Recent College News

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 »

Dancy House Plans

Category: General, Community

Plans for the construction of a sixteenth boarding house to accommodate 70 girls have been agreed and Dancy House will move to its new and permanent home in September 2018. Dancy House opened to admit Shell girls in September 2016, based in the Hermitage, with the plan always to move to a... More »

Languages Study Day

Category: Academic, General, Community

On Friday 3rd February, 10 of our Lower Sixth Modern Linguists attended the Why study languages? day hosted by St Mary's Calne. Lecturers from Pembroke College, Cambridge led the day, starting with an introduction to studying Modern Languages at University, followed by sessions in two new... More »

Artist in Residence: A Painter's Progress

Category: Art, General, Community

Throughout the Michaelmas and first half of the Lent Term, Timothy Betjeman, our present Artist in Residence, can often be found deep in concentration, painting and drawing within the College Chapel.As a highly accomplished plein-air artist, Tim has been inspired to capture the subtly changing... More »

Review: Careers Speed Dating

Category: Academic, General, Community

On Tuesday 7th February, the Hundred were given a series of enlightening talks about careers and the future by Old Marlburians. Each OM represented a different career, ranging from banking and engineering to drama and the creatives. The format was set up like speed-dating, meaning we sat in small... More »

Review: Ralph Beckett

Category: Speakers, General, Community

The talk by leading racehorse trainer, Ralph Beckett (C2 1985-89) drew an audience from devotees of the newly formed Racing Society as well as members of the Natural History and Biology Society.  Mr Beckett glossed over his less than stellar academic career at Marlborough, focusing instead on... More »

B1 Trip to Ypres

Category: Community, General, Trips

A party of 26 B1 pupils, parents and staff spent two days in Ypres, led by former Head of History David Du Croz – Chairman of the World War One Committee – and John Carroll (HM, B1). Fifteen graves of OMs from B1, B2 and B3 were visited in different sites. At each resting place or memorial, a cross... More »

Review: Liederabend

Category: Music, General, Community

“Music and poetry have a common domain, from which they draw inspiration and in which they operate: the landscape of the soul.  Together, they have the power to lend intellectual form to what is sensed and felt, to transmute both into a language that no other art can express.  The magic... More »

Review: Marlborough College Concert Series

Category: Music, General, Community

On a freezing Sunday afternoon, the attentive and responsive audience who filled the Memorial Hall as part of Marlborough College’s continuing Concert Series, were thrilled by the wonderful Academy of St Martin in the Fields Sextet.It is a rare treat to hear six musicians of such calibre and their... More »

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