Upcoming Events

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JSOC Dinner with Jonathan Goldberg QC (OM 58-66)

JSOC Dinner for all Jewish MGS boys from any era along with their families. Come and celebrate the longstanding relationship between MGS and the Jewish Community.

Sunday 25 February 2018 – 6.00pm
Memorial Hall
£55 per person - more information and booking available here.


The Wizard of Oz - Year 3 and Year 4 Production

Year 3 and 4 pupils are off on an exciting journey in this Young Performers’ edition of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.  Join them on their magical adventure as Dorothy tries to find a way to return home to Kansas. 

Monday 26 February and Tuesday 27 February - 6.00pm
MGS Theatre
Free admission -  more information and booking available 


Hugh Oldham Lecture: Dr Samantha Newbery

Dr Samantha Newbery is lecturer in Contemporary Intelligence Studies at the University of Salford where she runs an online Masters degree in Terrorism and Security. Her talk is entitled: ‘Methods for Countering Terrorism’.
Thursday 1 March 2018 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm, refreshments from 3:45pm
Memorial Hall
Free admission - more information and booking available here.

MGS Careers Fair

An opportunity for students in Years 11-13 to learn about career options and explore the realities of working in different industries. We also hope to challenge them both to think widely about how their interests and skills might lead on to a career and to reflect on their preconceived ideas about the labour market and how the world of work is changing.

Thursday 1 March 2018 - 5.45pm - 8.00pm, refreshments from 5.00pm
Various MGS Venues
Free admission - more information and booking available here.


What Next for Labour? The MGS Debate

Our panel will consist of five politicians from all wings of the Labour Party, all of whom have strong connections with the School.  Chaired by Richard Kelly, Head of Politics, the meeting will involve each of our politicians giving a crisp summary of how they see Labour's future, followed by questions and answers involving the audience.

Friday 2 March 2018 - 7.00pm - 8.00pm, refreshments from 6.00pm
MGS Theatre
Free admission - more information and booking available here.


YouthPolitics UK Conference

YouthPolitics UK is a non-profit organisation run by sixth-form students across Manchester. Featuring keynote speakers Andy Burnham and Alastair Campbell, along with panel debates on Brexit and Northern Concerns, expert workshops in economics, campaigning and debating, and much more.

Saturday 3 March 2018 – 9.00am – 5.30pm
Manchester Grammar School
Tickets £10 / £5 available from here together with further information.


Quatuor Danel Concert with Richard Whalley (piano)

Quatuor Danel, the string quartet in residence at Manchester University, will be performing Franck Quartet in D major and Enescu Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 29 (with Richard Whalley).

Friday 9 March 2018 - 7.30pm
Memorial Hall
Tickets £14, £9 concessions, £3 students or free for MGS pupils 



The third annual ISOC Dinner celebrates the contribution of the Muslim community to the life of MGS.

All welcome.

Saturday 10 March 2018 - 6.00pm
Memorial Hall

Tickets £12 available 


Junior School Spring Concert

Music from the Junior School Orchestra, ensembles and choir.
Monday 12 March 2018 - 6.00pm
Memorial Hall
Free admission


Guitar and Harp Concert

Guitar and harp ensembles and solos from all sections of the school.

Tuesday 20 March - 6.30pm
MGS Theatre
Tickets £5 and £3 available soon


MGS Easter Concert - Royal Northern College of Music

A varied programme of instrumental and vocal music, featuring the work of the larger music ensembles of the Senior School.
Tuesday 27 March 2018 - 7.30pm, drinks reception from 6.30pm
Tickets £6 from RNCM here.

Hugh Oldham Lecture: Dr Andrew Crome

Dr Andrew Crome is lecturer in Early Modern History at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research examines the development of apocalyptic thought in English and American religion from the seventeeth century up to the present day. His talk is entitled: 'Apocalypse When? History, Politics, and The End of the World'.
Thursday 3 May 2018 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm, refreshments from 3:45pm
Memorial Hall
Free admission - more information and booking available here.

Hugh Oldham Lecture: Professor David Clough

Professor David Clough studied at Cambridge, Oxford, Yale and Durham before becoming the Professor of Theological Ethics in the University of Chester. His research interests lie in the questions posed by the juxtaposition of the Christian tradition and the world, and particularly the place of animals in Christian theology and ethics. His talk is entitled: 'Is it Ethical to Eat Factory Farmed Meat?' 
Thursday 17 May 2018 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm, refreshments from 3:45pm
MGS Theatre
Free admission - more information and booking available here.