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December

12 Dec 2016    Christmas services at the College
7 Dec 2016    'This House' at the Garrick Theatre
1 Dec 2016    Property networking event
    

NovemBER

29 Nov 2016    Dinner in Bangkok for Old Eastbournians
24 Nov 2016    Banking, broking and asset management industry networking
24 Nov 2016    Topping-out ceremony celebrates Project 150 milestone
21 Nov 2016    Donald Perrens meets Headmaster Tom Lawson
21 Nov 2016    Sydney reception and dinner
17 Nov 2016    Insurance industry networking
16 Nov 2016    Reunion lunch for 1979 leavers held in Chelsea
16 Nov 2016    Singapore reception and dinner
15 Nov 2016    Tim Ellerton (Pennell 1991–96) appointed commercial director at British Olympic Association
13 Nov 2016    Capt Andrew Jelinek (Craig 1998–2003) lays OE wreath at Act of Remembrance
10 Nov 2016    Pub evening at the Dolphin in Eastbourne
10 Nov 2016    Hong Kong reception and dinner
10 Nov 2016    Paul Mayhew-Archer (Reeves 1967–71) wins award for documentary on Parkinson's disease
8 Nov 2016    Society members enjoy talk on English antiques
7 Nov 2016    John Ryley (Blackwater 1975–80), Head of Sky News, interviewed in The Guardian
3 Nov 2016    Georgia Ingham (Blackwater 2010–12) graduates from Lloyds Scholars programme
2 Nov 2016    Jonathan Shalit (Gonville 1975–78) interviews Simon Cowell on BBC Radio 2
    

OCTOBER

24 Oct 2016    Nugent Housemistress Vicky Burford to run Afghanistan marathon
19 Oct 2016    Silent auction for cancer charity in memory of Tom Lewis
18 Oct 2016    Simon Quinton Smith (Reeves 1967–72) embarks on charity trek in Nepal
14 Oct 2016    The London business lunch
5 Oct 2016    Talk on Eastbourne Streetscapes for Eastbournian Society members
    

SEPTEMBER

26 Sep 2016    Mark Jackson (School 1975–77) named as CEO of The Baltic Exchange
24 Sep 2016    The annual London walk in the East End
11 Sep 2016    Heritage Day exhibition proves very popular
10 Sep 2016    Old Eastbournians enjoy reunion day
10 Sep 2016    The Eastbournian Society welcomes parents of new College pupils
6 Sep 2016    New Headmaster Tom Lawson
5 Sep 2016    Hugh Skinner (Pennell 1998–2003) appears in new series of Poldark
    

AUGUST

29 Aug 2016    Keeling family make cricketing history
10 Aug 2016    One month to go to the Old Eastbournian reunion
9 Aug 2016    Jim McCue (School 1977–81) remembers TS Eliot inspiration at College
    

JULY

27 Jul 2016    Camilla Kruger (School 2000–05) interviewed by BBC about Olympic hopes
18 Jul 2016    Time-lapse video showing Project 150 construction now available
15 Jul 2016    Chloe Chesney (Blackwater 2009–11) embarks on primate conservation expedition
8 Jul 2016    The 2016 Foundation Golf Challenge
1 Jul 2016    Old Eastbournians killed on the first day of the Somme
    

JUNE

30 Jun 2016    The College hosts donors on Foundation Day
23 Jun 2016    MCC cricket dinner welcomes Chris Cowdrey as guest speaker
16 Jun 2016    Eastbournian Society visit to Hampton Court Palace
13 Jun 2016    Camilla Kruger (School 2000–05) to compete at Rio Olympics
12 Jun 2016    OECC win first round match in the Cricketer Cup
9 Jun 2016    Project 150 reception at Tunbridge Wells
7 Jun 2016    Eastbournian Society 'Mapp and Lucia' walk in Rye
5 Jun 2016    The Pennell House celebration lunch
4 Jun 2016    Eddie Izzard (Pennell 1975–80) wins Sky Arts outstanding achievement award
    

MAY

31 May 2016    Headmaster Simon Davies completes Project 150 cycle ride in Paris
25 May 2016    Headmaster Simon Davies to embark on fundraising cycle ride to Paris
24 May 2016    Project 150 campaign reception in Mayfair
23 May 2016    Old Eastbournian Over-60s lunch
18 May 2016    Theatre trip to see 'Funny Girl'
14 May 2016    Grandparents visit the College
12 May 2016    Alex Partridge (Powell 2001–06) to speak at BBC social media workshop
11 May 2016    Legal networking event in London
8 May 2016    OE Golf Society elects new captain at AGM
7 May 2016    Service of thanksgiving for the life of Robin Harrison
5 May 2016    The Eastbournian Society champagne heritage tour
    

APRIL

30 Apr 2016    Project 150 reception held at Birley Centre
28 Apr 2016    The history of Eastbourne College explored in archivist's talk
25 Apr 2016    Old Eastbournians run the London Marathon
24 Apr 2016    Eastbournian Society Chorus take part in Elgar's Dream of Gerontius
18 Apr 2016    Gonville House boys and staff complete South Downs walk for charity
13 Apr 2016    Johnny Mercer MP (Pennell 1995–2000) speaks at the ES annual London dinner
11 Apr 2016    OE Golf Society at the Halford Hewitt Tournament
5 Apr 2016    Paul Haines (Gonville 1963–67) completes Walk for Peace
4 Apr 2016    Project 150 continues with work on the new pavilion
1 Apr 2016    Tom Page (Craig 2010–15) promotes World Autism Awareness Day
    

MARCH

31 Mar 2016    Ronnie Corbett and Eastbourne College
22 Mar 2016    Job opportunities for Old Eastbournians at Hartland Shipping
21 Mar 2016    Eddie Izzard (Pennell 1975–80) completes 27 marathons in 27 days
17 Mar 2016    The inaugural Eastbournian Society Channel Islands lunch
12 Mar 2016    Eastbournian Medical Society meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons
11 Mar 2016    Appointment of new Headmaster
9 Mar 2016    Job opportunities for Old Eastbournians at Global Re Group
8 Mar 2016    Piers O'Conor (Gonville 2009–14) nominated for Greene King IPA Player of the Month
7 Mar 2016    Paul Mayhew-Archer (Reeves 1967–71) talks about Parkinson's Disease in BBC documentary
4 Mar 2016    The Eastbournian Society careers convention 2016
3 Mar 2016    Talk on the history of gramophones and phonographs
1 Mar 2016    Old Eastbournians welcome current pupils to Oxford University
    

FEBRUARY

26 Feb 2016    Eastbournian Society reception and brunch in Dubai
25 Feb 2016    Theatre trip to see 'The Patriotic Traitor'
23 Feb 2016    Eddie Izzard (Pennell 1975–80) embarks on 27 marathons in 27 days
17 Feb 2016    Ken Ohlson (Gonville 1937–41) awarded Légion d'honneur
16 Feb 2016    Job opportunities for Old Eastbournians
11 Feb 2016    'History of an Eastbourne family' talk
10 Feb 2016    Shipping industry networking event
7 Feb 2016    Oli Boggis (Powell 1997–2002) reaches summit of Mount Aconcagua
3 Feb 2016    Project 150 reception for Old Eastbournians aged under 35
3 Feb 2016    Rugby ball signed by Jonah Lomu being auctioned for Project 150
    

JANUARY

28 Jan 2016    Foundation stone for Project 150 unveiled by David Winn OBE (School 1954–59)
16 Jan 2016    Trip to see 'Waste' at the National Theatre
12 Jan 2016    Richard Crook (Powell 1966–70) appears on 'Great British Railway Journeys'
5 Jan 2016    Nick Cooper (School 1964–68) appointed to Racehorse Owners Association
3 Jan 2016    Matthew Hobden (Craig 2009–11)
     
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