Don Soc is a part of the Winchester College Society network specifically for former dons, widows and widowers of former dons. It also serves as a central point for disseminating news. For further information please email James Thorne, Chairman of Common Room or Win Coll Soc

View the Don Soc's Events Calendar

Please note that regrettably the annual Don Soc Lunch is postponed until further notice. 

  • Access to the public areas of the school (such as are used on the guided tours visit, for instance), including a small number of personal guests. (N.B. For security purposes, we are sure you will appreciate that it is crucial that you should only attain access after signing in at the Porters’ Lodge and that a security lanyard should be worn throughout your visit).

  • Friday evening drinks in Bethesda with current members of Common Room.

  • The ability to host an academic meeting in Bethesda, provided that the approval of the Chairman is given and that no inconvenience is caused concerning the day-to-day use of the building.

  • Improved communication from the school.

  • An invitation to the annual Win Coll Soc Lunch on New Field at Winchester Match.

  • For those former dons who retired with more than ten years’ service, lifetime honorary membership of the Wykeham Sports Club is offered by Winchester College Enterprises.  Please contact their office for details.

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