News and recent events

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…

Keith Spurgeon is seriously ill

We have received the following from Keith’s wife: Thank you for your letter… it’s good to know that Keith is thought about Sadly his brain is so damaged from the…

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…