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Review: USA Concerts

Category: Trips

Review for concerts given at Shawnee Playhouse and the Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City, by Marlborough College Music Scholars...The highlight of the Music Scholars’ trip to the USA during the half-term holiday of the Michaelmas Term 2013 was the recital at the Shawnee Playhouse and at the... More »

Review: Michaelmas Illumination 2013

Category: Drama

Entertainment came in the form of comedy sketches, magic, acrobatics and music – displaying just how diverse and talented Marlburians can be. Furthermore, the organization and presentation of the event was done with absolute precision and wonderfully wacky humour. The night commenced with an... More »

Lacrosse Success

Category: Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the Open 1st lacrosse team who played an amazing game on Saturday 7th December. Despite being down by 2 points at half time the team rallied and took control, limiting St Helen and St Katherine to just 2 goals. The passes, communication and TEAM play all over the pitch was lovely... More »

Dan Hannan

Category: Speakers

“Start every speech with a bang,” Dan Hannan told his audience, as he spoke about the art of 21st Century Oratory on 31st October.  This was only one of the Ten Commandments which he argued would make an almost perfect speech.  The Old Marlburian European Parliament Member delivered an... More »

Lynas gets Ireland call

Category: Pupil Achievements

Congratulations and good luck to Archie Lynas (LI U6) who has been selected by Ireland U18s Rugby for trials after Christmas.The prop will attend a two-day training camp after Christmas before a trial match between Ireland U18 Clubs v Ireland U18 Schools in Dublin on Monday 30th December. Speaking... More »

Video: Joutes Oratoires

Category: Academic

The College recently hosted the Western qualifying heat of the Joutes Oratoires (the National Independent Schools French Debating Competition). On the day, impressive performances from Fraser Anderson (U6 Tu) and Claudia Matthews (U6 LI) secured a place in the regional final against... More »

Simon Gilderson, MBE

Category: Speakers

On Thursday 21st November, the Politics Society had great pleasure in hosting Simon Gilderson MBE (BH 1983-88) - an ex SAS veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was invited to discuss to what extent modern wars are unwinnable and he used his own extensive operational experience in a 21 year... More »

Video: Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

Category: CCF

The visit of Wiltshire Fire and Rescue to Marlborough College on Wednesday afternoon provided a number of U6 pupils with a challenge of an altogether different kind.The prime task involved the safe extrication of dummy passengers from two vehicles, which were dismantled as part of the exercise... More »

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music

A spectacular venue; a sense of history and tradition; a dark, cold and damp evening; the written and spoken word; the candlelight; the time of year; and, for many, the worship of, and a sense of, something beyond. Separately these are important, but the glue that bound them together on Wednesday... More »

Welcome Home

Category: Community

Marlborough College helped welcome back 200 soldiers from the 4 Military Intelligence Battalion home from Afghanistan today.Servicemen and women assembled outside the Memorial Hall before marching through the High Street to a dais outside Lloyds Bank, where speeches were given.Having completed a... More »

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