We are sad to report that Peter Withers, who was a member of Common Room for 34 years from 1973 to 2007, died at home in Seaford on Monday 16 April, aged 87.
The Old Brightonian Community
Chris Terrill (Al. 1965-70) has a brand new 3 part series starting on BBC2 at 8pm on Sunday 15th April telling the story of "Britain's biggest Warship". It is the inside story of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest and most advanced warship ever constructed in Britain.
‘What if all guns blew bubbles’ I said to myself as I fired my bubble gun into the sky one sunny May afternoon in 2016. As I gasped at the simplistic beauty of the idea, I knew that there was something special in there, a possibility. I made a promise that I would bring this possibility powerfully into the world.
Lauren Libin, 35, lives in Brighton (a stones throw from Brighton College) with her partner Carl and three year old daughter Summer. She runs consumer brand and lifestyle PR agency Switched On with clients such as T2 Tea, VisitBrighton, Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, Duck & Waffle and Tom Kerridge’s Festival Pub in the Park.
It has been another fantastic term for Brighton College Chamber Music! after three gruelling national rounds, four of our ensembles were selected to play in the winners' final concert of the Pro Corda National Chamber Music Competition in Cambridge.
This summer Louis Rivet will be volunteering with Engineers Without Borders to construct and renovate Micro Hydro Power systems in the Philippines, to provide electricity to rural communities. Without this electricity, local school children have insufficient lighting to study after dark, and community health clinics are less able to cope with patient demand.
Whilst it was Cambridge who were the ones to beat on the Thames this year, on land, Oxford took the spoils at the Hive Stadium, home to Barnet FC.
"In remembering, in being aware, we cannot stop it all happening again, but naïve as I may sound, I do believe that being aware, by never forgetting, by teaching and of course by very strictly enforcing these laws that prohibit these terrible crimes we can begin to reduce the risk of this cynical inevitability of endlessly destroying each other from age to age.” - Andrew Cayley CMG QC FRSA (Br. 1977-82), Director of Service Prosecutions and former United Nations International Prosector was invited to speak at the Roscoe Lecture series at St George's Hall in Liverpool.
In recent years the College has run a series of particularly successful careers events for the Sixth form, where we have been extremely lucky to have a range of Old Brightonians return to their old school to speak to pupils about their careers, what they do and how they got to where they are now.