Recent College News

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 »

All set for the Silk Cup

Category: Rugby, Events, General

Rugby matches this Saturday will have an extra edge as teams from Marlborough College and Radley go head to head for the right to win the Silk Cup.Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and... More »

Marlborough College Concert Series

Category: Music, General, Events

'Emma Johnson – Clarinet Goes to Town' Emma Johnson was crowned BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1984, in itself a magnificent achievement but in a way, that was the easy bit.  What comes after is so much more challenging and that is to sustain a meaningful career decade after decade with... More »

Review: Recital at Calne Festival

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual visit to the Calne Music Festival lunchtime series is always a wonderful opportunity for our most talented musicians to perform. Surrounded by local artwork, this unique and very intimate concert hall can be an intimidating venue for even our most experienced musicians, especially when... More »

Review: Professor Henrietta Harrison

Category: Speakers, General, Events, Academic

On Thursday 1st October, the Chinese Society was privileged to welcome British Academy Fellow, Professor Henrietta Harrison from Pembroke College, Oxford to deliver a talk titled, 'Interpreting China to Britain: The story of a Chinese boy in 18th Century Europe’.Pupils found the professor very... More »

US University Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

On Tuesday 22nd of September, Marlborough College held a US University day. At noon about 100 pupils from the Remove and upwards, as well as their parents, attended an information session and discussion led by four Universities - Virginia, Northeastern, North Carolina-Chapel Hill and New York.... More »

Review: Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, General, Events

‘The Mound, the Castle and the Palace: Royal Residences in Marlborough and other Castles in the 13th Century’ was the title of this year’s Mound Trust Lecture, by Dr Jeremy Ashbee. He has had an interest in the Marlborough Mound and Castle since his university days, after which he embarked on his... More »

Annual Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Community, Events, General

The Mound Trust Annual Lecture takes place at 8pm tonight in the Ellis Theatre.The speaker, Dr Jeremy Ashbee FSA, will address the title "The Mound, the Castle and the Palace: Royal Residences in Marlborough and other Castles in the 13th Century". This lecture is the first of the... More »

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 »

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