Centenary reunion dinner in Hong Kong

                  Michael Duck (69-74) reports:   “We celebrated the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Pangbourne College on February 28th in fine form at the Hong Kong Club in the beautiful Hong Kong room.  A splendid dinner was held, attended by the following people :   Thomas…

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Patrick Hawes (1981-90)

                (c) EDP     Patrick Hawes, who taught music at the College 1981-90, has been commisioned  with his brother Andrew, and given government funding, to write a Great War Symphony. The work will be premiered on October 9, 2018, in the Royal Albert Hall with the Philharmonia…

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Margaret Points

We are sorry to announce the passing of Margaret Points, wife of former Headmaster Peter Points, on Monday 23 January in Hampshire. During his 19 years at Pangbourne, Margaret was a constant source of support to Peter and a familiar figure around the College to many OPs. Messages of condolence can be sent to the…

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2017 OP Magazine published

                    The 47th issue of the OP Magazine, The Pangbournian, has been published. All OPs on the OP data base held at the College will be receiving their copies in the next few weeks.    The latest issue, designed and distributed by Lavenham Press and edited…

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New Year’s Honour for OP

              Michael Keigwin (86-93) has been awarded an MBE for his ‘Services to African Wildlife and Conservation and the setting up of the Uganda Conservation Foundation’ (www.ugandacf.org).   In 1998, helped by the Royal Geographical Society and Expedition Advisory Centre, Michael set up the project Elephants, Crops and People…

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College marks Remembrance Sunday

“Remembrance Sunday is always a very special occasion at Pangbourne College,” writes Development Director Karen Hartshorn, “and in the village of Pangbourne. As one new member of staff was heard to say: ‘At Pangbourne they do it properly’. Over 1,000 people, including parents, grandparents, Old Pangbournians, Parents of Old Pangbournians and former members of staff, joined…

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OP makes debut as film director

                      The Road to Sparta Premiers in Athens   Barney Spender (76-81) was in Greece in October for the premier of his first feature length documentary film The Road to Sparta at the Athens Adventure Film Festival. The film tells the story of four runners…

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