A spectacular venue; a sense of history and tradition; a dark, cold and damp evening; the written and spoken word; the candlelight; the time of year; and, for many, the worship of, and a sense of, something beyond. Separately these are important, but the glue that bound them together on Wednesday... More »
Marlborough College helped welcome back 200 soldiers from the 4 Military Intelligence Battalion home from Afghanistan today.Servicemen and women assembled outside the Memorial Hall before marching through the High Street to a dais outside Lloyds Bank, where speeches were given.Having completed a... More »
The 9th annual Blackett Science Lecture took place on Tuesday 26th November in Ellis Theatre given by the Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford University, Professor Steven Balbus titled 'The Moon: what is, what was, what might have been'.A large audience of pupils and Friends of the... More »
On Thursday 7th November the Politics Society was pleased to host Martin Cottingham, Head of Communications at Islamic Relief UK. The invitation was extended to provide a fresh perspective on the question as to whether Islam and Democracy are fundamentally incompatible. Having travelled extensively... More »
A packed Ellis Theatre greeted the String Chamber Orchestra, with obbligato soloists Savannah Brown, Eleanor Bonney and Ben Christopher for the eleventh concerto from Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico.
The opening dialogue of arpeggios was in safe hands with Savannah and Eleanor, and this confident... More »
The German Department hosted Thomas Kielinger, OBE, the London correspondent of the prestigious German newspaper ‘Die Welt’, on Friday 22nd November.
Herr Kielinger spoke to an audience of Marlburians on ‘Anglo-German Relations: a New High?’ in the Adderley. Guests included teachers and pupils... More »
With Christmas now just one month away, Marlborough College pupils have helped those less fortunate than themselves by making donations to the Swindon Food Bank.Pupils returned from the recent Exeat with donations for the collection, which was collected on Thursday 21st November. David Hartridge,... More »
In a term which has already featured so many performances from leading Music Scholars, this was a marvellous opportunity to listen to other non-scholars, albeit including some Scholars playing second study instruments.
This led to an intriguing mix of age, stage and repertoire, with some truly... More »
Marlborough Mathematicians, from Remove upwards, achieved outstanding results in the recent UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge, with several students advancing to the follow on rounds. An impressive 97 students achieved a medal this year which saw an increase to 84% of students competing achieving... More »
Ella Higgins (CO U6th) reviews the most recent production from the Drama Department, 'Romeo and Juliet', which was a huge success...
The cast of David Kenworthy’s production of Romeo and Juliet embodied the true liveliness and vigour of the notorious piece whilst still managing to sober us with... More »