Mike Smith (60-65)

Mike hosted an event for 60 business leaders in Edinburgh in early May devoted to promoting trust and integrity in the global economy (TIGE). Attended by a capacity audience of 60, the event was held in conjunction with the law firm Tods Murray’s Women in Business Network. TIGE was established in the wake of the…

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Colin Miller (58-62) Open Studio

The well-known OP sculptor, Colin Miller (58-62), is holding an Open Studio exhibition of his recent work 24th May – 8th June at his studios in north Norfolk. The doors of the studio will be open every day from 11.00am to 5.00pm. The address is Sea Grass, Saxlingham Road, Blakeney, Norfolk NR25 7PB. Colin may…

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Golfers required!

The annual meeting of the OP Golf Society will take place on Tuesday June 10th at Huntercombe GC, near Henley-on-Thames. Entry is limited to 36 players (male and female). The format will be 18 holes individual competition in the morning, and 18 holes foursomes after lunch. Individuals may play both morning and afternoon or morning…

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Wanted: OP cricketers to play the College!

An OP XI captained by James Allsop will play the College in a T-20 game on Founders’ Day, Saturday July 5th on Big Side. James Allsop  jimbillbobsop@yahoo.com   or the new Master-in-charge of cricket Ed Phillips  Edward.Phillips@pangcoll.co.uk  would like to hear from any OPs who wish to play. The game will start at about 1300 hours…

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OP City & Livery Group reception

The OP City and Livery Group has organised an evening reception on the Quarterdeck aboard HQS Wellington on the Embankment, London, on Monday 23 June at 1800 for 1830 until 2030. Organiser Sinclair Rogers writes: “Please bring a guest! At the reception we shall serve drinks and canapés for a cost of £36.00 per person…

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A.K.S. (Roly) Franks (42-45)

Roly Franks OBE (42-45) died on April 9th, 2014. He was 85. Merrick Rayner (73-78), chairman of the OP Society, represented the Society at the Thanksgiving Service at St. Luke’s, Matfield, in Kent where Roly was a key fund raiser, Warden and Treasurer. He writes: “The charming, small Church is in walking distance from Roly’s…

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OPs in Tenerife

Bill Bailey (58-62) writes that “for the information of any OPs passing through Tenerife, I can be contacted on tel: 00 34 922 725 941 (res) & 00 34 628 015 207 (mob). Better to forewarn me by email at: bill_bailey44@hotmail.co.uk You may be interested to know that an OP, John Lucas (60-64, McQ) runs…

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Epic charity ride by Bill Bailey (58-62)

MHS (Bill) Bailey (58-62) writes: “Three bicycle riders – former Royal Marines Des Enoch and Bill Bailey and a ‘civvie’ friend Mark Powell – recently completed a charity ride on Tenerife, that no sane person would have started had they any inkling of the weather to be encountered.  The course included about 18 kms between…

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Grenville Gore-Langton (38-41)

Earl Temple of Stowe (38-41) died on 17th September, 2013, “as gently as he lived.” He was 89. He attended the NCP as W. Grenville A. Gore-Langton and became the 8th Earl in 1968. His son Robert writes: “Grenville Gore Langton (as he was prior to assuming the family title later in life) remembered with…

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