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The Lancing Association

For the Parents of OLs

Formed in 1995, the Lancing Association gives parents of former pupils of the College the opportunity to:

  • Maintain links with the College and its staff
  • Meet up with old friends
  • Have seats reserved at principal concerts and plays
  • Enjoy a convivial meal in the Megarry Room before these events
  • Receive information about all forthcoming events
  • Receive a copy of The Quad magazine and the Music Calendar every term

Although its purpose is not primarily fundraising, the Lancing Association makes annual contributions to the facilities of the College. In recent years, these have included:

  • Portable staging for Great School
  • Conference table and chairs for the Seminar Room in the Gwynne Library
  • Chairs for the Staff Common Room
  • Trees for the Millennium Tree Planting Programme
  • Computerised sound equipment for the College Theatre
  • New basketball equipment for the Sports Hall
  • New noticeboards for the North Cloister of the Lower Quad
  • An alpaca for the College Farm Project
  • A donation to the College's Malawi Project
  • A chandelier for the refurbished Megarry Room
  • A television for the Sixth Form Club
  • Folders for the Choir
  • Art books for the Reeve Art School
  • Dining Chairs for the Sanderson Room Table
  • Clocks and Charity Box for the Café
  • Donation to the new Chapel sound system
  • ‘Year’s Mind Book’ for the Chapel to mark the retirement of Jeremy Tomlinson as Chairman of the Lancing Association
  • Jubilee Biology Garden, including seating, pond, greenhouse supplies, bat and bird boxes etc
  • Defibrillator (situated in Reception for use by staff, pupils, parents and visitors to the College and Chapel)

If you are a parent of a former pupil and would like to join the Lancing Association, or if you have any other queries, please contact the Administrator (see below).

Chairman: Ian Gough

Vice Chairman: Simon Kenning

Treasurer: Peter Lewis

Minutes Secretary: Jeremy Tomlinson

Administrator: Claire Welling, Foundation Office. Tel: 01273 465709 Email:

Download the Chairman's Letter Advent 2016 (PDF)


Download the Event Programme and Booking Form Advent 2016 (PDF)

Download the Lancing College Music Calendar for the current Term (PDF)

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