OM wins 2020 Points of Light Award

Restless Development Triathlon Series volunteers win 2020 Points of Light Award Tessa Murray (BH 1987-89) and Jim Sewell, the volunteers behind the Flight Centre School Triathlon Series which organised last year’s Wiltshire school triathlon, have been honoured with the 2020 Points of Light Award. Last year, almost 1,100 children took part in the triathlon event […]

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Sustainability Event Review

On the 12th February, the members of the Eco Society were lucky enough to attend the Marlburian Club Sustainability Conference, where we listened to a discussion from a panel of OMs whose work promotes more conscious corporate activity. Between the six speakers there was a wide range of specialisms, from renewable energy provision to communications, […]

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OM Entrepreneurs Networking Event

We warmly invite you to a networking event on Tuesday 24th March 2020 at Rathbones in London from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. The evening will kick off with a panel discussion of experienced entrepreneurs shedding light on the pros and cons of whether to ‘Bootstrap or Raise?’ when scaling a business. Following which Alisdair Wade (TU […]

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Launch of the Old Marlburian Angel Investment Network (OMAIN)

A great many of Marlborough’s alumni have gone on to establish successful businesses. The development of the new innovation centre will continue the college’s long tradition of explicitly nurturing independent, creative students with an appetite for risk. To support these qualities beyond our pupils time at the college, the Old Marlburian Angel Investment Network (OMAIN) […]

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Amazing Work Experience Opportunities

The Club Office has been contacted today by John van Eeghen (SU 1994-99) of Reality Check Systems and James Johnston (C1 1977-80) of Johnstone and Partners both offering short-term, part-time work for recent graduates. —————————————————————————– Reality Check Systems are offering: Paid international work experience + all (reasonable!) expenses Reality Check Systems is looking for support […]

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Double OM Feature at Sundance

The film Promising Young Woman starring Carey Mulligan had its debut at the Sundance Film Festival this year. The film is a double OM feature as it was written and directed by Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003), her first feature film, and the soundtrack was composed by Anthony Willis (B1 2000-05). Anthony Willis talks about “his […]

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Obituary – John Dancy

JOHN DANCY MASTER OF MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE 1961 – 1972. John Dancy was not just an exceptional Master, which he was, but he was also an exceptional man. Immensely gifted intellectually, he revelled in the challenge of guiding forward what he described as the powerhouse of Marlborough, making it the leading public school of its time. […]

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Brian Ashley (CR 1966-82)

Brian Ashley (CR 1966-82), Director of PE and one of the founders of Summer School, died on 31st January 2020 following a short stay in hospital. His funeral will take place this week on Friday 14th February at 12.00 noon in St Mary’s church, Marlborough. A full obituary will follow. In the meantime you can […]

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Culture Shock On Tour

Culture Shock, otherwise known as James Pountney (BH 1997-2002) is about to embark on a tour of USA and Canada as part of the Worship North America group. You can find out more on his website and follow him on Facebook.

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William Cheng (B2 1975-80)

William Cheng (B2 1975-80), Chairman of Magnificent Hotels, has successfully won a bid to purchase a landmark London building, the Wood Street Police Station. William attributes part of his successful bid to his knowledge and appreciation of neoclassical architecture that he gained whilst at Marlborough. “I am so delighted to have narrowly won the bid […]

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Lara Flecker (CO 1986-89)

Last night’s episode of Secrets of the Museum featured Lara Flecker (CO 1986-89). The series goes behind the scenes of the Victoria and Albert Museum and shows Lara’s work on the Christian Dior exhibition that was on last year. You can see the episode on iPlayer.

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Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77)

When we last shared news of Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77), his podcast “Unwrapping ‘A Christmas Gift For You’ – The Story Of The Phil Spector Christmas Album” had been announced as a finalist in last year’s New York Festivals Radio Awards. We are very pleased, albeit belatedly, to announce that he won the award. Congratulations […]

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On the Shelves – The Thunderer: The Life and Times of John Walter II

Christopher McKane (CO 1959-64) has published The Thunderer: The Life and Times of John Water II. John Walter II (1776-1847) was controller of The Times newspaper for 44 years. As a qualified Master Printer he introduced the world’s first steam presses, an overnight strategy that outflanked his mutinous printers. He can rightly be called one […]

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Careers Speed Dating 2020

A huge thank you to all OMs who came back to the College yesterday to tell pupils in the Hundreds about their careers and how they got there. You can see photos of the event on MC Global Connect. The OMs who attended were Holly Scott-Donaldson (MO 1989-91), Mike Orange (PR 1986-91), Owen Farr (CO […]

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Christopher Burns-Cox

We were recently notified of the death of Dr Christopher Burns-Cox (C2 1952-55), who died in June 2018. Dr Christopher Burns-Cox helped to set up the charity Give A Kidney, having donated one of his in 2010 at the age of 72. He wrote about the donation process and the reasons for doing so for […]

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David Yarrow – #KoalaComeback

Heartbreaking photos of the after effects of the Australian bush fires by David Yarrow (CO 1979-83) featured in The Sunday Times on 26th January. On Wednesday 29th January he launched the #KoalaComeback campaign from which he hopes to raise at least $2m for WildArk and Global Wildlife Conservation from selling his photos. You can also […]

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Elizabeth Eade (MO 1990-95)

Elizabeth Eade (MO 1990-95), who won the HIX award in 2018, has her first major solo show. The exhibition, titled ‘I Know You Are But What Am I’, includes a series of sculptures and paintings using a variety of materials with each work being a form of social commentary. It is on at HIX Art […]

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OM Edinburgh Dinner 2020

The Marlburian Club is delighted to be able to invite you once more to attend the Edinburgh Dinner at the New Club on Friday 6th March, 7.15pm for 8pm. Following a gap of a couple of years, we are delighted to be holding this event once more in the beautiful surroundings of the New Club […]

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