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Madingley Hall

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Now home to the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall has functioned at various times as a hunting lodge, a family home and a royal residence. Discover the fascinating past (and present!) of this 16th-century mansion, in this informal lecture series.

Each lecture will begin at 6.00pm, and will be followed by a buffet supper at 7.00pm where you can meet the speaker and chat to other attendees.

2 July- The early History of Madingley Hall- and illustrated architectural talk by Dr Frank Woodman

Madingley Hall is a fine example of Tudor architecture dating from the reign of Henry VIII. It also contains intriguing remnants of earlier buildings, recycled by the Hynde family and others. There will also be an opportunity to visit some of the "secret places"...

Dr Frank Woodman is an architectural historian and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries with many publications to his name. He's led study tours all over the world for organisations such as English Heritage and the National Trust but his current research is centred closer to home, on medieval Cambridge and, in particular, the patronage of women.

30 July- The Gardens: Past, present and future- Richard Gant (Head Gardener)

13 August- James Stuart: Radical liberalism, ‘non-gremial students’ and continuing education- Dr Nigel Kettley

The ticket price includes the lecture which begins at 6.00pm, with a glass of house wine/prosecco and buffet supper to follow.

The grounds will be open from 4.30pm and if you would like to treat yourself to an afternoon tea please contact enquiry@madingleyhall.co.uk

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?


Parking is available on site. For directions to Madingley Hall please see www.ice.cam.ac.uk/directions

Please note that The Avenue, which connects Madingley village with the A14, will be partially closed between Monday 20 February 2017 and Thursday 1 March 2018. Diversions are in place.

If you are planning to travel by public transport, note that the Citi 4 bus service stops near Madingley Mulch, a 10-15 minute walk away from the Hall.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: enquiries@ice.cam.ac.uk

What's the refund policy?

Unfortunately there are no refunds for this event.

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