Recent College News

Review: House Song Competition 2014

Category: General, Music, Events

After the success of the House Harmony Competition in the previous week there was much anticipation for the ‘Shout’ and the audience certainly wasn’t disappointed.  Cotton kicked the evening off with a classic from the Beach Boys, followed by another classic from Preshute by Abba.  After... More »

Gallery: Governor's Cup Match

Category: Sport, Rugby, Events

The 2014 Governor's Cup match took place at College on Sunday 12th October.Review the action with a 42-image gallery from the day which saw the game played out in front of a supportive home crowd on Hamersley.Click here for the gallery. More »

Review: House Harmony

Category: Music, General, Events

To a packed Memorial Hall the 2014 House Harmony Competition duly delivered a memorable evening of varied, enthusiastic and in most places top quality music making, embracing a sense of fun and adventure in the process.  The adjudicator was Mr Laurence Whitehead, himself a highly experienced... More »

Review: Wells Cathedral Choir

Category: Music, General, Events

Over 73 seasons Marlborough College Concert Series has hosted many an internationally acclaimed artist or ensemble – from Alfred Brendel, to the London Symphony Orchestra; from The Sixteen and the King’s Singers to Jonny Dankworth and Cleo Laine, but the concert given in Marlborough College Chapel... More »

Reflections on the First World War

Category: Events, Community, General

A selection of readings were given by Marlburians in St Peter’s Church on Sunday 5th October.Marlborough’s Rector, the Reverend Andrew Studdert- Kennedy (C3 1972-76) first put together a series of reflections on the First World War some years ago, linking the poetry, letters and diary extracts into... More »

Speaker: Professor Vernon Bogdanor

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Thursday evening the Politics Society was greatly honoured to host Professor Vernon Bogdanor, former Vice-Principal at Brasenose College, Oxford and eminent constitutional expert (as well as former tutor to the Prime Minister). Commissioned to share his views on whether single party governments... More »

Speaker: Dr Usama Hasan

Category: Speakers, General, Events

A packed Garnett Room sat enraptured by Dr Usama Hasan, as he told of his conversion from Islamic fanatic to his present role as senior researcher at the Quilliam Foundation, a counter extremism think tank. Radicalised as a young student in the 1980s when the former USSR invaded Afghanistan, Dr... More »

Marlborough Literary Festival: Zena Edwards

Category: Community, General, Events

The College hosted the opening event of the Marlborough Literary Festival on Thursday 25th September, a performance by the internationally-acclaimed spoken word artist, Zena Edwards.   This was a return visit to Marlborough for Zena, and her reputation as a dynamic performer and singer... More »

Tonight: Annual Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, Events

Dr Joshua Pollard, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Southampton, returns to Marlborough to deliver the 8th Annual Mound Trust Lecture at 8pm, this evening (Monday 15 September 2014) in the Ellis Theatre. His talk addresses the title, ‘The Marlborough Mound In Its Late Neolithic World’.Dr... More »

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