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Old Owens Cricket Club Dinner – Friday 29th November 2019

Old Owens Cricket Club Annual Dinner 
Presentation of Trophies

Friday 29th November 2019 
7.00 pm for 7.30 pm
(at Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF) 

(Cost £30 per person)

If interested please reply to Richard Baker asap at with a list of numbers attending, menu choice and where you would prefer to be seated (Tables 8-10 persons) by the latest 20th November.

Payments can be made by cheque payable to Old Owens Cricket Club and sent to Richard Baker
at 18 Ashmount Road, London, N19 3BJ or make a payment on the night.

Also on the night will be raffle prizes (so can all members bring something for the raffle, if possible) and if anyone has anything to be auctioned please bring along!


1. Homemade Soup (V, GF)
(Served with Fresh Crusty Bread)

2. Duck Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Dip

3. Avocado Tomato and Mozzarella in a Basil Dressing (V, GF)

4. Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail


1. Traditional Roast Turkey
(Served with a Sage Stuffing, Roasted Potatoes and Pigs in Blankets)

2. Braised Beef in Red Wine Gravy

3. Baked Fillet of Salmon with Lemon Dressing (GF)

4. Vegetarian Lasagne (V)

(All Main Courses are served with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, New or Roast potatoes)


1. Traditional Christmas Pudding
(Served with Brandy Sauce)

2. Raspberry Gin Cheesecake (GF)

3. Hot Chocolate Pudding

4. Fresh Fruit Salad


Filtered Coffee and Mince Pies


Karessa Collection – Friday November 15th 2019


Friday 15th November 2019

Ladies clothes, accessories and jewellery all at reasonable prices.

Start your Christmas shopping whilst sharing a drink with family and friends

at Old Owens Sports Ground
Coopers Lane, EN6 4NF. 

7 pm – 10 pm


Everyone Welcome

Tickets available at the Bar or call 01707 644211 for further details.




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Fireworks Display Night – 1st November 2019



at Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF

Friday 1st November 2019

Doors Open 6 pm followed by Display @ 7.30 pm




All are Welcome invite your Friends & Family!

For further information ask at the Bar or call 01707 644211 or 07766 535567
or email



Harold Moore Luncheon – Thursday 31st October 2019

Dear Old Owenian,

Invitation: The Harold Moore Annual Reunion Luncheon – Thursday 31st October 2019.

1-4 pm with pre-luncheon drinks from 11.30 am

This invitation is extended to all Old Owenians from the Islington Girls’ and Boys’ schools, and from the Potters Bar school. Also invited are previous Heads of School, past staff and honoured guests.

The speaker this year will be Dr Adam Harris (1974-81).  Adam is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, who now has a private practice in London and Kent.                                    

The Luncheon will be held in the Ground Floor Meeting Rooms  of the Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0DG.  Getting there is easy – the nearest tube is Russell Square on the Piccadilly Line or parking is available from CC Parking – see the hotel website for their tariffs:

Lunch will be at 1 pm, but we will gather from 11.30 am onwards in the Ground Floor bar of the hotel.  The price of £38.00 covers a three-course meal, coffee, wine or mineral water, room hire, gratuities and administrative costs, but excludes pre-luncheon drinks.  If you have special dietary requirements please state these where indicated on your Acceptance Slip. 

Kindly complete the Acceptance Slip below and post/e-mail it to Sandyann Cannon as above. Early replies would be much appreciated, but in any event please reply by Monday 14th October.

Please contact your old school friends to encourage them to share in this splendidly informal occasion.

Yours sincerely

Sandyann Cannon (Luncheon organiser)


1, Watersplash Cottages, Brookmans Park, Herts AL9 7SW

Tel: 07973 755 269 

 Acceptance Slip

Name: ……………………………………………….. School Years: ……………………………….

Telephone number (optional): …………………………………….

Payment method (i.e. by cheque enclosed – payable to ‘Harold Moore Luncheon – or by bank transfer, see below): …………….………..

Dietary requirements: …………………..……………………………………

Preference for drinks at table (i.e. Red, White, Rose Wine or Mineral Water): …………………..

Seating preference (near to whom would you like to be seated):………………………………………………

E-mail address: ……………………………………….……… (This helps cut the cost of postage)

You may pay by bank transfer to this account:-

Account Name: Harold Moore Luncheon

Sort Code: 20-76-92

Account Number: 83984850

Important (so that we identify your payment): For ‘Reference’, please use your surname and initials.

Additional donations towards the costs of the event are welcome but are entirely voluntary.

Old Owens C.C. Junior Section meeting 2nd September 2019

There will be a meeting for Old Owens Junior cricket section at Old Owens Sports Ground on Monday 2nd September 2019 at 7 pm.

The Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Previous minutes (3rd June 2019)
  2. Summary of the season
  3. Next season’s junior teams
  4. Development plan
  5. Membership fees 2020
  6. Cricket parties
  7. AOB

Please click here for the minutes of the Juniors Meeting held on the 3rd June 2019 at Old Owens Sports Ground.


Old Owens C.C. ‘Family Fun Day’ Monday 26th August 2019

Old Owens C.C. are having  a ‘Family Fun Day’ on Monday 28th August 2019 at Old Owen’s Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, Northaw, EN6 4NF, starting at 11 am (This is the rescheduled event that was cancelled on the 28th July due to the weather).

The event will start at 11 am with a junior match to be followed by an adults game to commemorate past players who are no longer with us.

Other events will include Softball, Fun activities for all the Family and a BBQ plus the Bar in the pavilion will be open for drinks.

Entry on the day is FREE  and everyone is welcome.


Old Owens C.C. ‘Family Fun Day’ Sunday 28th July 2019 – Cancelled

*** The  event was cancelled due to the weather and has been rescheduled for either Sunday 25th August 2019 or Monday 26th August 2019  (TBA) *** 

Old Owens C.C. are having  a ‘Family Fun Day’ on Sunday 28th August 2019 at Old Owen’s Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, Northaw, EN6 4NF starting at 11 am. 

Old Owens C.C. Family Fun Day

Please  see the Flyer on the left for all anticipated activities on the day!

Everyone is welcome!

Old Owens Zoo Club – June 2019 Draw


(JUNE 2019 DRAW)  
Prize Draw

Drawn on the 24th June 2019
        1st Prize £75 - Mr A. Droy

                           2nd Prize £50 - Mr W.Sutter

                                               3rd Prize £25 - Mr B.Clifton

Mens Toilet Refurbishment 2019

The Mens Toilet refurbishment in the Old Owens Clubhouse has now been completed (see pictures below).
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Thanks to Cosmur Ltd for completing the works quickly, to a good standard and without too much inconvenience during the process.     

Old Owens F.C. Ground Award 2019

Old Owens F.C. have received recognition for our grounds/pitches in the FA Grassroots Awards 2019 and have won the ‘Grounds Team of the Year‘ award (see email from the Amateur Football Alliance below):

OOFC 1st Team pitch 3

Email from AFA  24th May 2019

Old Owens were nominated for an FA Grassroots County Award 2019, sponsored by McDonald’s, and we would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on winning in the following category – Grounds Team of the Year.

The awards say ‘thank you’ to all the volunteers who keep Amateur FA football going week in week out throughout our region and their contribution to grassroots football.

The Amateur FA will be holding an awards ceremony in late August/early September, to which you and members of your Club are invited to receive your award. The exact date will be communicated shortly.

Samantha Brown (Football Development Officer)
Amateur Football Alliance