Recent College News

Review: End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, Events

With anticipated charisma and zest, the final musical hurrah of the year took place to a sell-out Ellis Theatre – a fitting conclusion to a memorable year of music making at the College and indeed further afield (New York and London to name but a few).  Instead of a showcase concert that... More »

Review: Summer Scholars' Recital

Category: Music, Events

The penultimate concert of the year was delivered to a packed Goodison Hall and further endorsed the notion that music at Marlborough is in fine fettle.  Given that this was a concert that predominantly featured just two year groups (Remove and L6) this was a remarkable, varied, exciting and... More »

Pupil Review: Everest Lecture

Category: Speakers, Events, Community

The fourth annual Everest lecture was given by David Walsh (C1 1960-65), co-author of Public Schools and The Great War, and was given in The Memorial Hall on Thursday 26th June, writes Rosie Shaw (MO L6).Walsh began by explaining how the outbreak of war in 1914 changed life in the College community... More »

Review: Wiltshire Panathlon

Category: Community, Events, Sport

Marlborough College hosted the Swindon and Wiltshire Panathlon on Friday 20th June. This was the second time Marlborough has hosted such an event, the activity originally started by Emma Colebatch (CO U6) through her Outreach project with Brimble Hill.  Working closely with Panathlon, which is... More »

Chamber Choir at Ramsbury

Category: Music, Events, Community

The Chamber Choir was delighted to receive such a warm reception at their concert in Ramsbury Parish Church on the evening of Thursday 19th June.These seventeen talented singers, who have only been singing as a group for just over a month, sang repertoire spanning six centuries, from plainsong,... More »

Review: Shell OA Week

Category: Trips, Community, Events

One hundred and seventy pupils congregated in the Parade ground on Sunday 8th June, dressed in heavy boots and waterproof gear as they boarded minibuses and set off for the Shell Outdoor Activities Week. The anxiety of taking exams the preceding week gave way to the excitement of a week together as... More »

Guidance Department Higher Education & Gap Fair

Category: Academic, Events

It proved to be a useful and informative Monday afternoon with stalls from a range of British and international universities and gap year guide companies. This range gave insights into the qualities they are looking for, and the talents that are needed to progress through their systems.The... More »

Review: The Machine Gunners

Category: Drama, Community, Events

View the slideshow here The 2014 Shell play The Machine Gunners written by Robert Westall and directed by Steven Pleasants tells the story of a group of children nearing adolescence living in the midst of the Second World War. The play centres on Chas McGill, played by the talented Adam Dalrymple... More »

CCF Dinner

Category: CCF, Events

It was a great pleasure for the CCF this year to host Lt Colonel Simon Soskin (BH 1985-86) now the Brigade Major of the Household Division who was guest speaker at this year’s annual CCF Dinner.The evening started with pre-drinks on the Duelling Lawn listening to the Wellington Brass Quintet and a... More »

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