Recent College News

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 »

MCCS: Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General, Events

It was a great pleasure to welcome back to Marlborough the Southbank Sinfonia, under the baton of Simon Over. This band, formed of young professionals at the beginning of their careers, reinvents itself every year with a new group of exciting talent and, in fact, they had only been together for one... More »

Deutsch Club Talk

Category: Events, General, Academic

Hester Vaizey, a lecturer in Modern European History, and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, will be giving a talk in the Garnett Room this evening, Friday 30th January.Her first book Surviving Hitler's War was shortlisted for the Women's History Network Prize and won the prestigious Fraenkel... More »

Germany: memories of a nation

Category: Academic, Events, General

After a long bus journey and an early morning, the Marlborough College German Department arrived at the British Museum in London, excited for the day ahead. The exhibition, ‘Memories of a Nation’ about German culture had received excellent reviews, which it certainly lived up to. It was... More »

Review: Vocal Masterclass

Category: Music, General, Events

Vocal Masterclass with Michael HarperSunday 18th January, Goodison Hall Eleven pupils drawn from the Hundred, Lower and Upper Sixth participated in an inspirational Vocal Masterclass this afternoon with international singer, teacher and workshop facilitator - Michael Harper.  He coaxed,... More »

Foodbank collection

Category: Community, General, Events

Following the amazing success of last year’s collection for the Devizes and Swindon Foodbank, we set our pupils the challenge of helping even more local people in crisis this Christmas. Foodbanks are excellent, rapidly growing and local charities that we can support in a more rewarding way than by... More »

Review: Christmas Carol Services

Category: Music, Community, Events, General

It takes some strength to sing a carol service or two, but four in three days is just about the limit, so congratulations then to the Choir, PAJH and IGC et al for triumphing in this marathon performance weekend.The Choir have come a long way under Mr Hodgkinson: the stalls are full, there’s a feel... More »

Review: The Roaring Girl

Category: Drama, General, Events

Jane Darby’s production of The Roaring Girl was a hilarious romp through Jacobean gender politics reset in the underground cauldron of blurred lines; The False Tails bar in central London, 2014. Leila Tinne (LI U6) in the title role was a genuine enigma; leather clad, hair in dreadlocks and... More »

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