Old Dovorians

A View of The Close – 24th June 2022

A View of The Close – 24th June 2022

From The Headmasters Desk Despite the end of term drawing nearer, this week at the College has felt busier than ever. Assessments for all non-examination years are now complete, and the public examinations take place today. A great deal of time and effort has been put in to prepare for the Sports Days (this afternoon ...

Stuart Diekmeyer (St Martins 78-83)

Stuart Diekmeyer (St Martins 78-83)

Stuart Diekmeyer (St Martins 78-83) I was a boarder at Dover College from 1978 through 1983 and was initially housed in what was then called, much to the amusement and ridicule of the other boarding house’s inhabitants, the Waiting House. It did not help that our house tie was striped pink and black. The building ...

Old Dovorian Lodge 2022 Summer Festival

Old Dovorian Lodge 2022 Summer Festival

On the anniversary of Lodge’s 85th year since its consecration, as well as celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first ever Lodge meeting to be held at Dover College, the Old Dovorian Lodge held its “Summer Festival” on Saturday 4th June 2022 at Dover College A number of members and there guests meet for what ...

Jessica Darch (B83-87)

Jessica Darch (B83-87)

Jessica Darch (Belmont House 83-87) Jessica Darch studied architecture at Kingston University (BA Hons 1991) and is a self-taught artist. She started her painting career in the decorative art world, creating murals and special effects. She continues to paint large scale murals on both private and public walls. Simultaneously over the past 15 years, she ...

A View of The Close – 20th May 2022

A View of The Close – 20th May 2022

From The Headmasters Desk It was an honour to be able to attend a (very wet) celebration event in Buckingham Palace Gardens this morning, at which HRH The Earl of Wessex congratulated hundreds of young people, including three Old Dovorians, on the successful completion of their Gold DofE Award. The commitment necessary to achieve the ...

Julia Triston (DCJS 78 – 79  & B79-84)

Julia Triston (DCJS 78 – 79 & B79-84)

Julia Triston (Belmont House 1979-1984) Julia is a professional textile artist and educator. She exhibits and teaches her bespoke workshops and masterclasses throughout the world (in person and online), is the co-author of two popular books on Textile Art, and a selected member of the prestigious Textile Study Group. Julia has a deep-rooted passion for ...

The Old Dovorian Club

The Dover College Alumni, "The Old Dovorian Club, is your global Alumni network and lifelong connection to Dover College".