OBA Annual Dinner 2016

Guest Speaker – Bill Dunham
Note the change of venue. Now at
Boston & County Club.

I am pleased to be able to announce details of the 2016 OBA Annual Dinner. It will be held at the Boston & County Club, and the guest speaker this year will be Brigadier M W (Bill) Dunham CBE BSc.

You can order your dinner tickets on-line using the form at the bottom of this post.

Bill joined the Royal Marines in 1979 straight from BGS and had a long and varied career including command at every level up to Brigadier. His Career culminated in roles as Commandant of Commando Training Centre, as Chief of Staff of the NATO Training Mission in Kabul and finally Deputy Commandant General. He left the Corps on 31 March 2015 and now works as the Director of Strategy and Corporate Services at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

If you have never heard this man speak now is your chance – he was one of Mr Anderson’s early pupils and he knows he has a hard act to follow but we are sure he will give it a go!

OBA Annual Dinner

Saturday 19th March 2016- 6:30pm for 7:30pm
Boston & County Club, Parkgate, Boston

Guest Speaker:  Brigadier M W (Bill) Dunham CBE BSc (BGS 1972-79)
Dress: Lounge Suits
Tickets £25
Contact Peter Sharman for further details (tel: 01205 353659; president@bostonian.org.uk

(Catering by Julie Holland of the Boston and County Club)

Home-made Tomato Soup
Lincolnshire Platter – Pork Pie, Haslet, Poacher Cheese, Chutney
Smoked Salmon
Main Course
Julie’s Home-made Steak Pie
Chicken in White Wine and Mushroom Sauce
Lemon Sole with Lemon and Parsley Butter
Tuscan Bean Crunch (vegetarian)
(all served with Seasonal Vegetables)
Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Custard
Profiteroles with Cream
Cheese and Biscuits
Coffee or Tea and Mints

The dinner is open to former students of Boston Grammar School together with current and former members of staff at the school, whether or not they are members of the Old Bostonian Association. You may also buy a ticket for a guest (not necessarily being connected to BGS)
If you wish to visit the OBA Museum at the School whilst in Boston please contact Peter Sharman as above to make arrangements.

Please order your tickets as soon as possible. There are three ways to do so:

  • by sending the following details to Peter Sharman together with, or followed soon after by, a cheque payable to “Old Bostonian Association”
  • by using the form below to order your tickets via PayPal
  • via BACS; please contact Peter Sharman for the OBA bank account details

Details required:

  • Your name
  • Your years at Boston Grammar School
  • Number of tickets required
  • Your menu choice (each of three courses as above)
  • Your address and contact telephone number
  • Your email address
  • Your guest’s name
  • Your guest’s menu choice
Seating will probably be on tables of 10-12 and we will try, although cannot guarantee, to seat everyone with their peer group – if you know of others attending with whom you would like to sit please name them.

Order form

The dinner has taken place and orders are therefore now closed.

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