Friday, 19 May 2017

It was fantastic to welcome back our Pioneers to the College on Friday 19th of May for a tour of the College, a talk with Head of History- Joe Skeaping, and a delicious lunch at the Ginger Dog. 

The Pioneers Club is for our OBs over 60, many of whom are extremely active and often still working, but many of whom are now enjoying an active and equally busy retirement. The Club allows us to arrange activities for OBs of the same era, and in the last few years we have had all sorts of activities; tours of the College, a London Luncheon, a wine tasting over at Ridgeview in Ditchling, a garden tour of Gravetye Manor and a country walk to name a few. The Club has been very well received, and has often brought together OBs who haven't seen each other since leaving the College. As a result many luncheons have been arranged between old friends outside of the auspices of the OB office, and many have enjoyed a renewed acquaintance with the College.

The next Pioneers Club Lunch is in London on Wednesday, 29th of November. To RSVP please click here

OBs who attended:

Anthony Arnold-Boakes (Hampden, 1957-1962)
Roger Beasley (Hampden, 1949-1955)
David Blake (Bristol, 1952-1956)
Grahame Carr (Aldrich, 1953-1956)
Timothy Chapman (Bristol, 1950-1955)
Desmond Chapman (Leconfield, 1959-1964)
Sarah Dibsdall
Nigel Fox (Leconfield, 1958-1963)
Beryl Gardner
Ken Harris (School, 1949-1954)
Trevor Harrison (Chichester, 1967-1972)
Shirley Harrison
Joyce Heater
Hal Mileham (Chichester, 1959-1963)
Irene Mileham
Duncan Morris (Bristol, 1952-1956)
David Nelson-Smith (Hampden, 1949-1955)
Malcolm Paris (Aldrich, 1954-1958)
Angela Paris
Robert Peters (Bristol, 1939-1940)
Ruth Peters
David Pincus (Durnford, 1950-1957)
Anne Pincus
John Ridler
Mary Rumney
Tony Sharp (Aldrich, 1945-1948)
Robert Stephens (Hampden, 1950-1953)
Barbara Stephens
Anthony Vernon (Bristol, 1950-1955)
John West (Leconfield, 1946-1949)
Tony Whitestone
Christopher Wilson (Durnford, 1955-1958)
Peter Woolgar (Aldrich, 1971-1974)
Father Robert Easton, Chaplain
Rebecca Findlay, Head of Marketing and Communications
Veronika Neroj, Old Brightonians
Angelina Papadopoulos, Old Brightonians
Scott Sheridan, Director of Development
Joe Skeaping, Head of History
Abigail Wharne, Archivist
Paul Wilson, Housemaster of Abraham House

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