Leading political figures to give public lectures at Madingley Hall
We are delighted to announce the Madingley Conversations, a new series of public lectures given by leading political figures - including Sir Simon Hughes, Baroness Smith of Newnham and Gordon Marsden MP.
The inaugural series of talks will take as its theme 'The Future of Lifelong Learning'.
Booking is advised, as places are limited. Each lecture will be followed by a buffet reception where you can meet the speaker and chat with other members of the audience.
Tickets: Free (lecture only) / £10 (lecture + reception).
About the speakers
Sir Simon Hughes
Thursday 3 November 2016, 7.00pm, Madingley Hall
Simon Hughes is Head of Public Affairs at The Open University. A graduate of Selwyn College, Cambridge, he was Member of Parliament for Bermondsey and Old Southwark from 1983 to 2015, serving as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2014. Book now »
Baroness Smith of Newnham
Thursday 10 November 2016, 7.00pm, Madingley Hall
Julie Smith is a Liberal Democrat politician and a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Cambridge. From 2003 to 2015, she was a local councillor on Cambridge City Council. Since September 2014, she has been a life peer and a member of the House of Lords. Book now »
Gordon Marsden MP
Thursday 24 November 2016, 7.00pm, Madingley Hall
Gordon Marsden is a Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Blackpool South since 1997. He is currently Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Further Education and Skills. Book now »
Further speakers will be announced in due course.
About the Madingley Conversations
The Madingley Conversations take place at Madingley Hall, home of the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). ICE is a pioneering centre for personal enrichment and professional development continuing education.
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