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10 June 2022

In April, the Old Brightonian Golf Team completed their annual pilgrimage to Kent (Deal and Sandwich) to compete in the Halford Hewitt Cup which is a scratch foursomes event for teams of 10 former pupils of 64 public schools. We were without Ben Roberts (Al. 2009-11), Freddie Pett, (Ha. 1999-2004) and Mike Mudie (Ha. 1998-2001) from the previous year, but welcomed back Riaz Rattansi (Ch. 1985-90) and Mark Budd (Du. 2004-09).

25 May 2022

Brad Vanstone's (Sc. 2004-09) vegan cheese startup, Wilicroft, has raised €2 million to fuel growth across Europe.

18 May 2022

Kip Baker (Le. 1965-68) has lived quite a life. He is an interpreter, specialising in French to English translation. He spoke to us about his diverse career - from hotelier to professional diver and about days spent swimming in the pool with friends, during his time at the College.

13 May 2022

We are continuing our series of speaking to Old Brightonians who have set up their own businesses since leaving the College. Ami Savani (Wi. 2000-05) owns A Mermaid's Secret, a massage and beauty therapy business in Hove. Ami tells us how she went from studying physiology to setting up A Mermaid's Secret, and the teachers who made all the difference to her going after her dreams.

14 April 2022

Peter Somerville (Le. 1967-72) has Brighton College in the blood: he is the grandson of Peggy Williams and grew up a stone's throw from the College. Peter moved to New Zealand in the 1980s, running a luxury lodge on the South Island.

14 April 2022

Jon Filby (Le. 1972-77) has been appointed as the new Chair of Sussex Cricket.

11 April 2022

Lange Powell (BCJS./Ha. 1955-65) is a retired civil servant, who has lived in Australia for nearly all of his adult life.

Linguist Lange shares his story - from being the school's sabre champion, to working in rural Madagascar and making a life for himself and his family in South Australia working with the government. 

06 April 2022

The Old Brightonians is a community of alumni that spans generations. Dennis Patrick Flynn (Ha. 1942-45) was a pupil at the College during the Second World War and is now 95. He retired to France in the late 1980s with his wife, Jean, and spoke to us about the challenges of being a pupil at Brighton in the 40s, and his career as an aircraft engineer.

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