La Retraite School to hold reunion this month
and pupils from Burnham-On-Sea's former La Retraite school are being
sought for a reunion taking place later this month.
event will take place on Saturday 14th April at 12 mid-day at Burnham's
Catholic Church of Our Lady & the English Martyrs.
of French Sisters of La Retraite founded the boarding school in
Burnham-On-Sea's Oxford Street in 1887.
boarding school and convent closed in 1984 and it was converted
to a nursing home.
with any links to our old school is most welcome," organiser
Helen Harker told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
also bring any photos or other memorabilia."
will be at around 1pm, and at 2pm we will hopefully hear from Sister
Elizabeth Ann Llewelyn and enjoy a talk from Pat Nicholls."
bring a plate of finger food - savoury, sweet or fruit - for a shared
lunch and a bottle too - alcoholic is fine!"
and coffee will be provided and there will also be a small cost
of £5 or less, depending on numbers, to cover the cost of
the hall hire."
will then continue our reunion later in the afternoon and early
evening informally at The Dunstan House Inn in Burnham."