Mike Hailwood (54-56) recalled

30th anniversary of Mike Hailwood’s last win in the Isle of Man TT festival remembered by the current MotoGP world champion Today’s (June 8) start of the Isle of Man TT festival is being marked by a visit by MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi to the island where Mike Hailwood, the four-time 500cc grand prix…

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OPGC meeting July 1 Hankley Common GC

The annual meeting of the OP Golf Society will take place on Wednesday July 1st at Hankley Common GC, near Farnham. We have had a good response and almost have the maximum number of 28 that we are allowed. The cost for the day is £105. Cheques to be in favour of the Old Pangbournian…

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Hong Kong Dinner 2009

Old Pangbournians join the Headmaster, Thomas Garnier, for dinner in Hong Kong. OPs Michael Duck (69-74), Simon Brock (70-74), Matt Denness (82-88) and Justin Lee (03-08) were among the guests who joined the Headmaster and existing parents for dinner at the Hong Kong Club. Grateful thanks are extended to Michael Duck for organising a truly…

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Sir Robin Gillett (39-43)

Sir Robin Gillett (39-43) died on 21 April 2009. After 10 years with Canadian Pacific, he moved to Lloyds. In 1977 he was elected Lord Mayor of London in1977, the Queen’s silver jubilee year. He was always a devoted OP and was Chairman of Governors 1978-91. His two sons are OPs, Nicholas 69-73 and Christopher…

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Birth – A son for Simon Brock (70-74)

Oliver Matthew Brock (Olly) born on 12th August 2008 to Simon Brock and his wife Aiden.  Olly was christened at St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong on 12th November 2008.Simon confesses that life has been turned ‘upside down’ by Olly’s arrival but that nevertheless the experience has been wonderful.  Simon also admits that on occasion he…

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Lionel Stephens praises Hurlingham Club Dinner

Lionel Stephens – known by most simply as ‘Steve’ – was deeply touched by the gestures of goodwill he received at the dinner and writes….  The dinner at the Hurlingham Club was an outstanding success. It is a magnificent venue for a large gathering, and our thanks are due to Niall Kilgour (64-68) for allowing…

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OP Hurlingham Club Dinner

Hurlingham Club Dinner huge success… 161 OPs met for dinner at the Hurlingham Club in West London on 30th April. All had a very enjoyable evening. If Niall Kilgour (1964-68), our host and the Chief Executive of the Hurlingham had not closed the bar at 0130h the following day, it is most likely that many…

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Tom Brown playing for Sweden

After working in Sweden for three years Tom Brown has qualified to play for the Swedish National Rugby Team. He played first choice right winger for Stockholm RFC, winning the Swedish championship in 2008 and, after a training camp in March 2009, Tom was selected to play right wing against Denmark. He will be playing for Sweden against…

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