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.


21 August 2019 - Eastbourne local history group take tour of the College

Members of the Eastbourne Local History Society were guests of the College archives today when they visited the College for a tour of the campus.

Starting with the Project 150 development, the group were shown around the Winn Building, including the sports hall, gym, dance studio, swimming pool and dining hall. They also had a chance to see the view over Devonshire Park from the terrace adjacent to the staff room, before visiting the Nugee Building, where they saw the atrium which links the new with the old at the back of Big School.

A historical part of the tour followed with a visit to the Chapel, where College archivist Paul Jordan talked about the history of the stained glass windows, many of which were designed by Mary Lowndes in the early part of the 20th century. Then the group looked at the war memorials dedicated to those Old Eastbournians killed in the two world wars and a number of other conflicts, and saw Larkfield, the oldest building on the site, before finishing outside Big School.


21 Aug 2019    Eastbourne local history group take tour of the College
01 Aug 2019    Book now for Old Eastbournian reunion day
30 Jul 2019    Johnny Mercer MP (Pennell 1995-2000) made Minister for Veterans' Affairs
18 Jul 2019    Cricket reigns supreme!
11 Jul 2019    Nugee and Winn Buildings win Sussex Heritage Trust Award
10 Jul 2019    Theatre trip to '9 to 5 The Musical'
9 Jul 2019    Alex Halliday memorial cricket match on College Field
8 Jul 2019    Michael Keall, Headmaster of Ascham 1969-77
5 Jul 2019    Another successful Foundation Golf Challenge

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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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