Entries by Mark Harrison

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 […]

Latest Dinner attendees 06 Dec.

Andy Allon (76-81) & current staff Russell Ames (87-94) John Batten (52-59) OHA President Guy Bexon (87-94) Richard Brice – ex-staff (81-91) Xavier Brice (85-93) Matt Cary (00-07) Bill Caudwell – ex-staff (03-13) Frank Conley – ex-staff (70-03) Arnold Cornish (45-50) Graham Cowling (75-79) Greg Cowling (79-84) Scott Curtis (85-89) Brian Dallaway (ex-staff 82-06) Nathan […]

OHA Dinner confirmed attendees

Who is attending the Old Harveians Dinner? First list of confirmed attendees from Phil Harding 1. Andy Allon (76-81) & current staff 2. John Batten (52-59) OHA President 3. Richard Brice – ex-staff (81-91) 4. Xavier Brice (85-93) 5. Bill Caudwell – ex-staff (03-13) 6. Graham Cowling (75-79) 7. Greg Cowling (79-84) 8. Scott Curtis […]

Old Harveians Annual Dinner 2014

The Old Harveians Annual Dinner is being held on 6th December. In accordance with tradition the venue will be the school hall. More details plus menu and booking form below.  The Dinner is extremely popular and sold out last year so early booking is recommended. Why not get some old schoolfriends together and make a reunion? […]

Harvey GCSE results…

IT’S been a good Thursday at the Harvey Grammar, which is enjoying its best ever GCSE results. Among the high achievers at the school were Josh Palmer, who achieved 9A*s and an A. History students did particularly well, with 48 per cent of students achieving A* or A. Head Scott Norman said: “We’re delighted. “We’ve […]