Informal Drinks at “The George” Southwark

The Old Askean Association are having an informal get together on Friday 5th July at the George Coaching Inn, 75-77 Borough High Street, SE1 1NH

We will be there from 15.00 onwards and aim is for people to drop in as and when they can and get to meet old and hopefully new friends.

Those still working in the city perhaps during their lunchtime or late afternoon once they have finished work.

If you are still in contact with any old school friends please invite them along as well.

We had around 40 attend the event in January and it would be great to exceed this.

This is being run jointly with the Hatcham Association and we hope to attract new members to this.

Hope to see you there


Peter Ayling (President)

Roger Pawley – Funeral Arrangements

Roger Pawley’s funeral will be on Friday 24th May at 10.00 a.m. at Beckenham Crematorium, Elmers End Road, Beckenham, BR3 4TD.  The wake after to be held at Dulwich And Sydenham Golf Club, Grange Lane, College Road, London SE21 7LH.  Hazel has asked for no black ties, striped blazers and OA ties welcome. Family flowers only. 

If you are unable to attend the service at Beckenham, you are very welcome to come to the Golf Club after 11.30 a.m. To help with catering please let Hazel know if you are attending  the Golf Club.  Hazel’s details are as follows:- 0208 693 5660 or email  

Old Askean Association AGM and Dinner 11th July 2024

AGM and Dinner Thursday, 11 July 2024 at the Royal Blackheath Golf Club, Court Road, Eltham.
Annual General Meeting & Dinner – Thursday 11th July 2024
Royal Blackheath Golf Club, Court Road, Eltham, SE9 5AF

It’s that time of the year again and we need your support for the AGM and for those of you who want to join up with fellow Old Askeans, friends and relatives, we have a splendid dinner to follow. All are welcome. Royal Blackheath is the world’s oldest golf club and has wonderful facilities. It is easily accessible by public transport (bus route 161 from Eltham or Mottingham train station) and has a large secure car park.

There is a choice of menu and you may choose two or three courses. If you opt for two courses, you can have a starter and main or a main and pudding. Dinner costs £39.00 for three courses or £33.00 for two courses excluding drinks. Drinks should be ordered and paid for at the bar before dinner and will be brought to you at your table. Jugs of tap water will be provided on your table.

The AGM begins at 7.00pm and dinner will be served in the dining room at 8.00pm. If you wish to attend the dinner, please complete and return the form below to me before Friday 28th June 2024 (we have to inform them two weeks in advance) indicating your menu choices. The lounge bar will be available until dinner for those not attending the AGM, and afterwards until 11.00pm.

I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. If you prefer not to attend the dinner, please give us your support at the AGM.

Yours sincerely

Roger Goodman
Social Secretary

Please return to:
Mr Roger Goodman, White Cottage, Bowesden Lane, Shorne, Kent, DA12 3LA
Telephone number: 07979 701999


Smoked Haddock and Spring Onion Fishcake,

Chive Cream Sauce, Watercress Salad


Creamy Woodland Mushroom, Dijon Mustard 

And Tarragon Fricassee on Toasted Sourdough


Supreme of Cornfed Chicken, Grain Mustard Mash,

Wild Mushroom and Madeira Cream Sauce


Roasted Loin of Cod, Buttered Leeks, Saffron Mash,

Warm Tartare Sauce and Beer Battered Scraps


Peach, Raspberry and Blueberry Pavlova 


Chocolate Marquise with Raspberry Sorbet

Tea or Coffee & Mint Crisps

Pay by  Bacs  to Old Askean Association sort code 46 04 15 account number 81173529  reference(your name)(preferred). Then confirm to Roger Goodman with your menu choices

Advance Notice – 150 years of “The School”

Formal Dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the school. Date confirmed as Thursday 6 November 2025, venue Haberdashers’ Hall. A black tie event.

November 2025 at Haberdashers Hall.

Black tie, further details to follow. If interested please contact Roger Goodman to book a place at

Early booking essential as limited place