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London Dinner 2019

Another enjoyable evening was had at the London Dinner, celebrating Wrekin and the recent retirement of Andy Hurd. Thank you to all those that attended.
Recent leavers in their OW blazers with Rod Rigby (B. 1953-57)
Recent leavers in their OW blazers with Rod Rigby (B. 1953-57)
The annual London Dinner, moved to a Friday evening for the first time this year, was held at the East India Club on 8th November. There were 70 in attendance, with a good range of OWs, some of whom had only left Wrekin a couple of years previously and others quite some years ago. Drinks were served in the Clive Room to start the evening before dinner was served in the East India dining room. The London President, Rod Rigby thanked all for attending and the current Headmaster, Tim Firth, provided an update on the school and its most recent achievements, placing emphasis on the employability factor students benefit from thanks to the enterprising Business School, with many more choosing apprenticeships over university degrees. Andy Hurd, who retired this year after nearly 40 years at Wrekin, responded by highlighting the many opportunities available to the school’s current pupils and thanked the many Old Wrekinians attending that had given their time to talk to pupils about their own careers. Andy and Chris have given so much to Wrekin, and yet poignantly, they wanted to thank the many pupils they looked after in Tudor and taught over the years that made it so enjoyable for them, which is a testament to the character of the school’s community spirit.
 
We would like to thank all those that attended and all those that sent their apologies, we hope you had an enjoyable evening. The following were in attendance: 
 
Robert Allen (N. 1973-78)
Henry Asson (Y. 2007-14)
Howard Brown (Staff. 2005- present)
Stephen Chadwick (T. 1997-02)
Dan Chillcott (B. 1989-94)
Rupert Crosbie (Y. 1979-82)
Arun Daniel-Selvaratna (B. 1992-93)
Henry Davies (Y. 2011-18)
James Davis (Y. 2013-18)
Julia Dawson (C. 1977-79)
Michael de Weymarn (Staff. 1974-10)
Selbie de Weymarn
Yordan Dimitrov (T. 2009-14)
Ted Dodwell-Hill (B. 2007-12)
Barry Edwards (S. 1946-51)
William Entwistle (B. 1945-50
Elliot Evlyn-Bufton (Y. 2012-18)
Colin Fergusson (T. 1962-67)
Tim Firth (Headmaster)
Sebastian Forbes-Lee (Y. 2007-14)
Philip Gee (Y. 1954-59)
Rodney Gerrard
Stephen Graham (W. 1974-79)
Clare Grice (née Edwardes) (C. 1990-93)
Haydn Griffiths (Staff. 1976-2016)
Chris Griffiths (N. 1975-79)
Michael Harvey (W. 1946-49)
Michael Head (Y. 1955-59)
David Hoskisson (W. 1984-89)
Sarah Howells (C. 2007-14)
Andy Hurd (Staff. 1980-19)
Chris Hurd
Tony Jones (Y. 1954-59)
Nick Lenz (B. 1993-94)
 
Tom Masters (Y. 2007-14)
Luke Matthews (T. 2002-05)
Rob Milburn (Y. 1958-61)
Chris Mitchell (N. 1954-59)
Richard Morgan-Wynne (B. 1972-77)
Brian Munro (T. 1949-53)
Jennifer Munro
Josh Murton (Y. 2007-14)
Andy Nicoll (Staff. 2006-19)
Ben Nicoll (Y. 2012-14)
John Price (S. 1959-63)
Mark Priestman (N. 1974-79)
Ronnie Reiss (S. 1967-72)
Simon Richards (T. 2002-07)
Rod Rigby (B. 1953-57)
June Rigby
Barrie Roberts (N. 1951-55)
Jean Roberts
Tim Senn (T. 1971-75)
S E Senn
James Shaw (T. 2007-12)
Toby Shaw (T.1975-78)
Julie Shaw
Philbert So (T. 2009-13)
Bradley Thornton (T. 2008-15)
Peter Tong (T. 1945-50)
Michael Walker (S. 1967-72)
Andrew Wallace (S. 1962-64)
Charles Walsh (Y. 2008-14)
Ron Ward (Staff. 1974-86)
Evelyn Ward
Tom Whittle (T. 1997-02)
Henry Williams (T. 2000-02)
Simon Yeung (B. 1990-94)
Matt Young (T. 2006-11)
 
 

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