As part of our programme of online events, we introduced Marlburian Mondays, a series of Zoom talks by OMs to be held at 8pm on Monday evenings. Held every other week during lockdown, the talks are now monthly.

Details of forthcoming talks can be found here. All recordings of previous talks can be found below.

If you have ideas for a talk or would like to give one yourself then please contact Fiona Cottrill.


Jonny Oates (PR 1982-87) and Tom Newton Dunn (C2 1986-91)
In conversation.


Monday 7th December – Anthony Inglis (C3 1966-69)
“My Life, so far, in Music”


Monday 9th November – Hugh Pym (C1 1973-77) & Chris Hopson (B1 1976-81)
“Covid-19; Lessons Learned So Far”


Monday 15th September – Charlie Cannon (C2 1990-95)
“Building Resilience in Uncertain Times”



Monday 29th June – Edward Gorman (C3 1974-79)
“Untold Stories from The Battle of Britain”

Monday 15th June – Louis Devereux (B1 2004-09)
“The Making of Documentary Film ‘The Rift’”


Monday 1st June – Dr Amanda Foreman, Current Parent
“And Then the Murders Began: A Theory of Consequences in History”



Monday 18th May – Frank Gardner (LI 1974-79)
“Rediscovering Nature: From Savernake Forest to Papua New Guinea”
(Unfortunately the first couple of seconds of Frank Gardner’s talk are missing)


Monday 4th May 2020 – Harriet Baldwin (LI 1975-77)
“’Life of an MP and the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament”
(Due to slight technical issues the video is displaying slightly differently than usual)



Monday 20th April 2020Richard Villar (PR 1966-71)
“Winged Scalpel – A Surgeon at the Frontline of Disaster”
(Advisory: This lecture contains images of serious injuries)



Monday 6th April 2020Jake Meyer (C3 1997–2002)
Mountaineer, adventurer and inspirational speaker