Recent College News

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music, General, Community

Sunday 27 November 2016Happy New Liturgical year! On Sunday evening, the chapel was filled to bursting to celebrate the start of the Christmas period. Beautifully decorated with hundreds of candles, the space resounded over the course of a highly moving service. With the choir expertly conducted by... More »

New Master for MCM

Category: General, Community

After an extensive and exhaustive process, the Marlborough College Malaysia Council has unanimously decided to appoint Mr Alan Stevens as Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, succeeding Mr Robert Pick.Alan, together with his wife, Heather, will join Marlborough College Malaysia ahead of the... More »

Happy Birthday George!

Category: General, Events, Community

The Marlborough College community wishes George Johnson a very Happy 90th Birthday.Born on 17th November 1926, George joined Marlborough in 1953 as a painter and decorator.He then became General Foreman of Estates – a role he carried out until the age of 65. After that he joined the catering team... More »

Armistice Day

Category: Community, General, Events

On Armistice Day, the College community was able to stop to reflect on the human sacrifices of wars both near and long ago.There was a two-minute silence which was held in the Norwood Hall. The silence was impeccably observed as the thoughts of all 937 pupils and many staff from every department... More »

War Memoirs & Letters of Harry Fox (CO 1911-16)

Category: Community

Harry Fox was at Marlborough from 1911 to 1916. Upon leaving school, in common with almost all of his contemporaries, he was called up and, upon completion of Officer and Artillery training, Second Lieutenant Harry Fox, aged 19, was sent to fight in France in July 1917.Letters were extremely... More »

Swindon Academy Partnership

Category: Community

Swindon Academy pupils have been visiting Marlborough each Monday during the first half of term as part of a larger academic programme designed to enrich and inspire.As part of the two-year course, Year 7 Grammar Stream pupils have been taught Latin by Mrs Dennis each Monday afternoon.  In... More »

Resident Tourist by Timothy Betjeman

Category: Art, Community, General

Timothy Betjeman started the new term in the Mount House as Artist in Residence with a versatile and accomplished exhibition. The diversity of Betjeman’s work is immediately impressive. He might be working directly from the landscape, kitchen sink studies in his studio or building montages on glass... More »

Boarding House Plans

Category: General, Community

Over 90 local people viewed and gave feedback on the College’s revised plans for a new boarding house. Members of the College were on hand to answer questions from the public assisted by their project team, which included Allies & Morrison, Mace and PPS Group.The event was the first of a... More »

Galactic Archaeology

Category: Academic, General, Community, Speakers

On Friday 30th September Marlborough was delighted to welcome Dr Payel Das from Oxford University for a Science Department Talk.Dr Das began to specialise in astrophysics from her fourth year at Oxford and obtained her PhD through her thesis into orbital structures and dark matter distributions... More »

Compline for the Eve of St. Michael and All Angels

Category: Music, General, Community

Last Wednesday the recently formed Compline Choir, made up of the six most accomplished choral singers in College, sang Compline for the Eve of the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (to whom Chapel is dedicated). Alongside the traditional plainsong, the candlelit congregation enjoyed Palestrina’s... More »

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