Recent College News

Review: Jeremy Thomas

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

'Sanity in an Insane World' - Jeremy Thomas talks to the U6 On Wednesday 27th April we had the privilege of hearing Jeremy Thomas speak about his experience with bipolar disorder, addressing the subject in an informative and light-hearted way. One of the most engaging aspects of this talk was that... More »

19th College ERGO competition

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 19th College ERGO competition was as busy as ever with some 90 pupils competing over the five hours available. The New Gym proved a splendid and inspiring venue and a corner was set aside for three machines. The location encouraged both competitors and supporters. This was a year of outstanding... More »

Transit of Mercury

Category: Community, General, Events

The Blackett Observatory will be open for the Transit of Mercury on Monday 9th May. The planet Mercury transits across the face of the Sun roughly 12 times a century, whilst not as rare as a Venus transit, it is not always well placed for observation.  Last time it was well viewed from... More »

Review: May Day Madrigals

Category: Music, General, Community

It doesn't come much better than this: a glorious Spring morning (at last), a fine selection of May ditties from the excellent Chamber Choir and an appreciative and large crowd, all gathered in Court to celebrate May Day weekend.I've been fortunate enough to witness nine occasions such as this over... More »

Memorial Hall Open Morning

Category: General

Saturday 7th May - 10am until 12pm in the AdderleyCome and see the latest plans for the Memorial Hall renovations. Find out more.  Voice your concerns. Ask questions.Please drop in at any time throughout the morning.  Everyone  is welcome and we will do our best to provide the... More »

Mount House Exhibition

Category: General, Art, Events

The next Mount House exhibition, "Strange but somehow beautiful" is of sculptures and textiles from the Adan people of South East Ghana which belong to journalist and enthusiast Mike Yates. His interest goes back to the 1970s and is part of decades of collecting, recording and writing... More »

Review: Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s

Category: Music, General, Trips

St Paul’s Cathedral is quite simply awe-inspiring.  Opened in 1708 and designed by Sir Christopher Wren, Christian worship has been offered there for 1400 years and the building remains an iconic landmark within the City of London and beyond.  It’s an intimidating place to perform. ... More »

Review: Dr Alessandro Mottura

Category: Speakers, General

Birmingham University’s Dr Alessandro Mottura, a Lecturer in Physical Metallurgy, visited Marlborough to speak about Science and Engineering on Thursday 21st April.He studied Engineering at Imperial College, London, before moving to UCSB to carry out his post-doctoral research. He now specializes... More »

Review: Vocal Masterclass

Category: Music

Choral music (and indeed singing in general) has enjoyed a long and distinguished tradition at Marlborough College.  Indeed, interest in this area remains at unprecedented levels and there is plenty of evidence to support that notion.  The Choirs are full to capacity and recent musicals,... More »

History and the Arts Society

Category: Academic

The History and the Arts Society continued its programme of trips on Sunday 24th April with a visit to two 'Imagined Worlds' - Old Wardour Castle and Stourhead Garden. The idea was that we should explore two fantastical landscapes, whose creation was driven by contrasting dreams: chivalry (in the... More »

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