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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nausikaa Vassiliou (PoW 83 – 87)

Nausikaa Vassiliou (PoW 83 – 87)

Nausikaa Vassiliou, Prince of Wales House, 1983-1987 Nausikaa's journey in ceramics began in 1990. Self-taught, her idea was to bring colour and design to everyday objects. Nausikaa was deeply moved by ancient designs, such as from the Mayan, Minoan and Asian cultures, which she has incorporated into her art. After a twenty year break to ...

Conor Wilson (S86-91, DCJS 81-86)

Conor Wilson (S86-91, DCJS 81-86)

Conor Wilson (S86-91, DCJS 81-86) A Renowned Artist of The Early 21st Century Conor was born on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, two degrees south of the equator. He lived there until he was three, in a house on stilts that would rock with the earthquakes. The beaches were volcanic black sand, and when his ...

Old Dovorian Helping Ukraine Armed Forces

Old Dovorian Helping Ukraine Armed Forces

Old Dovorian Making A Difference OD Steve Wisbey (S80-83) has taken our school motto "non recuso laborem" to another level.   His company makes bomb disposal equipment and ships it all over the world, to some of the most inhospitable places you can imagine. They're gifting these sets of their Hook and Line kits to the ...

Dai Fujikura L92 – 95, New Release

Dai Fujikura L92 – 95, New Release

Old Dovorian Dai Fujikura L92 - 95, has just released his latest work, titled  "Moon" for Biwa and Viola da Gamba. This latest peace of work, is yet another great addition to his catalogue of work which includes The Gold-Bug, children's opera (2018), Orchestra works, like   Rare Gravity (2013) , Mina (2011/2012), and Tocar y ...

Friendship’s that spans the decades

Friendship’s that spans the decades

It is said that the definition of friendship can only exist by combining trust, support, communication, loyalty, understanding, and empathy. On Sunday the 28th November, five Old Dovorians meet up in London for a little informal reunion, which in its self is not unusual. However, in this particular case, what was unusual was that they ...

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