About this website
This website is for the Alumni of what was Bretton Hall educational establishment. It closed in 2007 and at present, all enquiries about the College's academic work should be addressed to Leeds University.
This website is for everyone who has been touched and inspired by the creative powerhouse that was Bretton Hall and the website was launched after the ‘final’ big reunion of May 2007.
Please help in its construction by sending us stories, photos and memories – get in touch via the Contacts page.
Use the navigation menus above to go exploring - you'll find photos, memories and some fabulous historical gems. As ever, please send us your comments, reminiscences and images, using the Contacts page.
The 2015 Reunion was held once again at the Sculpture Park restaurant and around the grounds. Planning is under way for the 2016 event - put 21st May in your diary! For the 2015 report and images see the Reunions tab. Please send us your photos and feedback - the more the merrier!
If you're on Facebook you'll find our page there - (https://www.facebook.com/BrettonHallWebsite) and there are several very active groups - Bretton Hall College (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2204859213/), Bretton Hall Drama Alumni (https://www.facebook.com/groups/brettondrama/), Bretton Hall Music Alumni (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1487103984841347/), plus a couple of other groups set up for specific reunions.
If you would like to get involved editing a section of this website, then please use Contacts...
Three valuable additions have been made to the Reminiscences section. Each account is from an alumnus who was admitted with the first batch of 56 students on 25th September, 1949. Only nine of the original group are still alive.
Each contribution is valuable in its own right, presenting aspects of the atmosphere in those early days when students and tutors were all pioneers.