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Memorial Hall Support
16 January 2017

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 the many significant happenings both at Marlborough and the world!

To find out more about the Memorial Hall Appeal, please click here.

1843 Carol Service
02 December 2016

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 have a provision for, or are considering leaving, a legacy in their will to the College.

If you are interested in finding out more about the work of the Society and would like to attend the carols, please do call Jan Perrins, Development Manager, on 01672 892439 or email.

A Summer Evening at Highclere Castle
09 June 2016

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 Egyptian exhibition and ‘Downton Abbey’ rooms before listening to an enchanting performance from the College Choir in the Saloon.
The pledges and auction items raised funds for bursaries and capital projects with thanks to the all those who donated prizes and supported the event.
Special thanks to: The Earl and Countess of Canarvon, Steven and Cecilia Bishop, Fiona Clare, Rupert Gavin, Sir Clive Gillinson, Matthew and Caroline Imi, Rachel Mylne, Eugene and Zara Shvidler, Cotton House Hotel (Mustique).
A gallery of images from the night can be viewed here.

Highclere Event
06 June 2016

Around 200 guests will gather at Highclere Castle on Wednesday 8th June for a special evening in support of Marlborough College.

The evening, which will be hosted by the Earl and Countess of Canarvon, will include news from The Master, Jonathan Leigh, of the current fundraising campaigns, a performance by the College Choir and an auction.

1843 Society Luncheon
23 May 2016

The 1843 Society Luncheon was held in The Adderley on Sunday 22nd May with 50 guests in attendance.

Those present enjoyed an excellent lunch before hearing from the Master, Jonathan Leigh, and the President of the 1843 Society, Martin Evans. Music scholars Finn Kverndal (C1 Re) and Darcey Goble (MM Sh) gave moving performances after lunch. Those fortunate enough to be in the Adderley thoroughly enjoyed the occasion.

Click here for a gallery of images from the occasion.

Memorial Hall Brochure
06 April 2016

Plans for the restoration of the Memorial Hall have taken shape and an appeal brochure is now available to view online.

Our aim is to deliver an auditorium with improved back of house facilities, an enhanced audience experience through better acoustics and lighting, and to preserve the Hall as an important memorial and fitting tribute those who gave their lives in the Great War and subsequent conflicts.

To find out more about this project and to view the brochure please click here.

Bursary Appeal Brochure
01 March 2016

Since 1843, the founding principle of the College has been to give back and this remains as powerful an idea today as it did then.

The mission of our Bursary Appeal is to return Marlborough to those charitable roots whilst maintaining all that is great about the school today. We are passionate in our determination that a Marlborough education should be an aspiration for everyone.

A Bursary Appeal brochure has been produced and if you are interested in finding out more, please click here.

1843 Society Committee
28 April 2015

Members of the 1843 Society Committee met recently to discuss future events and how best to inform the Marlborough community of its work.

The 1843 Society was created to thank all those who have made, or who are considering making a bequest, in their Will to the College. We recognise the critical contribution that members of this special Society make to Marlborough so members are invited to events at College, to enable us to say thank you, and to keep people informed of developments both inside and outside of the classroom.

The next 1843 Society Lunch is on Sunday 7th June 2015, at which the Master, Jonathan Leigh, and his wife Emma will be present.

If you are interested in finding out more about the work of the 1843 Society do please call Jan Perrins in the Development Office on 01672 892439 or email.

Pictured above (left to right): Jan Perrins, Development Manager; Tim Martin-Jenkins (B3 1961-65); Tony Hill (CO 1949-53); Martin Evans, 1843 Society President; Richard Wells (C2 1946-51); Richard Brown (C1 1965-70) and Jon Copp, Development Director.



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