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500th Documentary

The below documentary film was released on 29th September 2019, exactly 500 years to the day that King's Bruton was founded.
27 Nov 2019
An inspiring video celebrating 500 years of King's Bruton
An inspiring video celebrating 500 years of King's Bruton
You can watch the history of King's Bruton here

On 29th September 1519, King’s Bruton was signed into life by the Bishop of London, Richard Fitzjames, the Attorney General, Sir John Fitzjames, the Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, John Edmunds and Abbott William Gilbert of Bruton Monastery.

Nearly five hundred years later, the School is on the cusp of reaching an incredible milestone, its quincentenary. There are few schools in the south-west of England with comparable longevity and to celebrate the anniversary, there is a growing excitement among pupils, parents, staff, Old Brutonians and other members of the King’s community. Over the past several months we have enjoyed celebrating our 500th Anniversary with numerous events.

The video tells the history of our school and covers the main celebrations in our 500th year, including the memorable 500th Anniversary Day of Celebration and 500th Anniversary Ball in June 2019. The documentary is full of interviews of old and current Brutonians alongside plenty of archive footage and photos. We hope the video brings back many happy memories and also acts as a further celebration of this wonderful school.

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