Obituary – Michael Cooper (C1 1951-53)

Michael joined C1 in 1951 where he developed a lifelong love of learning and independent thinking. He especially relished being encouraged to bike around the county on birdwatching expeditions, and indeed spent his final months happily rediscovering this part of Wiltshire. Mike always regretted that he had not been able to spend longer at Marlborough, […]

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Jolly Reid (C1 2011-16)

Well done to Jolly Reid (C1 2011-16) who has recently finished the Regular Commissioning Course at Sandhurst and passed out on the 9th of April. He has been commissioned into the Coldstream Guards. A fantastic achievement.

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Oscar winner!

Fantastic news as Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) wins the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay! You can see her full acceptance speech, in which she thanks her first son for waiting until the filming was complete to be born (and Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell!) here. We could not be prouder! Well done Emerald!

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Obituary – Peter Dunn (C2 1942-47)

Peter Dunn (C2 1942-47), a pioneer of perinatal medicine died on 2nd February 2021. A remarkable man who introduced many innovations and developments that made immense improvements to the care of newborns, his impact and influence cannot be understated. He introduced the term perinatal medicine in 1957 and developed the specialty in the UK and […]

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Event review – Lower Sixth Careers Fair

More pick-n-mix buffet than the regular timetabled Fair, this year’s event offered pupils the chance to cook up their very own feast from a most sophisticated carte of Zoom offerings. Virtually released from any constraints of physical rooms, everyone was free to sample any four of the 16 different professions the group had voted to […]

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Freddie Elmberg (BH 2013-18)

Congratulations to Freddie Elmberg (BH 2013-18) who has recently signed to singer-songwriter Jamie Hartman, Milk&HoneyLA and White Rabbit Records LA. His single, Feel Again, was released in November 2020. You can hear it here.

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Obituary – Douglas Garrad (B1 1939-44)

“When, in his late forties, he was asked how he felt about spending all his time with children as a headmaster, my grandfather Douglas Garrad, said: ‘I don’t see children, I just see people.’ For his former pupils at Hawford Lodge which he founded in 1955 and ran for 30 years, his family and for […]

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Marlburian Monday – Robin Janvrin (B1 1960-64) ‘Three Careers and An Afterlife’

Thank you to all those who have been tuning in to our recent virtual events. The next Marlburian Monday talk, entitled ‘Three Careers and An Afterlife’ will be given by Lord Janvrin (B1 1960-64) at 8pm on Monday 26th April. Robin Janvrin was The Queen’s Private Secretary from 1998-2007 and spent twenty years working at Buckingham […]

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Julian Lloyd (CR 1991 – ) – Online & Mount House Exhibition

Julian Lloyd’s work as an artist will surprise many. His commitment to painting is at least as long as his long career as Head of Classics at Marlborough and the pieces in this exhibition are just a small selection of an extraordinary outpouring. Working in watercolour appeals to many who embark upon the complicated business […]

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Russell’s International Call

Congratulations to Alex Russell (C2 2010-14) who has been included in the Canada 7’s squad for their forthcoming round of fixtures. Alex now travels to Dubai with the Canadian squad to take part in the Emirates Invitational 7s. The trip will include two tournament weekends for a number of the best rugby sevens teams in […]

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Event Review – “The Fight Against Modern Slavery”

More than 80 guests joined the Marlburian Monday on 8th March to hear Julia de Boinville (TU 2006-08) talk about ‘The Fight Against Modern Slavery’. Julia, the co-founder, along with HRH Princess Eugenie, of The Anti-Slavery Collective (TASC), gave a superb and informative presentation explaining how the Collective is endeavouring to raise awareness, convene changemakers, […]

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Damian Katkhuda (B1 1983-87) New Record Deal

Congratulations to Damian Katkhuda (B1 1983-87) whose band, The Mostar Diving Club (pictured above performing at our Celebration of the Individual concert in February 2020), signed a new contract with BMG last week. We look forward to hearing his new music soon.

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Event Review – Mental Health & Optimising Well Being

During our virtual ‘Question Time’ on the topic of Mental Health the panel of experts explored the challenges that modern living poses to our mental health as well as strategies for optimising our well-being. Club Chair, Karen Hill (B2/MM 1988-90), moderated the evening, guiding the conversation between panellists and posing questions from the audience. The […]

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Page Fuller (MO 2008-13) at Cheltenham

Page Fuller (MO 2008-13) will undoubtedly be delighted to have a ride in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap race at Cheltenham Festival, the equivalent of the Olympics in the jump racing world. Her mount, First Lord de Cuet, is trained by Martin’s son David, the race run in his father’s honour and now in […]

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OMs in 2021 Bafta nominations

The Bafta Nominations serve up a triple whammy of OMs this year. The first OM is Emerald Fennel (NC 1998-2003), whose directorial debut, Promising Young Woman, is nominated for six Baftas including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Casting and Best Editing. Secondly, the score for Promising Young Woman […]

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Petra Hosu (CO 2015-17) – Amicitta

‘The greatest way for me to change anything about my life is going to be by introducing myself to new people and networks’ J Currier Petra Hosu (CO 2015-17) has, at 22, founded AmicittaTM. She has come to realise that making and growing friendships in cities is a greater challenge, especially when growing up somewhere […]

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Marlburian Monday: Julia de Boinville

The latest in the Marlburian Monday series saw Julia de Boinville (TU 2006-08) give a talk entitled ‘The Fight Against Modern Slavery’. Julia is Co-Founder of The Anti-Slavery Collective (TASC); an independent collective fighting against the global epidemic of modern slavery. By launching TASC Julia and her co-founder, HRH Princess Eugenie, are endeavouring to raise awareness, convene […]

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