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Autumn 2014 newsletter

The theatre event on Wednesday (!), November 26th 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:
  • Cycling in the midnight sun around West Iceland

    Saturday, 25 October 2014, 17:30h

    An amazing journey by bicycle around the remote Western Fiords of Iceland. Bikepacker Andy Ganner gives a talk and slideshow about this fascinating, least explored and westernmost part of Europe.

  • William Morris, designer, poet and political campaigner

    Saturday, 15 November 2014, 17:30h

    Strongly influenced towards socialism by the works of Ruskin and Charles Kingsley, Morris started ‘The Firm’, with contemporaries Rossetti, Maddox-Brown and Burn-Jones, to develop the decorative arts and bring beauty to the working man. Lesley Osborne-Dancilla will take a look at some of the works of this leader of the Art & Crafts Movement.

  • The Life & Times of William Shakespeare

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 19:00h

    As told by ‘wilde shamrock touring theatre’

    In Shakespeare's 450th birth year, the WS company looks at the golden Elizabethan age and the influences that helped to shape the bard's remarkable artistic output – with the entertaining flair of Irish storytellers!

    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

  • Annual General Meeting and Advent Tea

    Saturday, 13 December 2014, 17:30h

    All are welcome at the brief AGM (voting by members only), then (at 18:00h in the Vortragssaal):
    ‘BergischVoices’ from Wuppertal entertain us with a seasonal programme.