Bolton School Senior Boys

Sir Ian McKellen's Stonewall Visit

Sir Ian McKellen visited the Boys' Division to speak to pupils about Stonewall and give an important message of equality. He spoke to a small group of boys before going on to talk to the whole School in the Great Hall. In addition, he gave a fantastic Shakespeare performance.

To read more about Sir Ian's visit, click here.

Sir Ian talking to pupils in the Great Hall

Sir Ian talking to pupils in the Great Hall

Sir Ian with Headmaster Philip Britton

Sir Ian with Headmaster Philip Britton

Talking to a group in the McKellen Studio Theatre

Talking to a group in the McKellen Studio Theatre

Talking about the work of Stonewall

Talking about the work of Stonewall

Students really enjoyed speaking with Sir Ian

Students really enjoyed speaking with Sir Ian

An interesting conversation

An interesting conversation

Taking in a pupil's comment

Taking in a pupil's comment

Pupils outside the McKellen Studio Theatre

Outside the McKellen Studio Theatre

Quoting Gandalf in Lord of the Rings: 'You shall not pass!'

Quoting Gandalf in Lord of the Rings: 'You shall not pass'

Discussing the changes over the last 50 years

Discussing the changes over the last 50 years

Speaking to a pupil about his question

Speaking to a pupil about his question

Sir Ian was an engaging and entertaining speaker

Sir Ian was an engaging and entertaining speaker