Recent College News

An evening with Rudyard Kipling

Category: Events, Community

Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall A Dealer in Words - an evening with Rudyard Kipling As part for the College's commemoration programme for the World War One Centenary, we are pleased to present a new stage production based on readings from Kipling's poetry and prose, with... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Academic, General, Events

Professor Donald Kurtz, Vice-President Royal Astronomical Society and astrophysics Department at University of Central Lancashire delivered the 11th Blackett Science lecture on 'Planets and Pulsations' on Tuesday 24th November. The concept of Asteroseismology was clearly explained with the basic... More »

The Agincourt Pageant

Category: Events, General, Academic

Wednesday 18th November, Memorial Hall This was a new type of event: a semi-dramatized series of little lectures – it would be a bit strong to claim that it represented an actual attempt to go back in time, but everyone had a lot of fun in any case.The days before the History Society’s... More »

Music Scholars’ Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

Royal Over-Seas League, London – Monday 16th November 2015Arguably, one of the most important and rewarding musical mediums is that of chamber music.  It promotes all sorts of wonderful things:  collaboration, communication, organisation and a sense of collective participation and... More »

Review: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Category: Drama, General, Events

David Kenworthy’s adaptation of The Revenger’s Tragedy enabled a group of skilled young actors to present a Jacobean story in a contemporary context. The sensitive issue of mental health was given a visual representation thanks to Paul Cox’s highly detailed hospital set design, and Middleton’s... More »

All set for the Silk Cup

Category: Rugby, Events, General

Rugby matches this Saturday will have an extra edge as teams from Marlborough College and Radley go head to head for the right to win the Silk Cup.Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and... More »

Remove Poetry Festival

Category: Academic, General, Events

The Remove Poetry Festival on Saturday 10th October closed ten days of celebrating poetry at Marlborough. As poet-in-residence for the week leading to the Festival, Isabel Palmer had been running writing workshops in English lessons for all Remove. After such an intense and creative week, Remove... More »

Review: Archie Franks Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

During September, we were introduced to the work of our new Artist in Residence, Archie Franks, through his inaugural exhibition, ‘Nightmares and Dreamscapes’ within the Mount House Gallery.  Blood red and veiny blue styled lettering designed for the preview invitation card, suggested we might... More »

Marlborough College Concert Series

Category: Music, General, Events

'Emma Johnson – Clarinet Goes to Town' Emma Johnson was crowned BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1984, in itself a magnificent achievement but in a way, that was the easy bit.  What comes after is so much more challenging and that is to sustain a meaningful career decade after decade with... More »

Review: Recital at Calne Festival

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual visit to the Calne Music Festival lunchtime series is always a wonderful opportunity for our most talented musicians to perform. Surrounded by local artwork, this unique and very intimate concert hall can be an intimidating venue for even our most experienced musicians, especially when... More »

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