Entries by Mark Harrison

Old Harveians social London May 13

A reminder that the next social event for old Harveians is just two weeks away. The much requested ‘beer in London’ is 13 May. Venue, recommended by an old boy, is Via Fossa, VIA Canary Wharf 2 The Port East Building Hertsmere Road London … E14 4AY http://www.viabars.co.uk/contact-us/ Weds. 13 May from 5pm until the […]

OHGS update from Ian Gavin

Please amend events as follows: Match v School on 15th July (not 6th May) Peter Imbert Trophy on 20th May at Littlestone. Details from John Dennis 01303 237938 johndennis@db12.co.uk Dover College match at Sene Valley. Details from Chris Wells 01303 275280 Chrisanddaf@hotmail.co.uk (NEW) Captain’s day on 14th August (not 7th). Details from Chris Wells

Ed Argar – an old Harveian MP?

Campaigning for the General Election is under way and will no doubt bore most of us to death over the next few weeks. However an old Harveian is one the candidates. Ed Argar (HGS 1989-96) is the Conservative candidate for Charnwood in Leicestershire which is currently held by retiring Tory Stephen Dorrell. With a majority of […]

70 years after Merthyr…

The Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice Choir will be presenting a concert  at Harvey Grammar School at 7.30pm on Saturday 14th of March on behalf of The Old Harveians Association to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the return of the School from evacuation  to Merthy Tydfil so what better way to celebrate than to have […]

From Phil Harding…

Following in the footsteps of Les Ames and Tim Wren, Charlie Hemphrey (2000-7) has become the third Old Harveian to play First-class cricket (I am not aware of any others?). He made his debut for Queensland in the Sheffield Shield game against Victoria last week. Here is the scorecard: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/754911.html As you can see, a […]

The Harvey at Ypres war graves 2014

Ypres 2014 – WW1 graves The Old Harveians Association is well-known for the popular Annual Dinner it hosts at the school every December. But the OHA does much more than just that. In the past couple of years it has given the school (helped by generous donations from old boys) a new minibus and also […]

OHA programme 2015

Provisional Old Harveians social programme for 2015 including OHGS golf events. Please note that for 14 March it is not the Railway Swing Band but the Snowdown Colliery Male Voice Choir. This event is open to the public, not just old Harveians. An update to John Olivers e-mail address, it is now johne.oliver22@gmail.com.

From Phil Harding

Our tribute to Philip Burgess at the OHA Dinner has been generating some interest on the Dambusters Blog on the internet. I received the attached from someone who lives close to the crash site in Germany and who is involved in the plans to erect a memorial there next year. Philip Burgess plane crash report

RIP Dave Richardson HGS 1967-74

Although Dave and I were at the Harvey at the same time for five years we had no recollection of our paths crossing there. It was through the Harvey group on Facebook that we first got in touch back in 2010. Our FB chats became more regular in 2013 exchanging notes on our sons, his […]