Remembrance Sunday Lunch 2021

Join us for lunch in the Refectory on OCA Day this Remembrance Sunday, 14 November 2021.

The Old Caterhamians’ Association offers Honorary OCA Memberships to those that have given distinguished service to the School. The following former staff all taught for more than 20 years at the School and their wonderful contribution will be acknowledged at this lunch: Tom Murphy, Catherine Shelmerdine (known as Catherine Clifton at school), Janet Maddren (known as Janet Moy at school), Andrew Taylor, Stuart Barber, Gordon Wilkinson and Howard Tuckett.

There will be welcome drinks at 12pm in the foyer of the Refectory, and a three-course lunch with wine will be served at 12.30pm.

Prior to lunch, you are welcome to join us for the traditional Remembrance Service and CCF Parade at the front of the School at 10.40am, which is followed by the Recital of Reflection and Contemplation in the Wilberforce Hall.

After lunch, you can head over to Home Field to enjoy the traditional Old Cats rugby and lacrosse matches, with afternoon tea served in the Leathem Room at 3.30pm.

*** Registration for this event is now closed ***

If you have any dietary or accessibility requirements, please email


Please find below a summary of the day’s schedule:

9.30am Refreshments available in the Concourse
10.40am Service of Remembrance and the Guard of Honour at the front of the School
11.30am Recital of Reflection and Contemplation in the Wilberforce Hall
12pm Remembrance Sunday Lunch in the Refectory (this is a ticketed event – please use form below to register)

The OCA Sports Afternoon will see lacrosse and rugby matches played on Home Field with refreshments for all players and spectators in the Leathem Room.

12.15-1.30pm Lacrosse Match (Old Cats v Old Cats)  
1.45pm Two Minutes Silence
1.50-3.05pm Lacrosse Match (School 1st XII v OC Recent Leavers)
1.50-3.30pm Rugby Match (Presidents XV v Old Caterhamians XV)
3.30pm OCA President’s Presentations and Afternoon Tea in the Leathem Room

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Annie Hebden, Alumni Officer
( – tel: 01883 335091).