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The plays of the Bard are cherished throughout the world, and have served to inspire more operatic compositions than any other author's. The course will explore some of the treasures resulting from the...more

Duration: 2 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£190
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As winter turns into spring the behaviour of birds changes, song increases and many species embark on migratory movements – often covering vast distances. You will investigate these changes; including the...more

Duration: 2 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£190
From£190

This course will consider seven great philosophers of the modern period. The philosophers are Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Berkeley, Marx and Wittgenstein. It will principally consider the thought of...more

Duration: 2 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£190

Bird watching is a hobby for a many people. This course looks at birds from a different perspective - their impact on humans. First through the arts: from Egyptian tomb paintings to Baroque composers and...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90
From£90

Coaching is an increasingly popular and widely used approach to developing people in their working and personal lives. This introductory course will provide an understanding of the nature of coaching and...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90

This course gives you a rare opportunity to explore a short story by Mikhail Bulgakov, Heart of a Dog, and then see its brilliant screen adaptation which is believed to be of the best works of Russian...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90
From£90

Each course in the 'One day, one novel' series focuses on one novel, and through a series of lecture and class discussions, helps you to study it in great depth, getting to know the author and the text as...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90

Explore how we really make decisions and how our brain leads us astray- from environmental influences we don’t even notice to intrinsic biases our brain has evolved. By understanding these we can step back...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90
From£90

Interested in researching local history? Been disappointed to find that only turgid accounts and monotonous registers survive for your locality? This course will show you how to squeeze important...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90
From£90

Each course in the 'One day, one novel' series focuses on one novel, and through a series of lecture and class discussions, helps you to study it in great depth, getting to know the author and the text as...more

Duration: 1 day

Certificate of Attendance

From£90

This course will particularly appeal to those who have been on earlier geology courses at Madingley. We will look in more detail at how to identify rocks, minerals and fossils, and other topics will...more

Duration: 3 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£270

This weekend course will be held in German. It has been designed to give people with a fair comprehension of the German Language (but who might lack fluency and/or the confidence to speak it) the...more

Duration: 3 days

Intermediate

Certificate of Attendance

From£270

From acoustic blues of the Deep South to global hip hop, African American culture has been a defining quality of the American...more

Duration: 3 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£270

Part-time
From£270

A weekend on Italian language, literature and culture, offering those with a fair or good knowledge of Italian the opportunity not only to practise and improve their language skills, but also to read,...more

Duration: 3 days

Advanced

Certificate of Attendance

From£270
From£270

A picture of the politics, religion and social and domestic life of 15th-century England seen through the eyes of the wealthy Norfolk family of the Pastons, whose surviving letters and papers are a...more

Duration: 3 days

Certificate of Attendance

From£270

This course explores Dante’s writing, focusing on the Divine Comedy. The texts will be discussed in translation and particular attention will be paid to medieval culture and and Dante's influence on...more

Duration: 5 weeks

Certificate of Attendance

From£150

Photos, paintings and moving images can be a useful way of unlocking the past. They can spark the writer’s imagination and offer clues about what our ancestor got up to. This friendly and practical course...more

Duration: 5 weeks

Certificate of Attendance

From£150

Part-time evening
From£150

If you love poetry but have sometimes been puzzled by it, then this course will help you to 'make sense' of poems. We examine what good poets have traditionally wanted their readers to know about such...more

Duration: 5 weeks

Certificate of Attendance

From£150

Children are a wonderful audience for stories. They are open to new ideas, and honest in their appreciation or criticism of them. If a child loves a book they will want it over and over again until it...more

Duration: Variable

Certificate of Attendance

From£240

Do you have a passion for travel and words? This course will introduce you to the skills and concepts needed to turn your travel experiences into travel features as published in many UK newspapers and...more

Duration: Variable

Certificate of Attendance

From£240
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