News from the OSA

CANCELLED - OSA Sunday Lunch at The Casino in June

May 2020

Please note the Lunch at The Casino planned for Sunday 28th June 2020 has been CANCELLED - see the events page.

POSTPONED - Organ Society Concert with John Dixon in July

May 2020

Please note the Organ Society concert planned for the evening of Saturday 4th July 2020 with John Dixon has been POSTPONED - please see the events page.

CANCELLED - Spring Lunch and Organ Society Concert in April

March 2020

Please note the Spring Lunch planned for Thursday 30th April 2020 has been CANCELLED - see the events page.

Additionally, The Old Southendian Organ Society has CANCELLED the concert with Voces Novae planned for Wednesday 29th April 2020. The Committee will host an online update on the evening of Wednesday 29th April 2020 in place of its Annual General Meeting which is deferred - see the events page.

Bill Colloby, former Head of Biology - Funeral Arrangements

March 2020

The Old Southendian Association regrets to notify its membership of the passing of Bill Colloby, former Head of Biology at the School, who retired in 1995 after many decades of service to the School.

His funeral will be held on Friday 20th March 2020, 2pm at Sutton Road Crematorium in the West Chapel, and Old Southendians are invited to attend.

Given the present situation with social distancing due to COVID-19, the family also advises that the wake and a memorial service will be arranged additional to the funeral service later in the year.

Our condolences are with his family and friends at this time.

Please contact if you have any queries.

OSA Events Newsletter

March 2020

The Events Sub-Committee has just published its Newsletter detailing events for the first half of 2020, which may be downloaded here.

Details of events may also be found on our Events page.

Please contact if you have any queries.

OSA Annual General Meeting

October 2019

The Association's AGM will be held this year at the Old Southendian Clubhouse at Garon Park on Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 7:45 pm. Please see our Events page for details including the formal notice of the AGM and minutes from the 2018 AGM.

OSA Events Newsletter

July 2019

The Events Sub-Committee has just published its Newsletter detailing events for the second half of 2019, which may be downloaded here.

Please contact if you have any queries.

New OSA Website

May 2019

We are pleased to announce we have upgraded our website! The hope is it should be easier to read on different sized devices, and we will be able to update it more easily with interesting content. Please feel free to pass any feedback on the site to

OSA Events Newsletter

March 2019

The Events Sub-Committee has just published its Newsletter detailing events for the first half of 2019, which may be downloaded here.

Please contact if you have any queries.