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Life After Marlborough Talk

Andrew Stansbury (LI 2003-08) returned to Marlborough College on Wednesday 22nd January to pass on his experiences as part of the Upper Sixth Life After Marlborough programme. Andrew – a former Senior Prefect – now works for Urban Pursuit which is a Bristol-based non-profit organisation that aims to support children who are at risk of […]

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Printmaking in Perspective

On the afternoon of Tuesday 13th January 1920, the then Head of Art at Marlborough College, Christopher Hughes (1880-1961), met two artists emerging from the platform at Marlborough train station. Both had travelled down from London to deliver an evening ‘lantern slide lecture’ on ‘Printmaking from Rembrandt to Haden’ and spend the following day giving […]

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OMs return to discuss ‘Life After Marlborough’

As part of the ‘Life After Marlborough’ lecture series for the Upper Sixth, the College welcomed back two recent leavers on Wednesday 8th January to talk to current pupils about their experiences. Celeste Spink (MO 2013-18) and Emily Symington (MM 2013-18) have been working for the Sambhali Trust in Jodhpur, India. They both received a […]

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Celebration of the Individual – Concert

This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Events Manager, Fiona Cottrill. On Saturday 29th February a host of the most outstanding Marlburian artists past, present and future will be playing a unique concert in the Memorial Hall. Celebration of the Individual 2020 will […]

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University Summary – UK and beyond

This year’s leavers will be proud of achieving numerous and diverse offers from many of the world’s top universities. 81% of the cohort (up from 77% last year) accepted an offer from one of the 24 Russell Group universities, and a large proportion of those who didn’t, chose to study at prestigious universities in North […]

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Art Historian rewarded with a medal

The world’s oldest auction house, Spink & Sons of Southampton Row, London, opened up a competition for Marlborough’s pupils of History of Art at the end of the Lent term. As a specialist auction house dealing principally with militaria, numismatics, and medals, Spink’s asked pupils to write entries for a sales catalogue concerning medals awarded […]

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Art Donation by an OM

After reading a feature article about Christopher Hughes – the former Head of Art (1920-45) at Marlborough – on this website back in June, Henry Paul Street (B3 1956-61) contacted the Development Office over the summer and very generously sent two fine etchings to the College from Australia by this great and influential Art beak […]

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Gallery: Festival of Sport

The Marlborough College Festival of Sport took place on Saturday 28th September with an array of sporting fixtures taking place at the College. The morning began with an U9 hockey and rugby festival for visiting prep schools Pinewood, Sandroyd and St Hugh’s – with Bath Rugby also present to add their expertise at a coaching […]

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A Golfing Great

Members of Marlborough Golf Team were delighted to meet OM golfing legend Tony Hill (CO 1949-53) this week, past president of the English Golfing Union. Youngsters at the college had dinner with Mr Hill and exchanged golfing stories during the West of England Public Schools golf championship at Burnham and Berrow. The two-day event, which […]

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Dr David Gilks on Art and Loot

It was a great delight to welcome Dr David Gilks (LI 1993-98) of the University of East Anglia on his return to Marlborough. Dr Gilks, one-time pupil in Littlefield, had been invited to speak to the History of Art Society on the theme of Art and Loot. As Dr Gilks made clear, the theft of […]

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