Recent College News

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 »

Art Scholars' Exhibition Preview

Category: Art, General, Community

Pupils, parents and guests are welcome to attend the Art Scholars' Exhibition Preview evening this Friday 20th January.The event will begin at 7pm and run through until 8.30pm in the Mount House Gallery. Artist in residence Timothy Betjeman and the art scholars have been working hard towards the... More »

Art School Staff Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Community

Every pupil during their time at Marlborough should get the opportunity to see the personal art work of art teaching staff and this year we were treated to an exhibition showing great diversity and skill. All academic staff need to keep abreast of the changing movements within their discipline and... More »

Silk Scarf Success Story

Category: Community

A pupil initiative has resulted in the production of a new ladies’ silk scarf, led by Phillip Springford (C3 U6) and designed by Talia Neat (IH Re).The 100% silk scarf is the result of Phillip's initiative and Talia's artistry.  Phillip's aim was to create a scarf to sell for the Bursaries... More »

The College Chapel

Category: Community

The College Chapel stands stately by the Bath Road like a grand and gracious galleon ready to put to sea, bathed as it is in its glorious blue light for the festive season.It will certainly witness plenty of wonderful and happy occasions in the coming weeks, from the annual College Christmas Carol... More »

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