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Drama Trip Returns from Greece

After an amazing week touring the ancient theatres of Greece, 21 pupils returned back to Edinburgh this weekend.                  ...Read More

Posted on 10 July 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Remembering Sir Roger Young

Last night we celebrated the legacy of former Principal Sir Roger Young. Guests at the event, held in the Music School, heard recollections from former Principals, staff and...Read More

Posted on 30 June 2017 By Mr David Brown

West Side Story

Summer Production, 20-23 June 2017 Audiences this year were treated to a fantastic Summer Production of West Side Story.                ...Read More

Posted on 29 June 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Drummers On A Roll At UK Championships

Following on from winning the British Championship title, the Juvenile Band drum corps secured the UK Pipe Band Championship title held on Saturday in Belfast, Northern...Read More

Posted on 15 June 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Juvenile Drummers Are The Best of British

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled to Paisley to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20 May. The Juvenile drummers at Watson's finished as the Best...Read More

Posted on 26 May 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

The Pipes & Drums have just returned from another unforgettable trip to southern Japan. Once again there were many highlights including performing in a street parade at the...Read More

Posted on 10 May 2017 By Mr Iain Simpson

Senior School Production - WEST SIDE STORY - 20-23 June 2017

The Senior School Production this year is WEST SIDE STORY. Performances will take place from Tuesday 20 June – Friday 23 June and will begin at 7pm each evening. As with...Read More

Posted on 24 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Usher Hall Concert Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from A Celebration of George Watson's College Music performed in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 29 March 2017.       ...Read More

Posted on 04 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Scottish Schools' Champions for Third Year in a Row

Our Pipes & Drums were crowned Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Champions in the Juvenile Grade for the third year in succession on Sunday 12 March. The event took place at James...Read More

Posted on 16 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Usher Hall Concert - CHOIR NOW FULL

The Choir for the Usher Hall Concert on 29 March is now full. We have been thrilled to receive so many enquiries from parents, staff, friends and former pupils and numbers are...Read More

Posted on 17 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

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