Recent College News

Review: Battle of the Bands

Category: Music, General, Community

The Battle of the Bands is now an established fixture, which heralds the beginning of the Summer Term to good effect.  There is a respectful and convivial atmosphere within the marquee in Court as pupils, staff, friends and family mingle to witness an eclectic mixture of songs all of which are... More »

Chamber Music Concert: St George’s Church

Category: Music, General, Community

The musical life at Marlborough was further enriched last Friday by an exciting new venture masterminded by our new Head of Strings, Mr Hector Scott. Twelve pupil musicians showcased their talents in a chamber music concert at St George’s Church, Preshute, a visually and acoustically appropriate... More »

May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Community

To complement a rather damp, chilly but still morning, a reflective start in the key of G minor seemed entirely appropriate for the annual May Day Madrigals on the Bradleian arches.  The Choir is in excellent voice this year (even at 8am in the morning) and as the sunlight dawned during Jim... More »

Choral Evensong at St Paul's Cathedral

Category: Music, General, Community

Members of the Chapel Choir were privileged to return to St Paul's on Tuesday 25th April to sing Evensong, our third visit in as many years. The awe-inspiring building provides both rewards and challenges to singers: there's nothing quite like hearing a perfectly tuned 'Amen' sail around the... More »

Review: Life after Marlborough

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Community

On Wednesday 19th April five OM’s returned to the College to talk to the Upper Sixth about what life is like after Marlborough. They gave a lot of really good advice and I thought it was very useful to hear from people who three or four years ago were sitting where we sat, having had the same... More »

Ron Jones: 60 Years of Service

Category: Community, General

The Master and members of staff gathered in Norwood Hall to congratulate Ron Jones, our Norwood Hall Supervisor, who will have given 60 years of service to Marlborough College this week.Ron joined the Estate Department on 23rd April 1957 as an apprentice carpenter and joiner aged 15. Having learnt... More »

Library News Round-Up

Category: General, Academic, Community

Librarian James Burton looks back on a busy term in the Memorial Library...World Book Day 2017Thursday 2nd MarchThis year, in partnership with the Modern Languages department, the Library hosted an internationally themed book buffet to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils and staff had the chance to... More »

Choral Society Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Category: Music, General, Community

The Choral Society concert remains a glorious annual tradition: a celebration, a collaboration, participation from all corners (quite literally in this production which saw an interesting use of the Chapel in an ‘in the round performance’) and the result is something really marvellous.  This... More »

New North Wiltshire MCC Hub

Category: Cricket, General, Community

A new MCC Foundation Hub has recently opened at Marlborough College.The Hub takes place in the Sports Hall on Wednesdays between 4.30 and 6pm led by Cricket Professional Mark Alleyne (formerly of Gloucestershire CCC & England) with the assistance of local Wiltshire coaches. Participating... More »

Video: Rugby Masterclass - Lee Dickson

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Northampton Saints scrum-half Lee Dickson dropped into Marlborough recently to pass on his experience to aspiring players.Capped 18-times by England, Dickson took a coaching session before offering his views on the afternoon.Click here to watch the video interview. More »

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