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Christmas Wishes

Category: General

Happy Christmas one and all with best wishes from Marlborough College.The Lent Term will begin 6-9pm on Tuesday 5th January.For a full list of term dates please click here – a list of forthcoming dates are listed below.Lent Term Starts6-9pm Tuesday 5 January 2016Exeat12 noon Friday 22 January -9pm... More »

Review: Wind Department Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

An enthusiastic Memorial Hall audience was entertained by an energetic and eclectic mix of material, the common theme being the evident enjoyment of both players and conductors.Big Band set the tone with three high quality pieces, including a rendition of ‘That’s Life’ as a suitable tribute to... More »

Review: Carol Services

Category: Music, General, Community

The order of service for the recent festival of lessons and carols announced ‘a traditional service’.  Traditional it was, but in no way predictable or routine.  Point of fact, it was a superb blend of the established with music by the late Sir David Willcocks, the evergreen John Rutter... More »

Pupil Achievements

Category: Pupil Achievements

Look back at a wide variety of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas TermDecember Congratulations to Jenia Borisenko (LI U6) who has received the news that she has gained a place at Stanford to read Global Health.Many congratulations to Dom Coulson (C1 Hu) who won the U16 Incledon-Webber Cup at... More »

Queen's Club Champion!

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

Many congratulations to Dom Coulson (C1 Hu) who won the U16 Incledon-Webber Cup.He achieved the feat at in the prestigious surroundings of The Queen's Club.Updates from what was a thrilling day’s play can be found here via the Rackets Twitter account. More »

Renaissance Art in Venice

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday 9th December, Charlie Hall from John Hall Venice, the long-established art history travel specialists, addressed Marlborough's Art Historians on the subject of Renaissance Art in Venice. He spoke about the transitions in style and handling between Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto... More »

Music Events Round-Up

Category: Music, General, Events

In this busy time of year music is bursting out everywhere as it should. The Goodison Hall, the Ellis Theatre and the Chapel have all hosted events recently, with the Mem Hall still to come.On lunchtime on Friday 4th December, a student-led concert entertained us with a sequence of good variety: an... More »

British Physics Olympiad

Category: Academic

Congratulations to Alex Martin (PR, U6) who has gained a Silver Award in the British Physics Olympiad.  This year over 1,600 students participated across the UK. The paper was designed to stretch and challenge the top young physicists in the country in a national competition and every question... More »

Review: Tim Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Tim Harrison – University of Bristol, School of Chemistry (A HEFCE Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL))Our friend and colleague Tim Harrison, delivered this year’s Christmas Chemistry Lecture entitled ‘Gases in the Air’ to an excited audience in the Memorial Hall of our own... More »

1871 Challenge Cup Rugby Match

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

On Sunday 13th December at 1.30pm the inaugural 1871 Challenge Cup rugby match will be played between a Marlborough College Common Room XV and Marlborough RFC.  The fixture is so named because Marlborough RFC was a founding member of the Rugby Football Union in 1871 and at the time the Club... More »

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