Recent College News

End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, Pupil Achievements, General, Events

The final concert of the 2014/15 academic year given by the Shell year group with a sprinkling of Remove was a fitting conclusion to an outstanding year of music making at the College.  This annual concert focuses on emerging talent, both in a solo and ensemble capacity, and a fascinating... More »

L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

Veronica Nott (MO L6) and Ambra Moore (LI L6) review the L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair, held at the College on Monday 16th June in Museum Block.This year we decided to adopt a linear strategy, patrolling the narrow aisles between the 15 university and 19 gap year company desks in an... More »

Review: Bobby’s Ride

Category: General, Events, Community

Bobby’s Ride took place on Sunday 24th May with a team of 55 cyclists setting off from Court at 8am in five teams of 11.  The challenge was counted down by former Olympic athlete David Hemery CBE and we left in good cheer, heading east, towards Peasemore.  The start of the route took them... More »

Commemoration and Prize Day

Category: General, Events

Commemoration and Prize Day took place at the College on Saturday with around 2,000 people in attendance for what proved to be a memorable occasion. The day began with a Commemoration Service in Chapel before the prize giving ceremony in the Memorial Hall for Upper Sixth. The busy morning also... More »

Review: Music Technology Recital

Category: Music, Events, General

In a year which has seen dramatic development in the technical side of music making within the College (Illumination, Battle of the Bands, Music in Court on Prize Day), it was perhaps no surprise that there was significant interest and enthusiasm from the pupil perspective towards the Music... More »

Review: May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Events, Community

A decent crowd of hardy souls braved a stiff North Easterly and were rewarded by a stirring performance of ‘Madrigals and Ditties’ to herald the month of May.  Despite the chill in the air, there was a warmth of tone and character in the Chamber Choir’s delivery, and although in such a big... More »

Marlborough remembers Gallipoli

Category: General, Community, Events

On the eve of the centenary of the first landings, Dr Georgina Longley (Classics) & Richard Willmett (Politics) organised a debate on “This House Believes that the Gallipoli Campaign achieved nothing but a waste of life”.  Speakers were for the motion: Mr Dixon (HoD History) George Holland... More »

Women in History Society

Category: General, Community, Events

On Wednesday evening the Marlborough College Women in History society hosted Archivist Clare Russell’s talk on “Girls Education at Marlborough” which looked back on nearly 50 years of College History – the ups and downs of the progress of co-education here.  It was interesting to look at... More »

General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

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