News and Recent Events

Rugby Club – Pre-match Lunch Saturday 6 April

The final Pre-Match Lunch of the season is to be held prior to our match against Sittingbourne on Saturday 6th April.  PLEASE NOTE ALL READERS, ESPECIALLY PAUL WALSH.  There has been…

Keith Spurgeon – Funeral Arrangements

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…

Rugby Club Annual Supper 12th April

The Annual Rugby supper. The venue is confirmed at the Rectory Field on Friday  12th April so plenty of time to recover from the exuberances of the PML!!!! The cost is…

Chris Comber RIP

It was with much sadness that earlier today I heard from Rita Comber that Chris had passed away last Saturday, the 2nd February. I understand from his Son, Matt, that…

Were you at Hebden Bridge in 1953?

Are you in this photo? Do you have any memories of this trip? if ye please let me know so that we can include them in future editions of the…

Funeral of Dave Kingston

Some 150 plus people crowded in to the North Chapel at Eltham Crematorium on Thursday 6th September 2018 for the funeral of Old Askean Dave Kingston. There were many Old…

Thames River Cruise Sunday 22 July 2018

Forty-one landlubbers were aboard the Thames Barge “Lady Daphne”  on Sunday  22 July 2018 on a trip organised by Roger Pawley. It was a splendid day in all senses of…

OAA AGM 5th July 2018

Some 25 plus members attended the AGM in the lovely setting of the Royal Blackheath Golf Club. Andy Jordan-Smith was elected President for the coming year. After the meeting the…

Stroll in the Forest – May 2018

Sixteen of us assembled for ‘standing orders’ at our hotel along with Rocky a Border terrier, rescued by Hazel and Roger, previously owned by a friend who could no longer…

City Diners 2nd March 2018

This date was bedevilled by bad weather and snowfall, causing all kinds of travel disruption. However, it went ahead, producing : “This time last week there were thirty eight of us…