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Early Years of Wellington Rugby – Out Of The Archives

  Wellington Archivist Caroline Jones dives into the record books to look at how rugby established itself as one of the traditional sports at Wellington College - and how the College helped to shape rugby itself.

todayFebruary 11, 2021

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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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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

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