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Issue 13 - Winter 2012
In this issue:
  • Lord Hall - BBC Director General
  • Rugby Champions
  • £5 million raised
  • Tell us your news
  • Oxford Lecture

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Foundation Stone Ceremony

Foundation Stone CeremonyView the film of the Foundation Stone Ceremony, which took place in 1938 to mark the start of construction work on the new King Edward's School building.

Wildlife Competition

Wildlife Photography Competition View the entries from the UM's Wildlife Photography Competition

Lord Hall appointed BBC Director General

Lord Tony HallLord Tony Hall, who spoke at the Biennial Dinner in October 2012, has been appointed the new Director General of the BBC. Read more about his appointment.



Greater Birmingham Tournament Champions

U15 A XV rugby teamThe U15 A XV rugby team has won the Greater Birmingham Tournament for the first time in their four years of trying. Read more about recent sporting successes



Thanks a five million!

Telephone callers say 'thank you'The King Edward's School Birmingham Trust has now raised a staggering £5m. Find out how this money is being used.




Tell us your news

Pen and notepadWhether you have a new job, new wife or a new book out, we and your contemporaries would be interested to know. The next OE Gazette will be out in March, in which a selection of OE news will be published. For inclusion in the Gazette complete the online news form by Friday, 25 January 2013


Oxford Lecture and Drinks

Merton College lecture theatreThe speaker this year is Dr Matthew Grimley (1989), who will give a talk titled: Kenneth Tynan v Enoch Powell: Two Old Edwardians and the late-1960s Culture War. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, 6 March 2013. Find out more information and book online.

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