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Video: Wiltshire Police Dogs Training

On Thursday 20th June, the College welcomed Police Dog teams from Wiltshire Police Dog Section, for training of specialist search dogs and their handlers. This is in response to an appeal from the police for ‘live’ environments in which the dogs can be put through their paces, developing skills of searching for contraband including firearms, […]

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Ray Ward at Royal Academy of Arts

From 12,000 entries, shortlisted to 2,392 and then funnelled down to 700, Ray Ward’s acrylic painting, About To Get Up Again (painted on card, 840 x 590 mm, pictured below) was selected by the committee of the Royal Academy for display in the 251st Summer Exhibition. This is no small feat, in-fact it is a […]

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Etchings by Christopher Hughes

There are two etchings of C House and A House with Chapel on display on the Art School walls that are dignified, low-key, technically accomplished and compellingly beautiful the more one takes the time to view both. Their author is Christopher Wyndham Hughes who taught and lead art at Marlborough when the department was housed […]

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1,000 books destined for MCM

Each year, the Memorial Library accessions approximately 2,000 new books; invariably this means we need to make room, but what happens to the books we remove? Since I visited Marlborough College Malaysia last year, and at the behest of Alan Stevens, the Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, we have organised an annual shipment of books […]

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Gallery: Prize Day 2019

Fantastic weather marked Prize Day, held on Saturday 25th May at Marlborough, with an array of activities, fixtures and events to commemorate the class of 2019.  Enjoy a selection of images of the day or read through the commemorative programme, here.    

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Oscar Foundation Visit

This October, Marlborough College will be hosting the OSCAR U17 UK Boys’ Football Team and will be providing the OSCAR squad with many life-changing and new experiences, in addition to playing a football match. The OSCAR Foundation (Organisation for Social Change Awareness and Responsibility) is an Indian charity working with underprivileged children living challenging lives […]

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Flight Centre Schools Triathlon

On Sunday 19th May almost 1,100 children took part in the annual Flight Centre Schools Triathlon event at Marlborough College, raising £100,000 for Restless Development and other charities. Louise Moelwyn-Hughes, Master of Marlborough College, said: “We are delighted to welcome the Flight Centre Schools Triathlon back to the College. It has been wonderful to see […]

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Orchestral and Ensembles Concert

The concert opened with Brasser’s masterful performance of Just a Closer Walk with Thee demonstrating total dynamic control and bringing to life the varied genres of this eclectic piece. The bar was therein set and the tone of the evening firmly established. Sleep allowed the ensemble to exhibit their full tonal colour; Whitacre’s music is […]

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Southfields’ Sketches: Reflections from the Senior Chaplain

Thus far, the highlights of Summer Term in Chapel have been substantial. On Sunday 27th April, the preacher at the 10.15am College Eucharist was The Rev. Ben Rundell-Evans – the youngest Clergyman in the Church of England at a baby-faced 24 years of age! Fascinatingly, he spoke of ‘The breath of Christ.’ Movingly, Mark Wilson […]

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Sporting Inspiration

Congratulations to a number of Marlborough College staff have been selected for international representation over the coming weeks. Cricket professional Mark Alleyne will play for the England squad this Sunday 19th May as they take on Wales at Welwyn Garden City (12.30pm). The match is in preparation for the England Over-50s World Cup in Cape […]

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