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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.

These are our next events:
  • Start the year with English conversation

    Saturday, 18 January 2020, 18:00h

    … at the restaurant Taverna Pegasos, Kirchfeldstraße 50, 40217 Düsseldorf-Bilk (nearest stops: Kirchplatz, Bilker Allee / Friedrichstraße)

    If you plan to come, please tell us by Thursday, January 16th.

    (Note: Pegasos' website seems to be unavailable. Our link points to a restaurant guide's page.)

    Taverna Pegasos,
    Kirchfeldstraße 50, 40217 Düsseldorf

  • Qi Gong and the Chinese way of Healing

    Saturday, 15 February 2020, 17:30h

    Corinna Flaig gives a deeper insight into the Chinese approach and tells us how Qi Gong can support your well-being as well as contribute to a more harmonious life on earth. Get a glimpse of how Traditional Chinese doctors look at patients and derive the healing protocol.

  • Burma revisited

    Saturday, 29 February 2020, 17:30h

    On the Irrawaddy from Rangoon to Mandalay: The river journey in words and pictures by Mike and Carin Thomas.

  • Dickens' romantic heroines

    Saturday, 14 March 2020, 17:30h

    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.

  • Oliver

    Friday, 27 March 2020, 19:00h

    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

  • A short trip through the life of a textile designer

    Saturday, 25 April 2020, 17:30h

    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.

  • Long live the short story!

    Saturday, 09 May 2020, 17:30h

    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”.

    Vortragssaal (307),
    Kasernenstraße 6, 40213 Düsseldorf

  • Games evening – English Scrabble

    Saturday, 13 June 2020, 17:30h

    It's eleven years since we had an evening entirely devoted to this game, useful preparation for wet holiday evenings, perhaps!