Recent College News

Review: House Singing Competition

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual House Singing competition is traditionally a high-energy, high-stakes, and high-standard event, and this year’s offering was no exception.We were treated to some fantastically energetic renditions of a number of classic tunes, as well as, notably, some unique conducting. It was a real... More »

Mid-Autumn Festival

Category: Community, General, Events

Last Thursday night the Chinese Department celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival. Alice Wright (L6) introduced the festival as well as the ancient festival's mythology before pupils in the Hundred and above sampled Chinese Moon Cakes and loose leaf tea that are traditionally served at the festival.... More »

Starfish Film Preview

Category: Events, General, Community

On Friday 30th September, the film Starfish, written and directed by Bill Clark, who introduced this special preview for Marlborough College, was shown for pupils and members of the public in the Memorial Hall. Based on a true story, the film is about a family who undergo the terrible trauma of... More »

Evening Pupils’ Recital

Category: General, Music, Events

The first major recital of the term was an Evening Pupils’ Recital, which ostensibly served as a ‘dry run’ for forthcoming major public performances for Music Scholars.  A concert of predominantly ambitious chamber music so early in the school year (just three weeks in) is a potentially... More »

Artist in Residence Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

‘Resident Tourist’ an exhibition by new Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman opens Friday 16th September.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery from 7pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since 2006, Betjeman studied Visual Art and Philosophy... More »

Cricket Masters Match & Lunch

Category: Sport, Cricket, Events, General

Unfortunately the PCA England Masters Lunch & Match on Sunday 18th September has been POSTPONED due to a shortage in numbers. Despite plenty of interest we were not able to recruit the amount of people required to ensure the tour fundraising event ran at a profit. We are hopeful that we will... More »

Anniversary Plans - Save The Dates

Category: General, Events

2018 marks the 50th year of girls at Marlborough College and the 175th year since the College was established.We would be delighted if you are able to join us for some of the celebratory events which will take place throughout the academic year 2017/2018. A number of events have been planned -... More »

Visit from Bishop Cotton School

Category: Community, General, Events

Mr BC Robinson, Headmaster of Bishop Cotton School, Shimla visited the College on Friday 1st July.George Cotton was Master of Marlborough College from 1852-58 and was subsequently appointed Bishop of Calcutta. Cotton House is named after him, and Bishop Cotton went on to found schools in Bangalore,... More »

Review: End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual End of Year Showcase Concert in the Ellis Theatre is an invaluable opportunity to witness music making in both the Shell and Remove year groups, and this year we were treated to a remarkable display of variety, and at times, virtuosity from both scholars and non-scholars alike. ... More »

Review: Fauré Requiem

Category: Music, General, Events

To commemorate the 20 OMs who tragically lost their lives alongside thousands of others on the opening day of the Battle of the Somme one hundred years ago, the College honoured them in two performances of Fauré’s stunning Requiem in Chapel. The first took the form of the annual Everest Lecture... More »

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