Recent College News

Review: Joel Penkman - Food Art

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

The History of Art Society was thrilled to welcome the artist Joel Penkman to the College on Wednesday 4th October. Joel is an accomplished artist who has for some years specialized in the depiction of food. Her work is highly sought after by major food suppliers and restaurants such as Waitrose,... More »

Review: Professor Nick Evans

Category: General, Academic, Speakers

On Friday 29th September Marlborough was delighted to welcome Professor Nick Evans from the University of Southampton for a Science Department Talk. He is Professor of Theoretical Physics, with particular research interests in quantum gravity and the strong nuclear force beyond the standard model.... More »

Review: Mound Trust Lecture

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

“The History of William Marshall,” was this year’s annual Mound Trust lecture, given by Mr Bryant, an ex-drama teacher at Marlborough College who is now a translator of Medieval literature, such as Chretian de Troyes, late Arthurian Romances and The History of William Marshall: the oldest surviving... More »

Tonight: Mound Trust Annual Lecture

Category: Community, General, Speakers

The Master of Marlborough College and the Trustees of The Marlborough Mound Trust invite you to the Marlborough Mound Trust Annual Lecture.Held in the Ellis Theatre on Monday 11th September 2017 (8pm), this year’s lecture will be Marlborough Castle and William Marshal – ‘the greatest knight who... More »

Video: Ralph Salmins

Category: Music, General, Speakers

The College was very pleased to receive world-renowned percussionist and kit player, Ralph Salmins for a day of workshops, classes and one-to-one teaching.  Ralph is recognised as being one of the leading exponents in his field and his clear enthusiasm and love for his music was very evident... More »

Review: Levon Biss

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

On Thursday 4th May, photographer Levon Biss gave a talk entitled ‘Microsculpture: the insect portraits of Levon Biss’. Appealing to a mixture of biology and photography students, he talked about how he ended up taking astonishingly high resolution insect pictures. One of his images, as seen on the... More »

Review: Professor Robert Bickers

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

On Friday 28th April, we were lucky enough to have Professor Robert Bickers from the University of Bristol give a talk on China’s 20th Century History and the Role of the West. Not only is Professor Bickers a member of the Department of History and Historical Studies at the University of Bristol,... More »

Review: Dr Brian Marien

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Mental health is such an important part of everyday life, affecting over one in four of us at some point. The Upper Sixth were lucky enough to have a talk on Mental health by Dr Marien, a qualified doctor and psychologist from Positive Group, and the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.It was... More »

History of Art Society: Tjalf Sparnaay

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Reinventing Dutch Still Life PaintingThe College was honoured to welcome the Dutch artist Tjalf Sparnaay to address the History of Art Society on Thursday evening. Tjalf is recognised worldwide as one of the leading still life painters active today, and his work has been exhibited to great critical... More »

Poetry Society: Lily Winter

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

On Tuesday night, the Poetry Society hosted the young singer/songwriter Lily Winter who both taught and entertained us.  First she gave a workshop on the similarities and subtle differences between poems and song lyrics - and this was very much a personal view; then, in the Bradleian Theatre,... More »

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