The John Glyn Society is comprised of scholars from each year group and partner schools, and aims to enrich academic life through an annual programme of thought-provoking events and lectures. The society takes its name from and commemorates John Glyn, the founder of the original school in 1574.
Previous speakers who have addressed scholars include:
Eminent philosopher Professor A. C. Grayling
Journalist and award-winning producer of the BBC series Human Planet Dale Templar
Historian and author Lord Bew
Leading historian on Russia and the Soviet Union, Geoffrey Hosking OBE
Editor-in-Chief of Gray’s Anatomy Emeritus Professor Susan Standring
Irish guitarist Manus Noble and Australian cellist Jehanne Bastoni