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Autumn 2017

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Issue 32 - Autumn 2017
In this issue:
  • KES shortlisted for two awards
  • American alumni event
  • New sports centre
  • World's Best Cocktail Bar
  • The Ocean Vet
  • London Dinner

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Lee Child: Creating Jack Reacher

Lee Child

Lee Child (1973) allowed the BBC World Service access to his writing room to record the first three days of writing the next Jack Reacher novel. Listen to the programme on BBC iPlayer.

King Edward's School shortlisted for two awards

Tes Independent School Awards 2018King Edward's School has been shortlisted for two awards in the Tes Independent School Awards 2018. Find out more about the awards the School has been shortlisted for.

Jim Grant hosts event for American alumni

Dr Mark Fenton and Jim GrantIn October, Jim Grant (1973), otherwise known as best-selling author Lee Child, hosted a New York reception for Old Edwardians based in North America. Find out more about the event. 

Work begins on new sports centre

An artist's impression of the new sports centreAt the end of October work began on the construction of a new £5m sports centre on the edge of South Field. Find out more about the new development. 

Dandelyan crowned World's Best Cocktail Bar

Ryan ChetiyawardanaDandelyan, which was founded by Ryan Chetiyawardana (2002), has been crowned the 'World's Best Cocktail Bar' at the 2017 Spirited Awards. Find out more about Dandelyan and the other awards Ryan has won. 

Dr Neil Burnie: Ocean Vet

Dr Neil BurnieA television series about the work of Dr Neil Burnie (1972), an ocean vet who died in a tragic diving accident in 2014, has recently aired in the UK. Find out more about Ocean Vet. 

London Dinner

London DinnerThe London Dinner for Old Edwardians living in or around London will take place on Monday, 27 November 2017. The speaker at this year's event will be Stephen Badsey (1974), Professor of Conflict Studies and Co-Director of the First World War Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton. Find out more and book your place. 

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