Gala Performances

We have now introduced a new "fast-track” booking system if customers want to only book entertainment tickets and not courses. Please note if customers have already booked courses then they should contact the office to amend their original booking.Customers should register first on the homepage if they have not already done so and then go to the Entertainment page in the Main Menu and click on Gala Performances. They should then click the Add to Booking button and the ticket will appear in the shortlist. Customers can then checkout of the booking and pay through the secure payment website as usual.


All entertainments are included in the residential price, but residents must reserve their free tickets for the Gala Performances by 1st June 2014. The Gala Concerts are open to Summer School customers and members of the general public and tickets can be purchased below.

Tickets will not be dispatched before Summer School starts. Residential customers can collect their tickets from their House Manager in their accommodation upon arrival. Non-residents should collect their tickets on the door of the performance or from the Summer School office from Sunday 13th July 2014.

Tickets can be purchased during Summer School subject to availability. Tickets will be sold at full price from the Summer School office and on the door, subject to availability.

Tickets can be purchased directly online or from:

Marlborough College Summer School, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA. Tel: +44 (0)1672 892388.
Fax: +44 (0)1672 892476. Email: admin@mcsummerschool.org.uk

Sound Knowledge, 22 Hughenden Yard, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1LT. Tel/Fax: (01672) 511106. Tickets to be collected only.

Please make cheques payable to Marlborough College Summer School. All prices are inclusive of VAT.

The Band of the Royal Logistic Corps

The Band of the Royal Logistic Corps

1 Friday 18th July / 8.00pm Memorial Hall £20.00

The Band of the Royal Logistic Corps, based at the Princess Royal Barracks in Surrey, has performed throughout the world at both military and civilian events including The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Memorial Hall will host the band showcasing their versatility, performing traditional marching band music together with more contemporary arrangements of popular classics.


The 18th Century Concert Orchestra and Avebury Vocal Ensemble

The 18th Century Concert Orchestra and Avebury Vocal Ensemble

2 Friday 25th July / 8.00pm College Chapel £20.00

The 18th Century Concert Orchestra present exquisite, atmospheric and visual re-enactments using instruments of the period and beautiful handmade costumes to conjure up the spirit and elegance of an age of opulence and imagined pleasure. The candlelit performances of popular classical music of the time faithfully recreate the sights and sounds as they might have been at the original 'concerts of ancient music' in England, Germany or France. The first half will comprise of Baroque works and will include J.S. Bach's Double Concerto for Oboe and Violin as well as John Stanley's popular Trumpet Voluntary. They will be joined in the second half by the local choral group, The Avebury Vocal Ensemble in a performance of Johann Nepomuk Hummel's delightful Mass in Bb Major.


Only Men Aloud

Only Men Aloud

3 Friday 1st August / 8.00pm Memorial Hall £20.00

Since winning BBC One's ‘Last Choir Standing' in 2008 Only Men Aloud have gone on to sell hundreds of thousands of albums, were awarded album of the year at the Classical Brits and performed at some of the world's most prestigious events. They were honoured to sing as part of the ensemble as the Olympic Cauldron was lit at the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony and have appeared on stage with Bryn Terfel, Aled Jones, Katherine Jenkins, Bonnie Tyler, Michael Ball, Julian Lloyd Webber and Russell Watson amongst others. Their varied and eclectic repertoire includes everything from Welsh folksong and hymns, to musicals and opera; from barbershop and swing to pop and will ensure a wonderful finale to the Summer School.



Marlborough College, Wiltshire SN8 1PA Telephone: 01672 892388