Recent College News

Review: An Evening for Advent

Category: Events, General, Academic

On Wednesday evening the Modern Languages and Music Departments combined in the stylish setting of the Adderley to present a reflective sequence of Advent readings in seven languages, interspersed with songs.A team of four Remove Italianists, Chris Beswick (C1), Luca Conte (SU), Maggie Ducam-Davies... More »

Review: Major General Peter Williams

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Thursday 20 November, Major General Peter Williams accepted an invitation to speak to the Politics Society on the War in Bosnia during the 1990s. Titled as "Looking back on tragedy", he gave a highly informative and accessible PowerPoint (using mostly his own photographs) outlining the... More »

Modern Languages Advent Event

Category: Events, General, Music

There was standing-room only in the Adderley for this evening's Modern Languages Advent Event - a collaborative annual fixture organised by the Modern Languages and Music Departments.Idiomatic readings by groups and individuals in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Mandarin and Arabic were... More »

Review: Professor Steve Swithenby

Category: Speakers

The 10th Annual Blackett Science Lecture took place in the Ellis Theatre on the evening of Tuesday evening. Professor Steve Swithenby from the Open University gave an excellent and thought provoking talk - 'Imaging thought - can we read minds?' to an audience of over 100 pupils, staff and visitors,... More »

Film: The 749

Category: General

The 749 - the writings and experiences of Old Marlburians in the First World WarThis film, which lasts 58 minutes, has been made as part of the College's First World War Centenary Commemoration, and tells the stories of some nine members of the Marlburian community one hundred years ago. It is... More »

Review: Orchestral Concert

Category: Music, General

The Ellis Theatre, adorned with the national flags of France and Spain, was home to the Michaelmas Orchestral Concert, featuring the String Chamber Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra, led by Alice Hook (MM U6). That this is such a busy period for the musicians of the College made this concert all... More »

Blog: The 1% Gains

Category: Sport

Monday 1st December Talking to players and coaches, and glancing at the results at the end of play on Saturday, there were a number of very close – and exciting - matches.  In a high number of cases we seem to have put in ‘gutsy performances’, but finished on just the wrong side of these... More »

Change of Date

Category: Music, General

The Wind Department Concert will now take place on Monday, 8 December at 8pm in the Memorial Hall.  All welcome!  More »

Review: Advent Carol Service

Category: Music, General, Events

The Chapel Choir is a very public and high profile organisation;  constantly in the spotlight and required to produce high quality performances week in week out, be it in chapel services or extra events such as OM Club Day, Remembrance Day events or ‘away’ evensongs.  The Advent Carol... More »

Olivia Lomenech Gill exhibition

Category: Art

The centre-piece of a major new exhibition at Marlborough College’s Mount House Gallery is the striking image – Standing To – commissioned by Michael Morpurgo from Olivia Lomenech Gill to publicise the concert version of his famous book, play and film War Horse. This exhibition shows Gill and the... More »

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