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Autumn 2015 newsletter

The theatre event on Friday, November 6th is behind the mainline station. The talks are at ‘die Brücke’ as usual. After most meetings we have tables reserved at a nearby restaurant.

These are our next events:
  • Two German composers who loved Britain

    Saturday, 12 September 2015, 17:30h

    … and London in particular: George Frideric Handel and Felix Mendelssohn – a talk with illustrations by Rolf Pentzlin.

  • The wives of Los Alamos

    Saturday, 26 September 2015, 17:30h

    Almost exactly 70 years after the atomic bomb brought World War II to an end, Uwe Malchin talks about TaraShea Nesbit's best-selling first novel based on the experiences of the wives of the Manhattan Project scientists who created the bomb. (The book is at the International English Library.)

  • The trials and tribulations of being a parliamentary candidate

    Saturday, 24 October 2015, 17:30h

    An insight into standing for Parliament. A talk by Thelma Matuk.

  • ‘The Complaint’ by Nick Whitby

    Friday, 06 November 2015, 19:00h

    Performed by White Horse Theatre

    Afra has decided to make a complaint. She is certain that her grievance is legitimate and she is perfectly clear about her rights.

    
A chilling comedy set in a Kafkaesque world where office politics can lead to unlawful questioning, torture, and even murder when the administration is thrown into chaos by getting tied up by its own red tape.

    In cooperation with the International Education Centre of the VHS Düsseldorf ‘Die Brücke’

    WBZ (Weiterbildungszentrum der VHS), Saal 1,
    Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz 1, 40227 Düsseldorf

  • Career as a diplomat: A woman's experience

    Saturday, 21 November 2015, 17:30h

    Susan Speller, Her Majesty’s Consul General in Düsseldorf, talks about her life and career working as a diplomat.

  • Annual General Meeting and Advent Tea

    Saturday, 12 December 2015, 17:30h

    All are welcome at the brief AGM (voting by members only), then (at 18:00h in the Vortragssaal):
    A programme of unaccompanied arrangements of songs old and new by the Düsseldorf group Jazz-Line.