International Concert Series 2015/16 at the College

Now in its 2nd year, the College Music Department’s International Concert Series commences the 2015/16 season with a performance by acclaimed pianist Victor Sangiorgio on Sunday 20th September at 3.30pm in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel, performing works by Gershwin, Liszt, Scarlatti, Cimarosa and Haydn. All OPs, friends and families are warmly invited to attend.…

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Clipper 15/16 Round the World Underway

                      OP Anthony Clifford set off from London onboard LMAX Exchange today – The crews progress can be tracked on the following website https://www.clipperroundtheworld.com/   For any OP’s who reside in Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Albany (Western Australia) and Sydney, Anthony will be calling…

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Merchant Navy Day September 3

                    All OPs of a certain vintage will need no reminding that Thursday September 3rd is Merchant Navy Day. Across the UK, the MN Association and the Honourable Company of Master Mariners’ branches will join with Seafarers UK to mark the occasion by hoisting the Red…

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Tributes to Nigel Hollebone (59-63)

                      Roger Lane-Nott (OP & Chairman of Board of Governors): “Nigel Hollebone was a contemporary of mine at the NCP and he has been a friend ever since. On the boxing team with him he led from the front and was always determined and committed.…

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Memorial Services for two OPs

OP Society Chairman Merrick Rayner (68-73) writes:   “Coincidentally details of both Ian Shuttleworth and Nigel Hollebone’s Memorial Services appeared in the Daily Telegraph yesterday:   IAN SHUTTLEWORTH (57-62) A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 13.00 hours on Friday 25th September at Holy Trinity Church, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 SHA. Tickets on…

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Rowing successes

              Beth Rodford reports:   Here is a quick report regarding the Pangbourne College international representation this summer.   Luke Towers (OP 2015) raced at the Junior World Championships in Rio in the Junior Men’s Four which finished with a silver medal (photos above). The full report can be…

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President of the O.P. Society dies

                        It is with profound regret that the OP Society announces that its President  Nigel Hollebone (59-63) died on 16th August, 2015.   OPSociety Chairman Merrick Rayner (68-73) said in a statement August 17th:   “It is with great sadness that I have to…

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OP peer elected to House of Lords

                Lord Mountevans, (Jeffrey Evans 61-66) who is expected to become the 688th Lord Mayor of the City of London in November, 2015, has been elected to the House of Lords in a Crossbench hereditary peers’ by-election in July, 2015 following the retirement of Viscount Tenby.   Twentyfive…

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