Weekend courses at Madingley Hall
Our popular weekend courses at Madingley Hall are open to everyone, with most requiring no background knowledge or experience.
- Study at beautiful Madingley Hall near Cambridge
- Learn from leading academics in small, informal groups
- Enjoy award-winning cuisine in our elegant dining room
- Stay at the Hall or attend as a non-resident
If you are attending an International Summer School at Cambridge this year, please see our special information about weekend course attendance.
Please note: there has been a slight change to the weekend course timetable as of 1 August 2014. The Saturday evening teaching session now starts at 20.00 rather than 20.30, with dinner taking place half an hour earlier at 18.30.
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It was great that the tutor gave us the space to write and actually work on something and then get feedback on it. His offer to read prior work too really helped in getting the ball rolling. … I loved the staff at the reception, they were so kind and helpful. The catering staff were so courteous and helpfully wonderful. They went out of their way to make things even better. Wished hotels were like this. Wonderful staff.
MH, Creative Writing student
Quite the best thing I have ever done.
MB, Poetry student
Made a subject that I thought above me very accessible. A good balance for the differing knowledge of the group.
MH, Science student
I wanted to write for some time, but I needed help. The creative writing course has provided that help. It has been challenging, stimulating and always a pleasure.
RM, Creative Writing student
A delightful balance of information and beautiful music interspersed with personal memories and anecdotes.
SB, Music student