Cranbrook School’s 500th Anniversary – Series of talks

What did school ever do for me?….

Speaker: Assistant Chief Constable Tony Blaker (Old Cranbrookian)

7.30pm, Wednesday 25th April in the Queen’s Hall Theatre at Cranbrook School.

(Refreshments in the Dining Hall from 7pm)

Tony Blaker was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable for Kent Police in June 2016 with responsibility for Central Operations Directorate which includes Tactical Operations, Force Control Room and Incident Management Unit, Special Branch and Criminal Justice/Custody, and Public Protection and Strategic Partnerships Commands. He previously completed 25 years of service with Sussex Police with his last role being the Head of Surrey and Sussex Operations Command. Currently he is the NPCC Lead for Courts, working with the Judiciary, CPS and HMCTS to develop the partnership with policing as part of the NPCC Criminal Justice Co-ordination Committee.

To reserve tickets (please note that the event is free of charge) please go to the Eventbrite link: https://500th-anniversary-acc-blaker.eventbrite.co.uk

THE NEXT TALK IN THE 500th ANNIVERSARY SERIES WILL BE:

Wednesday 2nd May at 7:30pm, Everest and the 1996 Storm. Speaker: Mike Trueman is a former officer in Britain’s Brigade of Gurkhas. He has led expeditions around the world, including over twenty to the Himalaya and four to Everest. In 1996 he was part of an international team attempting the Polish South Pillar route on Everest. In 1996 he was part of an international team attempting the Polish South Pillar route on Everest when the much-publicised storm hit the mountain, claiming the lives of eight climbers. As the storm rage, he was asked to descend to Base Camp to coordinate the rescue. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Please note that this talk has been reorganised from its original date of 2 march. Those who originally booked tickets via Eventbrite have been contacted directly about carrying over their booking to the new date of 2 May.