available to read on the Members Resources section of the website under Publications & Media (log in required). 

Click here for further information.

OBITUARIES are available to view onli…
20 April 2021 Read more
PGC TALK: JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN OR ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME?

PGC TALK: JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN OR ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME?

On Monday 8th March 2021, Guild member Karen Kwong (1986-1991, Sidney Lodge/Cambray) joined us virtually to give a talk entitled, ‘Journey into the Unknown or Adventure of a Lifetime?’, in which she discussed how her experiences of her time at CLC, u… 11 March 2021 Read more

OPPORTUNITY FOR GUILD MEMBERS

BOOK KEEPER / PA
Bee Stillman-Jones (2009-2014, St Helen's/Beale) is a Broker at The London Belgravia Group and they have an opportunity which Bee has asked us to advertise to see if there are any Guild members who would be interested in applying for the role. 

The London Belgravia Group are looking to recruit a Book keeper / PA to manage day to day accounting and finance for the business as well as administration responsibilities for the directors.  

We are a specialist provider of niche high…
12 May 2021 Read more

OPPORTUNITY FOR GUILD MEMBERS

FREELANCE MARKETING ASSISTANT 

Imogen Naylor-Higgs (2006-2011, St Clare/Bayshill) is the Marketing Manager at BBC Global News for their branded content division, Programme Partnerships (BBC StoryWorks).  She has a job opportunity for a freelance marketing assistant to join her team and Imogen has asked me to post this to Guild members to see if there would be anyone interested in applying for the role.

Please find below the job description for the role:

FREELANCE MARKETING ASSISTANT

Starting…
7 April 2021 Read more
CLC Spring Term 2021

CLC Spring Term 2021

Despite the lockdown restrictions, pupils have been as busy as ever this term with many events taking place online. We hope you enjoy this short film featuring some of the highlights.

Please click below to view the film:

https://www.youtube.com/wat…
7 April 2021 Read more
CLC’S BEST POEMS OF ALL TIME

CLC’S BEST POEMS OF ALL TIME

To celebrate World Poetry Day on Sunday 21st March, pupils and staff were asked to nominate their favourite poems, with the top 20 entries forming the CLC’s Best Poems of All Time.

This has been a fantastic opportunity for pupils and staff to discov…
23 March 2021 Read more
Easter Crossword 2021

Easter Crossword 2021

We are delighted to be able to share with you an Easter Crossword that has been written by Piers Todd (Head of Library Services). Answers are now revealed!

Also included  are links to the crosswords should you wish to download them, there is a norm…
25 March 2021 Read more

Former Staff - March 2021

We have received the sad news that former member of staff, Mrs Kath Philp, died on Friday 12th March.

Kath was PA to Miss Hampshire, Joan Sadler and Enid Castle (1978-1995). She was also a temporary housemistress in later years (1998-1999) and on College Council (2003-2009).   

She was very proud of her time at and continued association with CLC.  She made many valuable friends here over her 30 years' of service.

Her daughter, Laura Sutton (1980-1987, St Clare/Bayshill), informed us that the …
24 March 2021 Read more
Guild Bobsleigh athlete in Olympic Bid

Guild Bobsleigh athlete in Olympic Bid

Guild member 18 year old Éire Rowland-Evans (2018-2020, Bayshill) from Gloucester, is appealing to businesses and potential sponsors to help her move forward with her bid for Olympic selection.

Last year Éire competed for the British Bobsleigh Youth…
10 March 2021 Read more
CLC’S TOP 125 BOOKS OF ALL TIME

CLC’S TOP 125 BOOKS OF ALL TIME

This Spring Term, to celebrate 125 years since the Main Library was completed, we asked the College community to nominate their 10 favourite books that a CLC girl might want to read.

Some 185 voters – students, parents, staff and Guild members – col…
9 March 2021 Read more

PGC TALK: A CAREER IN HEALTHCARE

On Tuesday 26th January, we had the pleasure of attending a virtual talk by Guild member Victoria Steele (1993-1995, Beale), the new superintendent pharmacist at LloydsPharmacy. This is a very senior role and involves her being personally responsible for patient safety as well as protecting the public. She must ensure that all processes carried out are in compliance with safety standards, while prioritising and ensuring that the patient is at the forefront of all decisions. This has been Victori… 18 February 2021 Read more
CHELTENHAM LADIES' COLLEGE FILMS

CHELTENHAM LADIES' COLLEGE FILMS

1953 CENTENARY FILM 

A typical term at the Cheltenham Ladies' College, filmed by members of staff in 1953.  

This ambitious, technically proficient and somewhat stiffly narrated production was directed and produced by June Goodfield, then a biology…
18 February 2021 Read more
PRINCIPAL'S LECTURE - February 2021

PRINCIPAL'S LECTURE - February 2021

On Saturday 6th February 2021, the Principal Eve Jardine-Young gave a talk via Zoom reflecting on ten years at the helm of College, spanning a decade where the world has moved from London 2012 to Covid-19. She then answered questions from the audienc… 17 February 2021 Read more
New Chair of College Council

New Chair of College Council

Mr Nick Baird has succeeded Ms Libby Bassett (1971-1977, St Austin's/Fauconberg) as Chair of College Council as of December 2020.  He is committed to helping College provide the best possible education for CLC girls, and we look forward to introducin… 4 February 2021 Read more
Parabola Arts Centre – Please share your memories!

Parabola Arts Centre – Please share your memories!

We are celebrating everything that the Parabola Arts Centre (PAC) has achieved on behalf of College and our girls since it opened in 2009.

If you remember the PAC, please tell us your stories: ‘before and after PAC’ comparisons, funny or strange thi…
21 January 2021 Read more
CLC Autumn Term 2020

CLC Autumn Term 2020

It has been unusual and difficult Autumn Term, but it has also been a time of exceptional creativity and adaptability, full of constructive feedback, generosity and humour. We hope you enjoy this film, which includes reflections from the Principal Ev… 20 January 2021 Read more
CLC Lockdown Photography Competition

CLC Lockdown Photography Competition

Over the Christmas holidays, students and Guild members were invited to take a photograph that represented their Christmas during the Covid-19 pandemic. With the introduction of a second UK lockdown in January, Covid-19 continues to affect us all and… 21 January 2021 Read more