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Dinner and AGM 2016Saturday 24th September

This year’s Dinner is being held in Wye, email us for an application form contact@wyeagricolaclub.org.uk   

2015 Summer Event 

Save the date:  Saturday 4th July 12.00 mid-day - Surrey. Gourmet Hog Roast.  More details shortly here and via our e-newsletter. 

January 2015

We have refreshed the layout and content, in particular we have included a new section 'Journal' which contains the latest Wye College Agricola Club Journal in digital form.  We have been promising to do this for a while but now have the website enabled to put up all future Journals.

We will also be able to keep the news page updated on a more regular basis. 

June 2014

 

The 2014 Club AGM and Dinner will be held at Wye on Saturday 27th September.  Apply for full programme and application form to contact@wyeagricolaclub.org.uk or download the following files.

June 2014

Imperial College have now published their ‘Master Plan’ for the Wye Campus which can be found under www.futureofwye3.co.uk

June 2014

The list of the ‘Wye Treasures’ can now be found on this website under the heading – Wye Treasures.

January 2013

2013 Agricola Club Event.  The Club is holding a summer event this year to replace the Annual Dinner.  It will take the form of a ‘Hog Roast’ and is to be held at Symons Farm Power, Risby, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6QY. The details and the application form for tickets can be accessed by clicking here.

October 2012

20th October sees the opening of Wye Heritage’s Autumn Exhibition ‘ Entitled, ‘The life and work of Professor Louis Wain CBE FRS’ The late Louis Wain will have taught many past students chemistry in the 1940s, ‘50s, ‘60s, 70s & 80s. as well as having a distinguished career as a Research Chemist  All are welcome to the join us in the Latin School and the Latin School Garden, Wye College, for the official opening by members of the Wain family  - at 10.30 am.

September 2012

The AGM and Dinner will be held on the 29th September at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.  We have a full house of 110 past students and guests attending.  The day includes an afternoon  farm/gardens/estate tour of Cirencester Park – the country seat of the Bathurst family.

August 2012

You can now find us on Facebook. www.facebook.com/AgricolaClub. Come and join the expanding ‘on line’ community.

July 2012

The ‘Ancient Britons’, the fine Jacobean Statues which graced the Minstrel’s Gallery in the Old Hall, have been returned to Wye and were on display in the Wye Heritage Centre on 6th July, over 100 people enjoyed ‘getting up close and personal’ with these exceptional statues. Discussions are now under way to determine the best place for them to be permanently displayed, hopefully where a wider audience can enjoy them.

June 2012

A large gathering, including Agricola Club members, enjoyed a very English Sunday afternoon in the Latin School Garden on the 17th June.  They enjoyed a delicious ‘Strawberry Tea’.  The very best of Kent Strawberries, home-made cakes and tea were served during a bright and sunny afternoon.  The Heritage Centre funds benefited from attendees generous donations.

The Heritage Centre is vigorously recruiting members in order to ensure the long term viability of the Centre, they are particularly seeking support from members of the Agricola Club.  admin@wyeheritage.org.uk  Your membership and donations will be welcomed.

This event was a part of the newly launched ‘Wye Food Festival’.

March 2012

As some of you will have noticed I have been very lax in putting up information on this News Page.  I can assure you that I have now fully mastered updating the site - you can now expect to have a regular flow of addition information on the site.

If you are a member and have not let us have your email address please do so, you will then automatically receive our quarterly e-newsletter. I can be contacted at contact@wyeagricolaclub.org.uk.

Do also let me have any of your College photos as I now have the facility to put them up on our Photo Archive section as well as add them to the expanding 'Wye Heritage Digital Archive' now held in the newly opened Wye Hertiage Centre in the Latin School.

October 2011

Our Dinner and AGM was held at RAC Cirencester with an excellent turn out.  The Farm and Hortic walks were added this year and proved to be very popular.  We will be returning to Cirencester in 2012.  Please note the date in your diary Saturday 29th September 2012 - Agricola AGM and Dinner.

October 2010 - Journal Online

The Agricola Club Journal, ‘Wye’, is to be published ‘on line’ for the first time.

August 2010 – Website Launch

The Club launches its independent web site and embarks upon a new more interactive phase of its life.  Members are encouraged to submit comment and copy to contact@wyeagricolaclub.org.uk.  Content will be added on a regular basis.

May 1st 2010 – Publication of ‘The Record’

The Club publishes ‘A Record of the Factors Leading to, and the consequences of, the Merger of Wye College University of London with Imperial College’ referred to as ‘The Record’.  Hard copies can be obtained by sending a cheque for £5 to Agricola Secretariat, Cumberland House, Church Street, Wye, TN25 5BJ or the document can be download as a pdf.

The Wye College Agricola Club and Wye Historical Society launch the ‘Wye Heritage Centre’ to hold the archives of the Village and the College in the context in which they were created. The Heritage Centre Autumn Newsletter will be published in October.

May 1st 2010 – The ‘Wye Heritage Centre’ is Launched

The Club collaborates with the Wye Historical Society to launch ‘Wye Heritage Centre’  to hold the Community and the College archive in the context in which it was created.

January 2010

The College being closed, the Club Committee decides to hold its 2010 Annual Dinner and AGM at The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.

Agricola Dinner

Dinner Friday 24th September at 6.45 pm and AGM Saturday 25th September at 10.00 am.