John Glyn Society enrichment lectures held at Colfe’s School

Partner: Trinity School, Deptford Green, Addey & Stanhope, Conisborough College (4)
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Academic

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