On Saturday 15th September we were delighted to welcome back a group of Old Bedfordians who had all been at the School in the late Sixties, with the majority overlapping in the 1st XV together at some point. It was also good to meet a number of brave wives who ensured that “the boys” did not get too carried away!
The group enjoyed a tour of the School, meeting the current 1st XV, lunch and watching the match in the afternoon against Rugby School. Sadly, on the pitch, despite a promising start, the day did not go Bedford’s way, but everybody enjoyed catching up and swapping stories. It was particularly interesting to hear the great variety of things that the OBs had done since leaving the School.
A special thank you should go to Chris Foster (60-69) who was instrumental in organising the event. A number of messages were read out from those who could not make the occasion and at the end of lunch everybody raised a glass to “absent friends.”
If you would like to organise your own reunion please do not hesitate to contact the Old Bedfordians Club Office who would love to assist.