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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


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261 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2020
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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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427 files, last one added on May 29, 2021
Album viewed 57368 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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161 files, last one added on May 14, 2021
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Staff (All periods)


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96 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2021
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Music & Drama


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120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
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Reunions


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Next one 3rd Sept 2016 at Bath Uni. Email viv@dmeventservices.co.uk for info and to join reunion database or contact members.

167 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2021
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The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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66 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2021
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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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Verdala, Tigne, St Andrew's, Luqa, Mtarfa.

170 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2020
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Mr Ron Tierney602 viewsStaff 1956 - 1965
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5 commentsPrefect07/14/21 at 16:37Pbked: A lovely man. The day he put my wet shirt on the r...
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Memoir - Peter Keddie - click here to view69 viewsScreen name Pbked, Tal Handaq 1962-652 commentsSC-UK07/14/21 at 11:39admin: !!
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Memoir - Peter Keddie - click here to view69 viewsScreen name Pbked, Tal Handaq 1962-652 commentsSC-UK07/14/21 at 11:18Ivan: That was very interesting. Thanks for posting it. ...
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Staff 19581059 views6 commentsPrefect02/22/21 at 23:19alexander: my 1 st year 1EG

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Memoir - Peter Keddie - click here to view69 viewsScreen name Pbked, Tal Handaq 1962-652 commentsSC-UKJul 14, 2021
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School Club in Valletta c.1960139 viewsPhotograph was taken at the School Club in Valletta, in about 1960. Some names are missing, but all the following were in the photo.

Far back standing centre possibly Mark Tagliaferro (left) in dark jumper, Mike Hay and Willie Willman.

Back left is Peter Searle, Ian McCaul. Girl standing on chair on left hand side is Diane Murton, Phyllis Hannan and Carole Knight (father taught at TH), Mary Bishop, Anne ? Elsie ? Janet Merriman (now Witcher) with folded arms standing behind Andy Wilkin (who is far left front row wearing glasses), Diane Rowe behind her. Pat Bryce, Marian Totman, Carole Matthews, Anne ? Pauline Gill wearing glasses, Patricia Hatton, Marie Allen wearing white jacket. Robin Bowes back right.

Front row: Andy Wilkin, Bev Pearce, (boyfriend of Bernice), Bernice White, Ann ? Girl? Paula Finch, top part of Edna Pritchard's face, and John Finch. Mr and Mrs Matthews sitting in front of Carole Matthews.

Photo : Marie Allen Curley
adminMay 29, 2021
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All The King's Men 1976 - listen again170 viewsThanks to David Corcoran for this recording of the 1976 Christmas show.

Should start to play when you click HERE

(....if not, scroll down that page to find the play button at ATKM. Cast names there too).

adminMay 14, 2021
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Mr Bob Dickerson 1928-2020163 viewsKeith Dickerson writes..."It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Robert (Bob) Dickerson, Art Teacher and later Head of the Art Department at Tal Handaq from 1958-1968, passed away at the age of 92 on 19 December 2020.
Bob returned to the UK on 4 July 2018 after living in Malta, Cyprus, Sardinia and Rome with his 2nd wife Brenda for over 40 years. He moved into sheltered accommodation in Ipswich in August 2018 and continued painting until the end of his life. He moved into a nursing home in October 2020 where unfortunately he caught COVID-19.

I have created a dropbox folder containing over 100 photos of Bob taken during his life HERE
(https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3j68h3qed1zo2c9/AADS4TNli-_Os0GCOYfw5u_7a?dl=0)
If you have any other photos of Bob please send them to me via Admin and I will upload them.
Best wishes, Keith Dickerson"
adminJan 07, 2021

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