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OH Players

The OH Players performed William Shakespeare's Richard II back in April but this old footage taken from 1956 recently caught our eye on social media. There is some great footage of the Hill as well as well as the Queens visit. Click here to view the video.

 

Lord's 2016

This years match will take place on Saturday 25 June at 11am. All OHs and their family and friends are invited to watch the School take on the old foe at Lord's. Tickets can be bought at the gates or through the venue. Harrow Wanderers wearing their colours will be granted access to the Allen Stand.

The OHAFC

The Old Harrovian Association Football Club 1st XI has gained promotion to the Arthurian League Premier Division and the over 35’s won the League Veterans Cup by beating Old Brentwoods 2-0 in the final.  The 2nd and 3rd XI squads enjoyed loyal support throughout the season and were well represented on the Easter tour to Lisbon. The next Biennial Dinner involving wives and girlfriends will be held at The Hurlingham Club on Friday 24th February 2017. Up to date Club news is available at www.ohafc.com.

 

Harrovian authors

New Books from Old Harrovian authors

Rupert Wieloch (Rendalls 19723) 'Belfast to Benghazi, Untold Challenges of War' by Rupert Wieloch is a book about his Military career from his time in Northern Ireland as a platoon Comander to leading a squadron during the Gulf War in 1990. He later served as the Senior British Military Commander in Libya following the fall of Gaddafi.

Richard Ritchie (Newlands 19632) 'The Old Stagers' is a marvellous book for anyone interested in the history of amateur dramatics. Richard has uncovered a lost world of leisured gentlemen, passionate argument, irrepressible creativity, rich social history and - above all - a huge sense of fun, revolving around the stage, crciket and even politics. ...more

Tim Parker (West Acre 19473) In Tim's book 'The Regimental Piano', he accounts the memoirs of Major Bob Orrell, a soldier in the Royal engineers who captured a German bunker on D-Day and later became a campaigner for world peace. ...more

Simon Astaire (The Head Master's 19752) Simon has gained the trust of former England football Player Sol Campbell, and has written a biography of Sol's career. ...more

Bob Swarup (Newlands 19903) has written a book entitled 'Money Mania' which looks at the last 25 years of financial crises. ...more

J-J Farquharson (The Knoll 19701) has published a book entitled 'In the Belly of the Dragon: An Account of Working as a Foreign Expert Inside a State Enterprise of the People's Republic of China'.

Matthew Dryden (Bradbys 19722) has published an ebook entitled 'A short paddle across the Okavango' and is available on Kindle from Amazon. ...more 

More Old Harrovian Authors


Old Harrovian Obituaries

A number of obituaries for Old Harrovians have appeared in the press recently. Click on each name to read their obituary online:

John Francke (The Knoll 1947/2) - 2 May 2016

Russi Mody (Small Houses 19321)

Julian Wilson (West Acre 19533)

Gurth Hoyer Millar (Elmfield 19433)

Lord Roberts of Conwy (The Head Master's 19442)

Julian Barrow (Bradbys 19532)

Ivan Straker (Elmfield 19413) His obituary from 'The Times' can be viewed here but a subscription will be required.

David Bond (Druries 19361)

Sir Michael Connell (Rendalls 19532)

Alexander Schouvaloff (Bradbys 19473)

Sir Geoffrey Shakerley Bt (Moretons 19463)

Sir James Morrison-Low (Newlands 19392)

Leopold de Rothschild (Elmfield 19433)

RA Fior (The Head Master's 19483)

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"I would like to thank the Harrow Association for all your efforts and enthusiasm towards what was a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. It was great meeting some of the OHs and hearing the stories they had to tell and I hope we were able to give them something back too."

 - Tom Dryden (Bradbys)