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OMs and the Varsity Match

Category: Rugby, General

With the first Varsity Match being played in 1872, it is one of the world's longest running sporting fixtures. A number of Old Marlburians and members of Common Room, both past and present, have played in the prestigious fixture. Performers with Marlborough connections include: Tim Marvin –... More »

Chinese Festival of Light

Category: Trips

Pupils from the Upper School learning Pre-U Mandarin Chinese embarked on an afternoon to a Chinese Festival of Light. The festival took place at Longleat grounds and featured over 23,000 individual lanterns as well as a Porcelain Pagoda made from 80,000 China teacups, bowls and plates.We were... More »

History and the Arts Trip

Category: Trips, Academic, General

The inaugural HATA (History and the Arts) Trip took place on Monday 7th December with a trip to Littlecote House.Head of History, Mr Moule, led a small group of pupils from the Hundred, Lower Sixth & Upper Sixth around Littlecote House as part of this exciting new society. More »

OM Art Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

Drawing is an activity most of us where doing before we could speak and write so it is no surprise that this seemingly basic way of communicating is celebrated. The current exhibition at the Mount House shows the work of five Old Marlburians who have studied to MA level in Fine Art. Each one has... More »

Review: Advent Celebration

Category: Academic, General, Events

There's an old saying that 'music is a universal language’, and it's true. Music transcends the complexities of life, it energises and empowers, and it enriches our lives to the greater good of all.The wonderful thing about the recent concert entitled 'An evening for Advent, Modern Languages... More »

High Achiever

Category: Pupil Achievements

Camilla Lazell (EL 2010-15) has been recognised for achieving the highest mark nationally for Cambridge Pre-U Philosophy & Theology, in the June 2015 examination series.Camilla received a certificate from Michael O’Sullivan CMG, Chief Executive of Cambridge International Examinations, who... More »

Choir CD now on sale

Category: General

Marlborough College Music Department proudly presents a beautiful new CD of music for Advent and Christmas: Light Born of Light.Recorded by the Chapel Choir in the opulent acoustics of the College’s splendid chapel, this CD celebrates a continuing era of outstanding achievement for the choir and... More »

BSA Golden Jubilee Year

Category: General, Community

The Boarding Schools' Association is celebrating 50 years of boarding and the College has received a plaque as part of the BSA Golden Jubilee Year. The Master, Jonathan Leigh, and Senior Admissions Tutor, Dr Niall Hamilton are pictured here celebrating being part of the BSA boarding family.To find... More »

Polar traveller visits Marlborough

Category: Speakers, General, Trips

Alex Hibbert, the world record-holding polar traveller, visited the College on Tuesday evening.He gave a talk to pupils and beaks in a packed Ellis Theatre, discussing his successful world record unsupported polar journey on skis across Greenland and his 2,000 miles with dog teams on another visit... More »

Inter House Basketball

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The Inter House Basketball drew itself to a conclusion on Sunday evening with the Final match between C3 and Turner.  Both teams had fought their way through the initial Pool competitions; indeed both teams had met initially in Pool 1. The semi-finals turned out to be quite epic struggles,... More »

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