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All recitals and lectures are included in the residential price, but residents must reserve their Headliner tickets by 1st March 2024.  These tickets are half-price to residents. 

The Headliner 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. All customers can collect their tickets from the Summer School office from 7th July or they can be collected on the door of the performance.

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
Email:

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.

An Evening with Rev Richard Coles

An Evening with Rev Richard Coles

The Reverend Richard Coles is a former pop star as one half of 1980s band The Communards, turned Church of England vicar, broadcaster and best-selling author. During the 1980s The Communards had three Top 10 hits, including the number-one Don't Leave Me This Way. He has been a presenter of Radio 4's Saturday Live and a regular contributor to 'Pause for Thought' on Radio 2. He is a frequent panellist on shows such as Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You? and QI. He was the inspiration for the main character in the hit comedy Rev, was a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, and a semi-finalist on Celebrity Masterchef. He has a keen interest in classical music, art and ceramics.

Week1
Date / TimeTuesday 9th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£25.00
 
Members of the Military Wives Choirs

Members of the Military Wives Choirs

  The Military Wives Choirs is a registered charity and community of over 2000 women in 70 choirs across the UK and internationally. We welcome all women whose lives are impacted by their military connection, coming together to celebrate a love of singing and a communal understanding that comes from our members' shared experiences of the Armed Forces.  Singing in a choir has been proven to increase wellbeing and improve mental and physical health. Our choirs are musically inclusive and make a vital contribution to the choral landscape; nothing is more powerful than the collective strength and passion when our members come together to convey something which they live through every day.  

Week1
Date / TimeFriday 12th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£30.00
 
G4

G4

The UK's No.1 vocal harmony group and original X-Factor stars celebrate a double decade in the limelight with a spectacular anniversary show. G4 have been wowing audiences with their incredible harmonies and stunning vocals ever since appearing on the first series of the X Factor in 2004.Their unique blend of classical training alongside a pioneering approach to popular classics has seen them hailed as the 'Kings of Popera' and earned them a legion of loyal fans all over the world. This is their most extensive tour to date, which will see them fondly look back upon their journey, whilst also propel them into the next chapter of their ground breaking career. This 72 date tour will be the first chance to hear the breath taking new tracks from their hotly-anticipated 20th Anniversary studio album (due for release in Autumn 2024). It will also feature the most popular G4 hits, such as their exhilarating rendition of 'Bohemian Rhapsody', haunting version of 'Creep' as well as the heart-stopping 'Nessun Dorma'. The band's incredible vocals, stage presence and infectious energy will undoubtedly leave you wishing the curtain never has to finally fall. As part of the group's new chapter they are delighted to welcome the exceptionally talented 'Britain's Got Talent' winner-Jai McDowall into the fold.

Week2
Date / TimeTuesday 16th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£25.00
 
The Counterfeit Stones

The Counterfeit Stones

Why pay a fortune to see ants in a stadium when for a fraction of the price you can get up close and smell the faking brilliance of the Counterfeit Stones - described as a Rolling Stones' hooky masterpiece. Their latest fast shuffle promises yet another night of utter Copy-Rock. Now in their 33rd year, these fraud-stars continue to deliver the best "mock 'n' roll” show on the circuit. Packed with big hits, retro fashion, vintage guitars and a huge dollop of "Spinal Tap” humour, it's Satis-fiction guaranteed. So "Come On” all you Honky Tonks, Let's Pretend The Night Together ! IT'S PHONEY ROCK 'N' ROLL AND YOU'LL LIKE IT!

Week2
Date / TimeFriday 19th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£30.00
 
An Evening with the Rt Hon Michael Portillo

An Evening with the Rt Hon Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo was a Conservative Member of Parliament for most of the period 1984-2005 and was a minister for eleven years under Margaret Thatcher and John Major. He has been making documentaries for radio and television since 1998, including sixteen consecutive years of filming Rail Journeys on five continents for BBC 2. Also, for sixteen years, he was a regular on This Week, a satirical look back on the week in politics on BBC1. He presents a Sunday morning magazine programmes on politics and the arts for GB News.

Week3
Date / TimeMonday 22nd July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£25.00
 
Immersion Theatre Presents Peter Pan

Immersion Theatre Presents Peter Pan

Following the success of "The Wizard of Oz,” multi-award nominated Immersion Theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date, PETER PAN. Get ready to think happy thoughts and fly high as the mischievous Peter embarks on an awfully big adventure, introducing the Darling children to the lost boys, the cheeky Tinkerbell, the hilarious Smee, and a host of other exciting characters before facing the most feared villain of them all, the infamous Captain Hook! Filled with catchy music, heaps of audience interaction, and a laugh-a-minute script, this hilarious and exciting musical of the boy who never grew up promises to have every member of the family entertained throughout…You'll be HOOKED! Suitable for ages 4+

Week3
Date / TimeWednesday 24th July / 7.30pm
LocationLeaf Block Lawn
Price Adults £20.00
Children (under 18) £10.00
 
Disco Inferno

Disco Inferno

OK ALL YOU CRAZY CATS,WHO'S READY FOR THE FUNKIEST GET DOWN IN TOWN? For all those who dreamed of going to New York's Studio 54, Disco Inferno is the spectacular all singing, all dancing celebration of everything D.I.S.C.O. From the smoking hot girls to the guys in platforms, this electrifying show just screams glitter balls and good times. You'll be thrilled by pitch perfect harmony, high energy, slick choreography and Disco classics such as Blame It On The Boogie, Car Wash and It's Raining Men. You've all seen Abba, you've all seen Motown, but have you all danced to the ultimate UK Disco tribute and sung along to your favourites by Earth Wind and Fire, Barry White, Donna Summer, The Trammps, and many many more?! With crowd engagement and interaction like only a Veritas show can provide, Disco Inferno has the wow factor that everyone will be talking about for months to come.

Week3
Date / TimeFriday 26th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£30.00
 
Harry the Piano Cabaret Show

Harry the Piano Cabaret Show

Lauded by Classic FM as 'one of the world's great improvisors', Harry's extraordinary talent has taken him worldwide with solo cabaret shows in the Albert Hall in London, the Moulin Rouge in Paris, Birmingham's Symphony Hall and the Manasterly Palace in Cairo amongst dozens of others. He has given private audiences to HM the Queen at Sandringham and King Charles at Buckingham Palace as well as headlining at festivals worldwide. His ability to play any tune in any style on request has led to over 3 million hits on you tube and appearances with everyone from David Bowie to Rod Stewart and Andrea Bocelli to Alfie Boe.

Week4
Date / TimeMonday 29th July / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£25.00
 
The Dinosaur Show

The Dinosaur Show

Have you got what it takes to become a Dinosaur Ranger? Come along to Ranger training Base Camp where you can learn to look after and control our wild dinosaurs and become a real Dinosaur Ranger! Meet our adorable baby dinosaurs in our Dinosaur Nursery and learn how to care for Dinosaur eggs. Meet the T-Rex and have the most Jurassic fun you will ever have!

Week4
Date / TimeWednesday 24th July / 7.30pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price Adults £20.00
Children (under 18) £10.00
 
Radio GaGa

Radio GaGa

Have your finest hour, or two! As we bring you Radio GAGA. Be part of a night like no other as we bring you the concert you've been dreaming of! The ultimate celebration of one the biggest bands to have ever graced the stage - Queen. Break free with us and shake all over like a jellyfish as Radio GaGa recreates two magical hours live on stage, celebrating the magic, fun & showmanship of the bands touring days. Playing all your favourite hits including, Don't Stop me now, I Want to Break Free, Somebody to Love, Another one bites the Dust, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and of course Bohemian Rhapsody. Like all good things, on you we depend, so stick around because we have missed you and we say.. Radio, someone still loves you!

Week4
Date / TimeFriday 2nd August / 8.00pm
LocationMemorial Hall
Price£30.00
 

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul

WK 2 15 Jul - 19 Jul

WK 3 22 Jul - 26 Jul

WK 4 29 Jul - 2 Aug

Morning Courses

9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

All Day Courses

9.15AM to 4.30PM