Spring 2020 newsletter
The theatre event on Friday, March 27th is behind the mainline station. The talks are at ‘die Brücke’ as usual. After most meetings we have tables reserved at a nearby restaurant.
On the Irrawaddy from Rangoon to Mandalay: The river journey in words and pictures by Mike and Carin Thomas.
Britta Zangen illustrates how, in that very Victorian age, when the emancipation of women was being openly discussed and when industrialisation was changing human life radically, Dickens presents almost all the young heroines of his 15 novels as soft, kind, pure and beautiful.
by Peter Griffith, based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Performed by White Horse Theatre.
Performed here very successfully ten years ago, and using Dickens' original language, this play captures the essence of the novel “Oliver Twist”, which is a passionate plea for justice for the poor and a heart-warming tale of hope in the midst of adversity.
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
Susann Sieben will tell about the challenges and changes from her time working as a designer for the German textile industry, also showing us examples of her own designs.
The Orange Planet Theatre will perform dramatized readings of five of the best-loved classic short stories ever written: Anton Chekhov's “Oh! The Public”, Edgar Allan Poe's “The Tell-Tale Heart”, Guy de Maupassant's “The Necklace”, Katherine Mansfield's “The Singing Lesson” and W. W. Jacobs' “The Monkey's Paw”.
Kasernenstraße 6, 40213 Düsseldorf
It's eleven years since we had an evening entirely devoted to this game, useful preparation for wet holiday evenings, perhaps!