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Sedbergh Global Run

Dear Old Sedberghian Community, The Old Sedberghian Club is initiating a ‘Sedbergh Global Run’ focusing on the 2019 OS Wilson Run Dinner and Wilson Run. The purpose of this special event is to globally unite the Sedbergh community for the largest School event of the year. From the 22nd-26th March, Old Sedberghians are invited to take part in the Global Run by doing the following: 1. Tweet a running photo/video using the hashtag #SedberghGlobalRun. 2. State your location in the tweet. 3. Describe your memories of the Wilson Run. For further inspiration, please watch the Old Sedberghian Club’s new Sedbergh School Running video which features...
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Important Information Regarding The 2019 Wilson Run

21 March 2009 From: D J Harrison MA (Cantab) – Headmaster   Dear Old Sedberghians The Wilson Run, Tuesday 26th March 2019 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. 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...
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2019 OS Wilson Run Dinner

The Old Sedberghian Club will be hosting the 2019 OS Wilson Run Dinner at The Black Bull Hotel in Sedbergh on Monday 25th March 2019 at 7:30pm.   There will be OS from all generations attending along with present and past members of staff.   7:30pm Drinks Reception at Carus House 8:00pm Three Course Dinner (with a drink on arrival) Tea and coffee to follow Tickets are £35 per person (£20 if you are under 30 years old) Dress Code: Lounge Suits Partners very welcome The hotel will be exclusively ours for the evening and for those OS who wish to...
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OS Social Gathering at The Atlas Pub

Old Sedberghians are warmly invited to the following OS Social Event Thursday 28th March 2019 The Atlas Pub – http://www.theatlaspub.co.uk/ 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 OS. If you wish to attend the evening please can...
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2019 Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens Tournament

Old Sedberghians are warmly invited to watch Sedbergh compete in the Rosslyn Park 7s Tournament from Wednesday 27th March to Friday 29th March. Both the U18 and U16 1st VII Boys teams will be looking to defend their national titles. The Sedbergh Prep School U13 1st VII will also be playing at the event. Tournament schedule below: Wednesday 27th March: U16-A Cup commences Thursday 28th March: U18-A Cup commences, U16-A Cup Finals Day Friday 29th March: U18-A Cup Finals Day, U13-A Cup (one day only) The U18-A team fixtures can be viewed here. The U16-A team fixtures can be viewed here. The U13-A team fixtures can...
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Deaths & Obituaries

OBITUARIES Peter Edward Rickitt 1947-2019 (E 60-64)  Peter Rickitt (Evans 60-64) sadly passed away on 15th January. As well was being an OS he was a Sedbergh parent and a Foundation Trustee. His support of the School enabled the Foundation to flourish in its early years. Outside of the School, he was largely known for his work in the corporate finance market in the North West from the 1970s, his joie de vivre and his interest in motor vehicles of all shapes and sizes! Peter suffered from poor health in recent years, but despite his decreasing ability to visit Sedbergh,...
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Chronicles From The Archives: Celebrating LGBT History Month

Although H. Montgomery Hyde (P 1921 – 25) is not now a household name he was one of the most influential Sedberghians of the twentieth century. Hyde’s work to campaign for reform of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 which made homosexual acts criminal as well as his writings about homosexuality elevated him to international renown. Hyde came to Sedbergh School from Belfast where his father was a linen merchant and Unionist councillor. From early childhood he was exposed to hot headed political debate and was encouraged to take part in direct action campaigns. His family were involved in gun...
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OS Team Win 2019 Morgan Run

A legion of nearly 500 mud-soaked Sedberghians of past and present turned out in challenging conditions on Saturday 26th January for the annual 4.8 mile Morgan Run. The run was established in 1958 and is one Sedbergh’s most popular and characterful events. The competition, which takes place across Frostrow Fell, is a race for OS against the School and Staff and was won this year by the Old Sedberghian squad for the first time since 2005. The top three male performers from the OS team were: Sam Fisher (W 06-11) who won the event for the second year running in 27 minutes and 2...
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Scott Wilson (W 10-12) Benefit Evening

On January 31st, the Newcastle Falcons hosted a benefit evening in support of Scott Wilson, the prop-forward who was forced to retire from rugby this year at the age of just 24. Newcastle Falcons squad, staff and supporters turned out in force on Thursday for Scott Wilson’s benefit night. The dinner was held at Kingston Park Stadium’s West Stand concourse, with Newcastle Falcons players helping to provide the entertainment on what was a fun-filled evening. Players and coaches took to the stage to entertain guests at the sold-out event at Kingston Park Stadium with a variety of musical and comedic acts. Academy...
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OS Support Needed For Internship Opportunities

Ewan Dowes (W 99-97) Delivering a seminar to pupils at Sedbergh on Professional Sport to Business The OS Club would be extremely grateful to any OS who would be willing to support our programme of supporting current 6th form pupils and OS with career advice, work experience and mentoring. Sedbergh has an unrivalled reputation for preparing young people for the outside world. They are resilient and courageous, polite and courteous, well rounded and confident. At Sedbergh, boys and girls grow into young men and women who will forge friendships for life and establish a network of contacts that will serve...
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