Welcome to the website of the Edward Alleyn Club, the society for all former pupils of Alleyn's School, Dulwich. Please browse through our pages to learn what's going on at the Club, read about reunions and events, and keep in contact with the Club, the School and your fellow AOBs and AOGs.
Katy Jones - Spurgeon's year of 1981
It is with great sadness that the Club passes on the news that Katy Jones has died suddenly on 24 April following a brain haemorrhage. She was just 51.
Mr Edward Robinson (Tyson's 1938-41)
The Edward Alleyn Club regrets to announce the death of Mr Edward Robinson on 13 April 2015. Mr Robinson was a contributor to the School's Oral History project. He gave us a schoolboy view of war:
'The boys who were evacuated to Kent were given first-row seats to view the dog fights between Britain and Germany over the Pilgrims’ Way. Ted Robinson (Tn 1938-41) remembered that ‘Up on the cliffs at Kingsdown, we’d throw stones at the Heinkels as they skimmed over!’
Major Eric Randall M.B.E.
It is with great sadness that the Alleyn's community has to announce the death of Major Eric Randall MBE (Common Room 1948-93) Hon. A.O.B. Eric's Funeral was on 14 April at 1.15pm at the Chichester Crematorium.
Former School Captain, Barry Ware-Lane
It is with regret that the Edward Alleyn Club has to announce the death of former School Captain, Barry Ware-Lane (Roper’s 1960-68) on 24 December 2014.
Mr Tony Vandeputte
The Club regrets to announce the death of Mr Tony Vandeputte (Roper's 1964-71) of pneumonia on Thursday 12 March at his home in Gran Canaria.
Angus MacKechnie Executive Director of ISAN
Angus MacKechnie (Spurgeon's 1980-85) is the new Executive Director of ISAN. ISAN is the national membership and strategic organisation that supports the development of outdoor arts in the UK and brings the sector together.
Alleyn's Junior School
Mrs Barbara Dalton will be retiring in July after over 36 years of teaching. She has touched so many lives and we would like you to help us celebrate that by sending in a note and/or photograph of anything that stirs a happy memory of your years at Alleyn’s Junior School being taught by Mrs Dalton. - please send to Jane Mines in the Junior School, or via the alumni office - firstname.lastname@example.org
Virunga wins a Peabody Award
Orlando von Einsiedel (Dutton's, Year of 1998) is the Director / Producer of a film about the gorillas of the National Park that stretches from the Virunga Mountains in the South, to the Rwenzori Mountains in the North, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Lent 2015 ebulletin now available
The Lent copy of the ebulletin is now available to download
Alleyn's at Edinburgh
Add your show to our online listing or simply choose your itinerary for the festival here
Summer Reunion of the Fives
On Saturday 13 June, over 170 of us gathered together to celebrate 20, 30, 40, 50 or even 60 years since leaving Alleyn's
Alleyn's at Glastonbury
Florence Welch will be in good Alleyn's company at the Glastonbury Festival this year. We wish them all a great Founder's Day
Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava
Fifteen artists have been chosen to represent the UK in one of the oldest and most famous awards for children’s book illustration; the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava. Alexis Deacon (Brading’s year of 1996) has been selected for his work on Lion, and another children’s book; I am Henry Finch is also shortlisted, for which Alexis wrote the words.
Alleyn's School Memorial plaque
On Friday 8 may, the chaplain of St George's Memorial Church in Ypres dedicated and blessed the Alleyn's School Memorial plaque.
Primetime Emmy Award
Nick Edwards (Dutton's, 2002-09) has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual in Animation.