New crest for OP Society

                        A new OP Society crest has been designed. From now on it is the authorised crest to be used at all OP Society and related events such as dinners, receptions and reunions, and also on invitations and menus, in the OP Magazine, and…

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Service of Thanksgiving for Anthony Hudson

                    A Service of Thanksgiving for former Headmaster Anthony Hudson, who died of cancer on 8th March, was held at Pangbourne College on 27th April in the building he inspired – the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel.   A huge congregation approaching 1,000 people attended, with many…

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First OP billionaire

                According to The Sunday Times Rich List 2015, published at the end of April, David Harding (72-78) has joined the billionaires’ club “proving the appliance of science in finance really does add up.”   The latest annual Rich List, the 27th to date, claims that Harding, a…

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OP Yacht Club collects Charterhouse Bowl

                For those who are unaware, the ARROW TROPHY is a yacht-racing weekend, held annually in the Solent, off Cowes in early October, under the auspices of the Royal Corinthian (RORC) YC. The competitors are all from former pupil associations of British Public Schools. Entry is currently restricted…

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Outstanding OP Dinner April 17

                Friday 17th April, 2015, saw some 140 OPs aged from 18 to 95 gather in the evening for the annual black tie dinner of the OP Society, held this year at the College, writes Robin Knight (56-61).   The Guest of Honour on this occasion was the…

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Anthony Hudson – Service of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Service at The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College on Monday 27 April at 2:00pm for former Headmaster, Anthony Hudson. Following the service, Anthony’s family invite all those attending to afternoon tea in Drake Hall. At Anthony’s request, please would OPs wear their Para blazers to the service. No flowers please. Donations to…

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