I found a tribute to Steve Brake on the net,to read it click Here. The tribute contains
the only photo of Steve that I could find, so If you have a better photo let me have
it and I will include it on here.
Cover of a Youth Review magazine published Feb 1965
Some of the names of managers and workers in no particular order
Michael Nicholson - Florence
Stephen Brake Laurel Frank
June Hay Norman Bonnie
Jacqueline Lister - Smith
If there are some I have forgotten then let me
Know and I will add them.
Memorial Service for Robin Griffin
The Memorial Service for Robin Griffin took place in the Chapel on Saturday 1st March
2014. It was organised by Audrey and Mark Griffin and was attended by about eighty,
some of whom had met Robin in his school teaching years - either before or after
his time on the staff of the College. Former Culham Music Lecturer, the Reverend
Ron Burrrow conducted the Service. He was assisted by fellow Culham Music Lecturer,
Breyan Knowles, who helped to organise the religious elements of the service as well
as playing the organ.
The Reflections included four from Culhamites.
Geography lecturer, John Enticott read "To begin at the beginning" from "Under Milk
The contribution of Andy Howland (1968-72) largely comprised tributes from Peter
Shilling, Malcolm Wright, Sue Raper and Dave Hope (all 1968-71), Roger Hope (1966-69)
and John Shield (1972-76)
Keith Cozens (1967-71) delivered his moving composition "Barnstable Beggar" whilst
Peter Smith (1967-70) read an extract from “Pilgrim's Progress”.
Other reflections were made by a former pupil of Robin's at Shoreditch School and
from four former pupils of the European School.
Nick Storr, another former pupil of the European School treated us to the prelude
to Bach's Second Cello Suite.
Mark Griffin read "If we shadows" from “A Midsummer Night's Dream” - a favourite
passage of his father's
Refreshments were provided by ex-Culhamites and the European School.
I got the firm impression that the Culhamites who were present felt that the service
was a fitting tribute to one who had been fully active in Culham life for nearly