Rock Maze


Introductory course

For this term only it's free!

21st September - 8th December - Follow instructions on page to get the free taster term

This 10-week course uses Philosophy to put life into focus. It starts from that which unites human beings.  There is no shortage of what divides us in today’s uncertain world.  But using mindfulness practices, and universal teachings from spiritual teachers, past and present, East and West, we can so enhance our day to day lives that peace, well–being, contentment and light start to permeate our being.

Practical Philosophy

Planning to be physical meetings subject to advice at the time

5th Jan 2021 for 10 weeks in Peterborough date tba Cambridge

The Peterborough and Cambridge foundation courses in Practical Philosophy is divided into three themed 10 week foundation terms each year. It is on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:15. Starting 5th January

Spring – Philosophy  and Reason

Summer – Philosophy of Happiness

Autumn – Philosophy and Love

The aim is to develop our sense of perspective and to experience directly philosophy’s  richness and practical value in making daily life fresh even wonderful. Expanding our appreciation of ourselves and enjoyment  of the world around us.

There is no attempt to cover all philosophical systems, but there is plenty for anyone interested in the big questions of life and the world around us. Each session includes a break for refreshment.

Zen Stones
Old World Map

Economics in January TBA

January 16th, 2021

Can there be such a thing as a fair economy?

Plato Study Group

22nd September online

We meet informally at the Orchard Tea Gardens at Grantchester on Tuesday afternoons, from 2.30-4.00 pm. We will be studying one of the dialogues of Plato, who has been called the ‘father of western philosophy’.  Anybody is welcome to join us. No previous acquaintance with Plato is necessary. There is no charge although people are encouraged to purchase refreshments at the Orchard.

The first meeting next term will be on 24th September 2019

If you are interested in joining, please contact

John De Val.

The Death of Socrates
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