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Blog: Ascension Day

Category: Community

My dog Rollo absolutely despises it when I leave the house and he has to stay. My constant companion believes it to be a complete injustice, a doggy-travesty, that I get to go outside but he must remain, alone, albeit in the comforts of the kitchen with his food and water, chew toy and very ample... More »

Blog: A Reflection for May Day

Category: Community

For everything there is a season A Reflection for May Day The first day of May, May Day, has been traditionally been marked as a day to celebrate the return of spring. Despite the chill, it was a glorious morning this year. At Marlborough College we were treated by the Chamber Choir singing the... More »

Anglican Confirmation

Category: Community

Congratulations to the 52 Confirmands at Marlborough College on Sunday 29th April.Special thanks to The Lord Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt.Rev. Nicholas Holtam, who graciously officiated and preached. The Rev. Tim NovisSenior ChaplainTwitter: @MCol_Chapel More »

Review: Battle of the Bands

Category: Music, General, Community

Now in its fourth year, the ‘Battle of the Bands’ is firmly established as a co-curricular event of note. The standard is high and whilst there is a good atmosphere of healthy competitiveness, there isn’t quite the heady intensity of the House Shout, which is a good thing. By kind permission of... More »

Memorial Library: Lent Term Review

Category: Community, General, Academic

The Memorial Library Team review a busy Lent Term, which included two major events, 14,721 pupil visits to the library and over 1,500 books loaned out. Harry Potter Book Night – Thursday 1st February  Our second-ever Harry Potter Night was a huge success this year, with over 80... More »

Review: Art & Photography Trip to Venice

Category: Community, General, Art, Trips

For full five days at the beginning of the Easter holidays saw 16 Art and Photography pupils exploring aspects of the incomparable city of Venice. The treasures in Galleria d'Academia, Ca'd Oro, the Scuda San Rocco, Ca le'Rezzonico and the Peggie Guggenheim Museum were eagerly sought out and... More »

Chapel Blog: Alleluia, Christ is risen!

Category: Community, General

As a College community, we don’t have the opportunity to mark the Christian festivals at the same time as churches throughout the world. However, as we are still in the Easter season, here follow some thoughts on the most important event in Christian (or human) history, the Resurrection of... More »

The Girlness Project

Category: General, Community

On Sunday 4th February, Pippa Richardson, Yoga Teacher & Founder of ‘the girlness project’ visited Morris House at Marlborough College to lead a workshop on ‘Creating Happy Habits: Journaling, Gratitude & Self-Compassion’.  The workshop asked the questions 'what is happiness?' and... More »

Chapel Blog: A reflection on ‘The Call’

Category: Community

What marks we shall leave upon the snow A reflection on Charlotte Mew’s Poem ‘The Call’ The poem ‘The Call’ was written by Charlotte Mew, and is an appropriate starting point after the snowy days last week, and was used during the Morning Chapel services to reflect on the question what marks we... More »

Blog: This week in Chapel

Category: Community

Speaking of the Season of Lent and of Christ’s Temptations in the Wilderness, and sharing his own temptation, the Senior Chaplain addressed the Houses in the weekday chapel services by expressing what he has learned by virtue of being the father of a young person with a disability. 17 years ago, at... More »

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