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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Event Review – Cyber Security & Incident Management

On Thursday 5th December a jolly gathering of Marlburian pupils existing, past and Common Room met at Dell SecureWorks London offices to hear the latest from cyber security experts. To the unacquainted cyber security seems a dry subject but, with increasing news stories of individuals and companies left high and dry after being ‘compromised’, this […]

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Welcome to Jackie Jordan, Director of Marketing and Communications

Welcome to Jackie Jordan, who joined Marlborough College as Director of Marketing and Communications in November. She says, “I am delighted to have joined Marlborough College in the new role of Director of Marketing and Communications. The College has such great stories to tell and has so many new people that it can connect with […]

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Welcome to Simon Lerwill, Foundation Director

Welcome to Simon Lerwill, Foundation Director who who will join the team in January. Simon started his career in development as a student telephone fundraising caller at Sherborne. He continued working in educational fundraising after graduating from the University of Birmingham, eventually becoming Development Director at both King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High […]

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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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OMs run the Thames Hare and Hound

The 67th Alumni Cross Country Race run by the Thames Hare & Hounds running club took place on Saturday 14 December 2019. The race is a 5 mile cross country race on Wimbledon Common for alumni of British public schools. Runners compete as individuals and the top four for each school count towards the overall […]

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OMs Feature in Royal Drawing School Book

Congratulations to Tyga Helme (MM 2003-08) and Rose Artbuthnott (PR 2004-06) who both feature in a beautiful new publication ‘Ways of Drawing’ from the Royal Drawing School. The book, published by Thames & Hudson, comprehensively presents multiple mark-making techniques, practical sessions, thoughts and visual ideas that have been explored by outstanding artists both past and […]

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OM Carol Service 2019

On Tuesday night, despite the weather, Chelsea Old Church was packed to the rafters with Old Marlburians. It was great so see such a wide age range – and quite a few OM families. The choir, led by Mark Williams (C3 1976-80) and Julia Daniels (B3 1978 – 80), were in fine voice as were […]

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Careers Speed Dating Event 2020

If you left Marlborough 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. Even if you are only a year or two into work or on a graduate training scheme, the pupils would love to hear about […]

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Martin named in 137th Varsity Squad

Old Marlburian representation in the Varsity match will continue after Henry Martin (PR 2011-16) was named in the squad for Thursday’s 137th Varsity match. The showpiece occasion will take place at Twickenham (3pm) – with 22-year old Martin amongst the replacements for the eagerly-anticipated encounter. Martin was a regular for the XV during his time […]

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OM Dinner in Rye on 30th November 2019

A dinner was held in Rye on 30th November 2019 for over 30 OMs and wives, organised by Simon Compton (PR 1953-57), with participants mainly being local Sussex and Kent dwellers. Little surprise that a number were members of Rye Golf Club, where Simon was Captain a year ago and where MC has always been […]

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Event Review: OM Women’s Networking Event  

“On Tuesday 26th November, the Marlburian Club Women’s Network held an event in the Google office in London. The motif and basis for discussion of the evening being ‘New Ways of Working’. The theme was inspired by an article published in the Sunday times last year, about the glossy portrayals of super-organised working mothers, which […]

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Anthony Willis (B1 2000-05)

Anthony Willis (B1 2000-05), who composed the soundtrack for How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming, is interviewed here about the process of composing the soundtrack and the route he took from studying composition at Marlborough to writing soundtrack for the big screen. The How to Train Your Dragon franchise is, of course, based on the […]

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OM Focus: Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05)

Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05) is the Digital Editor at thecricketer.com. What were your sporting highlights/memories from Marlborough? So many, where to start?! Two dramatic rugby matches in the Junior Colts and Colts 1st XVs against Wellington – losing by a single point one year, then 3-0 the next – stand out. So does being the […]

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Giving back on MC Global Connect

Did you know there are lots of young (and not so young!) OMs looking for career help and guidance on MC Global Connect? If you’re lucky enough to be in a position to help others out, do take a look and see if there’s anyone you can help.  

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OM Networking Event – Cyber Security & Incident Management

It’s now just over a week until our Cyber Security and Incident Management event The event, a presentation and discussion, will take place at Dell SecureWorks on Thursday 5th December at 6.30pm. Simon Godfrey (C3 1984-88) of Dell SecureWorks will share war stories, insights and best practices for preparing for, and responding to security incidents. […]

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