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DECEMBER

15 Dec 2015  – Informal London pub evening
3 Dec 2015  – First stage of Project 150 demolition completed
1 Dec 2015  – College 1st XV win every game in November
   

NOVEMBER

30 Nov 2015  – Banking, broking and asset management networking event
25 Nov 2015  – Insurance networking in the City
20 Nov 2015  – OE university drinks evening in Newcastle
19 Nov 2015  – Project 150 reception in Los Angeles
19 Nov 2015  – Old Eastbournian get-together in Hong Kong
18 Nov 2015  – Matilda the Musical
17 Nov 2015  – Project 150 reception in New York
12 Nov 2015  – Eastbourne pub evening at The Dolphin
11 Nov 2015  – Reunion lunch for 1979 leavers
11 Nov 2015  – Letter from the Headmaster
10 Nov 2015  – Biography of Donald Perrens DSO OBE DFC published
6 Nov 2015  – Project 150 presentation in the Birley Centre
5 Nov 2015  – Johnny Mercer MP (Pennell 1995–2000) wins 'Speech of the Year' at Spectator awards
4 Nov 2015  – Project 150 reception in the City of London
3 Nov 2015  – Pitch perfect accolade for Memorial Field
   

OCTOBER

30 Oct 2015  – Oscar Orellana-Hyder (Reeves 2002–07) to play rugby for El Salvador
16 Oct 2015  – The London business lunch
6 Oct 2015  – Project 150 Campaign launch at the House of Lords
6 Oct 2015  – Richard Crook (Powell 1966–70) helps launch new Eastbourne architecture book
5 Oct 2015  – Verity Williams (Watt 2003–08) captains team on 'University Challenge'
5 Oct 2015  – Ian Thwaites (School 1956–61), President of the OE Cricket Club
   

SEPTEMBER

27 Sep 2015  – Paul Feiler painting appears on 'Antiques Roadshow'
19 Sep 2015  – The annual London walk – A Village in Piccadilly
16 Sep 2015  – Dinner with the Springboks at the Grand Hotel
16 Sep 2015  – Jim McCue (School 1977–81) to discuss T S Eliot at British Library
12 Sep 2015  – Reception for parents of new pupils
11 Sep 2015  – Rugby World Cup curry evening
10 Sep 2015  – Charlie Howden (Reeves 1992–97)
9 Sep 2015  – College features on ITV local news
5 Sep 2015  – Old Eastbournian reunion
2 Sep 2015  – James Neilson Graham (Gonville 1959–64) publishes book on working with choirs
1 Sep 2015  – Webb Ellis Cup to visit College Field
   

AUGUST

31 Aug 2015  – OE Stags are plate winners at Cronk Cunis National U21 Championship
26 Aug 2015  – The Importance of Being Earnest
14 Aug 2015  – Dr Tony Riddick (Reeves 1982–87) wins prestigious medical award
6 Aug 2015  – Fiona Bottomley (Nugent 1979–81) has fourth novel published
5 Aug 2015  – Vote for Lewis Webber (Reeves 2012–14) in the Santander 60-second pitch awards
   

JULY

23 Jul 2015  – Old Eastbournians to do fundraising cycle ride in honour of Pete Westropp (Pennell 1996–2001)
21 Jul 2015  – Don Wales (Blackwater 1974–77) celebrates 90th anniversary of Blue Bird land speed record
20 Jul 2015  – Allan Willett (School 1950–53), former Lord Lieutenant of Kent, dies aged 78
14 Jul 2015  – First class degrees for Old Eastbournians
4 Jul 2015  – Rowing reunion at Henley Royal Regatta
2 Jul 2015  – Record number of teams in Foundation Golf Challenge
2 Jul 2015  – Lord Richards (Wargrave 1965–70) visits Old Eastbournians in Hong Kong
   

JUNE

27 Jun 2015  – A tribute to Michael Young
27 Jun 2015  – Eastbournian Society reception on Speech Day
25 Jun 2015  – Ed Giddins (Powell 1984–89) special guest at MCC dinner
25 Jun 2015  – A thank you to donors on Foundation Day
25 Jun 2015  – Plaque unveiled by Sir Christopher Leaver GBE JP (Blackwater 1951–55)
18 Jun 2015  – London pub evening at the Mayfair Exchange
13 Jun 2015  – OE Stags in charity rugby sevens competition
12 Jun 2015  – Tour of the Houses of Parliament
11 Jun 2015  – A tribute to Robin Harrison
8 Jun 2015  – Seb Nagle-Taylor (Gonville 2007–12) signs for England Rugby 7s
7 Jun 2015  – Johnny Mercer MP (Pennell 1995–2000) interviewed in Sunday Telegraph
4 Jun 2015  – Tour of Southwark Cathedral and Bankside
3 Jun 2015  – 30-year reunion for 1985 leavers
3 Jun 2015  – Oliver Boggis (Powell 1997–2002) is raising funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association
2 Jun 2015  – Old Eastbournian appears in David Hockney portrait
1 Jun 2015  – Chris Roberts OE appointed as England Counties U18 rugby coach
   

MAY

31 May 2015  – 70th anniversary lunch for former pupils of the College and Ascham
30 May 2015  – Lucy Marriott (Watt 2003–08) married in Wilmington
21 May 2015  – History talk on life in wartime Eastbourne
18 May 2015  – Over-60s lunch at Weybridge
13 May 2015  – Theatre trip to see the musical 'Gypsy'
12 May 2015  – Christian Miller (Reeves 2006–11) completes another fundraising challenge
11 May 2015  – Johnny Mercer (Pennell 1995–2000) becomes MP for Plymouth Moor View
9 May 2015  – Stags win in Stags v Stags clash
9 May 2015  – Medical Society networking
6 May 2015  – Shipping networking event
6 May 2015  – Jules Knight (Pennell 1995–2000) releases solo album
5 May 2015  – Old Eastbournian delivers royal princess
2 May 2015  – Reception for grandparents
   

APRIL

30 Apr 2015  – The annual London dinner
23 Apr 2015  – Legal networking event
20 Apr 2015  – Paul Feiler painting appears on BBC's 'Antiques Roadshow'
19 Apr 2015  – Eastbournian Society choral concert: Haydn's Creation
17 Apr 2015  – Old Eastbournians enjoy brunch in Dubai
17 Apr 2015  – Christian Miller (Reeves 2006–11) commits to ten big fundraising challenges
7 Apr 2015  – Nick Cooper (School 1964–68) profiled in Insurance People magazine
   

MARCH

26 Mar 2015  –  Property networking event
14 Mar 2015  –  OE Stags triumph 71–0 on Memorial Field
13 Mar 2015  –  Pub evening for OE cricketers
12 Mar 2015  –  Marketing and PR networking event
9 Mar 2015  –  Sam Brooks 'hero of the hour' as Cambridge win Varsity match
6 Mar 2015  –  Careers evening for College pupils
5 Mar 2015  –  Harriet Cox (Nugent 1990–92) to do charity bike ride in memory of her son Bobby
4 Mar 2015  – Sam Brooks (Craig 2007–12) to play in 115th Varsity hockey match
3 Mar 2015  – Anthony Crook (Craig 2005–10) reports from Antarctica
2 Mar 2015  – Memorial service for Ian Fraser (Pennell 1945–51)
   

February

28 Feb 2015  –  Piers O'Conor (Gonville 2009–13) scores try for England in U20 Six Nations match
28 Feb 2015  –  Tour of BBC Broadcasting House
27 Feb 2015  – Old Eastbournian pub evening in Bristol
27 Feb 2015  – Old Eastbournian lunch in Bristol
14 Feb 2015  – Old Eastbournian social evening at Cambridge University
12 Feb 2015  – Talk on the history of Eastbourne
8 Feb 2015  – OE Stags triumph over Old Sherborne Pilgrims
   

January

31 Jan 2015  –  Annual quiz night and dinner
26 Jan 2015  – TV appearance for OE Stags
21 Jan 2015  – Theatre trip to see 'Made in Dagenham'
14 Jan 2015  – James Down (Wargrave 2005–10) completes walk across Europe
2 Jan 2015  – Nicholas Cooper (School 1964–68) awarded CBE in New Year's Honours list
     
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