Thomas Houston (LI 1943-47)

Thomas Houston (LI 1943-47) recently celebrated his 90th birthday. He has five children, a step-daughter, 10 grandchildren, and they were almost all there along with several old family friends and wider clan members to celebrate with him. Many happy returns from the Marlburian Club!

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Event Review: New York Drinks

Over 40 OMs gathered at the home of Mark Pinney (C3 1963-72) and his wife Laura for the annual OM gathering in New York. It was great to see a spread of ages from Schuyler Neuhauser (B1 2011-16) to the eldest Robert Ball (C1 1954-58) – we hope Robert doesn’t mind us saying that! Guest […]

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Franz Reichsman (LI 1966-67)

It was a pleasure to welcome Franz Reichsman (LI 1966-67) back to the College with his family, over from the USA, to have a look round. We took in his old house, Littlefield, the Mem Hall and Chapel and even had a chance to look at some of the classrooms. Do get in touch with […]

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Obituary: Dennis Silk C.B.E. (CR 1955-68)

Dennis Silk ran the Marlborough College Colts XV and, playing away, his team was denied a victory by the opposition master who refereed the game. The Captain of the Marlborough team vented his anger at the referee in no uncertain terms. That evening I was with Dennis in his study when he sent for his […]

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Event Review: 50 year reunion

Just over 70 OMs and their partners recently attended a “sold out” 50th reunion at school. It was a significant celebration for those who had left the school in the 1967-1971 era, which coincided with 50 years of girls, and 175 years of MC. As the weather was slightly inclement, a planned reception in the […]

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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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Ping Kern Ng (B2 1983-84)

Ping Kern Ng (B2 1983-84) has recently been interviewed in Vice and The Telegraph about his roof top herb garden and supplying herbs to local restaurants. In his words: “I’ve lived here since arriving in Marlborough in1983 & been in my current home where the garden is for 22 years. I’ve always been interested in […]

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Summer School Drinks – every Wednesday

Are you an OM and attending this year’s Summer School? Then why not join The Marlburian Club for drinks in Court, each Wednesday throughout the four-week Summer School programme from 5.45pm to 6.45pm. A traditional gathering, the drinks offer a chance to unwind in the company of fellow OMs, current Development Office staff and Beaks. […]

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Class of 2019 – Welcome to the Club!

We said good bye to the Class of 2019 at the Leaver’s Ball on Saturday but welcome them as new members of The Marlburian Club today. We wish them all the best for receiving their A Level results next month and encourage them to connect with us to find a mentor, join a professional group […]

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