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Executive Master Paul Rogers Farewell Podcast

Baz Reilly was joined by Paul Rogers the outgoing Executive Master of Wellington college Hangzhou. Paul came into the DukeBox studio with an arm full of his favourite tunes. Listed below: Song Series#2 - Everlasting Arms Performed by: Stew Mcilrath, Worship Central Malaysia Written by: Stew Mcilrath Jaco Pastorious - The Chicken Performed by: Jaco Pastorious Written by: Pee Wee Ellis Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No.13 in B-Flat […]

todaySeptember 21, 2020

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Desert Island Books – Mr Richard Atherton

Welcome to the first programme in our brand new series, Desert Island Books. We’ve modified the longstanding and much loved Radio 4 ‘Desert Island Discs’ radio show format to create our own ‘Wellington College Desert Island Books’. In the show you’ll hear about the guest’s favourite 8 tracks as well as their favourite 8 books. My first interviewee and a bit of a guinea-pig is my husband, Richard Atherton, Maths […]

todayJune 24, 2020

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Wellington & the 1970 General Election – Out of the Archives

What social and political issues were Wellington students asked to consider in the run up to the 1970 election? When were they first allowed to vote? Did they campaign for or against the UK joining the EU? Find out in the latest ‘Out of the Archives’ podcast by Caroline Jones.

todayJune 22, 2020

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‘A Safe Haven’ – Ellie & Delyth

Almost a decade after leaving Wellington, OW Ellie Porter and Mrs Lynch discovered recently that they had more in common than they thought... In this moving and candid chat, they share the reasons why boarding school was their “safe haven”, Ellie using it as an escape from living with her alcoholic father and Mrs Lynch from a mother with a serious mental health illness. Hear how their experiences have shaped […]

todayJune 17, 2020

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The History of Speech Day – Out of the Archives

Celebrate Speech Day with the latest podcast from Caroline Jones, the College archivist! Today she will be delving into the history of speech day, from simple beginnings through Edwardian grandeur to the present day...

todayMay 21, 2020

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Popular Music in the 60s & 70s – Out of the Archives

In this weeks episode of 'Out of the Archives', Caroline Jones discusses the music tastes of Wellington pupils back in the late 60s and early 70s, and how the College used to host concerts with some fairly big names...   Hyde Park free concert 7 June 1969: http://www.ukrockfestivals.com/hyde-park-6-7-69.html https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/blind-faith-in-hyde-park/ http://www.openculture.com/2012/09/eric_clapton_and_steve_winwood_join_forces_at_the_historic_blind_faith_concert_in_hyde_park_1969.html East Of Eden's record page: https://www.eastofedentheband.co.uk/index.html Genesis performing The Knife:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XhDHJNuyXw UFO performing Prince Kajuku:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw_q06RQHFk Pink Floyd's track Several […]

todayMay 11, 2020 3

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