Category Archives: Volunteering

WHGS Carol Concerts

The dates for the Carol Concerts this year have been announced!

Christmas Musical Concert
Wednesday 19 December 2012, 7.30pm in the New Hall, William Hulme’s Grammar School
Please contact the school for tickets.

M.E.N Carol Concert
Friday 21 December 2012, 11am and 2.15pm at Manchester Cathedral
Please contact M.E.N for free tickets.
Find out more information on the WHGS website.

Get Involved!
The school are keen to involve Old Hulmeians with our concerts. Can you play an instrument? Then get involved with the Concert Band. Can you sing? We have a long running Choral Society that meets on Tuesday evenings in the run up to concerts.

Choral Society:

Tuesday 27 November, 7.15pm-8.45pm, Rehearsal Studio, Music Department
Tuesday 4 December, 7.15pm-8.45pm, Rehearsal Studio, Music Department
Tuesday 11 December, 7.15pm-8.45pm, Rehearsal Studio, Music Department (TBC)
All are welcome, including beginners!

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us.

What you wish you had been told at 17

The OHA are organising a number of talks to the current Sixth Form at WHGS to bring in some current Old Hulmeians to share their life and career experiences. Did you go to university or straight into a job? How did you get into your current career? What tips would you give?

If you wish to get involved, the talk are taking place on three dates, please contact to express an interest.

Tuesday 20 November
Tuesday 4 December
Tuesday 18 December

Talks take place between approximately 11.45 and 13.00

Want to get involved?

The AGM is fast approaching and the new committee will be voted in during the meeting. There are currently a few vacancies for general committee members as well as a new proposed role of Communication and Marketing Officer. If you are interested in meeting involved please contact us the usual way or come along to the AGM meeting on Wednesday 12 September 2012.

Volunteers needed to scan material and organise the OHA Archives

The OHA is currently looking for members to help digitalise and organise the extensive archives at WHGS. These date right back to when WHGS first opened including:

  • Infectious Disease Book
  • Beatings Book
  • Early School Accounts
  • Newspaper cuttings scrap books (including the advert for the first entrance exam)
  • Mr “Toddy” Haynes photo archive
  • Plus, boxes and boxes and boxes of photos – CCF, Sports, Hardraw etc.

If you’re good with digital scanning or generally want to lend a hand, please contact the OHA Committee at and get involved! Your hard work will enable the OHA to further develop it Members Area pages to allow OHA Members across the world to quickly search through the archives, share memories and explore the fascinating history of William Hulme.