Over Eighty OCs Attended The Inaugural Business Lunch at The Ulster Reform Club on Friday 16 November.
The 2018 Remembrance Service was held on Friday the 9th of November in the Central Hall. This year was particularly poignant as it marked the Centenary of the end of The First World War in 1918.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of Dr Hugh Baker. The Funeral will be held in the Mortlake Crematorium at 10.40 am on Saturday, 1st December 2018.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of Derry Whyte.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of Hugh Franks.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of Robert Kirby.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of David Agnew.
Join us on Friday 30 November at the College from 6-9pm for the Annual Christmas Fair. What better way to start the Christmas Celebrations than by enjoying a glass of mulled wine by the roaring fires with friends and family. It’s a great way to get a head start on your Christmas shopping with a variety of traders and charities selling unique and local items. All door proceeds on the evening will go to the College’s Charity of the Year – Macmillan Cancer Support.
Delighted to confirm that The OC Society Scotland Branch dinner is being hosted at the Scottish Whisky Experience, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh on the evening of Friday, 30th November 2018. All OCs and their guests are very welcome to attend. The dinner is being arranged by Scotland Branch Hon Secretary, Phil Calvert (7399), who looks forward to welcoming as many OCs, their friends and family as possible. Phil will be joined by his wife, his Mum and other friends, many of whom are OCs and a good number committed to travelling to Edinburgh from Belfast, London and farther afield to enjoy this event. Cost is £60 per person; this includes a 3 course meal; 1/3 bottle of wine with your meal; coffee & tea. From 7pm, with Dinner served at 7.30pm Dress code: Black tie We also look forward to welcoming two high profile guest speakers: · Scott Hastings, Scottish rugby Union player who won 65 caps at centre for Scotland from 1986 to 1997. When he retired, he was Scotland's most-capped player ever. Twice a member of the British Lions in 1989 (Australia) and 1993 (New Zealand) · Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie Director of Distilling & Whisky Creation Plans are afoot for an impromptu whisky tasting challenge – how well do you know your whiskies? “All OCs, living in Scotland and further afield, are most welcome! Please note that this year we are widening our invitation to include your family and friends. Friendship is a core College and Old Campbellian Society value and one I feel very strongly about, counting OCs I went to school with amongst my closest friends today. I look forward to welcoming you and your guests to a fantastic evening on the 30th November.” OC Phil Calvert (7399) "Where better to celebrate St Andrew’s Day this year? Please come and support the Scottish Branch in Edinburgh this year for what promises to be a fantastic night, as arranged by OC Phil. This year saw our biggest ever Annual Dinner in Belfast, with 160 guests in attendance (January). This was followed by a really successful London Branch Dinner (March), where London Branch Hon Secretary, Gav Gordon (8091) and Dom Shek (8173) welcomed 84 guests to the Army & Navy Club, Pall Mall. We look forward as a Society to working with Phil on this and really appreciate everyone’s support.” OC Society Chairman, Michael McAllister (7444) We are limited to 60 guests so please don’t delay, book your tickets today and we do hope you will take this opportunity as OCs to join us with your wives, other halves, family, friends, supporters. Any queries: please don't hesitate to contact our Alumni Relations team via email@example.com
Campbell College is proud to present ‘The Men Behind the Glass’, specially written for the College by Eliz McIlvenny, Head of Drama, with music composed by our Composer in Residence, Mr David Catherwood. Bringing to life the voices of the 1914 1st XV who gave their lives in World War One; this production tells the heart-breaking stories, many of which have never been told, of our fallen Campbellians. Tickets are available to purchase from Front of House from Friday 9th November, Adults £10 and Concession £8. The production will run from Wednesday 5th December- Saturday 8th December at 7:30pm in Central Hall. We hope you will join us in remembering the fallen Campbellians, who died so that we might live. Ne Obliviscaris.
Having successfully hosted our inagural Christmas drinks event in 2017, with 85 of all ages and stages in attendance, it is our great pleasure to invite you, plus a guest, to join us at Campbell College for an Informal Christmas Drink before the 2018 festive season really kicks off. We appreciate Friday, December 21st is a busy one so we are hosting from 5:30-7pm; we trust this allows those joining us to go on to the various dinners, parties and other drinks we know you will all have in the planning! We look forward to welcoming you back to Campbell College. For photos of our 2017 event: https://www.oldcampbellians.co.uk/galleries/view/32
The OC Society will hold its Annual Dinner on Friday the 15th of February 2019 and the event will mark the beginning of the 125th Anniversary Celebrations of the College opening on the 3rd of September 1894. The 25th Anniversary Reunion for the Leavers of 1994 will also take place at the Dinner. Places are available to purchase on-line priced at £40.00 per person. No ticket is allocated for the Dinner. Further information is available from firstname.lastname@example.org There is a seating limit of a maximum of 10 at a Table. Further details will be published in due course.