Richard Shirley Smith Exhibition

The Mount House Gallery saw over one hundred visitors from College and local community attending our first exhibition opening in this new school year. It was a grand event for a grand and renowned painter and engraver. A celebratory atmosphere prevailed this opening of Richard Shirley Smith’s exhibition of paintings, drawings, collages and wood-engravings with […]

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Mound Trust Annual Lecture

The 2019 Marlborough Mound Trust Annual Lecture will be held in the Ellis Theatre at Marlborough College  on Monday 9th September (8pm). This year’s lecture ‘Actors in the Landscape’ will be given by Professor Martin Carver and focus on monumental mounds as champions of their time. About the speaker: Martin Carver is emeritus professor of […]

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Visual Theology Conference

Members of the Marlborough College community and guests are invited to attend ‘Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni’, held in Chapel at the College later this month 21-22 September. The College, along with the symposia Visual Theology, will bring academics, artists, and church leaders together to explore the legacy of John Ruskin and his ideas […]

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Kempson Rosedale 30th Anniversary Walk

Members of the Marlborough College community, including pupils, beaks, parents and friends are invited to take part in the Kempson Rosedale 30th Anniversary sponsored walk/run over the Marlborough Downs. The event will take place on Sunday 15th September, starting and ending at The Marlburian. Entry is £7 for Adults and free for pupils, with 10km […]

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Gallery: Innovation labs with SHiFT

Forty Marlborough College pupils recently participated in an immersive outdoor learning experience which focused on developing innovative thinkers and shaping pioneers for our future. The event was led by SHiFT, a global collection of passionate teachers, designers, and creatives from around the world that inspire and empower the next generation. SHiFT uses unconventional approaches to […]

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England v Australia at Marlborough

Marlborough College is delighted to be hosting a three-day women’s cricket match between England Academy and Australia from this Thursday 11th July to Saturday 13th July. The game will be played on the XI with the match open to the public with no entry charge. Come along and show your support on one or all […]

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Shell OA Week

From leaping off sheer rock faces to scaling the peaks of the Brecon Beacons, no challenge was too great for pupils on Marlborough College OA Week. All of the 180+ pupils in the Shell had the opportunity to round off their first year at the school by participating in the Outdoors Activities trip. The week […]

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Incrementum 2019

Once again this year, 35 pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia joined 40 pupils from Marlborough College UK for the Incrementum course. This takes place in Marlborough College as a part of Skill Up week, and takes its name from the school motto “deus dat incrementum”. The first three days were spent mixing with MCM on […]

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Form Summer Festival

Once again, the Shell’s year of exploratory learning in Form culminated in two days of creative, practical and thinking challenges in the Form Summer Festival. Pupils could choose from 12 activities covering aspects of science, sport, the media, literature, film, textiles, ceramics, painting, television, music, psychology and geometry. These included two trips away from the […]

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Gallery & Results: House Athletics Finals

The House Athletics Finals took place on Friday 5th July as a competitive and poignant final day of the Summer term was played under the intense gaze of the Wiltshire sunshine. As part of the presentation ceremony, the Athletics Pavilion was renamed The Bruce Tulloh Pavilion, with Bruce’s widow – Sue – on hand to […]

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Remove Eurovision Song Contest 2019

On Tuesday evening, the whole Remove gathered in the Ellis Theatre for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the language sets in the Remove prepares a song in the language they are studying and performs it to an audience of pupils and beaks. In addition, the visiting French […]

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Modern Languages L6 Drama Festival

Once again the Language Centre courtyard was packed on a beautifully warm summer evening, as the members of the audience took their seats for this year’s Modern Languages Lower Sixth Drama Festival. With nine languages represented, including an entry in English from the Exchange group visiting from our partner school in Paris, we were in […]

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End of Year Showcase Concert

At the end of an enthralling year of music making, we were treated to one last hurrah in the form of the popular End of Year Showcase Concert. Performed to a large and enthusiastic Memorial Hall audience, a truly inclusive event featured both music scholars and non-music scholars alike in a high-class gig, allowing all […]

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Review: Beginners and Intermediate Concert

During the Lent term we decided to pilot a new initiative entitled ‘Beginners and Intermediate Concert’. We had no idea what the response or uptake might be, but suffice to say that such was the interest, we had to spread the concert over two evening performances! No surprise, then, that this will now become a […]

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Pupils’ Evening Recital

At the end of a very busy Summer term, it was such a treat to hear some of the College’s pupils give a recital of the highest standard. In the newly refurbished Memorial Hall with a beautifully intimate feel to the evening, Jason Kellinger (C3 L6) opened the concert with an arresting and bold rendition […]

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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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Higher Education and Gap Year Fair

Alessandra Pidgeon (LI L6) looks back at the Higher Education and Gap Year Fair, held on Monday 10th June. What stood out for me overall was the enthusiastic and friendly attitude of all the university and gap year representatives. Each stall captured my attention and everyone was happy to answer any questions, no matter how […]

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Gallery: Babcock Athletics

The first of two afternoon’s of mass house participation athletics took place on Wednesday 5th June in the annual “Babcock” competition, competed by all of the Remove. The atmosphere was as supportive and energetic as ever and we look forward to the conclusive afternoon of events in two weeks on Wednesday 19th June. Marcus Sharrad […]

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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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Review: Printabilities

Since the Renaissance prints on paper have been in circulation. They were a way for artists and thinkers to spread their ideas across the known world. Prints are by nature a multiple, they exist multiple times in different guises. In the past, printmaking has often been seen as a way to ‘reproduce’ a painting or […]

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Prize Day Programme

If you missed Saturday’s Commemoration & Prize Day programme, then an online version can be viewed below. Congratulations to all winners, with an extensive list of prizes – and the history behind them – available in the programme.  

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