Old Merchant Taylors' Society

Welcome from OMT Society President 2020-21,

Duncan Edwards (1977-1981)

Welcome to the Old Merchant Taylors’ Society website!

Duncan Edwards, OMT President 2020/21We are one of the oldest and most distinguished alumni associations in the country. We are focussed on building on this heritage to further develop our support network of over 4000 alumni and their associates and families.

Please take the time to explore this website, which contains details of membership, events and OMT sport.

There are pages on this site only available to OMTs and these require you to be logged in. If you do so, you can access the OMT directory and careers directory as well as online editions of the Taylorian.

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OMT Society News

A Message From the New Society President

The handover of the OMT Society Presidency from General Sir Richard Barrons to Duncan Edwards should have taken place at the War Memorial Clubhouse on 24th April, but current circumstances precluded it. Incoming President, Duncan Edwards included a message to all OMTs in the Spring edition of the OMT Society News Sheet.

Duncan's message can be read in full here.

VE Day Commemorations

Friday 8th May marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Read Jonny Taylor's article about how the school, and then Head Master, Norman Birley, marked VE Day in 1945.

OMT Society News Sheet - Spring Edition Out Now

The Spring edition of the OMT Society News Sheet was posted to all OMTs in May. If you do not yet have a copy and would like one, please contact the Development Office to request your copy and to ensure they have your details recorded correctly.

Merchant Taylors' School in Lockdown

With the school currently closed, all teaching and learning is taking place remotely. There is a lot of video content being produced by staff and pupils which can be seen on the school's YouTube channel here.

Merchant Taylors' Design Centre Becomes PPE Production Hub

Andrew Duffey, Head of Design Technology at MTS, has led a project at MTS and guided numerous other schools across the country, in an effort to produce PPE for the NHS and other front-line workers. The story was featured twice on the BBC news and was covered by the Independent and the Evening Standard newspapers. To read more, click here.

Featured Event


Previous Event


OMT Society Annual Dinner

Friday 20th November 2020

Freemasons' Hall, London WC2B 5AZ

As soon as we are certain the event can go ahead, booking will open on this site.


OMT Society Kent, Surrey, Sussex Dinner

Friday 13th March 2020

Spa Hotel, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Click here to read a write-up of the dinner