Wynberg 175: Jazz Band Boutique Concert, Report & Photos

Thursday 14 April 2016: The  Jazz Boutique Concert was all at once an intimate affair and a brazen showcase of Wynberg Music’s finest with some welcome friends. Blake Hellaby’s programme took the enthusiastic audience on a journey through standards, heady improvisations and exacting technical brilliance. Old Boys who are deep into their specialised studies stood tall […]

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Wynberg 175 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.  From the […]

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Rugby vs Rondebosch, Report & 1st XV Photos

Sunday 10 April 2016: “Mengel’s Maul” – a weekly look at our at our rugby action, the 1st Edition through the eyes of Wynberg Rugby MIC, Mr Michael Engelbrecht: Watching rugby derbies on a Saturday morning and trying to keep track of the results coming in via WhatsApp from the various fields, always reminds me […]

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Wynberg 175: We’ve ‘Earned our Stripes’ – Derby Sport Weekend

Thursday 7 April: Wynberg 175, and we’ve ‘earned our stripes’! Derby Weekend away against Rondebosch Boys’ High School will show a whole new look for our 1st teams as they take to the pitches in a heritage kit of matching stripes for the first time in Wynberg’s 175 year history. Hockey, rugby, and soccer all […]

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Old Boys’ Union Annual General Meeting: 18 April 2016

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE WYNBERG OLD BOYS’ UNION To all members of The Wynberg Old Boys’ Union notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting will be held at the Bill Bowden Pavilion on Monday 18 April 2016 at 18h00. The purpose of the Annual General Meeting is to conduct all required business […]

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Wynberg 175 School Production: Our Country’s Good

Wynberg 175: Our major drama production for 2016 is the acclaimed 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country’s Good, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. The production takes place in the Nussbaum Auditorium, co-presented with Wynberg Girls’ High School, on Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April. Directed by Old Boy […]

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1st XI Hockey at the Saints Easter Festival: Report

Wynberg 1st XI Hockey at the Saints Easter Festival, 23 – 28 March 2016: a great tour in the best spirit of school hockey festivals – new friendships, great competition, intense rivalries and sound lessons learnt to start the new season. Matches, Results and Scorers: Game 1: versus Parktown (7-0) The first tour day was always […]

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U14A Hockey on Tour at the Nomads Festival – Report & Photos

Nomads Festival hosted by Maritzburg College, 19 – 21 March 2016: Tour Summary Results would suggest that the Wynberg 14A hockey side struggled throughout its four-day stay in the KZN Midlands and this is – to a large extent – an accurate reflection of proceedings. On a positive though: Wynberg concluded the festival on an […]

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Old Boy Theodore Yach completes his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Tuesday 22 March 2016: an incredible morning as Cape Town’s legendary open-water swimmer and proud Wynberg Old Boy, Theodore Yach, swam into the record books by completing an unprecedented 100 Robben Island crossings. Accompanied in the water over the 10,4 km distance between the Island and Three Anchor Bay by swimmers Toni Enderli, Kieron Palframan, […]

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