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August

9 Aug 2017    The Project 150 crane is removed
6 Aug 2017    Cricketer Cup Final result
3 Aug 2017    Johnny Mercer MP (Pennell 1995–2000) speaks about his experiences in Afghanistan
1 Aug 2017    James Gardner (Pennell 1966–71) publishes book on football legend Johnny Haynes
    

July

23 Jul 2017    OE Cricket Club reaches final of the Cricketer Cup
13 Jul 2017    Richard Crook (Powell 1966–70) named Person of the Year in Sussex Heritage awards
9 Jul 2017    OE Cricket Club advance to semi finals of the Cricketer Cup
7 Jul 2017    The Foundation Golf Challenge
1 Jul 2017    Eastbourne College Speech Day
    

June

29 Jun 2017    Cricket dinner welcomes Les Lenham as guest of honour
29 Jun 2017    Foundation Day for Devonshire Society members and benefactors
25 Jun 2017    Entertaining talk on Laurence Olivier with Derek Granger OE
22 Jun 2017    Visit to Banqueting House and Westminster Abbey
7 Jun 2017    Theatre trip to 'An American in Paris'
4 Jun 2017    Eastbournian Society lunch celebrating 150 years
    

May

31 May 2017    Eastbourne U3A group take a tour of the College
24 May 2017    Old Eastbournians attend service celebrating centenary of the OBE
22 May 2017    The Eastbournian Society Over-60s lunch
13 May 2017    Grandparents visit the College
8 May 2017    The annual London dinner
2 May 2017    150th anniversary concert with the King's Singers
    

April

27 Apr 2017    Theatre trip to 'The Wipers Times'
26 Apr 2017    The opening of the Nugee Building
23 Apr 2017    Pennell House completes 1500km walk for charity
21 Apr 2017    150th anniversary sundial installed
18 Apr 2017    Tom Evans (Wargrave 2005–10) comes third in Marathon des Sables
12 Apr 2017    Big fight screened live to raise funds for the Matthew Hobden Trust
11 Apr 2017    Two Old Eastbournians compete in gruelling Sahara Desert foot race
10 Apr 2017    OE Golf Society take part in Halford Hewitt competition
3 Apr 2017    Ian Mortimer (Wargrave 1980–85) publishes latest history book
    

March

19 Mar 2017    Brahms' Requiem at St Saviour's Church
17 Mar 2017    The Eastbournian Society careers convention 2017
15 Mar 2017    Robert Cohen (Reeves 1977–82) presents one-man shows at Hove Grown Festival
6 Mar 2017    Tristan Voorspuy (Reeves 1968–73) killed in Kenya
5 Mar 2017    Will Kunhardt (Craig 2002–07) conducts Arensky Chamber Orchestra at the Towner
4 Mar 2017    Eastbournian Medical Society at the Royal College of Surgeons
2 Mar 2017    Elysia Davies (Watt 2012–14) to run the London Marathon for Rehab UK
1 Mar 2017    Year 9 history pupils help with 150th celebrations
    

February

26 Feb 2017    Old Eastbournians take on the College in charity hockey match
26 Feb 2017    Carl Spencer (Powell 1955–57) celebrates 100 years of jazz
24 Feb 2017    150th anniversary celebrations start with a bang
24 Feb 2017    Alex Brown (Blackwater 1980–85) to run the Brighton Half Marathon
23 Feb 2017    Three Old Eastbournians on tour with Lloyd’s CC
21 Feb 2017    Talk on English antiques in the 17th and 18th centuries
9 Feb 2017    Sales, marketing and PR networking event
8 Feb 2017    Tour of the Nugee Building for local society members
6 Feb 2017    BBC Radio 4 newsreader Howard Philpott (Reeves 1966–71) has died
4 Feb 2017    The Eastbournian Society annual quiz night and dinner
1 Feb 2017    Shipping industry networking at the Baltic Exchange
    

January

20 Jan 2017    Maurice Trapp (Gonville 1962-67) welcomes Becky Stewart (Blackwater 2001-06) to New Zealand
11 Jan 2017    Captain Henry Singleton Pennell VC (1874–1907) commemorated
11 Jan 2017    Theatre trip to 'Half a Sixpence'
10 Jan 2017    The Nugee Building has opened
5 Jan 2017    Tim Lucey
4 Jan 2017    Rear Admiral Chris Gardner (Pennell 1976-81) awarded CBE
4 Jan 2017    Horse trainer John Gosden (Gonville 1965–69) awarded OBE

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