1960s Reunion

1960s Reunion

Newbold will be hosting a 1960s reunion on the weekend of 4-6 August 2017, on the College campus. We are pleased to invite all former staff and students who were at the College in the 1960s to join in this event and reconnect and reunite with former classmates and teachers, enjoy special speakers including former College Principal Dr Jan Paulsen, musical items and performances including the Wedgwood Trio, and a trip on the River Thames and an outing to Virginia Water.

All-inclusive packages are available for singles our couples, and include:

  • Two nights in our Halls of Residence
  • All meals (Friday supper to Sunday lunch)
  • All activities and events, including the outing to Virginia Water and the boat trip on the River Thames


If you would prefer to register over the phone, please have your payment details ready and call our office on +44 (0)1344 407492.


The proposed programme for the event is as follows (times and events may change, these will be confirmed in writing prior to the event):


Friday 4 August

  • Registration and check-in in Murdoch Hall at the College Reception desk (15:00 – 17:00)
  • Campus Tour leaves from in front of Salisbury Hall (17:00 – 18:00)
  • Supper in the Cafeteria (18:00 – 19:00)
  • Newbold Welcome and College Council Update in Moor Close Chapel (19:00 – 20:00
  • Vespers in Moor Close Chapel, followed by refreshments (from 20:00)


Saturday 5 August

  • Breakfast in the Cafeteria (07:00 – 08:00)
  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal in Murdoch Hall Room 16 (08:30 – 10:00)
  • Early Service in the Newbold Church Centre with sermon by Dr Jan Paulsen (from 09:00)
  • Sabbath School classes with Barbara Abrahamian in the Moor Close Blue room, or with Mike and Helen Pearson in Murdoch Hall Room 16 (from 10:00)
  • Divine Service in the Newbold Church Centre, with Sermon by Dr Jan Paulsen (from 11:15)
  • Lunch in the Cafeteria (13:00 – 14:00)
  • Coach Trip to Virginia Water (14:30 – 17:30)
  • Concert with the Wedgewood Trio in Salisbury Hall (from 19:30)


Sunday 6 August

  • Breakfast in the Cafeteria (07:00 – 08:30)
  • Check-out of accommodation (08:30 – 09:00)
  • Coach departs for boat trip on the River Thames (09:15)
  • Boat trip on the River Thames, departs Windsor (10:00 – 12:00)
  • Coach returns to Newbold (13:00)
  • Lunch in the Cafeteria (13:00 – 14:00)


The following is a selection of individuals who have already registered for the upcoming reunion:

  • Barbara Abrahamian (née Beaven)
  • Greta Anscombe (née Crocker)
  • John Baildam
  • Anthony and Olive Crouch (née Turner)
  • April Dunnett
  • Leonard and Patricia Eastwood (née Palmer)
  • Diana Hartnell (née Mead)
  • Jerry and Sharon Hoyle
  • Jörgen and Bodil Illum (née Sjöberg)
  • Sven Hagen and Ingelis Jensen
  • John and Janet Overy (née Porter)
  • Paul Possinger and Cynthina Nelson-Possinger (née Hogendorp)
  • Howard and Kay Rutherford (née Titley)
  • Jeannette Stuart (née Mead)
  • Bob Summerour
  • Richard and Pam Vine (née Titley)
  • Don and Melinda Vollmer
  • Sherard and Sheila Wilson (née Anscombe)


For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact us:

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