Obituary – Stella Tennant (B3 1986-88)

Stella Tennant (B3 1986-88) died on 22nd December 2020 just a few days after her 50th birthday. Sarah Stokes (née Cartwright) (B3 1986-1988) wrote to us with these fond memories. “I was in B3 from 1986 to 1988 with Stella. I have very fond memories of our time together. She was always so warm-hearted, funny […]

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John Monkmann (SU 1992-2000)

John Monkmann (SU 1992-2000) has launched new online course on producing melodic house and techno music. “In this course, John Monkman will take you inside his studio and show you everything you need to know from starting a beat to writing melodic ideas to achieving a balanced mix. Throughout the course, John will breakdown finished […]

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On The Shelves – 12 Birds to Save Your Life

Charlie Corbett (C1 1990-95) has written a book, “12 Birds to Save Your Life – Finding Happiness in Nature“, due to be published in June. “Can you recognise the cheerful chirrups of the house sparrow? A song thrush singing out at winter’s darkest hour? Or the beautiful, haunting call of the curlew? At a time […]

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Archie Moberly (C2 2006-11)

Archie Moberly (C2 2006-11) is interviewed in the Henley Times about being stuck in the UK and the situation in Myanmar, his new home. Having grown up in Henley, he studied Chinese Mandarin at Newcastle University planning to settle in Shanghai, which was where he spent a placement year during his course. Due to visa […]

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Obituary – Geoffrey Marlow (PR 1936-39)

We are sorry to announce the death of Geoffrey Campbell Marlow (PR 1936-39) on December 31, 2020, at the age of 98, just a month away from his 99th birthday. Geoffrey left Marlborough College in 1939 to go to the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall. In World War II, he served as an RCAF […]

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Lara Cowan (MO 1992-97)

Botanic Shed aims to help children and young adults flourish both socially and cognitively by teaching them to observe and understand nature’s processes and by bringing nature into their physical environment. The way they do that is by putting a lot of love and care and scientific research into everything they do. They create and provide nature-based artwork, […]

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You’re Not Dying – Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17)

Sofya Vakhonina (LI 2015-17) sent us in the following news about her short film project, “You’re Not Dying”. “I am a London-based director (pseudonym in the industry Sonya Bleiph) and currently in development of a short film ‘You’re Not Dying’. The film aims to reveal the interplay between autonomy and vulnerability in toxic relationships. Based on true […]

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Event Review – Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art; My Journey to Philanthropy’

“Mordant Major won’t go far in life because he does not play cricket”. So read the prep school report of Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) who gave the Marlburian Monday talk in February. This report, which remains framed on his desk, drove Simon and his talk went onto demonstrate just how wrong it had been. […]

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Obituary: Sam (Christopher) Beale (LI 1961-64)

It is with sadness that we learnt of the death at home of Sam Beale, aged 73, on Friday 12th February. Dr Sam Beale worked for most of his career with Rolls Royce and was Head of Technology Strategy for Rolls-Royce until his retirement in 2007, and was a visiting Professor in Innovation at Cambridge […]

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A Discussion on Mental Health & Optimising Well Being

We are pleased to invite you to join our virtual ‘Question Time’ on the topic of Mental Health on Tuesday 23rd February at 8pm. Our panel of experts will discuss and answer your questions on the challenges that modern living poses to our mental health as well as strategies for optimising our well-being. The event […]

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OM Focus – Adam Scott (C1 1960-65)

Why not do both: fifty years on from dinner in the Athenaeum on Tuesday 9th November 1971 In Michaelmas Term 1960, JW Seamer looked at 21 boys doing Latin in Shell b and told us that, unless we got out of the Shell at the end of that term, we would not get to university! […]

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Event Review – Women’s Network Event – ‘Life in Politics and politics in life’

On Tuesday 26 January, OM Women gathered to hear from Harriet Baldwin MP (LI 1975-77) and Charlotte Carew Pole (PR 1992-94), director of Women2Women, and to discuss the role of women in politics. It was a fascinating evening. Harriet spoke to those assembled about her route to becoming an MP after an impressive career in […]

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Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) nominated for Golden Globe

A huge congratulations to Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) who has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Director for Promising Young Woman. It is a historic moment as three women have been nominated in the category, the first time that more than one woman has been up for the prize. We wish you all […]

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Event Review – Jonny Oates in conversation with Tom Newton-Dunn

In the first Marlborough Monday of 2021 140 people gathered to watch Jonny Oates (PR 1982-87), currently the Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change, in conversation with Tom Newton Dunn (C2 1986-91), Presenter and Chief Political Commentator for Times Radio. The evening was hosted by the Club President Catherine Stewart (LI 1974-76). […]

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Marlburian Monday – Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art; My Journey to Philanthropy’

Please join us for the second Marlburian Monday talk of the year, entitled ‘Building a Bank & a Museum for Contemporary Art: How the Marlborough College Art Department & a Gap Year in Oz defined my life’. It will be given by the prominent OM philanthropist Professor Cav. Simon Mordant AO (B1 1973-77) at 8pm […]

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Samantha Cameron (B3 1987-89)

Samantha Cameron (B3 1987-89) was interviewed on Women’s Hour earlier today. She talked about life in Downing Street and her fashion line, Cefinn. You can listen to the episode here.

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