Recent College News

Happy Birthday George!

Category: General, Events, Community

The Marlborough College community wishes George Johnson a very Happy 90th Birthday.Born on 17th November 1926, George joined Marlborough in 1953 as a painter and decorator.He then became General Foreman of Estates – a role he carried out until the age of 65. After that he joined the catering team... More »

Armistice Day

Category: Community, General, Events

On Armistice Day, the College community was able to stop to reflect on the human sacrifices of wars both near and long ago.There was a two-minute silence which was held in the Norwood Hall. The silence was impeccably observed as the thoughts of all 937 pupils and many staff from every department... More »

Review: Calne Music Festival Recital

Category: Music, General, Events

After a whirlwind start to the term which saw four public concert performances from Music Scholars in one week alone, the run of outings was completed with the annual pilgrimage for a recital at the Calne Festival on a beautiful, crisp autumn day.  There was nothing autumnal about the... More »

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 »

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