OM Gets Cambridge Place

Congratulations to Claudia Vyvyan (MO 2014-19) who has been offered a place at Robinson College, Cambridge, to read Education Policy and International Development. Claudia is currently on her gap year and has spent time in Ghana, working with the charity, EduSpots, which has supported 300 educational catalysts in 40 communities in creating community-led education ‘spots’, […]

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OMs Set Up Green Business

Peter Adams (SU 2006-11) and Oliver Brown (SU 2006-11) both left city jobs to start Green Merchant, a company set up to make it easy to upcycle, recycle and reuse goods all while raising money for charity. “The circular economy is at the heart of what we do. We sell people’s unwanted household goods on […]

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Event Postponed – Kuala Lumpur Drinks

Next month representatives from Marlborough College UK were due to undertake a trip to China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia where they were planning to hold a number of events for OMs and parents. In recent weeks we have been monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. Last week this was declared a global health emergency by the […]

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Event Postponed – Singapore Drinks Reception

Next month the Master and members of the Development team were due to undertake a trip to China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia where they were planning to hold a number of events for OMs and parents. In recent weeks we have been monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. Last week this was declared a global health […]

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Event Postponed – Hong Kong Drinks Reception

Next month the Master and members of the Development team were due to undertake a trip to China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia where they were planning to hold a number of events for OMs and parents. In recent weeks we have been monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. Last week this was declared a global health […]

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South West Drinks

Thursday 13th February, 6:30pm The Mall Pub, Bristol We are very pleased to invite you to a drinks reception for OMs in the South West on Thursday 13th February in Bristol. This informal gathering, to be held at The Mall Pub (click here for directions), will be an opportunity to meet up with other OMs […]

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Independent Schools Clay Pigeon Championships

The Marlburian Club has been invited to submit a team in the Alumni and Parent category of the Independent Schools Clay Pigeon Championships. The Championships will be held on 19th March 2020 at Holland & Holland Shooting Grounds, Ducks Hills Road, Northwood HA6 2ST. Further information can be found here. Please email marlburianclub@marlboroughcollege.org if you […]

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John Dancy Obituary

The Club will publish an obituary for John Dancy shortly but in the meantime one can be seen in The Telegraph today. Read the obituary here. (You do need to sign in to be able to see the full obituary)

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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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Jo Mann (LI 1997-99)

Jo Mann (LI 1997-99) has recently completed the huge physical challenge of sailing round Australia to raise money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity. Before the race she said, “The Clipper Race is a round the world endurance test and I will be joining our boat, Punta del Este, on Leg 4. Sailing 4000 miles […]

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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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George Johnson

OMs will remember George Johnson, who worked for Marlborough College for more than 60 years. George sadly died on 24th December 2019, aged 93. On Friday 10th January, current and former members of staff and pupils gathered in Court to pay tribute to him as his coffin was carried by a fire engine commissioned in […]

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Richard Ford (C1 1951-55)

Richard Ford (C1 1951-55), Clerk to Marlborough College Council from 1994 to 2004, died on 9th November 2019. His Memorial Service will be held at 12pm on Friday 17 January at All Saints Church, Burbage.

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OMs discuss ‘Life After Marlborough’

As part of the ‘Life After Marlborough’ lecture series for the Upper Sixth, the College welcomed back two recent leavers on Wednesday 8th January to talk to current pupils about their experiences. Celeste Spink (MO 2013-18) and Emily Symington (MM 2013-18) have been working for the Sambhali Trust in Jodhpur, India. They both received a […]

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South-West France Lunch

The 2020 South-West France lunch was due to take place on Saturday 4th April. Unfortunately, due to Coronavirus, the event will no longer be taking place. For more information please email John Wilkinson.

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Class of 1999 20 Year Reunion

The 20 year reunion for the class of 1999 is confirmed for Friday 7th February at Hush in Mayfair from 7pm. An area of the bar has been reserved and it would be great to get as many OMs from the class of ’99 as possible. Partners are very welcome and more information can be […]

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OM art in Bermuda Airport

Zoe Dyson Hedstrom (CO 1978-80) is one of 12 local artists chosen to display work at the LF Wade International Airport’s new terminal in St George’s, Bermuda. All her work is motivated by Bermuda, her birthplace. As she says, “There are no colours like the colours in Bermuda. There is not a day that goes […]

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Death of John Dancy, Master 1961-72

The Marlburian Club announces with great sadness the death of John Dancy, Master of Marlborough 1961-72 who passed away on 28th December, aged 99. A full tribute will follow.        

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The Year Ahead….

Looking ahead to 2020. As always we have a full programme of events coming up including… South West Drinks Thursday 13th January Location TBC Sustainability Event Wednesday 12th February London Celebration of the Individual Saturday 29th February Marlborough Edinburgh Dinner Friday 6th March Edinburgh Kuala Lumpur Drinks Wednesday 11th March Kuala Lumpur Singapore Reception Thursday […]

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Merry Christmas!

Members of the Old Marlburian choir sing at this year’s sell-out OM Carol Service, held at Chelsea Old Church on Tuesday 10th December.

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House Christmas Trees

Over the last week or so we have been sharing Christmas trees from some of the houses on Facebook. For Christmas Eve, we have compiled them all together here. We hope you have enjoyed seeing them. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

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