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Greetings from Harrow

Dear Tim

Greetings to both you and Michelle from the Hill.

I’ve left you a message but I wanted to repeat my grateful thanks to you for the kind gift of The Greatest Invention.  I have presented the copy you gave me to the Vaughan Library, and you have been credited as the donor in the Library’s system. 

The Librarian Moira was delighted to receive this book and expressed surprise that she hadn’t seen it before.  So well done!

I’m writing further to seek your help once again, not for the Vaughan Library this time, but some more IT help for our Art department.  Here are the details:

The department wishes to purchase a laser cutter for their Leaf Workshop.  The system is a LaserCAM Star A2+ 60W Package which Includes machine, extractor, inset pack, commissioning & training. 

Further details are here –

The cost is £18,995.

The Director of Art, Laurence Hedges, says that this piece of kit “would bring immeasurable benefits to the department as it has the capacity to allow for boys to etch, sculpt and make work in a whole variety of media, including metal, plastic and wood.  It would complement the traditional disciplines of painting and drawings and add value to the experience of boys, as well as strengthening our brilliance as an Art department.”

I am often told that the Harrow Art department exceeds the quality of most university art schools in this country, and you will know the distinction of many Old Harrovian artists.   I remember you helped the department some years ago by enabling them to buy some Appel design hardware and software.

It would be a great help if you, and your Trustees, could agree to support this venture.

Best wishes and thanks for considering.


Harrow Association – Follow Up! 2023 – Tell us your news

Dear Tim
The deadline for OH news submissions for Follow Up! magazine is this Friday 31 March.
The OH News pages of the magazine are always the most popular and it’s great to see them packed with all manner of achievements from members of the OH community across the globe.
Have you started a new job, were you promoted, did you get married or engaged, have you had a child, received an honour, written a book, graduated, founded a new business, got involved in a charity, produced a play, directed a film, received a sporting contract or won an award?
Please send your news, in up to 100 words, along with print quality (300dpi resolution) images to Digital Communications Officer Emma Pinto at
Opt out of receiving a printed copy of Follow Up! magazine
We know from the recent OH Survey that some of you would rather receive the magazine solely in digital form and so we’d like to invite you to to opt out of receiving a printed copy of the magazine should you wish. Email Emma at with Opt Out Follow Up! in the subject line.  
In the meantime, see below for the latest issues.
We look forward to hearing from you.
With best wishes from the Hill
The Harrow Association Team