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 will be a change to the weekend course timetable from 1 August 2014. Saturday afternoon teaching sessions will start at 15.30 and 17.30 rather than 16.30 and 20.30, with dinner taking place slightly later at 19.30.
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An excellent class: learning about an ancient society from the clues they left us – thoroughly enthralling.
Quite the best thing I have ever done.
MB, Poetry student
The Madingley environment is unique, providing excellent teaching, superb food and the opportunity to meet people with the diverse interests in the most beautiful, peaceful surroundings.
BR, Classics student
A delightful balance of information and beautiful music interspersed with personal memories and anecdotes.
SB, Music student
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