Recent College News

Review: Wind Department Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

An enthusiastic Memorial Hall audience was entertained by an energetic and eclectic mix of material, the common theme being the evident enjoyment of both players and conductors.Big Band set the tone with three high quality pieces, including a rendition of ‘That’s Life’ as a suitable tribute to... More »

Music Events Round-Up

Category: Music, General, Events

In this busy time of year music is bursting out everywhere as it should. The Goodison Hall, the Ellis Theatre and the Chapel have all hosted events recently, with the Mem Hall still to come.On lunchtime on Friday 4th December, a student-led concert entertained us with a sequence of good variety: an... More »

OM Art Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

Drawing is an activity most of us where doing before we could speak and write so it is no surprise that this seemingly basic way of communicating is celebrated. The current exhibition at the Mount House shows the work of five Old Marlburians who have studied to MA level in Fine Art. Each one has... More »

Review: Advent Celebration

Category: Academic, General, Events

There's an old saying that 'music is a universal language’, and it's true. Music transcends the complexities of life, it energises and empowers, and it enriches our lives to the greater good of all.The wonderful thing about the recent concert entitled 'An evening for Advent, Modern Languages... More »

An evening with Rudyard Kipling

Category: Events, Community

Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall A Dealer in Words - an evening with Rudyard Kipling As part for the College's commemoration programme for the World War One Centenary, we are pleased to present a new stage production based on readings from Kipling's poetry and prose, with... More »

Blackett Science Lecture

Category: Academic, General, Events, Speakers

Professor Donald Kurtz, Vice-President Royal Astronomical Society and Astrophysics Department at University of Central Lancashire delivered the 11th Blackett Science lecture on 'Planets and Pulsations' on Tuesday 24th November. The concept of Asteroseismology was clearly explained with the basic... More »

The Agincourt Pageant

Category: Events, General, Academic

Wednesday 18th November, Memorial Hall This was a new type of event: a semi-dramatised series of little lectures – it would be a bit strong to claim that it represented an actual attempt to go back in time, but everyone had a lot of fun in any case.The days before the History Society’s... More »

Music Scholars’ Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

Royal Over-Seas League, London – Monday 16th November 2015Arguably, one of the most important and rewarding musical mediums is that of chamber music.  It promotes all sorts of wonderful things:  collaboration, communication, organisation and a sense of collective participation and... More »

Review: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Category: Drama, General, Events

David Kenworthy’s adaptation of The Revenger’s Tragedy enabled a group of skilled young actors to present a Jacobean story in a contemporary context. The sensitive issue of mental health was given a visual representation thanks to Paul Cox’s highly detailed hospital set design, and Middleton’s... More »

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