Sad News. Ian Valentine has informed me of the death of Keith Spurgeon. He passed away peacefully at his nursing home on Sunday 3rd March, 15 months after suffering a major stroke. Keith’s funeral details are:
Monday 25th March 2pm at St Lawrence Church, Bidborough, TN3 0UJ
followed by a wake at Tunbridge Wells Tennis Club, Nevill Gate ( off Warwick Park) TN2 5ES
Due to illness within the caterers’ family this has been postponed. A further announcement will follow as to the new date.
The next meeting of the City Diners will take place on Friday 26th April at the George Inn at Southwark. Cost will be £37 including wine. We will be dining at 1pm so gather for a re-luncheon glass or two from noon.
Menu and further details will be announced in the next week or so.
Thursday Feb 28th – City Walk
John Lissaman will lead a City Church walk, meet at
The walk will be between 4 and 5 miles, it is flat and of course it is very easy to drop out of a City walk at any time. John will research an appropriate place for lunch – if possible one of the churches who can provide a soup/sandwich/cake/drink sort of lunch.
Sunday Mar 17th – Ramble
Sunday Apr 7th – Cotmans Ash walk
Sunday Apr 28th – Ramble
Sunday / Monday May 12th or 13th, five night break
Sunday June 9th – Ramble
Sunday June 30th Picnic (at Linkhorns to be confirmed)
Wednesday July 10th – Evening walk
29th March 2019 – AGM and dinner at Royal Blackheath Golf Club, AGM,5.45 pm Dinner, 7:45 pm
The Old Askean Association Annual Lunch will be held at the RAF club on Thursday 2nd May 2019. Time 12 noon for 1:00pm. Tickets £46 excluding wine.
Smoked Salmon with brown bread and butter
Roast Sirloin of Beef with Yorkshire pudding, traditional roast potatoes and a selection of vegetables
Apple and blackberry crumble with vanilla custard
Coffee and petits fours
Dress: Old Askean blazer or Lounge Suit and Tie
To reserve your ticket
Further details will be announced when they are received. In past years this has been a church service at 11:30 followed by a buffet lunch in the lower school site (formerly the Girls School).
Further details to be announced.
13th July 2019 – Summer Reunion at the College, Jerningham Road site – from 2.00 pm.