The Marjon Carol Service goes back a long way! This is our earliest Christmas photo, it is of St Mark’s Choir and was taken in 1897. They sang at St Paul's Cathedral and Sir Arthur Sullivan (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame) was one of the choir boys.
Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843. A few years afterwards he meet one of our founders, James Kay Shuttleworth. They shared an interest in ragged schools. Dickens suggested they open one together, but they diverged in opinion on
⛪ The real Vicar of Dibley is a Marjon graduate, Joy Carroll. Joy was one of the first women to be ordained as a priest in the Church of England and became the main model for the character of Geraldine Grainger, played by Dawn French.
Christmas carol 'Good King Wenceslas' was written in 1853, co-composed by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore, who taught at St. Mark's, our founding college, for twenty-five years. There he trained the students to sing a daily unaccompanied choral
Marjon's new Coach Development Officer, Natasha Mills, has been working hard to build a strong network of coaches in the South West. ⚽️ This follows @England's announcement that Marjon is the ninth Women’s High-Performance Football Centre Read