Celebration of the Individual – Concert

Saturday 29th February 2020 7pm  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 be a one-off concert held in memory of OM and Jamiroquai co-founder Toby Grafftey-Smith (B3 1984-89) and will feature […]

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OM Focus: Rosie Wintour (MM 1996-2001)

Congratulations on the 5th anniversary of Pico Players! What led to you setting up the group? On my first day at Marlborough, Mr Arkwright hoisted my trunk out of the boot of my parents’ car, saw my surname and said, “ah, Rosie Wintour, Grade 5 flute, see you at Brasser on Tues!” Or something to […]

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Pico Players celebrate five years

The Pico Players are celebrating their fifth Anniversary. They were established in 2014 by Patrick Massey and Rosie Wintour (MM 1996-2000), and have quickly grown to become one of London’s leading amateur orchestras, with many other OMs involved. To mark the impressive anniversary they are holding a special celebration concert in Cadogan Hall. “As befitting […]

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Cressida Cowell “takes on TV”

Cressida Cowell (BH 1982-84) has been named the new Children’s Laureate. She was interviewed by the BBC about her quest to do battle with TV and get children reading again. You can see the interview here.

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Richard Shirley Smith Exhibition

Mount House Gallery, Friday 13th September 6.30 to 8.30pm “A Retrospective of Paintings, Drawings and Engravings by Richard Shirley Smith” will be our first exhibition in the new school year. It promises to be a not to be missed show. Richard Shirley Smith (CR 1966-70) was Head of Art at the College between 1966 and […]

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Hattie Briggs interview

As we reported last week, Hattie Briggs (MM 2006-11) and her band, the Hattie Briggs Trio, were interviewed by Richard Madeley on the Michael Ball show on Radio 2 this Sunday. You can hear the interview on the BBC Sounds site here.

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Hattie Briggs to be interviewed on Radio 2

Hattie Briggs (MM 2006-11) and her band will be performing live on Radio 2 this weekend, Sunday June 30th. They will be interviewed by Richard Madeley as part of the Michael Ball show. They will play their first song at around 11:50am and second song around 12:10 They will also be playing at a series […]

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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 (CR 1920-46) who taught and lead art at Marlborough when the department […]

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Emerald Fennel (NC 1998-2003)

Not only has Emerald Fennel (NC 1998-2003) written the new series of Killing Eve, due on British screens later in the year, but she is also due to star in the upcoming Netflix royal saga The Crown in the role of Camilla Parker Bowles. This Times article shares all her recent successes. Unfortunately, you will […]

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Anthony Inglis (C3 1966-69) moves to the London Concert Orchestra

ANTHONY Inglis (C3 1966-69, nee Howard-Williams) who is credited with being one of the most frequent performers at The Royal Albert Hall has, after 25 years, left the National Symphony Orchestra and is now The Music Director of the London Concert Orchestra who continue to give regular performances in all the major London concert halls. […]

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