About Us

The Marlborough Brandt Group MBG was set up in 1981 by a committed group of people living in and around Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK, who responded to the publication of the Brandt Report ‘North ...

Become a Friend

Support us now as a friend Joining MBG as a friend couldn't be easier. Use the drop down to select which level of payment you would like to make, then click on the 'Become a Friend' button, which ...

Experience the REAL Gambia

WGEC runs an annual teachers' study visits to Gunjur, The Gambia and literally hundreds of teachers from Wiltshire and beyond have benefitted personally and professionally from the experience of ...

Projects

Vision: To support TARUD to alleviate poverty and hardship faced by the community of Gunjur In 1990 MBG started several development projects in Gunjur and the surrounding area based around health ...

Setting up School Links

Linking schools in Wiltshire (and beyond) with schools in the Gambia is at the heart of what we do at WGEC. For any school that has been involved at any level with school linking, whether with a ...

Small Business Development

In common with many international development agencies the focus of MBG and TARUD's work in Gunjur has focussed on women's development. We have been involved in a women's literacy and numeracy ...

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Fundraising events

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MBG organises a number of fundraising events annually, including; garden Parties, quiz nights, auctions of promises and classical concerts.

Since 2012 we have been running a series of piano recitals under the heading of "Brilliant Young Pianists in St Peter's Church" in collaboration with St Peter's Trust, and these are generously sponsored by Robert Hiscox and Hiscox Insurance. These recitals are given by young students from all over the world who already have an international career but are grateful to have the opportunity to perform in Marlborough, for a small fee, in front of a discerning audience.

For current Brilliant Young Pianists and other concerts & MBG events please visit our Events page.

If you are an enthusiastic fundraiser with a brilliant idea for raising money we want to hear from you!