About 50 OPs and their guests attended a most enjoyable reception at Lord’s cricket ground on April 20th. On a balmy Spring evening, the Pelham Restaurant in the new Warner Stand provided a spectacular venue complemented by excellent service, succulent food and ample libations. OP Society chairman David Nicholson (64-68) welcomed everyone in…Details
Rear Admiral Roger Lane-Nott (58-63), the Chairman of the Board of Governors, has jumped to the defence of Admiral Lord Nelson following an apparent suggestion from the quango Historic England that Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square might be knocked down as part of an ongoing national examination of statutes and memorials. Writing an…Details
A rescheduled OP Society committee meeting will be held at the Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London W1J 5NS at 1800 hours.
All OPs are most welcome to attend whether you are on the committee or not.
All OPs are urged to attend the annual OP Society reception/dinner! This year the event is being held on the evening of Friday April 20th in the attractive Pelham restaurant on the 3rd floor in the new Warner Stand at Lord’s cricket ground, St. John’s Wood, London NW8 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Wives…Details
The 48th issue of the OP Magazine, The Pangbournian, has been published. All OPs whose addresses are on the OP data base held at the College should by now have received a copy. If you have not, please contact Joanne Whitmore at Joanne.Whitmore@pangbourne.com who will arrange to send you a copy. The Magazine…Details
British soldiers rescue five tourists after boat capsizes in Atlantic British soldiers on a sailing expedition in the Atlantic Ocean have saved the lives of five German and Swiss tourists after their boat capsized according to a report on Sky News 27th December 2017. The group of sailors got into trouble after their…Details
An enjoyable Over-60s lunch was held for the seventh consecutive year at the Turf Club in London on November 21 thanks to the generosity of Mark Dumas (64-68), a Turf Club member. It was, as usual, a fully subscribed event for 40 people – 39 men and one woman! The gathering marked the…Details
Prop forward Daryl Marfo (07-09) became the first rugby international produced by the College since Rex Willis (38-42) in 1947 when he played 58 minutes for Scotland vs Samoa at Murrayfield, Edinburgh on November 11th, 2017. Daryl, who has a Scottish mother, moved to the Scottish capital from Bath RFC during the…Details
(L-R): Karen Hartshorn, David Nicholson, Peter Lonstrup, Headmaster, Julian Coles, Phillip Plato, Tiger Leahu, Richard Kendall, Gyles Thornely, Michael Keigwin, Charlie Bown. “A small but enthusiastic band of OPs, Honorary OPs and partners gathered in Chicago for the weekend of 27-28 October for the first known OP North America event,” writes Karen…Details
Ten OPs met on board HQS Wellington at the end of October for one of the wonderful curry lunches offered by Honourable Company of Master Mariners, writes Sinclair Rogers. We are an informal group that expresses some connection with London. We meet twice a year. The curry lunch is our autumn event. In the…Details