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The Eastbournian Society brings together Eastbourne College’s extended family of Old Eastbournians, current and former parents and staff, local people and businesses and other friends and supporters. Our aim is to maintain close links with any person or organisation who wishes to be associated with the College.

Eastbourne College: 150 years in pictures

A new fully-illustrated souvenir book, Eastbourne College: 150 years in pictures, is now available to buy from the Eastbournian Society.

Exploring the history of the College with a series of themes, covering art, buildings, the cadet force, chapel, charity, drama, houses, personalities, science, sport, the war years and much more, the book is packed with photographs and drawings sourced from the College archives.

With a soft cover and 108 pages it is available to buy for just £5.00.

You can buy it in person from the Eastbournian Society office or the school shop, or order a copy to be posted to you.

The price including postage and packing (UK) is £7.70. For postage costs outside the UK please enquire for details.

Contact David Blake at 01323 452262 or drblake@eastbourne-college.co.uk .

You can pay by credit card over the phone or send a cheque, made payable to Eastbourne College, to Eastbournian Society, Headmaster's House, Old Wish Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JX.

LATEST NEWS

16 October 2017 - Michael Fish (Reeves 1958-62) remembers the Great Storm of 1987

In a number of newspaper and TV interviews this week, weather forecaster Michael Fish (Reeves 1958-62) has been reminiscing, 30 years on, about the day of the Great Storm, 16 October 1987.

Michael has gone down in history for his comment on a forecast the day before, when he said: 'Earlier on today, apparently a woman rang the BBC and said she heard there was a hurricane on the way – well, if you're watching, don't worry, there isn’t!'

Michael maintains that technically he was correct, but also points out that the forecast was based on a computer prediction from the Met Office over which he had little say.

He says: 'We were told the emphasis had to be on heavy rain. So I played down the heavy wind and focused on the rain instead.'

He also points out that in 1987 the technology was limited compared with the superior computer modelling and information from weather satellites that we have today.

RECENT NEWS HEADLINES

16 Oct 2017    Michael Fish (Reeves 1958-62) remembers the Great Storm of 1987
11 Oct 2017    Celebrating the 150th anniversary at St Bride's Church
3 Oct 2017    ES members enjoy latest talk on antiques
     

> Click here for all 2017 news headlines and our news archive

You can now donate online to support Project 150

If you would like to support Eastbourne College's transformative Project 150 development, you can now donate safely and securely online by credit or debit card.

Simply click on the Donate button to go to the online donation form and fill out your details.

If you are a UK taxpayer remember to tick the box on the form so that the College can clam back Gift Aid from HMRC. This is worth 25p for every pound you donate, at no extra cost to you.

Thank you for your support.

Forthcoming events

We organise social and cultural events, including lunches, dinners, theatre trips, walks, talks and visits to places of interest. These are for all Eastbournian Society members: Old Eastbournians, parents, pupils, staff and other friends of the College. In addition there are career and business networking events where OEs, parents and current pupils can meet to offer and receive advice and build up business contacts.

Comprehensive details are in the listings on our Forthcoming events page.

Members area

Our members area has additional news and photos of recent events not available on the main website.

It also gives you access to the contact details we hold for you on our mailing database and allows you to update these online.

To get access to our members pages you will need to register on the website first and set up a username and password. For more information, please visit the members area pages.

PROJECT 150

Project 150 is an exciting and transformative re-development plan which includes a sports centre, an academic and IT centre and a new dining hall and social centre. The £33 million development is currently underway and the first phase will be ready for occupation by the end of 2016. The second and final phase is scheduled for delivery in 2017 when the College will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. If you are interested in making a donation towards the Project 150 campaign, you can find further details of how your support can help the College.

     
   

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