Obituary – Geoffrey Marlow (PR 1936-39)

We are sorry to announce the death of Geoffrey Campbell Marlow (PR 1936-39) on December 31, 2020, at the age of 98, just a month away from his 99th birthday. Geoffrey left Marlborough College in 1939 to go to the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall. In World War II, he served as an RCAF […]

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Lara Cowan (MO 1992-97)

Lara Cowan (MO 1992-97) will be running a session called “How can young adults access natural anti-depressants to build robust minds and bodies?” at the ECT & Wider Horizons event, ‘Creating Balance in your Life by Relating to Nature’. Wider Horizons is a community platform which organises Transformational Gatherings in Nature for Young Adults, as […]

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You’re Not Dying – Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17)

Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17) sent us in the following news about her short film project, “You’re Not Dying”. “I am a London-based director (pseudonym in the industry Sonya Bleiph) and currently in development of a short film ‘You’re Not Dying’. The film aims to reveal the interplay between autonomy and vulnerability in toxic relationships. Based on true […]

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Obituary: Sam (Christopher) Beale (LI 1961-64)

It is with sadness that we learnt of the death at home of Sam Beale, aged 73, on Friday 12th February. Dr Sam Beale worked for most of his career with Rolls Royce and was Head of Technology Strategy for Rolls-Royce until his retirement in 2007, and was a visiting Professor in Innovation at Cambridge […]

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A Discussion on Mental Health & Optimising Well Being

We are pleased to invite you to join our virtual ‘Question Time’ on the topic of Mental Health on Tuesday 23rd February at 8pm. Our panel of experts will discuss and answer your questions on the challenges that modern living poses to our mental health as well as strategies for optimising our well-being. The event […]

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OM Focus – Adam Scott (C1 1960-65)

Why not do both: fifty years on from dinner in the Athenaeum on Tuesday 9th November 1971 In Michaelmas Term 1960, JW Seamer looked at 21 boys doing Latin in Shell b and told us that, unless we got out of the Shell at the end of that term, we would not get to university! […]

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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 engaging spoke to those assembled about her route to becoming an MP after an impressive career […]

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Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) nominated for Golden Globe

A huge congratulations to Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) who has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Director for Promising Young Woman. It is a historic moment as three women have been nominated in the category, the first time that more than one woman has been up for the prize. We wish you all […]

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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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Samantha Cameron (B3 1987-89)

Samantha Cameron (B3 1987-89) was interviewed on Women’s Hour earlier today. She talked about life in Downing Street and her fashion line, Cefinn. You can listen to the episode here.

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Obituary – David Hughes (LI 1944-48)

David (RDB) Hughes was born in Burma in 1930 and while his parents remained in the East until 1945, he was looked after by his grandfather, Major General Sir WGL Beynon (LI 1880-84), who brought him to Marlborough. There he developed a keen interest in Natural History and particularly enjoyed the freedom of being able […]

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Polly Rathbone (EL 1991-96)

Polly Rathbone (EL 1991-96) is interviewed by the Bath And Somerset Business Exchange about keeping positive through Lockdown 3.0. Founder of Rathbone HR Solutions, she discusses structure, goals and the importance of getting outside in the daylight. Important messages for as all. Read the interview here.

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Emily Brooke on ‘The Great Green Mobility Revolution’

Tomorrow at noon, Emily Brooke (TU 2002-04), founder of Beryl Bikes, will be appearing as a part of the Sifted.eu talk on ‘the great green mobility revolution’. “Cities across Europe are turning to shared bike and scooter operators to help get their citizens moving once again — without getting too close to one another. Some […]

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Nick Shoolingin-Jordan (B1 1987-92)

Nick Shoolingin-Jordan (B1 1987-92) is an EMMY-nominated Director and Producer with a particular focus on blue-chip science, natural history and conservation films for clients such as Netflix, BBC, PBS, and Discovery. He directed three episodes of One Strange Rock; Genesis, Survival and Awakening, for National Geographic. The series is available on Amazon Prime. His most […]

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