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Form Trips

Category: Trips

On Tuesday 10th October, all 16 Shell Forms travelled away from the College for this term’s Form trips. Some were linked to the College’s World War One commemorations and ranged from visits to Sorley’s Cross on the downs above Mildenhall, Sandham Memorial Chapel and The Imperial War Museum to a... More »

National Schools’ Equestrian Association Championships

Category: Sport

We wish our riders the best of luck at the National Schools’ Equestrian Association Championships at Addington Manor on 21st and 22nd October.  Imo Brook (MM L6), Violet Elworthy (MO L6), Nell Hargrove (IH L6) and Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6) have qualified for the Open Show Jumping and Jumping... More »

Celebrating Marlborough Art at Sotheby’s

Category: Art

An exhibition of work by four former pupils to celebrate both the 50th anniversary of co-education at the College and the importance of Robin Child’s time at the College will be on display between Monday 11th and Thursday 14th December 2017. Sotheby’sConduit Street GalleryW1A 2AA. Opening hours are... More »

Review: House Shout/Harmony

Category: Music, General, Events

In the final week before half-term, the annual House Song and Harmony competition descended upon the College. With two new venues in place to substitute for the Memorial Hall, the format of the competition had to change, but the Houses produced some music that was no less impressive than in... More »

Review: MCCS Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General

Sunday night saw the Marlborough College Concert Series welcome to the chapel our professional orchestra in partnership, the Southbank Sinfonia, to perform a stunning selection of repertoire which sought to redefine the way one thinks about chamber music.The first half, Grieg’s String Quartet was a... More »

Cycle to the Somme

Category: Events, General, Community

A team of 64 riders - made up of Old Marlburians, parents and staff - have just cycled 250 miles from Marlborough College to the Somme, raising money for the Marlborough College Bursary Programme.The team set off on Friday 13th October before a 70-mile cycle to Portsmouth. An overnight Ferry marked... More »

Poet-in-Residence: Kayo Chingonyi

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

The College hosted a ten-day visit by the acclaimed poet Kayo Chingonyi at the start of October, beginning with the a superb performance of his work in a packed Ellis Theatre. This was a joint venture between the English department and the town's Literary Festival, with an audience made up of... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

A list of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term will appear here. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol October In the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Challenge, Simran Chowdhry (LI U6) and Tuomas Laakkonen (B1 U6) gained Distinctions. Molly Gibbins (CO U6)... More »

Modern Languages Quiz

Category: Academic, General, Events

In an exciting afternoon of quizzing, Year 8 students from seven local schools fought it out in the European Day of Languages Quiz on Tuesday 26th September. Sample slides of Russian, Japanese, Hebrew and the like were followed by sample bursts of Turkish, Malay, Welsh and more, delivered by... More »

L6 Photographers’ Creative Trip

Category: Art

Lacock Abbey is currently hosting a fascinating art installation, enabling the public to experience, through virtual reality, an original exhibition first created in 1839 by pioneering photographer and amateur scientist William Henry Fox Talbot. His artefacts and photographic experiments (that now... More »

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