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Library News Round-Up

Category: General, Academic, Community

Librarian James Burton looks back on a busy term in the Memorial Library...World Book Day 2017Thursday 2nd MarchThis year, in partnership with the Modern Languages department, the Library hosted an internationally themed book buffet to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils and staff had the chance to... More »

Review: Art Exhibitions

Category: Art

In the second half of Lent Term the Mount House Gallery hosted ‘Regrowth’, an exhibition by Jane Corbett, a mixed media artist who studied Fine Art at Newcastle University then trained with the Queen Mother’s milliner, Rose Cory. If you read magazines or watch television you will have seen Jane’s... More »

Choral Society Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Category: Music, General, Community

The Choral Society concert remains a glorious annual tradition: a celebration, a collaboration, participation from all corners (quite literally in this production which saw an interesting use of the Chapel in an ‘in the round performance’) and the result is something really marvellous.  This... More »

West of England Public School Golf Championships

Category: Sport

Marlborough College Golf Team put in a strong performance to finish runners up on the school’s return to the West of England Public School Golf Championships at Burnham & Berrow.In the College’s first appearance in the event in seven years first team players rose to the occasion, winning... More »

Pupil Achievements: Lent Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport

A selection of pupil achievements will be listed here throughout the Lent Term. March Congratulations to Molly Gibbins (CO L6) who came 29th out of a field of 301 runners in the Senior Girls’ National Cross Country championship in Norwich. Well done to Harriet Eyles (MM Re) who won two singles... 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 »

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 recognized worldwide as one of the leading still life painters active today, and his work has been exhibited to great critical... More »

Marlborough win international tournament

Category: Sport

Marlborough College were winners of the Plate competition the the prestigious International Schools Rugby Sevens Tournament.Played on the fields where the game was born, schools from Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as well as teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern... More »

Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Day Four- U14s - National Sevens Vase Having made it through, Marlborough entered Friday in the Plate and once again progressed after two wins in two.11.20am, Pitch RE4Marlborough 24 King's Worcester 1912.40pm, Pitch RE2Marlborough 29 Ivybridge Community College 7This took them through into the... 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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