Ellie Calver, Director of Music at the College, writes: “As part of its centenary celebrations, Pangbourne College is hosting The Centenary Piano Festival 2017 on Saturday 4 March (9.15am to 4.35pm) and Sunday 5 March (2pm to 6pm). There will be solo, duet and trio, and two piano competitive classes for students aged 8 to…Details
Horacio Benitez, an Argentine veteran of the 1982 Falklands conflict, and OP writer and journalist Mike Smith (60-65) featured in a BBC World Service radio broadcast on 31 March. They were interviewed by Kati Whittaker at the Falklands Islands Memorial Chapel at the College,…Details
(c) Daily Telegraph Ian Busby reports: “OP actor Rupert Young (91-96) is currently touring the country in a production of “Gaslight.” It was well reviewed in The Daily Telegraph of 12th January,…. ‘Poor Rupert Young – playing the manipulative bounder, Jack, with a judicious mixture of lordly…Details
Derek William Dudley Pitt (46-50) died in 2007, as we were informed by his widow Patricia recently. He lived near Frome in Somerset and at one time worked for Marley Tiles.
I am taking part in The Great Row Challenge on March 25th – April 1st. To sponsor me please click on the link below.
Jerry Hodgson (51-54)”
(Jerry during an earlier charity training session)
Tom Woolley (60-65) writes: “I wish to advise that my Mother’s younger brother Captain John S Shillingford RN died 18th January aged 82. His Memorial Service, following a private cremation, was held at St Thomas’ Church, Wells, Somerset on Friday 17th January. John was a staunchly loyal OP, as was my father Jim (WJ) Woolley…Details