RIP Ted Pryor

From Phil Harding…
Just received the sad news that Ted Pryor, long-serving Head of French, has passed away.

Dick Young e-mailed me with the news. He thinks that Ted was 93.

Old Harveians Annual Dinner 2017

Just a reminder that the OLd Harveians Annual Dinner this year is 02 December. More information and Booking Form to follow

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