From Phil Harding….

Just to let you know that Rear Admiral Tim Lowe (Harvey 1974-81) was awarded a CBE in The Queen Birthday Honours List

From Phil Harding…

Just to let you know that Old Harveian Garry Ratcliffe will feature on BBC’s DIY SOS this evening. Garry attended The Harvey from 1984 to 1991. He is a primary school headteacher in Dartford. Garry and his partner live on the Isle of Sheppey and care for four youngsters with highly complex needs.
The programme is on BBC1 at 8.55.

Gurkha Concert 25 March

The Gurkha Concert was a great night with a wide selection of music, singing from a band member and also from opera singer Judith Colman and two dances by the Gurkhas including the famous Kukhri dance. Proceeds from the evening were split between the Gurkha Welfare Trust and the OHA for the benefit of the school.

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Gurkha Concert 25 March

Gurkha Concert 25 March only 1 week to go. There are still some tickets available for this event. Open to the public as well as Old Harveians and Gurkhas. Contact John Oliver 01303 251403 or e-mail

The Gurkha concert…

It has been confirmed that the Gurkhas will be performing their famous kukri knife dance during their concert at the school. This event is now only two weeks away on 25 March. Some tickets are still available from John Oliver tel: 01303 251403 or e-mail

The Gurkha Concert….

Not long now until the Gurkha Concert at the school and there are still some tickets available. 25 March at 7.30pm in the school hall. A regular part of their performance is the Kukri dance with their famous knives and it is hoped to include this on the night (space permitting). The Gurkha pipers may also make an appearance (to be confirmed). The concert is open to the public as well as old Harveians, Gurkhas and their families

Tickets £20 from John Oliver tel: 01303 251403 or e-mail

The Old Harveians Association

proudly present


in concert at the Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone

25 March at 7.30pm

Tickets £20pp from John Oliver  tel: 01303 251403  or e-mail

Free car parking  –  wheelchair-friendly access  –  drinks available to purchase

The are currently no plans for the hugely popular Gurkha Festival in 2017 so this may be the only opportunity to see the Gurkha Band in east Kent.


Annual Dinner 03 Dec…

Annual Dinner 03 Dec..
The official last day for bookings for the Dinner is tomorrow Monday 28 November. However there are a few places left and very late bookings are possible. Contact Phil Harding or mob 07850 154827

From Phil Harding – Annual Dinner 03 Dec…

The Dinner is now less than two weeks away. Bookings are being received regularly and numbers are looking good. There are still places available so please don’t think that you may have missed out. Final date for booking is Mon 28 November so you have another week to let me know. Menu and Booking Form  For more info e-mail me at

Dinner 2013 - Barry Fuller & Nicholas Robbins & Richard Robbins & Peter thomas

Annual Dinner 2016

The Annual Dinner is now less than a month away – 03 December. Bookings have been received from

Roy Adams (65-72)

Brian Adams (62-67)

Roderick Axell (56-59)

John Batten (52-59) – OHA President

Michael Bedford (39-46)

Ian Bewick (63-67)

Matt Cinelli (93-00)

Graham Clifton (62-68)

Arnold Cornish (45-50)

Greg Cowling (78-84)

Richard Crump (85-92)

Brian Dallaway – ex-staff (82-06)

John Dennis -Chairman of Governors & Master of Ceremonies

Jeffery Develin (50-56)

Frank Easton (44-52)

Daniel Falvey (03-10)

Brian Flood (59-64)

Bill Floydd (48-49)

Michael Gillman (71-78)

Simon Goodfellow – staff (94-)

Andrew Green (57-63)

Trevor Greening (ex-Governor)

John Greening (69-76)

Phil Harding – ex-staff (79-12) OHA Secretary

David Harrison (59-60) – Honorary Pianist

Mark Harrison (69-74) – OHA Social Networking Co-ordinator

Mat Harrison (07-11)

John Herbert – ex-staff (59-89)

Duncan Hopkin (ex-Governor)

Ivor Hopper (45-52)

Brian Huggins (59-64)

Martin Hydes – ex-staff (86-11) – Clerk to the Governors

Peter Imbert (44-49) (Lord Imbert of New Romney, QPM)

James Johnson (03-10)

Barry Knight (75-82)

Doug Leckie (59-66)

Colin Manning (52-54)

Paul Markland (62-69)

Brian Michell (45-48)

Peter Mortimer (60-68)

Peter Naish (56-63)

Scott Norman (85-92, Headmaster)

Cyril Orchard (41-47) – Former OHA President

Kevan Parrett (45-49)

Turrloo Parrett (46-51)

Simon Philpott (74-81)

Stewart Prebble (58-64)

Jim Radford (60-65)

Keith Radford (52-54)

Henry Shackleton (34-40)

David Shriver(75-82)

Malcolm Sperrin (74-81)

Phil Talbot (58-62)

Nigel Thomas – ex-staff (61-92)

Mark Towse (95-03)

David Turnbull (78-84)

Dominic van der Wal (85-92) – OHA Newsletter Editor

Derek Wood (45-51)

Antony Youell (79-81)

Dick Young – ex-staff (62-95)

See anyone you know? Then come and join them. Get a reunion together. Meet old friends, make new friends, catch up with old teachers, rekindle old memories. And possibly the last chance to see the old gym before it is demolished in the summer. Menu and Booking Form on earlier post or Phil Harding