Hong Kong Dinner 2009

Old Pangbournians join the Headmaster, Thomas Garnier, for dinner in Hong Kong. OPs Michael Duck (69-74), Simon Brock (70-74), Matt Denness (82-88) and Justin Lee (03-08) were among the guests who joined the Headmaster and existing parents for dinner at the Hong Kong Club. Grateful thanks are extended to Michael Duck for organising a truly…

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Lionel Stephens praises Hurlingham Club Dinner

Lionel Stephens – known by most simply as ‘Steve’ – was deeply touched by the gestures of goodwill he received at the dinner and writes….  The dinner at the Hurlingham Club was an outstanding success. It is a magnificent venue for a large gathering, and our thanks are due to Niall Kilgour (64-68) for allowing…

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OP Hurlingham Club Dinner

Hurlingham Club Dinner huge success… 161 OPs met for dinner at the Hurlingham Club in West London on 30th April. All had a very enjoyable evening. If Niall Kilgour (1964-68), our host and the Chief Executive of the Hurlingham had not closed the bar at 0130h the following day, it is most likely that many…

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Tom Brown playing for Sweden

After working in Sweden for three years Tom Brown has qualified to play for the Swedish National Rugby Team. He played first choice right winger for Stockholm RFC, winning the Swedish championship in 2008 and, after a training camp in March 2009, Tom was selected to play right wing against Denmark. He will be playing for Sweden against…

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Charles Heron-Watson honored

CHARLES HERON-WATSON (57-61) was honored at the end of November with an honorary Merchant Navy Medal award for services to the welfare and education of the dependents of needy merchant seafarers according to an article in The Times. The medal was first issued in 2005 as a charitable initiative and is supported by the UK…

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Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympics

ANDREW SIMPSON (90-95) wins a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing. For many OPs the events of 2008 were overshadowed by the magnificent achievement of ANDREW SIMPSON (90-95) in winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Sailing with his friend Iain Percy in the Blue Riband Star class off the…

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Knighthood for Garth Morrison

GARTH MORRISON (56-61) receives a Knighthood from the Queen. In February it was announced that GARTH MORRISON (56-61) had been received by The Queen at Buckingham Palace where Her Majesty “conferred upon him the honour of Knighthood and invested him with the Insignia of a Knight of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of…

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