A great range of music and very exciting, including a piece specially composed by the concert conductor Jonathan Wikeley.
It is with sadness that we inform you of the death of Anthony (Tony) Tucker(P 52-57) of Wincanton, who passed away on the 19th February.
His funeral will take place at: SS Peter and Paul Parish Church, Wincanton at midday on 5th March 2014.
Swansea University has featured a former Kings School Bruton pupil Matt Crowcombe as a 'student success story' for its 2014 Winter Graduation ceremony.
Below is a news release for Matt, who was awarded a PhD from the University. Matt is to continue with his research at the University as well as running his charity SOS Africa.
|Friday, April 25th||Spring Meeting at Trevose in Cornwall|
|Sunday, May 11th||Grafton Morrish Qualifying Round at North Hants Golf Club|
|Monday, June 23rd||OB Match v King's School to be held at Mendip Golf Club, Shepton Mallet|
|Friday, July 4th||Summer Meeting at Yeovil Golf Club, a similar half-day 18 hole event to those held in the last 2 years|
|Friday, August 15th||Will Hazell Memorial Match at Mendip Club|
|Friday – Sunday, October 3rd – 5th||Grafton Morrish Finals at Brancaster & Hunstanton, Norfolk|
|Friday, October 10th||Autumn Meeting at Woking Golf club, this has been delayed by a week from its usual date to accommodate the previous event|
Further information about the Old Brutonian Golf Society may be obtained from:
First Tuesday of the Month Club will NOT be taking place on January 7th as it is the first week of term.
Event will resume on Tuesdays, February 4th and March 4th 2014, will advise the later ones in the New Year.
In the newly restructured Careers and Higher Education Department at King's we are currently developing a network of alumni, Parents (past and present) and Friends of King’s, who would be happy to support and advise current Sixth Form students on their journey to higher education and beyond.
1993 KSB Leavers 20th Anniversary Reunion Dinner held on October 12th in the John Davey Room of the Memorial Hall.
Organised by Hannah Bragg (nee Luard) and Honorary Secretary, Rose Vigers-Belgeonne.
Squadron Leader Mike Ewing (O40/44) died last May 8th,2013
and his brother Tony Ewing Gay (O44/50) died last September 20th,2013.
Private Cremation, Memorial Service Aldeburgh Parish Church
Friday October 18th, 2013 at 2 pm.
Donations in his memory to St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich.
Robert Bell (B05/10)
Robert Bell funeral notice which originally had details to be announced
Funeral at Holy Trinity church, Long Sutton, Somerset
at 12 Mid day on Thursday, September 26th
Bill Tittle (N36/40)
Died: September 15th
Funeral at Hereford Crematorium 12 mid day on Monday, September 30th
Followed by St Mary's church, Kington at 2.00 pm
It is with deep regret that we announce the sad news of the death of following OBs:
Robert Bell (B05/10)
Died: September 9th 2013
In a RTA in Abergavenny
Funeral details to follow
Paddy & Julyan Heazell
Former Hazlegrove/King's students from the 1960s and 1970s will be sad to hear that Paddy & Julyan Heazell died on September 8th , 2013 in an RTA whilst on holiday in the USA.
Paddy Heazell was Headmaster of Hazlegrove House
Funeral service at Aldeburgh Parish Church, Friday October 4th at 1.30 pm
Family flowers only but donations to be split equally between Suffolk Wildlife Trust and East Anglia's Children's Hospices
For donations please send cheques payable to
FSH Donation Account
c/o Farthing, Singleton and Hastings
650 Woodbridge Road
Ipswich, IP4 4PW
Service of Thanksgiving to be held in London in November
Recent graduates who may be looking for a London based sales trainee post - anyone interested should contact Old Brutonian Ken Kittow (B77/81) who is a Director of The Streaming Company.
Roger (O54/57 and a Governor of King's) and Judy Gallannaugh
on their Golden Wedding on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 together with the wedding of their daughter at St Mary's Church, Bruton also on June 22nd
George (N94/99) and Gemma Pointon-Taylor
on the arrival of their first child, Beatrice Thea, on May 1st, 2013
Edward (B95/00) and Camilla White
on the arrival of their first child, Augustus James Smyllie, on May 17th, 2013 - Gus is a first grandchild for Sally Snook (72/73 and Editor of the OBA Newsletter) and A Richard White (B67/72) and step grandchild for Robert Snook (B60/63)
Informing you with grief the passing away of the following Old Brutonians:
The Reverend John Chubb (O46/51) on January 30th, 2012
The Reverend A Jim Voake (P42/46) in July 2012
Tim Bordass (O45/49) on February 23rd, 2013
Keith Lilly (O39/42) on April 19th, 2013
Richard Clarke (O57/61) on March 24th, 2013
J Tony Gifford (O/L53/59) on March 15th, 2013
Associate Old Brutonian
John Say (Staff 1949/57) on May 7th, 2013
Former Bath, Harlequins and Wasps professional rugby player set off on 29th March 2013 on an epic journey which sees him running the length of the UK from Lands End to John O' Groats.
This Sunday the King's 2nd XI will play the OB Vets at 11.30am, and at 12.30pm the King's 1st XI will play the OB Ist XI.
There will be a BBQ to follow in the Hyde Pavillion for players and supporters.
Please come along to either play or support.
Thank you to all those who attended the inaugural '1st of the Month Club' last Tuesday. It was fantastic to see so many Old Brutonians of all ages enjoying a glass of wine together. We meet again on Tuesday 2nd April, in the Club Room, At the Chapel.See you all there....
Jim Burrell sadly passed away last 22nd of February aged 85. Honorary Treasurer of the OBA for 19 years until he became Vice-Present 78/81 and President 81/84. His funeral was held on Monday 4th March at 2pm at Porchester, Hampshire.
Old Brutonians- Please come along to the inaugural social gathering next Tuesday. We will meet in the Club Room ,At the Chapel on the High Street in Bruton. From 7pm-8.30pm.
Come along and meet up with old Friends and prehaps make some new ones!
We hope to see you on Tuesday
Nigel Wilson-Brown 'The Rev' is spending 40 nights in a tent outside the Chaplaincy to raise funds for the orphanage in India that King's is linked with.