3 March 2017
On Friday 3 March, 25 OAs who had gone on to study classical subjects at university and former members of the Classics department joined 36 current Abingdonians for the annual Classics Dinner. The OAs enjoyed pre-dinner drinks in the newly refurbished department, where – jealous of the fine new facilities – they were given tours by sixth formers. Three OAs then gave short talks in the CMR: Anthony Bracey on the importance of horses in the Iliad, Thomas Kelly on the importance of Aesop, and Dr William Guast on Greek Imperial Literature. This exciting and varied range of talks was followed by the dinner itself, where current boys had the opportunity to talk to OAs about their experience of Classics at university.