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Devizes to Westminster (DW) Report

Category: Sport

After the early uncertainty due to the extensive flooding of the Thames Valley and a two-hour delay on Good Friday we were all relieved to see the last of our nine crews depart Devizes Wharf.  This year once again saw us with the largest school entry comprising of two junior female crews, two... More »

Cricket pre-season

Category: Sport

Pre-season for the Cricket XI begins on Friday morning as the squad return to College for training.The first warm-up fixture takes place on Saturday with the visit of The Free Foresters before a further training session on Monday.On Tuesday there is a fixture against Eton for the XI and there will... More »

Clean sweep for Yearlings Hockey

Category: Sport

The Yearlings 1st XI Boys' Hockey enjoyed an excellent season winning all ten of their matches and securing the ISHL (South) League Championship and the Turner Cup in the process. They are the first Yearlings side to have gone unbeaten since 1984. Superbly led by Isaac Hocking the team featured a... More »

Blog: Madrid Tour

Category: Sport

The Open Soccer squad have just returned from a Tour to Madrid - with reports of the matches listed below courtesy of Matt Gow, Master in charge of Soccer. Wednesday 3rd April The last match of the football tour against King's, an expat school on the outskirts of Madrid, was marred by a collision... More »

Review: CCF Biennial Inspection 2014

Category: CCF

Marlborough College CCF hosted Brigadier P. D. P. Hankinson, MBE Commander 43 Wessex Brigade as our Inspecting Officer for the CCF Biennial Inspection 2014 on Wednesday 26th March. See the slideshow here.The Inspection started with a reception by the CCF U6 from Banner Party headed up by Cadet RSM... More »

Tomatosphere Germination update

Category: General

Five Remove boys and two Hundred girls recently gathered to monitor the growth (or not) in a blind test of identical tomato seeds, half of which had spent 22 months in space aboard the International Space Station. The College project is led by CEB (Astronomy) and AEP (Biology) and detailed... More »

IB Visual Arts Exhibition

Category: Art

Our present group of IB Visual Arts students, Margo Munro Kerr (MM U6), Sujaan Punja (MO U6), Josephine Kinnear (IH U6) and Matteo Rossant (TU U6) closed the Lent Term exhibition programme with a thought provoking presentation of their creativity within the Mount House Gallery.It is a necessity for... More »

Review: The House of Bernarda Alba

Category: Drama

Jane Darby’s production of The House of Bernarda Alba was as complex and intricate as the lace that adorned the poster.  Click here to view the slideshow.The detailed characters of Lorca’s last play collide and wrestle in the claustrophobic house of mourning presided over by the fanatic... More »

Review: Jazz Evening

Category: Music, Events

There’s something rather special about the last night of any school term, so what better way to relax and celebrate than settling down to a convivial evening of jazz in the Marlburian.  The evening, humorously presented by the ubiquitous AJA, was an informal event with audience and guests... More »

Review: Lent Illumination

Category: Events

This term the Charity Illuminations had a lot to live up to after the creative and quirky start to the season in Michaelmas.  It did not disappoint with the usual mix of genuine talent, dodgy costumes and rebellious sheet music.  Walker’s inimitable style kicked things off with a short... More »

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