Recent College News

Review: Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral

Category: Music, General, Events

I’ve been to St Paul’s Cathedral a few times, in fact I’ve performed there too which gives me an advantage in writing a meaningful review.  I vowed I would never mention myself in a review but in this context it helps to emphasise the enormity of what Choirmaster Adam Staines and his team... More »

Review: Jazz Evening

Category: Music, General, Events

One of the more informal occasions of the musical year is the highly popular Jazz Evening.After a whirlwind (quite literally with our friend 'the beast from the east') Lent Term of musical events, this is a chance for parents, staff and pupils to enjoy a convivial evening and relax, to the tune of... More »

Parents’ Pastoral Conference

Category: General, Community, Events

On Sunday 28th January we welcomed 125 parents from the Shell and Remove to the College to hear presentations, share ideas and experience, and talk with one another and with pastoral staff, in an inaugural Parents’ Pastoral Conference.  In a packed Garnett Room, the Master, Jonathan Leigh,... More »

Martin Beek: Painter in Residence

Category: General, Art, Events

Oxford based fine art landscape painter, Martin Beek, joined the Marlborough College community to work on location within prominent areas of our campus, throughout the first week of February. Invited to work ‘plein air’ within the College grounds as part of Visual Arts Week, Martin was particularly... More »

Review: MCCS - Ksenija Sidorova

Category: Music, General, Events

It’s not every day one has the opportunity to hear the classical accordion in concert – even less frequent is the opportunity to listen to a virtuoso solo exponent of the same instrument.  In Ksenija Sidorova we have just that and it’s a refreshing, fascinating and, at times, breath-taking... More »

Artist in Residence Talk

Category: Art, General, Events

Julia Schuster BA MA (RCA), Artist in Residence for 2017-18, will be giving a talk on Thursday 25th January. The talk titled 'Materiality Matters: Rethinking Contemporary Ceramics' will be about her journey as an artist, the expanded field of ceramics in the arts and her work at... 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 »

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