[OPYC boats moored in the RYS Haven Marina] “The OPYC is indebted to the Royal Yacht Squadron for allowing us to hold the Old Pangbournian RYS members and Yacht Club Centenary Dinner on the Platform of the RYS,” writes OP Society Chairman and OPYC Vice Commodore Merrick Rayner (68-73). “OPYC members were also allowed…Details
A wonderful event to mark the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Pangbourne College took place on Tuesday May 9th, 2017 when Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh paid an eventful three and a half hour visit to the school. The royal couple arrived by helicopter on…Details
What may have been the largest and most memorable dinner ever held by the OP Society since such events began in 1926 took place at the College in Drake Hall on Friday evening, 21st April 2017. A record 240 OPs signed up for the centenary-related event. Reception drinks were served inside and…Details
Richard Shuttleworth (57-62) reports: “We had a terrific trip to Australia and New Zealand and while we were in Adelaide, but shortened to two days only, I went to have a quick look at the ‘City of Adelaide.’After wandering up, I met one of the volunteers trying to preserve her. The vessel is…Details
Around 80 OPs and their partners attended a memorable centenary reunion lunch at the Berry Head Hotel in Brixham, Devon on Fridya 7th April in glorious weather. Much thought and planning had gone into the occasion. The owner of the hotel, Edward Bence (66-70), went out of his way…Details
The OP Society has had a brooch for OP Ladies designed. It is now on sale through the College Shop.
The cost of the brooch is £20 including postage and packing.
If you would like to buy the brooch, please email Shop@pangbourne.com
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been made and entered between the OP Society and Pangbourne College concerning the future relationship between the Society, the College and the Pangbourne Association. The purpose of the new MoU is to confirm a framework of enduring co-operation between the parties and to advance and recognise the special…Details
The Headmaster and Chairman of Governors are delighted to announce that the Guests of Honour for the Pangbourne College Centenary Service, on Tuesday 9 May 2017, will be Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The day will include…Details
Organiser (and inspiration behind the event) Robin Paine (55-58) reports: “The weather gods were certainly looking down favourably on Auckland as 93 OPs and their guests, included in which were a select few former Conway and Worcester cadets, gathered at the Sofitel near the Auckland waterfront on Friday evening, February 24th, for…Details