Great Hall Is Ready
Simon Williams, Development Director
The building phase of the Great Hall project has been completed and the building has been in full use by the school since the start of the Autumn term 2013. The first public performances will take place in Great Hall during Festival Week 11-15 November, including a performance by renowned Shakespearean actor Michael Pennington of his one-man show Sweet William and the inaugural 'Leys Lecture' by world-famous mathematician Professor Andrew Wiles. http://boxoffice.theleys.net/
Our Development Campaign to support Great Hall has also progressed encouragingly. To date, we’ve received total donations and pledges of support of over £2.3m towards our £3.5m target and I’m incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported us so far. Like every building project at The Leys since the school opened in 1875, the successful completion of Great Hall relies on the generosity of Old Leysians and we intend to personally approach everyone in the Leysian community over the course of the campaign, which will end in 2014. Do feel free to get in touch at any time (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you'd like to know more about how we're doing!