Recent College News

Review: An Ideal Husband

Category: Drama, General, Events

David Kenworthy’s production of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband brought a feast of decadence to the Ellis Theatre last week. Spectators were treated to an evening of witty verbal dueling set against a sumptuous visual backdrop of social and political turmoil.The play’s collision of the old world and... More »

63rd Beagling Season

Category: General, Community, Events

On Tuesday 10th March, the annual Lawn Meet was held in Court, attended by several Old Marlburians including founder member Tom Sneyd (C1 1948-52). After sausages and port in Court, we headed to Temple Farm where, despite dry, sunny conditions, hounds stayed on the trail for the whole... More »

Going Dutch

Category: Academic, General, Events

On Thursday the College hosted representatives from five leading NL universities at a 'Go Dutch' further education seminar. A substantial audience of interested Sixth Formers heard persuasive arguments as to why they should entertain the idea of study in Holland. Up to 1,700 MA, MSc, LLM and... More »

Review: L6 Careers Fair

Category: Events, General, Academic

On Tuesday 9th March the Lower Sixth were given the opportunity to attend three different seminars, run by relations of Marlburians, about many different careers. These ranged from retail to banking, and from PR to law, so there was a choice for everyone. It was especially refreshing to hear about... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia Gala Concert

Category: Events, Music, General

The side-by-side concert by the Southbank Sinfonia and College students has rightly become a highlight of our musical calendar and drew a packed audience to the Memorial Hall. This was a fitting end to the eighth Southbank residency and was, without doubt, one of the most outstanding school... More »

Review: Dr Simon Hall

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Friday of last week Dr Simon Hall came from the University of Bristol in order to deliver a talk regarding Complex Functional Materials – in this case, so-called superconductors.In particular he explained to us the extreme importance of finding a superconductor that could operate at, or near,... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General, Events

With huge excitement the College welcomed back Southbank Sinfonia for its annual residency which this year took place slightly later than in previous years.  A mixture of side-by-side rehearsals, workshops, one-to-one teaching, and a final gala concert are just a few of the highlights of this... More »

Review: Ian Anthony

Category: Speakers, General, Events

Ian Anthony - Formerly of the Foreign Office 'Is Iran a nuclear threat?' The Politics Society was very fortunate to be able to host Ian Anthony through his connections with Jonathan Genton. His presentation on Iran's potential as a nuclear threat, was delivered as an "interrupted talk"... More »

Review: Swayne O'Pie

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Thursday 29 January, the Politics Society hosted the controversial equality feminist Swayne O'Pie.He came to explain why he thinks men have been mistakenly blamed for all society's ills whilst women have been cast as victims and afforded preferential treatment. His presentation outlined how... More »

World Cancer Day

Category: Community, General, Events

Katie Vogel and fellow Elmhurst Lower Sixth pupils organised a school wide wristband and bake sale for ‘World Cancer Day’ on Wednesday 4th February. They raised a staggering £584 for Cancer Research and helped continue to raise awareness with the slogan ‘Cancer: Not beyond us’. Thank you to... More »

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