Professor Tim Whitmarsh

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Tim Whitmarsh, Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge and author of Battling the Gods, proposes an alternative view of the performance of the Homeric poems. The traditional approach is based around Odyssey Book 8 where the bard Demodocus is summoned to provide... More »

Introduction to Irish Literature

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Members of the Literary Society crowded into the newly refurbished North Block 5 on Tuesday evening at 5.30pm for an Introduction to Irish Literature. All those studying Pre-U Literature in English in the Lower Sixth attended, accompanied by some interested enthusiasts from the year above. In place... More »

SKRUM Charity Visit

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Michael and Linda Collinson, the Founders of SKRUM (Swazi Kids Rugby Mission), visited the College last night to discuss potential GAP year opportunities with our senior pupils.  SKRUM educates young Swazis about HIV/AIDS and Gender Violence through the core values of Rugby; teamwork, respect,... More »

Modern Languages after Marlborough

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Last Friday we were delighted to welcome back to the College three recent OMs, all of whom have taken their Modern Language studies further since leaving Marlborough, and all of whom are now gaining success through their language skills. The evening of presentations to the current Upper School... More »

Review: Wolf Hall Live!

Category: Music, General, Community

This year’s concert series got off to a flying start on Sunday evening as Marlborough was treated to a visit by one of the UK’s finest and most renowned composers. Classic FM Composer in Residence Debbie Wiseman MBE boasts over 200 film and television soundtracks to her name including Stephen Fry’s... More »

Review: Tim Oakley

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Mr Tim Oakley, father of Claire (LI 1999-01) and Sophie Oakley (LI 2001-03), gave a talk for Geographers in the Memorial Hall on Thursday 22nd September. The talk, for pupils in the Remove and Hundred, was on his Royal Geographical Society-sponsored 2016 heroic replication of Roald Amundsen’s epic... More »

Review: Gerard Evenden

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

The History of Art Society at Marlborough College was honoured to be addressed by expert architect Gerard Evenden in a talk entitled "Designing Canary Wharf Underground Station."Mr Evenden, senior executive partner of Foster & Partners Architects, masterminded construction of the... More »

Wiltshire U14 Cup Winners

Category: Cricket, General, Sport, Pupil Achievements

The Wiltshire U14 Cricket Cup Final took place on Tuesday 20th September.The Remove replayed their 2016 U14 Wiltshire Final following two rain cancellations in June. A convincing 163 run victory over Warminster meant the Junior Colts were crowned county champions and qualify for the U15 National... More »

Blog: Strength and Conditioning

Category: Sport, General

With a busy summer preparing profiles, pupil data, new systems and training plans ahead the start of term has been an exciting time for the Strength and Conditioning department. There have also been two new additions of staff to the team enabling wholesale implementation of S&C throughout the... More »

Mill Mead Charity Challenge

Category: Pupil Achievements, Community, General

On Sunday 18th September, 73 Mill Mead girls completed the 'Pretty Muddy' Race for Life at Bath Racecourse in aid of Cancer Research UK. They were joined by five House Tutors, the Dame along with Housemistress Danielle Lilley who also took part. The whole team successfully navigated the... More »

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