February 2018

Funeral of Revd. Bill Long Thursday 15th March

Revd. Bill Long taught at Sedbergh from 1944-1973. After that he was ordained and served as a local priest – known to many and appreciated for his care and ministry. 11.00 a.m. Thu 15 Mar at St. Andrew’s, followed by 12.00 p.m. Reception at Queen’s Hall

A letter to Old Sedberghians about the Wilson Run 2018

February 2018 Dear Old Sedberghians, The Wilson Run, Tuesday 20th March 2018 The Wilson Run is one of the highlights of the School calendar and we are looking forward to welcoming many of you back to school for the event.  The purpose of this letter is to seek your support for our management of the event.  A course map can be downloaded here. It is important to note that the event is not universally popular because of the disruption it causes other members of our community and its future depends on us maintaining good local relationships. Introduction The Wilson Run has...
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The Black Bull

Refurbishment work started this week to transform the vacant hotel building on main Street into The Black Bull, scheduled to re-open in July after two years of closure. This will add 20 much needed quality bedrooms to the town and will be run, in partnership with investors, by James and Nina, who currently operate the multi-award winning Three Hares café and restaurant opposite. This exciting project has been underwritten but there is still an opportunity to take advantage of this investment opportunity.  The final date for transfer of funds is 28 February.  For more information please contact Nicky Millington on...
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Rong Qiao Sedbergh School, China and Job Opportunities

On 25th November 2017, the Chairman of Governors signed a contract on behalf of SSIL with the Rong Qiao Group to support the development and operation of Rong Qiao Sedbergh School in Fuzhou, China. Sedbergh School International Limited will advise the Rong Qiao Group who will build, own and operate the Rong Qiao Sedbergh School in Fuzhou. The Rong Qiao Group is a family owned business with interests in agriculture, manufacturing, technology and service industries in south-east China and Indonesia. Rong Qiao already operate the prestigious Jakarta Nanyang International School in Jakarta and five award-winning Kindergartens in Fuzhou. Rong Qiao...
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1980s OS Leavers Reunion Lunch in London

You are cordially invited to the 1980s OS Leavers Reunion Lunch in London at The London Steakhouse, Chelsea 386 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UZ Friday 27th April 2018 12:30pm Drinks Reception 1:00pm Three Course Lunch Dress: Smart Casual Tickets: Free There is no charge for this event as it is kindly being sponsored by Brewin Dolphin (Tom Hartley E 88-93), by Lycetts (Sam Moore E 94-99) and is being hosted by London Steakhouse Director, James Robertson (E 88-93). The Lunch is open for any OS who left Sedbergh between the Summer of 1980 to the Summer of 1985. Places...
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OS News

Queen’s New Year’s Honours CBE awarded to Andrew Robertson (E 56-61) in recognition of his services to veterans, healthcare and affordable housing. CBE awarded to Tim Rix (P 76-81) for services to the economy and regeneration in the Humber Region. Congratulations to the following: Archie Scott (S 32-37) celebrated his 100th Birthday on Friday 26th January 2018 Harry Brooke (W 13-17) Captained England in the recent Under 19’s Cricket World Cup. Abbie Scott on receiving her 26th cap for England Rugby in the Women’s’ NatWest Six Nations Championship. Sam Moore (W 15-17) and current Sedberghian Cameron Redpath on representing...
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OS Hong Kong Social Event at The Cordis Hotel

You are cordially invited to the OS Hong Kong Social Event at The Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong Tuesday 3rd April 2018 555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong 7:30pm Drinks Reception and Canapés at the Garage Bar Dress: Smart Casual Partners welcome Tickets are £10 (HK$ 110) There will be a number of Sedbergh staff attending the event including Dan Harrison, Stuart Oliver, Jon Lidiard and Chris Mahon as well as a number of touring OS players who will be playing in the Hong Kong 10s. Places will be highly sought after, so please don’t delay. If interested in booking a...
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A Message from The Chairman

Once again the days are getting longer and soon we’ll all be putting on our old sports socks and reliving our youth by running in the cool air of an evening. While the fireplace and the TV are always tempting alternatives, I shall be running (a word I use in its broadest sense) in the park as I have a race coming up for which I need to start training. Yes, it’s the annual race around the ‘Ten’ between the Bursar and the Chairman of the OS Club. Ten Mile day has become a great favourite amongst the OS community....
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Information on the Wilson Run Dinner at Simonstone Hall

OS Wilson Run Dinner After the success of last year’s OS Wilson Run Dinner at Simonstone Hall the Old Sedberghian Club will be hosting the event there again in 2018. Simonstone Hall is located near Hawes (15 miles from Sedbergh) has a Sedbergh connection with the hotel as the director, Jake Dinsdale is an OS. He is delighted to be hosting us again for the evening and the event is truly becoming a special event in the OS calendar. There will be OSs from all generations attending along with present and past members of staff. Monday 19th March 2018 Simonstone...
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OS LONDON SOCIAL GATHERING AT THE ATLAS PUB, FULHAM Old Sedberghians you are warmly invited to the following OS Social Event Wednesday 21st March 2018 The Atlas Pub 16 Seagrave Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1RX Time: 6.30pm -10pm Dress: Smart Casual Partners welcome The Old Sedberghian Club has a section of the pub exclusively booked out for our use. The Club will be putting some money behind the bar and light snacks will be provided. If you require further food this may be ordered on the night. The evening will be a great opportunity to reconnect with fellow OSs. If...
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Brooke Dowse’s Memorial Service and Personal Tribute

Brooke Dowse Memorial Service at Sedbergh Monday 19th March 2018 1.30pm Service in School Chapel 2.30pm Post Service lunch and refreshments in Lupton House If you are intending on coming to the service please can you RSVP to Ben Collins: just so we have an idea on catering numbers. Accommodation The OS Club have reserved a number of bedrooms at the Dalesman Country Inn in Sedbergh on Monday 19th March so if you are in need of accommodation please contact Ben Collins at Personal Tribute Brooke Dowse arrived at Sedbergh in September 1963 appointed to teach Latin and Greek and to assist...
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