Recent College News

Cycle to the Somme

Category: Events, General, Community

A team of 65 riders - made up of Old Marlburians, parents and staff - will cycle over 250 miles from Marlborough College to the Somme, raising money for the Marlborough College Bursary Programme.The team which will set off on Friday 13th October before a 70-mile cycle to Portsmouth. An overnight... More »

Sunday: Celebratory School Walk

Category: General, Events, Community

Parents, pupils and OMs are taking part in a Celebratory School Walk today - Sunday 17th September 2017.The first Marlborough College Charity Walk took place in 1970 and arose from the initiative of a group of Sixth Form pupils. It is anticipated that around 1,000 people from the college will take... More »

British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad

Category: Academic, General, Events

The College observatory again played host to the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad team last weekend. Training for the observational round, occurred over two days; based in Limebank, it included six hours of observing, testing and training under clear skies on the Monday night.... More »

Review: End of Year Showcase Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

At the end of a marathon year of concerts, masterclasses, collaborations, outreach projects - in fact, all manner of events, this was most definitely the final event of the year!  Not that it lacked any of the usual intrigue, variety or passion.  Indeed, this concert, perhaps, included... More »

Review: Chamber Choir Concert – Ramsbury

Category: Music, General, Events

Taking Marlborough College music out into our local community is important for so many reasons, not least because the public can witness for themselves the array of talent that exists within the Music Department.  The Chamber Choir’s concert at Holy Cross Church, Ramsbury was a perfect... More »

Timothy Betjeman at Marlborough

Category: Art, General, Events

The final exhibition by Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman will take place from Saturday 10th June through until Sunday 25th June.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery on Friday 9th June from 6-9pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since... More »

Review: Orchestral and Ensembles Gala Concert

Category: Music, General, Events

The final large-ensembles concert of the academic year inevitably evokes a combination of joy and sadness. Friday evening’s concert showed exactly that; it was a celebration of the incredible standard of music-making that goes on week in week out at the College, as well as a chance to thank and bid... More »

Marlborough College Summer School

Category: General, Community, Events

Now celebrating its 43rd year, Marlborough College Summer School will run from 9th July to 5th August 2017 and host an amazing array of courses. The popularity of Summer School is undoubtedly underpinned by the phrase “something for everyone”. Catering for students from three years old through to... More »

Prep School Directors of Music Day

Category: Music, General, Events

On Tuesday 2nd May, Marlborough welcomed the directors of music from 23 prep schools alongside 51 Year Six pupils for a full and varied day of musical outreach and networking.Following a registration and greeting from PTD in the Memorial Hall, the delegates were treated to a trip to Norwood ahead... More »

Penny Reading: Twelfth Night

Category: Drama, General, Events

Shakespeare’s delightful topsy-turvy world of Illyria where grief-stricken characters, bereft of siblings and lovers, are presented within a comedic frame was dazzlingly brought to life in David Kenworthy’s production of Twelfth Night.The warming, goodwill essence of Christmas was somewhat... More »

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