OP XV to take to rugby field

Team is entered into annual Old Boys’ tournament at Richmond August 30th. A rugby XV made up of OPs under the age of 21 will take to the field at Richmond RFC on Monday August 30th (Bank Holiday) in the annual Old Boys tournament run by the Richmond club. Jack Muggeridge, who is organising the OP…


Founders’ Day 2010

Guest Speaker: Lt Col Angus Fair DSO* (OP 1983-88) This was the 93rd Founders Day at the College. The sun shone and the day seemed to go without a hitch.   This year guests included those who left Pangbourne in the 1980’s and 1990’s. This is a rolling programme introduced by Headmaster Thomas Garnier four…


PangAf expedition funds for the College

Three OPs raise £775 for Pangbourne College Driving in two Land Cruisers from the College parade ground to Cape Arghulas at the tip of southern Africa in four months, three OPs – Geoff Popple, David Keith-Welsh and Nicholas Vaudrey (all of whom left the NCP in 1962) – together with two companions have raised £775 for the…


Successful OP Golf Society outing

OP Chairman Mark Dumas wins the prizes at Hankley Common GC On the 2nd June 30 OP’s enjoyed an fantastic day at Hankley Common Golf Club. This was the second year in succession that the Golf Society had played at Hankley and we were once again treated superbly! The course was in great condition, with fast greens and…


OPs with Army background hold a Reunion

First ever reunion of OPs who are serving or had served in the Army held in London June 21st. Since World War 11 about 140 OPs are thought to have served in the British Army. In an attempt to build on this heritage and to inspire the younger generation, more than 20 of these OPs…


‘Naval Review’ article about Cdr. A.B. Goord (25-27)

Indian Navy highlights role played in its development by Old Pangbournian. An article in the May, 2010, issue of ‘Naval Review’ by Lt. Cdr Yogesh Athawale of the Indian Navy demonstrates how Brian Goord “in his short but distinguished RIN (Royal Indian Navy) career” contributed substantially to the genesis and growth of anti-submarine warfare in…


Evensong Thanksgiving for Trevor Turner

An Evensong in Thanksgiving for the life of Trevor Turner OP (39-43) took place on Tuesday 22 June 2010 in The Chapel at Sutton’s Hospital in Charterhouse, Trevor’s home for the last 18 years.  Each of the Brothers at Charterhouse has a Governor; Trevor felt privileged to have one of the three Royal Governors, His…


Founders’ Day 3 July 2010

All OPs and their families welcome.

Designated OP area: Big Side.  Designated OP Parking: Bowden Playing Fields

Parade: 10.00hrs 
OP v College cricket: 13.00hrs  
Beat Retreat: 16.30hrs

Exhibitions and displays will take place throughout the afternoon, across the campus.

Tea/coffee available but please bring your own picnics.

Bar to DSO for Lt. Col. Angus Fair (81-88)

Rare achievement by OP serviceman Angus Fair, commanding officer of the Light Dragoons (a regiment formed in 1992 from the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and the 15th/19th The King’s Royal Hussars, has been awarded a Bar to the DSO “in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st April, 2009, and 30th September,…


PangAf expedition reaches Cape Agulhas May 28

A four month journey of 25,000 kms (15,625 miles) ends successfully. The five-man PangbourneAfrica expedition which left the Parade Ground at the College on Sunday January 31st drove through the mountains to Cape Argulhas in South Africa May 28th to end its epic journey with a bottle of bubbly and handshakes all round. Funds raised…