OMSA Win Charterhouse Bowl

Many congratulations to the Old Marlburian Sailing Team who won the Charterhouse Bowl for Fleet Sailing at the Arrow Trophy on the weekend of the 5th and 6th October. The Arrow Trophy is a sailing competition between Independent Schools, raced as an annual weekend regatta, in one-design yachts crewed by former pupils. The Organising Authority […]

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Remembrance: The Never Ending Work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A lecture by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) Celebration of the anniversary of the Memorial Hall’s re-opening on 11th November at 7.30pm The official re-opening of Marlborough College’s iconic building, the Memorial Hall, was on the eve the Armistice last November. To mark the first anniversary of the re-opening and celebrate the […]

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OMs gather for Adrian Hargreaves wedding

Congratulations to Adrian (PR 2006-11) and Chelsea Hargreaves who got married on 25th May 2019. Thank you to Will Kirkpatrick (PR 2006-11) for sending in the photo of the OM group who attended! From left to right William Symington, Mathew Baldry, Oliver Logan, Adrian Hargreaves holding his bride Chelsea Hargreaves, William Harvey, Benedict Kay, William […]

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James Lyon Taylor Marathon Achievement

James Lyon Taylor (CR 2006-present) recently completed an amazing three marathons in three days with his friend, Nick Cowley, who ran six marathons in five days. They were running to raise money for The Talent Tap. The Marlburian Club has been working with The Talent Tap over the last few years. The charity, set up […]

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OM Focus: Rosie Wintour (MM 1996-2001)

Congratulations on the 5th anniversary of Pico Players! What led to you setting up the group? On my first day at Marlborough, Mr Arkwright hoisted my trunk out of the boot of my parents’ car, saw my surname and said, “ah, Rosie Wintour, Grade 5 flute, see you at Brasser on Tues!” Or something to […]

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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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Don McCullin Talk at Marlborough

Renowned British photographer Don McCullin will be giving a talk at Marlborough on Thursday 31st October, with all members of the College community – including OMs – welcome to attend. He is the Picasso of photography and has redefined photojournalist photography across the last half century. Earlier this year, Tate Britain held a major retrospective […]

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Katharine Beaugié (PR 1991-93) exhibition

Katharine Beaugié (PR 1991-93), visual artist, has an event, Applied Pure, coming up at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. The event, a unique collaboration between light sculptor Katharine and international concert harpsichordist Medea Bindewald, combining the patterns made by water and light with the sound of harpsichord music in a mathematical environment […]

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Morris OMs return to the College

It was a pleasure to welcome back Hannah Quartermaine (MO 1994-97), Gabby Shiner Hill ( MO 1992-97), Leona Black (MO 1992-97) and Mabel, on her first visit, to the College. They came for a weekend in Wiltshire to celebrate their birthdays and, after a trip down memory lane and looking some of the newer buildings […]

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OM research leads to medal

The world’s oldest auction house, Spink & Son’s of Southampton Row, London, opened up a competition for Marlborough’s pupils of History of Art at the end of the Lent term. As a specialist auction house dealing principally with militaria, numismatics, and medals, Spink’s asked pupils to write entries for a sales catalogue concerning medals awarded […]

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Pico Players celebrate five years

The Pico Players are celebrating their fifth Anniversary. They were established in 2014 by Patrick Massey and Rosie Wintour (MM 1996-2000), and have quickly grown to become one of London’s leading amateur orchestras, with many other OMs involved. To mark the impressive anniversary they are holding a special celebration concert in Cadogan Hall. “As befitting […]

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Art Donation by OM

After reading a feature article about Christopher Hughes – the former Head of Art (1920-45) at Marlborough – on this website back in June, Henry Paul Street OM (B3 1956-61) contacted the Club Office over the summer and very generously sent two fine etchings to the College from Australia by this great and influential Art […]

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Bruce Tulloh Book – Anniversary Edition

It’s fifty years since sixties running legend Bruce Tulloh (CR 1973-94) made his record breaking 2,876‑mile run across America in just under 65 days. To celebrate this and commemorate Bruce, who died last year, his family are republishing his long out of print book, Four Million Footsteps, which chronicled his amazing transcontinental adventure.  To do […]

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Unbeaten start for OMFC

OMFC have made an unbeaten start to the new Arthurian League Division One season with two wins from their opening three games. The side returned to Marlborough last weekend, playing up at the Aths Track as part of this year’s Festival of Sport. OMFC registered a 4-2 win over Old Reptonians, with strong side fielded […]

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Golfers meet Tony Hill

Members of Marlborough Golf Team were delighted to meet OM golfing legend Tony Hill (CO 1949-53) this week, past president of the English Golfing Union. Youngsters at the college had dinner with Mr Hill and exchanged golfing stories during the West of England Public Schools golf championship at Burnham and Berrow. The two-day event, which […]

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From Brighton to Thessaloniki …

Back in July we shared that Georgie Frew (MM 2005-10) and Francesca Mortell (LI 2010-12) were cycling from Brighton to Thessaloniki to raise money for Mind and MSF. We are very please to let you know that they successfully completed the ride last week. 2323 miles, 12 countries, 7 weeks and 0 punctures! They have […]

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Club Day 2019

Saturday 28th September saw Club Day with slightly reduced numbers attending but none-the-less very successful. At the AGM we said goodbye to the outgoing President Paul Orchard-Lisle (SU 1952-56) and welcomed Richard Pembroke (B1 1985-90) as the new President for 2019-20. The day was timed to coincide with the College’s Festival of Sport so, as […]

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OM Focus: Dom Coulson (C1 2013-18)

Just three years ago, Dom Coulson (C1 2013-18) was touring Japan with the Marlborough College development squad. This summer he made his senior debut for Kenya after an impressive rise. Following a whirlwind summer for the 19-year old, he spoke to marlburianclub.org about the influence Marlborough had on his rugby career and what the future […]

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Oriental Club drinks receptions in Hong Kong and Malaysia

If you are an OM living in the Far East, the Oriental Club, London would like to extend an invitation to two Drinks Receptions being held in Singapore and Hong Kong. The event in Hong Kong will be at The Envoy at The Pottinger, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong (main entrance on Stanley Street) […]

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Happy 100th birthday!

We would like to wish a belated happy birthday to John Bryan-Brown (B3 1933-37) who turned 100 on 21st May 2019. Congratulations from all at the Marlburian Club!

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