CWP Reception held on Cutty Sark

                  What is believed to be the first Conway-Worcester-Pangbourne event in the UK was held on Monday 1st June 2015 on the world’s most famous and fastest clipper ship, the Cutty Sark, in Greenwich, southeast London.   Around 250 people were present including 40 OPs and their…

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Three new Honorary OPs elected

At the recent meeting of the OP Society committee held at the Naval Club in London, three new Honorary OPs were proposed by the Chairman of the Society Merrick Rayner and elected unanimously. They are:   Alexandra Garnier, the wife of the Headmaster. Over the past ten years Alex has evolved into an enthusiastic supporter…

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In Search of Mike Cumberlege (19-22)

                      A 6,000 word monograph about OP Mike Cumberlege (19-22) has been published by another OP, Robin Knight (56-61).     The booklet describes the exotic pre-World War 11 life and subsequent daring wartime career in the Special Operations Executive (SOE) of Lt. Cdr. Mike…

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Sun 7th June 2015 – An invitation for all OPs

It’s the last opportunity for OPs to attend the final concert in the College’s International Concert Series 2015! SUNDAY 7th JUNE 2015 at 3.30pm Dutch violinist LAURA OOMENS and French-born pianist OLIVIA CANOLLE in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College performing works by Debussy, Elgar and Poulenc alongside the UK PREMIER OF A SUPERB WORK BY LISZT’S…

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Younger OPs please respond!

An OP Society BBQ with leavers will be held on Friday 12th June at the College   Young OPs, in particular, are urged to attend – we need at least ten to make this event work.   The idea behind the get-together is to explain both what the OP Society does and to talk about…

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Calling all OPs in Hong Kong, Macau & China

Michael Duck (69-74), who lives in Hong Kong, is hoping to revive OP events there. He writes:   “Do you have a list of OPs in HK/Macau/China ? Can you send me names/divs /years and email ?   Many years ago we had a Conway/Worcester/Pangbourne Association drink on the last Friday of the month at…

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OP in Nepal appeals for support

          Oliver Westgarth (92-99) has been working in Nepal, following the earthquake, with the Bridge2 charity. An architect with a practical ‘hands-on’ early career, he has been offering environmental advice, assisting with logistics and providing humanitarian aid.   Initially the charity was in need of a building specialist to help repair…

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