Marlborough in a Hundred Objects continues

In the College’s latest edition of Marlborough in a Hundred Objects, they focus on the Mound, its buildings and its impact on cultural life within our campus and beyond. They have also recently covered Lady Hertford’s Grotto and Garden, the Castle Foundations and The Wedgwood Stones. You can see the latest installment here.

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OM Memories – The Marlborough Special Train and other reminiscences

George Long (B1 1960-64) Like most Marlburians, my name will never be emblazoned on the Chapel walls, and that invitation to sherry at the Master’s Lodge after the Sunday morning service has not yet appeared. But perhaps I can claim to have been present at one mildly significant occasion: the final journey of the Marlborough […]

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OM Memories – Miles Bolus (B1 1945-49)

As I, plus a couple of fellow OMs with whom I have remained closely in touch, reach our 89th birthdays, I would venture to add our names to be included in the [OM Memories section of the website]. They are F.G. Coles (B2 1945-49) and T.M. Halton (B1 1945-49). Gale Coles (always “Freddy” at MC) […]

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2002 – John O’Groats to Land’s End on a Triplet

In 2002 Alastair Edmonds, Richard Kelly and Alex Wainwright, all C1 1997 – 2002, cycled from John O’Groats to Land’s End on a triplet to rase funds for The Brain Tumour Charity, in memory of Hugo McDermott (B1 1998 -2001) who died of a brain tumour in 2001. Peter Mynors (C3 1954 – 59) lent […]

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OM Memories – Princess Anne visit

Andrew Lim (C2 1975 – 80) sent us this wonderful photo of a tree planting by HRH Princess Anne and Cpt. Mark Phillips (C3 1962 – 66) at the College. If you have any memories of this day – or others –  you would like to share do send them in to the Club Office- […]

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National Boarding Week

This week is National Boarding Week. Now in its fifth year, the idea of having a week in the year to celebrate the benefits of boarding school life was revived by the Boarding Schools’ Association and is now supported by many boarding schools nationwide. This year the focus is on celebrating the importance of health […]

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OM Memories by Clive Arnold (C2 1967-71) – Canal Clearing

History to Canal Clearing: Pewsey Wharf 1969-1971 I joined the MC Works Group in September 1968. This group was responsible for bank maintenance on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Pewsey Wharf some 6 miles from MC on Wednesday afternoons. This involved cutting back overgrown weeds, bushes and brambles along the towpath. Our tools were […]

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