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Review: Careers Speed Dating

Category: General, Events

A group of Old Marlburians were invited back to Marlborough on Tuesday 9th February to talk about their current careers and how they got there. As a year group who is currently having to figure out, at least for the near future, what we may want to do with our lives we were given the opportunity to... More »

Poetry Society and Creative Writing

Category: Academic, General, Events

There was a joint meeting of Poetry Society with the Creative Writing group on Thursday 11th February: an Own Verse and Prose evening held in Adderley.  There were readers from the Remove, Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth providing an evening of excellent quality original work, introduced and read... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General, Events

It is always a pleasure to hear the sound of a young orchestra, full of youthful musicianship and integrity, passion and pride of place. Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Simon Over produced a wonderfully balanced programme complemented by sensitive playing, expression, and a great sense of musical... More »

Review: Orchestral and ensembles concert

Category: Music, General, Events

The annual visit of the Southbank Sinfonia is hugely anticipated by all the students involved. For two days the side-by-side arrangement requires real commitment and concentration by all of the players. As strange as it seems, this does not appear to create exhaustion but rather lift the spirits... More »

Review: In The Marlborough Night Garden

Category: Events, General, Academic

It is a rare occurrence that one has the opportunity to see what is out there. Not so by travelling to the far corners of the earth, or looking up and seeing the moon, but seeing objects that are up to 23 million light years from our very own galaxy. The prize-winning astrophotographer Gavin James,... More »

Review: Illumination

Category: Events, General, Community

The Michaelmas Term’s Illumination was anticipated eagerly with the promise of more variety and more comedy performances following the musical dominance of last year’s shows.  The new team of Will Heard (LI U6), Keya Punja (MO U6), Charlotte Russell (MO U6) and Alice Studdert-Kennedy (NC U6)... More »

OMs take the stage

Category: Music, Events, General

A number of OMs on the Yucatan records label performed in the Mem Hall on Saturday evening.Josh Edwards (BH 2004-09), Josh Jordan (LI 2004-09), Will Stokes (B1 2003-08) and Seb Fagg (C1 2004-09) all performed alongside Blanco White on stage.To find out more about Yucatan Records and George Cosby... More »

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 »

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