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Student Formal Dinner -ICE 150th Anniversary

Event Location

Madingley Hall

Event Summary

Student Formal Dinner - Institute of Continuing Education - 150th Anniversary Celebration

Monday 05 June 2023, 700pm for 730pm, Madingley Hall (CB23 8AQ). Business Attire.

Four course dinner, including arrival drink. £60pp or £75pp including paired wine menu.

Institute of Continuing Education students registered for an award-bearing or short course during the 2022-23 academic year are warmly invited to join a formal dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the University of Cambridge's official approval of the Local Lectures Syndicate.

The Local Lectures Syndicate was the world's first university-led extramural education provision. The University formally approved the creation of the Syndicate on 05 June 1873. The first teaching took place later the same year. 150 years later, the Syndicate is now known as the Institute of Continuing Education.

The celebratory formal dinner will take place at the Institute's headquarters Madingley Hall, a sixteenth century country house located four miles west of the city of Cambridge. Weather permitting, drinks on arrival will take place on the North Lawn with a four-course dinner served in the Dining Room.

The dinner will be an excellent opportunity to network with peer students and mark the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Institute.

Tickets are limited to 100 places.

Do advise the conference team on 01223 746222 or if you have any dietary restrictions.



Slow Roasted Crisped Pork Belly with a Mild Mustard and Apple Compote

Mackerel Paté with Pickled Gherkins, Salsa Vergé and Toasted Brioche

Watermelon, Feta and Tomato Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Balsamic Glaze and Edible Flowers

Main Course

Roasted Saddle of Red Deer, Dauphinoise Potato, Savoy Cabbage and Pancetta, Beets and English Asparagus with a Port Jus

Rosemary Baked Breast of Corn-fed Chicken, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Pomme Puree, Tender Stem Broccoli and Creamy Madeira Sauce

Caramelised Onion, Squash and Spinach Pithivier, Braised Leeks and Mushroom Bisque


Dark Chocolate Tart, Raspberry Sorbet on Chocolate Soil with a Pecan Salted Crumb

Mango and Pistachio Cheesecake with a Pineapple Compote

Raspberry and Coconut Panna Cotta with a Sugared Filo Tuile

Cheese Course

A Selection of Local and European Cheeses, Tomato and Onion Chutney, Artisan Biscuits and Grapes

Served with Kopke 10 Year Old Tawny Port

To Finish

Fairtrade Tea and Coffee with Petit Fours

Please enquire with the team if you have any dietary requirements