See below for later news... Tickets for Marlborough LitFest 2018 went on sale this morning (July 11) at 9.00am - and soon after 8.00am the first people were queuing along Chandlers Yard beside the White Horse Bookshop.
Marlborough LitFest announces an extra appearance by David Walliams - plus The Oldie comes to town with a literary lunch
Interest in the visit to Marlborough LitFest 2018 by children's author and actor David Walliams has been so great that a second talk has been arranged for the morning of Sunday, September 30.
This exhibition marks the end of Julia Schuster’s year as artist-in-residence at Marlborough College. Expect a challenging show that seeks a willingness from visitors to engage with the works on display. It’s an exhibition that asks for some of your time – but if you are prepared to give that time there is much to delight and to be discovered here.
Marlborough author's personal story lifts the lid on the daring and accomplishments of a forgotten WWII heroHe won the Military Cross and three Croix de Guerre operating in occupied France, Algiers and Corsica as an SOE agent in the fight against Hitler. But Jacque de Guelis died in a car crash three weeks after the end of World War II. Marlborough author Delphine Isaaman's recent book, 'Jaques de Guelis SOE's Genial Giant' brings his remarkable story to light.
Launched in Marlborough on Thursday evening (14 June) at The White Horse Bookshop, Dr Nick Snashall, National Trust Archaelogist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, has just published her first book, a crime novel called The Hidden Bones, under the pen name of Nicola Ford.
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- Brilliant Young International Musicians in Saint Peter’s church, Marlborough - A Schubertiade for a Summer's Evening
- Wow! Stand back grown-ups: David Walliams heads Marlborough LitFest children's programme
- Under new ownership: Urchfont Manor is Celebrating Art in the Garden
- Mark Wickham paintings and Louise Wickham ceramics at the White Horse Gallery
- Marlborough Open Studios preview show at the Mount House Gallery
- Will they mortgage the future or cut down the family's cherry orchard? Chekhov's very modern drama comes to Ogbourne Maizey
- Chris Musgrave retires from Temple Farming - but is staying firmly in the local community
- Coming soon: Marlborough Open Studios Preview Show – ‘quality, craftsmanship and beauty’
- It's not every day that a work of art drives into Marlborough High Street
- The NHS goalposts are on the move again - how will Wiltshire's NHS be affected?
- Review: Brilliant Young Musicians recital brings ‘fireworks’ to St Peter's Church
- Chris Cleave to be talk of the town: book for Marlborough LitFest’s Big Town Read is announced
- How 30 years of Art Fund support has helped Wiltshire Museum tell the county's story
- No Lottery grant yet for proposed Swindon museum & art gallery - Trust still aim to deliver new home for town's art collections
- Make a date to see a bus that catches the essence of pop art - catch it in Marlborough High Street
- Outdoor Education: what does Oxenwood's closure teach us about Wiltshire Council's new ways of working?
- Bruce Tulloh: European 5000m gold medallist, coach, author, and athletics pioneer
- Marlborough LitFest 2018: major contributors William Boyd, Kate Mosse & Katie Hickman are announced
- Local artist's Drinking Horse sculpture gets its own winner's enclosure at Newbury Racecourse
- Marlborough LitFest 2018's programme adds Sir Max Hastings, Alan Johnson and motorcyclist Lois Pryce
- Marlborough's housing - Part 2: Finding homes for key workers & the future of St Peter's School building
- Marlborough's housing - Part 1: tweaking the system or being pro-active?
- Rabley Wood View land sale: Town Mayor's appreciation for Councillors' & Jayne Baker's addresses to Wiltshire Councillors
- Snow drifts: the value of hedges beside roads
- REVIEW: St Peter's Church recitals - pianist Jessica Zhu mixes modern preludes with Brahms' homage to Handel
- The nursing crisis: how two families are studying together at Oxford Brookes University in Swindon
- Review: 'Extraordinary Sketchbooks' exhibition at the Mount House Gallery
- Marlborough area pubs in the news: Queen's Head changes hands - The Barge for sale again - Axford's Red Lion for sale - & more
- St John's stages sell-out production of 'Annie'