Calling all Campbellians past and present, we need to hear from you!
The Friends of Campbell College Pipe Band Request For Ballot Prizes.
It was a great pleasure to welcome Brigitte and Franz Jansen and their family to Campbell College last week, there first visit here since 2000.
Ormiston House has been short-listed for a HERITAGE ANGELS AWARD by the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society
The Headmaster Has Thanked All The OCs Who Have Contributed To The Henry James Campbell Bursary To Date
Spanish Students Hear From Two Former Pupils About Life After Campbell & Studying Spanish At University.
It is with regret that the Society announces the death of Tom Patton. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at Hamilton Road, Baptist Church, Bangor on Thursday 20th of September at 1200hrs.
SOLD OUT The ever popular and sell out Halloween Ball returns on Friday, 26th of October 2018; sponsored by City Air Express, CBRE, Cunningham Coates; Diversity NI, Haldane Fisher; International Construction Warranties; Nelson Radiology and W&G Baird. Please be advised that you can pay on-line here for your tickets but ONLY if you have already had confirmation of your table via the OC Society Office. The cost is £50.00 per head, with a maximum of 10 per table. As you will know, this event is an annual SELL OUT: if you wish to enquire about booking a table, please contact Walter Murphy, Old Campbellian Society Manager in the Society Office on 02890 763 613 firstname.lastname@example.org regarding availability. With thanks for your ongoing support of this event and to the sponsors: Photos of our Halloween Ball 2017 are available here: https://www.oldcampbellians.co.uk/galleries/view/20
The Annual Remembrance Service will take place at the College on Friday the 9th of November 2018. Each year the College extends an Open Invitation to OCs to attend the Service, however, please note that it is important that you inform the Society Office (02890 763 613) if you wish to attend the Service in order that seating be allocated accordingly. If you do not do so then a pupil may have to give up a seat for you immediately before the Service. Please arrive to be seated by 1015hrs. Service Commences at 1025hrs and is followed by Coffee & Tea in the Library. Following this a photograph will be taken in the Central Hall to Commemorate 100 Years since the end of WW1. Those OCs in attendance, members of the CCF and Silhouettes from “There But Not There”, will each represent one of the Fallen. If you have any queries please contact the Society Office or email@example.com
The Old Campbellian Society plans to hold its inaugural Business Lunch on Friday the 16th of November 2018 in The Ulster Reform Club. The event is open to OCs, Parents and Guests, meeting in The Old Billiard Room circa 1200 and seated for lunch by 1230. Myles Nelson (7024) will say a few words and Paddy Wallace (8489), former Ulster and Ireland, Grand Slam Winner, will welcome those in attendance, Lunch will commence at 1245. The three course lunch, costing £30.00, should be finished by 1400 and attendees may wish to leave then or stay longer in the Club. It is planned that the event becomes an annual mid-November diary fixture. In addition to raising awareness of the College's 125th Anniversary, the Business Lunch will provide a great opportunity for groups of OCs to get together in a relaxed setting. Please contact the Society Office - 02890 763 613 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details and register your interest in attending/make your payment by clicking on the button here at the bottom of the screen. Paddy Hirsch (6993) has kindly donated five editions of his historical thriller " The Devil's Half Mile" to the College. These novels will be given to five randomly chosen OCs from the first twenty who register online for the lunch!
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