Scrutopia Summer Programme 2023

Budapest Scrutopia Meeting Tuesday 11th - Sunday 16th April 2023
Alumni Meeting  Saturday 1st - Wednesday 5th July 2023


 Scrutopia Summer School Friday 21st  - Friday 28th July 2023
Applications are now open. For all enquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We hope you will join us this summer for our unique philosophy programmes inspired by the life and work of the late Sir Roger Scruton. Scrutopia is a destination like no other designed for enquiring minds.

o Residential in the heart of The Cotswolds.
o A truly international environment
o Accommodation, meals, tuition, and cultural programme with tours of artistic and historic sites
o Daily lectures with world class lecturers.
o Inspirational programme, including excursions to Sundey Hill Farm, home to the Scruton family

o Now running for the 6th successful year


o Classes and tuition
o Guest lectures by academic speakers
o Accommodation at the Royal Agricultural University
o Breakfast, lunch, and evening meals
o Carefully selected wines from across the globe
o A wide selection of afternoon and evening activities including a concert of

Chamber music in the Scruton Library performed by musicians Roger knew and admired.

Set in magnificent grounds, The Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester is a Victorian Gothic college following the ideals set by Ruskin for Oxford Colleges. Each en-suite bedroom offers lovely views across the beautiful Cotswold landscape.

The Scrutopia faculty network is extensive. You can expect brilliant daily lectures given by our faculty of scholars who themselves have been inspired and encouraged by Roger’s work, teaching, and friendship. Each student will have the

o Saturday 1st - Wednesday 5th July 2023 - Alumni Meeting
o Friday 21st – Friday 28th July 2023 - Scrutopia Summer School o All ages welcome
o Inclusive course fee

o Alumni Meeting £1,850
o Scrutopia Summer Meeting £3,300


Scrutopia emerged from Sundey Hill Farm, the home of the Scruton family. The visits will include guided farm walk, a BBQ with locally sourced produce and a concert of chamber music performed in the Scruton Library. The daily philosophy classes will be interspersed with visits to nearby historical sites including Malmesbury which will provide an experience of the historical depth of this unique part of England.


o We do not book flights but can provide useful suggestions once you arrive in England. All travel during the programme itself is included in the course fee.

o You will need to take out your own travel insurance policy. Scholarships and Fellowships

o We are delighted to be offer limited spaces to students who are note able to self-fund and we are grateful to the organisations that have made this possible.

Registration for the Scrutopia Summer School Programmes are now open. The fee for the course will cover board and lodging and all other costs. Travel to and from the event will be the responsibility of each participant. A 10% deposit will be required to secure your place.

Please apply to: Sophie Scruton, Programme Director Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: + 44(0)1666 510327
Horsell’s Farm Enterprises, Brinkworth, Wiltshire. SN15 5AS


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