On May 12 1967 A Whiter Shade of Pale, the debut single by Procol Harum, was released, going on to sell more than 15 million copies worldwide and becoming one of the most enduring and popular records of all time. The record was produced by Denny Cordell (1 & 4 South 1961)
Graham Otway met new Great Britain international Charlotte Calnan (West 2016) after she was named as part of the 33-woman squad that for the next three-and-a- half years will be built to try to win another golf for GB at Tokyo in 2020
When Charles Gower, the man known as the architect of Cranleigh rugby, died in 1963, a group of Old Cranleighans decided something needed to be done to commemorate all he had done. And so the Gower Club, which plays an annual match against the 1st XV, was formed
In the third article marking the centenary of Cranleigh rugby, we look back at the first full inter-school match when Epsom were well beaten on St Andrew's.
The arrival of 26-year-old Welshman Charles Gower at Cranleigh in January 1916 set in motion the switch of Cranleigh from a relative backwater to a respected public school, a change achieved almost entirely through success on the rugby field
A history of Cranleigh School rugby, from its low-key start in 1916 through the glory years of the 1920s, the revival in the 1950s to the remarkable success of the last few years.
On September 18, 1866, less than a year after the School had opened, the first formal picture of the boys of the Surrey County School was taken on the South Field after the inaugural Speech Day
Cranleigh has produced surprisingly few Olympians, but here are the seven who have appeared in the summer Olympics … so far
While much has been written about the first day of the Battle of the Somme (July 1, 1916) when there were 19,240 British soldiers killed, the appalling loss of life continued for the remainder of the month. Twenty Old Cranleighans died in July, more than 10% of the total lost in the conflict overall; all but one of those fell in France.
Lionel ‘Leo’ Last (House 1906) died early on the opening morning of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. It took a hundred years for his name to finally be included on the Cranleigh war memorial