Recent College News

Brooke Society visit

Category: Community, General, Academic

Nine members of the Brooke Society (our Upper School Debating group) went to St Peter's Primary School down the road in Marlborough today. They gave 40 Year 5 pupils an hour-long introduction into the basics, and tricks, of debating, finishing with a full debate on whether school uniform should be... More »

Choir Workshop

Category: Music, General, Community

On Friday evening, we were delighted to welcome James Burton to Marlborough. A renowned conductor and singer, James directs Schola Cantorum of Oxford, and has worked extensively with the Hallé and at English National Opera. James led a workshop in Chapel with our newly formed Compline Choir, a... More »

Sport Relief Swimathon

Category: Sport, Community, General

On Saturday 19th March, Marlborough College Swimming Pool will open its doors to partake in the nationwide Swimathon event. The search is now on for swimmers in the Marlborough area to take on the Swimathon challenge to raise funds for Sport Relief, whilst also perhaps achieving one of those New... More »

OM donates Rugby Caps

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Joseph Donald Collier (C2 1916-20) was a member of the XV in 1919 who went to Wye Agricultural College and then worked in Sudan for many years. His son, John (C2 1954-58), is also an Old Marlburian and kindly donated these caps a few weeks ago to the College Archives.Their remarkable state of... More »

Wonderful Wiltshire

Category: Community, General

A very hard frost prevented the beagles from trail hunting on Tuesday but we all enjoyed a beautiful walk across the Downs from Draycott to Knap Hill and back in time for a delicious tea in C3. Sean DempsterMaster in charge, Beagling More »

War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox

Category: Community

We are delighted to announce publication on the College Archive website of War Memoirs and Letters of Harry Fox, 1917-19.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... More »

England call-up

Category: Sport, Community, General

Congratulations to George Lamb, who works in Crosby & Lawrence, who has been named in the England U18 Schoolboys squad.After a series of trials, Lamb has been named in the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) representative side, which will take on Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales and... More »

Review: Illumination

Category: Events, General, Community

The Michaelmas Term’s Illumination was anticipated eagerly with the promise of more variety and more comedy performances following the musical dominance of last year’s shows.  The new team of Will Heard (LI U6), Keya Punja (MO U6), Charlotte Russell (MO U6) and Alice Studdert-Kennedy (NC U6)... More »

Review: Carol Services

Category: Music, General, Community

The order of service for the recent festival of lessons and carols announced ‘a traditional service’.  Traditional it was, but in no way predictable or routine.  Point of fact, it was a superb blend of the established with music by the late Sir David Willcocks, the evergreen John Rutter... 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 »

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