Marlborough College. Wiltshire

Marlborough College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 13-18 set on the edge of the town of Marlborough in Wiltshire.

Marlborough College
Bath Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire, SN8 1PA

Unique venues in a spectacular setting

With picturesque surroundings, a wide range of excellent amenities and our own in-house catering team we can offer you fantastic venues for a variety of events: Conferences, Meetings, Weddings, Special Occasions, Sports Events, Film Locations. Marlborough College not only offers a number of historic and modern spaces to hire, we can also offer parking, recommended suppliers to suit all budgets and an experienced and dedicated events team to make sure your event runs smoothly.

Services available for all facilities:

  • In-house catering
  • Wi-fi
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment

Dance, Drama & Music

Theatre

Officially opened in 2001, The Ellis Theatre can be converted into a variety of stage formats for the performance of music or drama or for talks, lectures and conferences. In a conventional end-stage configuration the theatre accommodates just over 200, as a thrust stage it holds 360, and as a theatre-in-the-round it seats nearly 450 including almost 100 in the surrounding balcony which gives the theatre its exciting and distinctive atmosphere. Dimensions 19.5m x 12.4m.

Historic Hall

The Memorial Hall is the principal memorial to Marlborough College’s 749 men who gave their lives in World War I. Today, the Memorial Hall is used for musical events, memorials, plays plus much more. The Memorial Hall is currently undergoing renovations and will re-open in September 2018.

Celebrations & Events

Chapel

St Michael and All Angels Chapel was erected in 1886 on the site of the old Chapel (1848 – 1884) and is fashioned in the Late Decorated Gothic style. The Chapel’s interior is considered to be one of the finest creations in 19th Century church architecture and is used for weddings, memorials, carol services and musical events. Building capacity 732.

Dining Hall

Built in 1959 and named after a previous Master, the Norwood Hall is used by the whole school and staff every day. This large modern venue can cater for large events, dinners and functions. Capacities are: 850 standing, 650 seated. Dimensions 44m x 20.1m plus stage area 4.9m x 11.15m

Historic Entertaining Areas

Once used as the school’s dining room, then the school library, The Adderley is a beautiful and grand room which is now used for dinners, meetings, recitals and lectures. Capacities are: 110 standing, 80 seated (round tables), 100 lecture style seated. Dimensions 16.9m x 6.5m

Pavilion

Originally completed in 1874, the Cricket pavilion has recently undergone refurbishment and can now host cricket to its full capability as well as social events, meetings and lectures. Capacities are: 100 standing, 30 seated. Dimensions 10.9m x 5.5m.

Entertaining Areas

Originally built for the sole purpose to serve breakfasts and dinners to Beaks (teachers), the Common Room dining room is now used for meetings, dinners and social events. Capacities are: 90 standing, 56 seated. Dimensions 12.2m x 7.9m.

Entertaining Areas

The Marlburian is a modern stand alone building perfect for social events and talks.

Courses & Corporate

Theatre

Officially opened in 2001, The Ellis Theatre can be converted into a variety of stage formats for the performance of music or drama or for talks, lectures and conferences. In a conventional end-stage configuration the theatre accommodates just over 200, as a thrust stage it holds 360, and as a theatre-in-the-round it seats nearly 450 including almost 100 in the surrounding balcony which gives the theatre its exciting and distinctive atmosphere. Dimensions 19.5m x 12.4m.

Auditorium

The Memorial Hall is the principal memorial to Marlborough College’s 749 men who gave their lives in World War I. Today, the Memorial Hall is used for musical events, memorials, plays plus much more. The Memorial Hall is currently undergoing renovations and will re-open in September 2018.

Large Hall

Built in 1959 and named after a previous Master, the Norwood Hall is used by the whole school and staff every day. This large modern venue can cater for large events, dinners and functions. Capacities are: 850 standing, 650 seated. Dimensions 44m x 20.1m plus stage area 4.9m x 11.15m

Historic Entertaining Areas

Once used as the school’s dining room, then the school library, The Adderley is a beautiful and grand room which is now used for dinners, meetings, recitals and lectures. Capacities are: 110 standing, 80 seated (round tables), 100 lecture style seated. Dimensions 16.9m x 6.5m

Meeting Rooms

The impressive wooden over-mantel in the Smoking Room was moved to C House around 1967 after being discovered in an old residential building on the College site. The room is now used for council meetings, training and talks. The room can hold 20 seated around a large table. Dimensions 10.1m x 6.7m

Pavilion

Originally completed in 1874, the Cricket pavilion has recently undergone refurbishment and can now host cricket to its full capability as well as social events, meetings and lectures. Capacities are: 100 standing, 30 seated. Dimensions 10.9m x 5.5m.

Meeting Rooms

The Garnett Room is housed in the Museum block and is ideal for lectures and talks and can be set up theatre or cabaret style depending on requirements.

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