Club Day 2021

This year’s Club Day is taking place on Saturday 9th October alongside Marlborough College’s Festival of Sport. We are delighted to be able to welcome you back to the College for the first full event since February 2020. The day offers an opportunity for all OMs to return to Marlborough and enjoy the variety of […]

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Event Review – SW France dinner

We met chez John Wilkinson in Le Castéra on Saturday 23 May. Having had to miss out on last year’s lunch – the Year of the Plague – we were determined to make a show this year even if it meant keeping numbers down to six and below. Quality rather than quantity! With Rupert (C3 […]

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Event Review – The Royal Flying Doctor Service Dr Nick Denny (SU 1965-69)

Last Monday’s talk on the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) was a fascinating tour de force by Dr Nick Denny (SU 1965-69). Many experts speaking about their early professional lives fall into the twin traps of talking too much about themselves, or going into excessive technical detail which their lay audience finds tedious. […]

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Event Review – Robin Janvrin (B1 1960-64): “Three Careers and An Afterlife”

Marlburian Monday’s have delivered some fascinating talks and we were truly privileged on Monday 24th May to listen to The Right Honourable The Lord (Robin) Janvrin GCB GCVO QSO PC talk about ‘Three careers and an afterlife’; the ‘afterlife’ referring to a quip when, on joining the House of Lords, Malcolm Rifkind offered that they […]

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Event Review – “The Fight Against Modern Slavery”

More than 80 guests joined the Marlburian Monday on 8th March to hear Julia de Boinville (TU 2006-08) talk about ‘The Fight Against Modern Slavery’. Julia, the co-founder, along with HRH Princess Eugenie, of The Anti-Slavery Collective (TASC), gave a superb and informative presentation explaining how the Collective is endeavouring to raise awareness, convene changemakers, […]

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Event Review – Mental Health & Optimising Well Being

During our virtual ‘Question Time’ on the topic of Mental Health the panel of experts explored the challenges that modern living poses to our mental health as well as strategies for optimising our well-being. Club Chair, Karen Hill (B2/MM 1988-90), moderated the evening, guiding the conversation between panellists and posing questions from the audience. The […]

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Event Review – Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art; My Journey to Philanthropy’

“Mordant Major won’t go far in life because he does not play cricket”. So read the prep school report of Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) who gave the Marlburian Monday talk in February. This report, which remains framed on his desk, drove Simon and his talk went onto demonstrate just how wrong it had been. […]

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Event Review – Women’s Network Event – ‘Life in Politics and politics in life’

On Tuesday 26 January, OM Women gathered to hear from Harriet Baldwin MP (LI 1975-77) and Charlotte Carew Pole (PR 1992-94), director of Women2Women, and to discuss the role of women in politics. It was a fascinating evening. Harriet spoke to those assembled about her route to becoming an MP after an impressive career in […]

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Event Review – Jonny Oates in conversation with Tom Newton-Dunn

In the first Marlborough Monday of 2021 140 people gathered to watch Jonny Oates (PR 1982-87), currently the Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change, in conversation with Tom Newton Dunn (C2 1986-91), Presenter and Chief Political Commentator for Times Radio. The evening was hosted by the Club President Catherine Stewart (LI 1974-76). […]

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Marlburian Monday – Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art; My Journey to Philanthropy’

Please join us for the second Marlburian Monday talk of the year, entitled ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art: How the Marlborough College Art Department & a Gap Year in Oz defined my life’. It will be given by the prominent OM philanthropist Professor Cav. Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) at 8pm […]

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