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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.

LATEST NEWS

12 February 2019 - Talk on The history of Harrods

An entertaining and informative talk on the history of Harrods attracted more than 40 members of the Eastbournian Society on Tuesday.

The talk, in the Long Room of the Howell Pavilion, was given by Merton Cox, who worked in the antiques department of the famous store for some years.

As well as telling the story of how the shop developed from humble beginnings in the Brompton Road in 1849, Merton also had a few anecdotes of his own, with insights into some of the staff and customers he had known.

Merton has previously given a series of talks on the history of English antiques and furniture, and this latest one proved just as popular with the audience.

RECENT NEWS HEADLINES

12 Feb 2019    Talk on the history of Harrods
11 Feb 2019    Old Eastbournians raising money for the CharChar Trust
9 Feb 2019    The annual quiz night and dinner
4 Feb 2019    The Old Eastbournian magazine for 2018 has been published
4 Feb 2019    Photography competition launched
3 Feb 2019    Alex Partridge (Powell 2001-06) speaks at TEDx event in Manchester
     

> Click here for all 2019 news headlines and our news archive

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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.

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.

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