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Gallery: Memorial Hall Restoration

We are extremely grateful for the 755 gifts received from OMs, parents, friends and staff that have helped us reach our fundraising target of £3.5m for the substantial refurbishment to the Memorial Hall. The completion of the work is recognition of the debt that we owe to the fallen, maintaining the memory of the 749 […]

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Jeremy Black opens the Memorial Hall Festival

The Memorial Hall Festival opened with a blessing from the school chaplain and a brief welcoming speech from the Master before the main attraction, which was a lecture by the renowned historian Jeremy Black on “Why commemorating the First World War is more important than ever”. Beginning by making reference to readings from actual diary’s […]

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Lord Malloch-Brown – 749 Society Lecture

Members of the 749 Society, and the Upper School, were treated to a fascinating inaugural Society lecture by Lord Malloch-Brown, in the Memorial Hall, on Thursday 9th March.  Lord Malloch-Brown’s talk highlighted the current complexity of world affairs and he gave an absorbing insight into his views and experience. Before the talk, the Master Jonathan Leigh […]

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Memorial Hall Showcase Concert

At the end of a long Summer Term, in the glorious summer heat, the youngest two years at the College gave a concert of an incredibly diverse and eclectic programme. Set in the newly refurbished Memorial Hall – this was a prime opportunity for a dry-run concert before the official opening in order to try […]

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Memorial Hall Restoration Update

After closing on Monday 3rd July, work swiftly began for the restoration and upgrade of the listed Memorial Hall. It is anticipated that the iconic building will reopen by June 2018, with its character very much intact, but the facilities, seating capacity and the memorial aspect to the 749 men who lost their lives in […]

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Video: Mound Trust Film

A new 35-minute documentary explores the past, present and future of the Marlborough Mound. This film uncovers the history of the Mound, explaining its legacy to those unaware of its profound importance, and to those curious about the unknown. Telling stories of the local area dating back to the Mound’s construction in around 2400 bc, […]

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Memorial Hall Update

Full planning for the restoration and upgrade of the listed Memorial Hall has been granted so the Master has announced that it will close on Monday 3rd July for work to commence. It is anticipated that the iconic building will reopen by June 2018, with its character very much intact but facilities, seating capacity and […]

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Memorial Hall Support

Twelve invited guests attended a lunch hosted by the Master and his wife in in the Master’s Lodge on Saturday 14th January. The parents were invited to enable the Master to thank them personally for their significant support of the Memorial Hall Appeal. It was a really enjoyable occasion, with lively discussion and chat on […]

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1843 Carol Service

Members of the 1843 Society are invited to a drinks reception hosted by the Master, Jonathan Leigh, in The Mount House Gallery followed by carols in Chapel on Saturday 10th December. The 1843 Society was created, in recognition of our founders’ vision and foresight, to allow the Master and staff to thank all those who […]

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A Summer Evening at Highclere Castle

Around 200 guests attended a fundraising evening at Highclere Castle on Wednesday 8th June, helping to raise over £36,000 for Bursaries and Capital Projects. The event, hosted by the Earl and Countess of Canarvon, began with a welcome from the Master, Jonathan Leigh, who gave an overview of the current fundraising campaigns. Guests then enjoyed visits to the […]

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