Toddington Harper (C1 1992-96)

Toddington Harper (C1 1992-96), who was one of the panelists at our recent Sustainability Conference, was interviewed on the PM show on Radio 4 on 11th March 2020 discussing the country’s first Electric Forecourt. It is currently being built by his company Gridserve and is on-track to open this summer. This forecourt is the first […]

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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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Careers Speed Dating Event 2020

We still need a couple of people for the Careers Speed Dating event on the evening of Thursday 30th January 2020. If you left Marlborough between 5 and 20 or so years ago, please do get in touch. The event involves chatting to small groups of Hundreds about your career and industry. Even if you […]

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OM Sustainability Forum 2020

Wednesday 12th February  Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London 6.30pm – 9pm The Marlburian Club is holding a sustainabililty focused networking event on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at the Bloomsbury Baptist Church on Shaftesbury Avenue in London from 6.30pm – 9pm. The topic for the evening will be “What is the Fastest Route to Global Sustainability” […]

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Can You Help?

We have several young OMs looking for Work Experience or an Internship for this coming summer. Andrew Railton (PR 2012-17) says ‘my interests cover development/consultancy and advertising, if anyone has an insight into this then please let me know, thank you!’; Anastasia Kapkin (EL 2017-19) is interested in law and sustainable development, Nadia Hassan (LI […]

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OM Networking Event – Cyber Security & Incident Management

Marlburian Club Cyber Security Event  Thursday 5th December Dell SecureWorks, London 6.30pm A presentation and discussion of Cyber Security – Incident Management will take place at Dell SecureWorks on Thursday 5th December at 6.30pm. What do you do when your organisation is under attack from hackers and a breach is detected? With the introduction of GDPR […]

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OM Women’s Networking Event

Marlburian Club Women’s Network Tuesday 26th November Google, London 6.30pm The OM Women’s Networking event will take place on Tuesday 26th November at Google’s offices at Six St Pancras Square, N1C 4AG, London from 6.30pm – 9.00pm. The theme of the evening is ‘New Ways of Working’ which is inspired by an article of the […]

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HM Forces Drinks

Wednesday 11th December Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to lack of numbers. We will try to launch an event again in the future when there is a greater appetite for it. In the mean time, please sign up to the HM Forces group on MC Global Connect Apologies for any disappointment or inconvenience.

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OM Focus: Tim Triptree (TU 1989-94)

Tim Triptree (TU 1989-94), international wine director at Christie’s, recently hosted a wine tasting lunch event – exclusively for OMs – at Bar Boulud at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. After what was an insightful occasion for those OMs in attendance, Tim discussed his career to date, his role, liaison with The Marlburian Club and a […]

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Coconuts Organic

The Club office received a welcome gift of two tubs of Coconut Organic ice cream (Choc Orange and Double Caramel) on Monday from Cecily Mills (MO 1996-2001). Delicious! Cecily founded the vegan ice cream brand four years ago and it has been a busy few months for her and her small team of four, including […]

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Growth of The Marlburian Club

The Marlburian Club continues to grow in many areas. A number of year-groups have enjoyed an expanded programme of reunions for five, 25, 30, 40 and 50 years and we look forward to House reunions for Summerfield and Elmhurst in June and September. OMs have also found MC Global Connect a useful way to keep up the […]

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Healthcare Event

Thank you to the 49 OMs and Parents who registered for the Healthcare event at the impressive Medical Society of London on Monday 18th February.  Our special guests, Hugh Pym (C1 1973-77) and Sir Christopher Edwards (LI 1955-60) were on top form as they discussed their diverse careers and experiences within the healthcare sector. Nothing was off the table […]

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Anthony Inglis (C3 1966-69) moves to the London Concert Orchestra

ANTHONY Inglis (C3 1966-69, nee Howard-Williams) who is credited with being one of the most frequent performers at The Royal Albert Hall has, after 25 years, left the National Symphony Orchestra and is now The Music Director of the London Concert Orchestra who continue to give regular performances in all the major London concert halls. […]

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OMs celebrate Oxbridge Offers

Congratulations to the six Old Marlburians who have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities; the pupils, listed below, should be truly proud of their achievements. Scarlett Atkinson (NC 2013-18) History of Art – Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge Abbey Fawcett (CO 2016-18) Psychological and Behavioural Sciences – St Catharine’s College, Cambridge Francesca Hamilton […]

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Communications Networking

Another hugely successful business networking event was held last week. Hosted by the Communications Professional Group, Jeremy Cohen (B2 1986-90) spoke about “Finding Growth in a Disrupted World”. Comments we received after event included: “Thank you so much for organising a fantastic event yesterday evening. It was brilliant to hear Jeremy’s fascinating insight into retail […]

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Reed Smith Appointment

BECCA Naylor (MM 2003-08) has become Reed Smith’s Pro Bono Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA). Becca started working there as a trainee in 2014 following a strong background in human rights. You can read more about her story and rise through the ranks here.

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King Lear In Brooklyn

MICHAEL Pennington (PR 1957-61), who toured as Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy King Lear this year, has published a book about his experiences. “King Lear In Brooklyn” is Pennington’s meditations on grappling with Shakespeare’s greatest role, and gives a fascinating insight into the punishing mental and physical impact the role can have on those who […]

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Gold Award Winner

LAST year’s BBC Radio 2 series 30 Years Man And Boy, A Calmer Chameleon: The Boy George Story, was written and produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77). The programme, for Magnum Opus Broadcasting, has just won a Gold Award at the 2016 New York Festivals ‘World’s Best Radio Programs‘ competition. Click here to list Add […]

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BAFTA Winner

IT has just come to our attention that Matt Reid (CO 1985-90) won his first BAFTA last year (2015) as part of the team on “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His other documentary work has included “Jon Richardson Grows Up” and “Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work”. Matt – told the College that he made […]

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Coffee Logs launched by Bio-Bean

ARTHUR Kay (PR 2004-09) is bio-bean’s founder and CEO. In two years, he has grown the bio-bean team to 25 and built the world’s first waste coffee recycling factory. He is now launching their latest product – Coffee Logs – recycling coffee waste into biofuel you can use in the home. Find out more about […]

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Passion Pods

Having ignored advice “not to pursue the career path she wanted to because it was too competitive”, Emily Chiswell (SU 2000–02) has become a successful continuity announcer on BBC 1 and 2 and voiceover artist. As a result she has set up www.passionpods.co.uk with the aim of inspiring and encouraging young people to seek out […]

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