Tickets for ‘Annie’ at St. John’s Theatre on the Hill on Feb 7,8 and 9 have been sold out for over a week. Produced by Head of Drama, Miss Matyla, the cast of over a hundred students from Years 7 to 12 and a dog are getting ready to entertain their audiences.
The end of January brings the bills from spending on festive fun, food and gifts. This is the serious outcome, the downside of Christmas - and Citizens Advice Wiltshire is preparing for what's expected to be their busiest day of the year as people seek help with their debts: January 31.
Pluses and minuses: what did 2017 do for Marlborough - from shops to housing and, of course, the school?
2017 has seen some pretty positive developments for Marlborough. Foremost was the long awaited primary school opened in a fine new building - Marlborough St Mary's Primary combining St Mary's Infants and St Peter's Junior schools.
Marlborough area pubs in the news: Queen's Head changes hands - The Barge for sale again - Axford's Red Lion for sale - & more
Marlborough.news has been reporting the comings and goings in the ownership - and sometimes the viability - of some of the pubs in the Marlborough area. 2018 seems to have started with a bundle of pubs seeking new ownership or landlords.
Marlborough LitFest will return for its ninth year in 2018 over the weekend of September 28-30 and has announced that acclaimed author Rose Tremain will be this year’s Golding Speaker, opening the festival on Friday, September 28. She will be talking about her fiction and her latest book - which is a memoir.
Vale of Pewsey archaeology: six thousand year old decoration on chalk blocks from the Cat's Brain dig
These two blocks of chalk (photo above) were found buried in a very, very old posthole near Marden, in the Vale of Pewsey. But wait - these are really amazing blocks of chalk. They are decorated. They give us a privileged - if somewhat tantalising - glimpse into the lives of our ancestors of long ago - six thousand years ago.
Eileen was born in Bedford and educated at Bedford High School for Girls. Leaving with a modest five O-levels, she became a pool typist - which she quickly regretted.
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- Musician, composer, film-maker, concerned Marlborough resident & much, much more: Alan Grindley has died - aged 72
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- Diana Devonshire: Teacher and Artist, 'Mrs Devonshire' to many former St Mary's pupils
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- BREXIT: there are issues specific to people in our area that will have to be addressed - and that process does need watching
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- "Whip crack-away! Whip crack-away! Whip crack-away!" - Stagecoach Marlborough expands under new management
- St Peter's Church recitals: two old friends of the Marlborough series return as an accomplished musical duo
- MARLBOROUGH PEOPLE TODAY: from Head of St John's to a South Atlantic island - and back
- Read all about it! 1772 Marlborough Journal given for Merchant's House Museum - an election, scandals, crimes, readers' letters
- REVIEW: Kontakt and clay - Julia Schuster exhibition at the Mount House Gallery, Marlborough College
- The sixth series of Brilliant Young Musicians begins this month - more musical treats for Marlborough audiences
- Juliet Wood: ‘Music Beaches Family’ at The White Horse Bookshop’s gallery - Seeing the familiar...yet not
- The phenomenal Marlborough LitFest 2017: books, writers, a lively café & happy audiences
- Methera Chamber Folk Group to play at Tidcombe Church: “Putting the sparkle back into tradition”
- REVIEW: music critic Fiona Maddocks brings a classical Desert Island Discs to LitFest
- Younger - and younger - readers took centre stage at Marlborough LitFest 2017
- REVIEW: Flagging up rising nationalism - capacity LitFest audience hears about flags' enduring power & their politics
- REVIEW: John O'Farrell gives his LitFest audience a side-splitting take on politics - with some deft lefts and rights to its ample chin
- REVIEW: LitFest's Golding Speaker Will Self enthrals, delights & astonishes - but leaves some a bit baffled or even unsettled
- LitFest: William Golding's daughter talks about his 'Marlborough book' - The Pyramid - in its fiftieth anniversary year
- REVIEW: LitFest audience entranced by opening night's poetry & dance performance by Kayo Chingonyi & Sean Graham
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