Patrick Derham in The New York Times

  Patrick Derham (73-78) – in the photo above centre with Peter Points (l) and Lionel Stephens (r) on Founders’ Day, 2015 -  has been featured in an article in The New York Times on March 6 titled “Britain’s Exclusive Schools Try to Be a Little Less So.”   Derham, who came from a troubled home…

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Successful Reunion in New Zealand

    Fourteen OPs and partners attended the annual lunch at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland on Thursday 25th February, reports Robin Paine (Hesperus 1955-58). After drinks on the balcony, in glorious summer sunshine, the party went into the Quarterdeck Restaurant (where the Centenary gala dinner will be held next year), for…

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Calling all Classic Car Enthusiasts!

College pupils are currently restoring a 1970 Bond Equipe classic car, donated to the College by the Grandparent of a pupil.  So far they have been supported in the restoration with a small budget from the College and a kind donation from Richard (Sam) Strachen (58-62), who is based in Australia.  Leading on from this initiative, on Saturday 4th June…

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OP appears on BBC TV’s The Voice

    Actor Tom Read Wilson (98-03) made a memorable appearance on BBC TV’s The Voice programme on February 13th performing Accentuate The Positive, a song written in 1944.   In a striking black ensemble with flowing dark locks, Tom camped it up for the audience who responded enthusiastically. The mostly young judges, facing the…

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Felton, C.M. (23-26)

Old Pangbournian war deaths in the Second World War were thought to have totalled 177. Now that figure has risen to 178 following a communication from the son of an OP who had lost contact with the OP Society in the mid-1930s — Colin Felton (23-26).   In February, 2016 Colin’s son Simon got in…

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Lionel Stephens at 90

    On January 24th, 2016 Lionel Stephens celebrated his 90th birthday. Many OPs and friends responded to this auspicious anniversary with cards and messages. The recipient proclaimed himself overwhelmed by this display of affection and respect. In his words:   “From OPs alone I have received in cards and emails a total of over…

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2016 OP Magazine published

  The 2016 OP Magazine will be distributed next week. If you don’t receive a copy please email op@pangbourne.com and let Caroline Kemp know and she will arrange for a copy to be sent to you.   Or you can view a copy online at http://oldpangbournian.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/The-Pangbourian-2016.pdf   The 46th edition of the OP Magazine has 48pp,…

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