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. Most recently […]

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Discere – an OM venture

A team of 6 OMs have made remarkable inroads into the competitive start-up scene with their initiative ‘Insights with Experts’. As students themselves, they identified a gap between the knowledge acquired in the classroom and the skills demanded by the professional world. While rigorous academic programs nurture critical thinking and problem solving skills, developing soft […]

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Obituary – Stephen Borthwick (CR 1984-89)

We are sad to announce the sudden death of Stephen Borthwick (CR 1984-89) on December 16th 2020. Stephen was Head of Physics at Marlborough. He left Marlborough to take on the role of Deputy Head at Bishop’s Stortford School. In 1994 he became Head at Aldenham School followed by the Headship at Epsom College from […]

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Free Barre Classes with Jen Brown (MM 1991-96)

Jen Brown (MM 1991-96) is offering a free barre class per week during lockdown. She wrote in to say, “Lockdown 3.0… here’s the deal. Mental health is a subject extremely close to my heart. I’ve had many up close and personal experiences with depression – both post-natal and ‘normal’ life – and barre is a […]

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Visiting the College

We are pleased to welcome external visitors to our campus. We respectively ask that any visits are by prior appointment only and that all visitors follow the requirements for the NHS Covid Pass: that they are fully vaccinated and/or have a recent negative test result. Please do not visit the school if you are unwell, […]

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Marlburian Mondays – Jonny Oates (PR 1982-87) and Tom Newton Dunn (C2 1986-91) in Conversation

We are pleased to announce that Marlburian Mondays are back for 2021! The new series will begin on Monday 11th January at 8pm. Jonny Oates (PR 1982-87), currently the Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change and author of the recently published memoir, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden will be in […]

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Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman.

Having debuted at Sundance last year, Promising Young Woman, written and directed by Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) was due for release in April 2020 but was, for obvious reasons, delayed. The film is now due out on 12 February 2021 in the UK. You can see the trailer here and read interviews with Emerald and […]

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Careers Speed-dating

If you left Marlborough anywhere between about 5 and 20 or so years ago, we would love you to come back and chat to the Hundreds about your career to date at our Careers Speed-dating event. This year’s event will, naturally, be entirely virtual on Thursday January 28th at 5pm. Even if you are only […]

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Tribute to Hugo Yaxley (SU 2013-17)

The tragic death of Hugo Yaxley aged 20, after a car accident on Monday 16th November 2020 has shocked and saddened the Marlborough community. His funeral was held on Monday 14th December and a tribute read by his best friend Harry Heneage (SU 2014-19) is available to read here together with the Order of Service. […]

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On the Shelves – The Art Museum in Modern Times

Charles Saumarez Smith (C1 1967-71) has written a book The Art Museum in Modern Times looking at how art museums changed in the past century and where they are heading in the future due to be published in March 2021. “A compelling examination of the art museum, this sweeping book explores how the architecture, vision, […]

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Richard Willmett (CR 2014-) Raising Funds for Local School

Richard Willmett (CR 2014-), scorer for many a Blues Cricket match, has set up a Go Fund Me Page to help provide full and continuing educational provision for all pupils, regardless of their economic status, throughout the pandemic and beyond. He recently discovered that Pewsey Vale School is in need of a further 17 laptops […]

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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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Simon Mordant (B1 1973-77) new appointment

Congratulations to Simon Mordant (B1 1973-77) who has been appointed as the new (Honorary) Enterprise Professor at the Center of Visual Arts at the University of Melbourne. “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Mordant as our new Enterprise Professor,” said Professor Su Baker, Director of the Centre of Visual Art and Pro-Vice […]

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