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Date set for release of book re. History of HCS

Former Headmaster Dr Howard Tomlinson (1988 – 2005) has finally completed all his detailed research into our old school and he’ll be publishing his book in April 2018.

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HCS ‘A’ level students achieve excellent grades again

To find out more please click on this link or visit the HCS Facebook page and view their album of photographs. https://www.facebook.com/pg/HerefordCathedralSchool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1661328193885959  

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City of Culture bid unsuccessful

Hereford as Candidate City. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has just announced the short-list for UK City of Culture 2021 and sadly Hereford did not make it despite a distinctive and ambitious bid.

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Is a school cap a sacred relic?

Here is a short poem called “T e m p o r a   M u t a n t u r,  etc.” (Times Change) and written anonymously by an OH before World War One as he reflected on his time at the Cathedral School, probably around the second half of the Nineteenth Century. As I sit at my […]

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Thirty three attend annual spring luncheon on 18th May 2017

Rowing Colours not faded after 65 years!!  Among OHs present at this event was David Prosser ** who was a boarder in Deanery between 1946 – 1952.  Known as dai to his contemporaries, he is featured here being congratulated for his rowing skills some 60+ years later by John (jesse) James, another Welshman and fellow Deanery resident. As can be seen, […]

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Inaugural OHiL Dinner event in 2017

We staged our first ever semi-formal evening function on Thursday 27th April 2017 at the Union Jack Club near Waterloo Station, SE1 which was very successful. The event was attended by 27 people in total, (click here for Guest List) made up of 23 OHs, Club President Dr. Howard Tomlinson, HCS Development Director Claire Morgan-Jones and 2 wives. Members present represented a […]

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Book now for the 2017 Westminster Quiz

The Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust will once more be staging their usual fund raising quiz on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at St Columba’s Church, Pont Street, SW1X 0BD.

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10th Anniversary of Autumn Luncheons

This year represented the eleventh year running that we’ve organised an informal autumn lunch at Doggett’s Coat & Badge beside the Thames.

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Hereford Cathedral website relaunched

We have just been told that the Cathedral Choir, on the occasion of their very FIRST Evensong since returning for the new term, have recorded the service on a webcast. To find out more or to receive future notifications of services added to the site, please register by visiting herefordcathedral.org  For webcasts, you can select […]

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Strawberries & Cream beside the Wye

Anyone for PIMMS?

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