The Recent Death of Alan Berry, member of staff 1972-1996
From Graham Berry (AOB):
It is with great sadness that I have to report that my father, Alan Berry, died peacefully at Oaklands Care Home, Marchwood, on Saturday 22nd August 2015. Alan had been suffering with Alzheimer’s, which was first diagnosed 6 years ago and had been on a steady decline ever since.
We will be holding a service on Monday 7th September at 12:30 p.m. at:
Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground
Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7EJ.
After the service you are welcome to join us at:
The Three Tuns
Dorset, BH23 8JH.
We request no flowers but if you would like to make a donation in memory of Alan then please make cheques payable to the Alzheimer’s Society and send them to:
Donation – Alan Berry
c/o Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground
Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7EJ
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.
2015 Leavers' Barbecue
All 2015 leavers are warmly invited to a barbecue and get-together at the Edward Alleyn Clubhouse on Saturday 5th September at 3.00 p.m.
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 - email@example.com
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