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Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Speakers

The 9th annual Blackett Science Lecture took place on Tuesday 26th November in the Ellis Theatre given by the Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford University, Professor Steven Balbus titled 'The Moon: what is, what was, what might have been'.A large audience of pupils and Friends of the... More »

Speaker: Martin Cottingham

Category: Speakers

On Thursday 7th November the Politics Society was pleased to host Martin Cottingham, Head of Communications at Islamic Relief UK. The invitation was extended to provide a fresh perspective on the question as to whether Islam and Democracy are fundamentally incompatible. Having travelled extensively... More »

Review: Orchestral Concert

Category: Music

A packed Ellis Theatre greeted the String Chamber Orchestra, with obbligato soloists Savannah Brown, Eleanor Bonney and Ben Christopher for the eleventh concerto from Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico. The opening dialogue of arpeggios was in safe hands with Savannah and Eleanor, and this confident... More »

Deutsch Club speaker: Thomas Kielinger

Category: Speakers

The German Department hosted Thomas Kielinger, OBE, the London correspondent of the prestigious German newspaper ‘Die Welt’, on Friday 22nd November. Herr Kielinger spoke to an audience of Marlburians on ‘Anglo-German Relations: a New High?’ in the Adderley. Guests included teachers and pupils... More »

Pupils help Swindon Food Bank

Category: Community

With Christmas now just one month away, Marlborough College pupils have helped those less fortunate than themselves by making donations to the Swindon Food Bank.Pupils returned from the recent Exeat with donations for the collection, which was collected on Thursday 21st November. David Hartridge,... More »

Review: Evening Recital

Category: Music

In a term which has already featured so many performances from leading Music Scholars, this was a marvellous opportunity to listen to other non-scholars, albeit including some Scholars playing second study instruments. This led to an intriguing mix of age, stage and repertoire, with some truly... More »

Professor Peter Atkins - The Nature of Energy

Category: Academic

Retired Oxford chemistry professor Peter Atkins has published over 70 chemistry textbooks. His Physical Chemistry and Elements of Physical Chemistry are set texts for chemistry undergraduates around the world. His talk for the Marlborough College Chemical Society was ambitiously entitled The Nature... More »

Review: Chemistry Conference

Category: Academic

Over 1,000 pupils from Marlborough College and other local schools were invited by Dr Garry Doyle, Head of Chemistry, to take part in the Marlborough College Chemistry Conference on Tuesday 19th November 2013. The speakers, John Emsley, Science Writer in Residence for the Department of Chemistry at... More »

UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge

Category: Academic

Marlborough Mathematicians, from Remove upwards, achieved outstanding results in the recent UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge, with several students advancing to the follow on rounds. An impressive 97 students achieved a medal this year which saw an increase to 84% of students competing achieving... More »

Review: Romeo and Juliet

Category: Drama

Ella Higgins (CO U6th) reviews the most recent production from the Drama Department, 'Romeo and Juliet', which was a huge success... The cast of David Kenworthy’s production of Romeo and Juliet embodied the true liveliness and vigour of the famous piece whilst still managing to sober us with the... More »

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