Obituary: Dr David Pratt (C3 1938-42)

Dr David Pratt (C3 1938-42), soldier, engineer and adventurer, died on 13th March 2019, aged 94. After leaving the army in 1948 and then completing his engineering degree at Trinity College, David Pratt became an essential member of the successful Trans-Antarctic expedition in 1955. As Transport and Engineering Officer, he worked with 90 different companies […]

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Summerfield House Reunion 2019

If you were in Summerfield, Charlie Harrison, HM, would like to invite you to the Summerfield House Reunion at Marlborough College on Sunday 16th June 2019. The event starts at noon and includes afternoon tea, a barbecue and a cricket match between OMs and current Summerfield pupils. If you would like to play in the […]

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Harry Keville (TU 2009-14) runs for charity

Harry Keville (TU 2009-14) and team of officer cadets completed their 52 mile run from Sandhurst to Southampton Hospital and have so far raised nearly £7,500 for Robbies Rehab, a charity that supports children who have had brain tumours. You can still donate to the fundraising here.  

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Event Review: Digital Services in the Cloud

In their fifth year the Marlburian Club Digital Enterprises Group held their Spring event upstairs in the Antelope pub, Eaton Terrace near Sloane Square. Co-Heads Mark Tidmarsh and James Spender introduced cloud computing and the speakers presenting some exciting OM Digital-in-the-cloud success stories: David van Eeghen described how his company, Reality Check Systems, uses remote […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia’s Annual Careers Fair

On Wednesday, 13th March, the Senior School hosted its annual Careers Fair. Pupils in the Hundred and Lower Sixth were provided with the opportunity to meet with a large number of visiting guests from a range of professions. The event was opened very successfully with an excellent Keynote address given by OM Kristy Castleton (CO […]

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Event: An Evening in Paris

I would like to invite you to join me for a Drinks Reception at my home in Paris (11 Rue Erlanger, 75016, Paris) on Friday 21st June at 6.00pm. This event will be an excellent opportunity to meet and socialise with other OMs in Paris, as well as an opportunity to take advantage of La Fête de […]

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Event: 50-year reunion – Leavers of 1967-71

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Leavers of 1967, 68, 69, 70 and 71 by joining us for a very special lunch on Saturday 15th June back at Marlborough. 12pm-2.30pm Don’t miss the chance to catch up with old friends and reminisce about school days over lunch in the Adderley. There will be an opportunity […]

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Obituary: Tony Williamson (B2 1947-55)

Tony Williamson (B2 1947-55), a former Lord Mayor of Oxford and prominent ‘worker priest’ has died aged 85. Tony was the youngest of three children of Joe Williamson, an Anglican minister, who campaigned in the 1950s in east London to clear slums and open refuges for prostitutes. Tony followed in his father’s footsteps and continued […]

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Event: Summer Drinks Party

By kind permission of the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Marlburian Club invite you and your guest to attend the OM Summer Drinks party on Wednesday 22nd May. Drinks and canapés will be served in the elegant surroundings of Lambeth Palace from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. There will also be an opportunity to attend evensong at 5.30pm. […]

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Drinks at the Hong Kong Club

If you are in Hong Kong or near-by, don’t forget that we are holding informal drinks at the Hong Kong Club on Tuesday 12th March between 6pm and 8pm. If you’d like to go or want to know any more, email fcottrill@marlboroughcollege.org.

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Morshead helps The Cricketer to National Award

THE work of Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05), Digital Editor at the Cricketer, has helped The Cricketer win the Outstanding Online Coverage of Domestic Cricket award in the ECB Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards. The prize, which has been claimed by BBC Online and ESPNcricinfo in recent years, reflects both The Cricketer’s commitment to the county game […]

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Obituary: John Potter (C1 1939-43)

Henry John Furniss Potter, always known as John, has died aged 93 on 17 February 2019 at the Somme Nursing Home in Belfast. He was born in Ilkley, Yorkshire, on 4 July 1925, following his father, uncles and older brother, David, into C1. Following Marlborough, John enlisted, aged 18, in the Royal Artillery in Belfast […]

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OMs on Backlisted podcast

BRUCE Chatwin (B2 1952-58) is now the 3rd OM to be featured on Backlisted, one of the most popular book podcasts, after Louis MacNeice (C3 1921-26) and Adam Thorpe (C2 1970-75). Listen to the discussion of Chatwin’s final novel, Utz, here.

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Lunch for OMs in Devon

I am organising a lunch for OMs who live in Devon. The purpose is primarily social, but recognising that driving to Marlborough from Devon is not a very welcome prospect, it would also be an occasion for you to hear a report on progress at the College and within The Marlburian Club. The date is […]

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Obituary: John Watson (PR 1939-40)

John Watson, who has died aged 93, was a first-generation dairy farmer near Dartington, south Devon, driven by the writings of the environmental movement (particularly Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and the Club of Rome Limits to Growth report) to resist chemical fertilisers, which he could see were depleting the soil, and become an early convert […]

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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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