Alumni News

Latest Outward Bound Alumni news from across the UK.



Alumni Christmas Celebration Lunch

On Thursday 6 December 2018, over 120 guests attended the annual Outward Bound Trust alumni celebration event. The event brought together a community of alumni whose Outward Bound connection dated back to 1947.

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Reminiscing together - 24 hrs at Outward Bound Ullswater

Following the successful and memorable events for alumni returning to Eskdale and Aberdovey over the course of 24 hours in the summer, a group of 24 Ullswater alumni returned to the Lakes in the brisk late-October air to rediscover their unique and impenetrable connection to Outward Bound.

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An invitation from Leo Houlding

JOIN US FOR A FREE VIP FILM NIGHT! With Leo Houlding at the RGS, Tuesday, 6 November 2018 Intrepid explorer and Outward Bound Trustee Leo Houlding has extended a warm invitation to alumni to attend the premier screening of a film covering his latest expedition to Antarctica: Spectre - To the End of the Earth.

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Reminiscing together - 24 hrs at Outward Bound

Over the course of 24 hours, 24 Eskdale and Aberdovey Alumni retraced footsteps to where their life-affirming, perhaps life-altering, Outward Bound courses had taken place. The journey to the West Lakes and the Welsh coast was filled with quick-to-be-dispersed trepidation and turned to nostalgia; a new sense of belonging and community with others who share a common experience.

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Remembering Moray Sea School

Thanks to the sterling efforts of Ed McCann, a former instructor at Moray Sea School and the generosity of former staff, students, family members and local companies, we successfully raised the £3,000 needed for a commemorative plaque and two information boards.

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Alumni celebration at Trinity House, London

December 2017 The Outward Bound Trust hosted an Alumni Celebration event at Trinity House, London. It was a chance for alumni of all ages from the past 76 years to come together, share stories and reminisce with both fellow alumni and current instructors about all that is Outward Bound.

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75th celebration at the RGS

December 2016 over 250 alumni joined us to celebrate 75 years of The Outward Bound Trust. The event was held at the Royal Geographical Society in London and was hosted by Nick Barrett, The Trust's CEO. Sir Chris Bonington, Deputy Patron of The Trust gave a keynote address.

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