Recent College News

Marlborough College Concert Series: Craig Ogden

Category: Music, General, Events

The fourth concert in the 2017/18 series was given by virtuoso guitarist, Craig Ogden.  ‘Virtuoso’ is a big word, and often overused but in this case, entirely justified.  The precision with which Ogden plays is electrifying – in fact if you factor into that the balance, voicing,... More »

Review: Marlborough at Sotheby's

Category: General, Art, Events

Held on Tuesday 12th December, the Sotheby’s Marlborough Art Exhibition and Private View was an outstanding success.220 Marlburian guests raised £30,000 to support Marlborough based SpringBoard / RNCF Bursaries in two hours – what an achievement and heartfelt thanks to them all! The evening... More »

Review: Printmaking Exhibition - Edward Twohig

Category: Art, General, Events

An extensive show of recent artworks by Edward Twohig, the current Head of Art at Marlborough College, presently graces the Mount House Gallery. Having had a long career within art and teaching, Mr Twohig has achieved many awards for his work. After training at Crawford College of Art, Mr Twohig... More »

Review: Michaelmas Illumination

Category: Events

The Michaelmas Illumination took place in the Marlburian, a change of venue from the Memorial Hall, which is currently being restored. Run by Martha Doyne (MO U6) and Millie McKelvey (EL U6), the evening promised to be a very entertaining one, showcasing the plethora of talent from the pupil body... More »

Gyuto Monks of Tibet Concert

Category: Community, General, Events

The world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet are coming to Marlborough on Tuesday 28th November.The 'Sacred Music Concert' will take place in Chapel from 7.30-9pm with entry by donation for the Gyuto Monks.Part of the Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour', experience the profound and special ancient sacred... More »

A Festival of Sport

Category: General, Events, Sport

Marlborough College staged A Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November as part of the 175th Anniversary celebrations.An array of sporting fixtures were played on the day including Girls’ Hockey v St Edward’s, Rugby v Canford, Lacrosse v Sherborne, Soccer v Winchester as well as Fives, Netball and... More »

Review: House Shout/Harmony

Category: Music, General, Events

In the final week before half-term, the annual House Song and Harmony competition descended upon the College. With two new venues in place to substitute for the Memorial Hall, the format of the competition had to change, but the Houses produced some music that was no less impressive than in... More »

Cycle to the Somme

Category: Events, General, Community

A team of 64 riders - made up of Old Marlburians, parents and staff - have just cycled 250 miles from Marlborough College to the Somme, raising money for the Marlborough College Bursary Programme.The team set off on Friday 13th October before a 70-mile cycle to Portsmouth. An overnight Ferry marked... More »

Modern Languages Quiz

Category: Academic, General, Events

In an exciting afternoon of quizzing, Year 8 students from seven local schools fought it out in the European Day of Languages Quiz on Tuesday 26th September. Sample slides of Russian, Japanese, Hebrew and the like were followed by sample bursts of Turkish, Malay, Welsh and more, delivered by... More »

Sunday: Celebratory School Walk

Category: General, Events, Community

Parents, pupils and OMs are taking part in a Celebratory School Walk today - Sunday 17th September 2017.The first Marlborough College Charity Walk took place in 1970 and arose from the initiative of a group of Sixth Form pupils. It is anticipated that around 1,000 people from the college will take... More »

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