What may have been the largest and most memorable dinner ever held by the OP Society since such events began in 1926 took place at the College in Drake Hall on Friday evening, 21st April 2017. A record 240 OPs signed up for the centenary-related event. Reception drinks were served inside and…Details
Richard Shuttleworth (57-62) reports: “We had a terrific trip to Australia and New Zealand and while we were in Adelaide, but shortened to two days only, I went to have a quick look at the ‘City of Adelaide.’After wandering up, I met one of the volunteers trying to preserve her. The vessel is…Details
Around 80 OPs and their partners attended a memorable centenary reunion lunch at the Berry Head Hotel in Brixham, Devon on Fridya 7th April in glorious weather. Much thought and planning had gone into the occasion. The owner of the hotel, Edward Bence (66-70), went out of his way…Details
A unique occasion took place at the College on Saturday 1st April, 2017 when around 60 members of the extended Devitt family – descendants of Sir Thomas Lane Devitt, the founder of the Nautical College – gathered at Pangbourne at the invitation of the Headmaster, Thomas Garnier, and the Chairman of the Governing…Details
The OP Society has had a brooch for OP Ladies designed. It is now on sale through the College Shop.
The cost of the brooch is £20 including postage and packing.
If you would like to buy the brooch, please email Shop@pangbourne.com
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been made and entered between the OP Society and Pangbourne College concerning the future relationship between the Society, the College and the Pangbourne Association. The purpose of the new MoU is to confirm a framework of enduring co-operation between the parties and to advance and recognise the special…Details
The Headmaster and Chairman of Governors are delighted to announce that the Guests of Honour for the Pangbourne College Centenary Service, on Tuesday 9 May 2017, will be Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The day will include…Details
Organiser (and inspiration behind the event) Robin Paine (55-58) reports: “The weather gods were certainly looking down favourably on Auckland as 93 OPs and their guests, included in which were a select few former Conway and Worcester cadets, gathered at the Sofitel near the Auckland waterfront on Friday evening, February 24th, for…Details
Michael Duck (69-74) reports: “We celebrated the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Pangbourne College on February 28th in fine form at the Hong Kong Club in the beautiful Hong Kong room. A splendid dinner was held, attended by the following people : Thomas…Details