Recent College News

Form Trips

Category: Trips

On Tuesday 10th October, all 16 Shell Forms travelled away from the College for this term’s Form trips. Some were linked to the College’s World War One commemorations and ranged from visits to Sorley’s Cross on the downs above Mildenhall, Sandham Memorial Chapel and The Imperial War Museum to a... More »

Review: House Shout/Harmony

Category: Music, General, Events

In the final week before half-term, the annual House Song and Harmony competition descended upon the College. With two new venues in place to substitute for the Memorial Hall, the format of the competition had to change, but the Houses produced some music that was no less impressive than in... More »

Review: MCCS Southbank Sinfonia

Category: Music, General

Sunday night saw the Marlborough College Concert Series welcome to the chapel our professional orchestra in partnership, the Southbank Sinfonia, to perform a stunning selection of repertoire which sought to redefine the way one thinks about chamber music.The first half, Grieg’s String Quartet was a... More »

Pupil Achievements: Michaelmas Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Academic

A list of pupil achievements from the Michaelmas Term will appear here. Further news can also be found on Twitter @MarlboroughCol In the British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Challenge, Simran Chowdhry (LI U6) and Tuomas Laakkonen (B1 U6) gained Distinctions. Molly Gibbins (CO U6) and Zac... More »

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 »

L6 Photographers’ Creative Trip

Category: Art

Lacock Abbey is currently hosting a fascinating art installation, enabling the public to experience, through virtual reality, an original exhibition first created in 1839 by pioneering photographer and amateur scientist William Henry Fox Talbot. His artefacts and photographic experiments (that now... More »

After Juliet by Sharman Macdonald

Category: Drama, General, Community

The lower school play this term was Macdonald’s clever sequel to Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers.  In this modern, humid Verona the Capulet and Montague feud stews in the Mediterranean heat, as those left behind by the couple’s tragic loss tussle with the consequences. ... More »

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 »

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