Speakers

Peter Hall – Wasted Youth

ON Thursday 26th April the Remove attended a presentation by Peter Hall, from Wasted Youth. Peter spoke about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, but from a perspective that instantly caught the attention of the pupils. Firstly, he came from a very similar background to many of them: privately educated, a financially comfortable family, international […]

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The Master’s Sermon

As mentioned in Assembly on Wednesday, I have just returned from BCS Shimla in the Himalayas, a sister establishment to Marlborough College founded by George Cotton Bishop of Calcutta in 1859. He was the second Master of Marlborough from 1852-1858, and such a great success in getting the College going that he is one of […]

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Review: Hannah Mills

Hannah Mills, a 470 class sailor with Olympic gold and silver medals, visited Marlborough on Sunday 15th April to speak to members of the College about her career journey so far and her commitment to becoming the most successful female sailor in the world. Hannah’s first Olympic experience took place in London in 2012 where […]

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Life After Marlborough

The Life after Marlborough lecture series came to a close on Wednesday 11th April with seven OMs coming back to give the Upper Sixth an insight into university life. Some very interesting points were raised, one of which was that there is an opportunity of studying in Ireland for almost a third of the price […]

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Medawar Lecture Review

On Tuesday 6th February we held the annual Medawar Lecture. The lecture, named after Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Peter Medawar (B2 1928-32), was given by Professor Dame Athene Donald, FRS, Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, recipient of numerous world-renowned awards for her work on soft matter physics, and also her work in raising awareness […]

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Bristol: City of the Future

Ten outstanding Hundred Geographers and Mr Richards entertain our distinguished visiting speaker, James Durie, CEO Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, invited to speak to 240 GCSE Geographers on ‘Bristol: City of the Future’. Our pupils were fascinated by his vision for the future of this amazing city. The £31 billion economy is the best […]

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Review: Mound Trust Lecture

“The History of William Marshall,” was this year’s annual Mound Trust lecture, given by Mr Bryant, an ex-drama teacher at Marlborough College who is now a translator of Medieval literature, such as Chretian de Troyes, late Arthurian Romances and The History of William Marshall: the oldest surviving biography of a Medieval knight.   “Welcome to […]

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Tonight: Mound Trust Annual Lecture

The Master of Marlborough College and the Trustees of The Marlborough Mound Trust invite you to the Marlborough Mound Trust Annual Lecture. Held in the Ellis Theatre on Monday 11th September 2017 (8pm), this year’s lecture will be Marlborough Castle and William Marshal – ‘the greatest knight who ever lived’ with the speaker Nigel Bryant. […]

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Video: Ralph Salmins

The College was very pleased to receive world-renowned percussionist and kit player, Ralph Salmins for a day of workshops, classes and one-to-one teaching.   Ralph is recognised as being one of the leading exponents in his field and his clear enthusiasm and love for his music was very evident to see as he put College pupils […]

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Review: Levon Biss

On Thursday 4th May, photographer Levon Biss gave a talk entitled ‘Microsculpture: the insect portraits of Levon Biss’.  Appealing to a mixture of biology and photography students, he talked about how he ended up taking astonishingly high resolution insect pictures. One of his images, as seen on the microsculpture website, can easily be printed at over […]

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