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George Watson's Ladies' College 150th Anniversary Events

Saturday 18 June 2022 – The Principal and Watsonian Club President’s Summer Celebration

School Principal, Melvyn Roffe, and Watsonian Club President, Gillian Sandilands, will host a  celebratory afternoon of events at Colinton Road. Guests will have an opportunity to be taken on  a tour of the campus by current pupils, enjoy a specially curated exhibition based on the history of  GWLC, as well as enjoying an afternoon tea and musical performances in a marquee on the front lawn.  

Sunday 19 June 2022 – Exhibition at George Square and Service at Greyfriars Kirk  

With kind permission of The University of Edinburgh, guests will have an opportunity to tour George Square, reminisce and relax with friends.  

The culmination of the Anniversary weekend will see a congregation of former pupils gather to give thanks for the  founding of George Watson’s Ladies’ College at Greyfriars Kirk, which will be so familiar to those who attended George Square. Book using the links below

NB: All events have limited capacity and tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. We recommend you book early for your chosen events.   

Event Bookings

There are a small number of tickets remaining for each the Anniversary Weekend. Please call the Development Office on 0131 446 6008 to make a booking.