OP hosts film on 21st century slavery

Anjali Guptara (95-99) hosted and introduced the UK premiere of a new film about slavery in the 21st century. The event was held at Vue West End cinema in London’s Leicester Square before a packed audience on June 21. The multi-award winning two hour documentary titled Nefarious – Merchant of Souls – tells the story…

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FOUNDERS’ DAY 2012

Saturday 7th July – a special event at the College. All OPs are welcome, in particular this year as many former pupils from the 1960s as possible. Big Side has been designated as a specific area at which OPs can congregate. Key timings for the day are: 10.00 – Full College Parade followed by coffee…

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OP Dinner 2012

Date set for annual OP Dinner. The 2012 OP Dinner will be held at Pangbourne on Friday evening October 26th. Overnight accommodation will be available at the College. Further details, including how to apply for a ticket, will be available shortly. In the meantime, anyone intending to be present should make sure to keep this…

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OP wins a Tony Award in New York

Patrick Milling-Smith (88-95), who was in Harbinger, is one of a team which wins the Tony award for ‘Best Musical’ at the 66th Tony Awards in New York in June, 2012. Patrick is co-producer of the musical ‘Once.’ It received a total of eight Tonys at a star-packed awards ceremony including one for Best Musical.…

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OP fronts advertising campaign

Andrew Simpson (90-95) becomes one of the faces of Clarks deck shoes. In the run-up to the Olympic Games OP Andrew Simpson and his sailing partner Iain Percy have become the poster boys for Clarks deck shoes in a national advertising campaign launched by the Somerset-based company ahead of the July-August Games. The Olympic, World…

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Conway Worcester Pangbourne Asociation Queensland Australasian Biennial Reunion 2013ian Reunion planned for 2013

            THE CONWAY WORCESTER PANGBOURNE ASSOCIATION, QUEENSLAND  AUSTRALASIAN BIENNIAL REUNION, BRISBANE 23 MAY – 26 MAY 2013 All OPs in Australia or who may be visiting Australia in May, 2013, are welcome to attend. If you are interested, please fill in the form below and return it to Geoff Rae (53-56) at bengairn@optusnet.com.au    …

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Harding Communications Centre opened at the College

The Harding Communications Centre at Pangbourne College was opened by OP David Harding (72-78) on Saturday May 19th. The £2 million Centre combines a music school and ICT facilities together under one roof. It is the first stage in the rationalisation of the school campus that came out of an academic space audit. The building…

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Stories from the Old Pangbournian magazine

The anthology of stories from the OP Magazine are well received and are nearly sold out. Thanks to an initiative from Ian Lindsay (45-49) in Queensland the OP Society financed the publication of selected stories from the OP magazine. Ian’s compilation has 161 pages of unique NCP stories remembering times at school and life thereafter from pupils…

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Successful seafarers’ reception

A reception for OPs who went to sea in the Royal and Merchant Navies and the Royal Marines was held at the Hurlingham Club in west London on May 16th. Around 30 OPs, some wives and partners, the Headmaster Thomas Garnier and Lionel Stephens attended the event which was held at the Hurlingham thanks to…

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Simpson & Percy fall agonisingly short

Iain Percy & Andrew Simpson (90-95) narrowly miss out on the Star World Championship sailing title in Heyres, France. After six days’ close racing Percy & Simpson failed by just two points to win their second world title in the Star class after heading into the final day’s racing as series leaders. Instead the title…

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