OPs in New Zealand – Reunion 2013

Following the success of this year’s OP Reunion at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland, it was felt that we should try and make this an annual event. Accordingly, we have scheduled the next luncheon along the same lines for Tuesday, 19th February 2013. We will meet at 1200 hours at the RNZYS…

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Pangbourne cricket dinner set for 26 January, 2013

Henry Blofeld to be Guest Speaker.                       Pangbourne College   would like to invite you to a   Cricket Dinner   On   Saturday 26thJanuary     Tickets: £60 (Table of 10: £500)                                                  Reception 7.15pm RSVP(by 3rd December)                                                                      Black tie joe.lewis@pangcoll.co.uk                                                            Carriages at midnight  …

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Death of Richard Norris in South Africa

Richard Norris, who taught at the College in two spells between 1957-58 and 1972-92, latterly as Housemaster in Hesperus, and played hockey for England and Great Britain (in the 1952 Olympic Games), died in South Africa on August 25. The funeral was held in Pretoria on August 31. A full obituary will be published on…

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Reunion of 1992 Henley winning crew

David Rendle (71-78), coach of the winning Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup crew in 1992, reports on a reunion at Henley 20 years later.   To mark the 20-year anniversary of the 1992 win by the College First VIII in the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta, the Henley Stewards kindly consented to a…

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Silver medal for OP Andrew Simpson

Iain Percy and Andrew (Bart) Simpson (90-95) win a silver medal in the Star class sailing event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Despite enjoying an eight-point lead over their nearest rivals going in to the final medal race at the Weymouth Olympic regatta, Percy & Simpson came home an agonising second in the two-handed…

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2012 OP Dinner & OP Soc. AGM dates released

A double OP event will be held at the College this autumn. All OPs are urged to attend. On Friday evening 26th October the delayed 2012 OP Dinner will take place at the College. Further details will follow later in the summer from Lindsey Hughes Lindsey.Hughes@pangcoll.co.uk   Bed and breakfast will be on offer to those…

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