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.
Wülfrath (town tour and short visit to museum)
The guide will meet us from the bus and lead a tour of this picturesque half-timbered town, ending outside the Niederbergisches Museum, which we are invited to visit individually (space here too limited for guided tour). Coffee and cake in a nearby café afterwards.
From Düsseldorf, take the train S28 (dpt. Hbf 13:07 or maybe 10 minutes later) to Mettmann Stadtwald, then bus 746 (13:32 from ME-Stadtwald) to Wülfrath Stadtmitte (arr. 13:48).
Stadtmitte, 42489 Wülfrath
… and London in particular: George Frideric Handel and Felix Mendelssohn – a talk with illustrations by Rolf Pentzlin.
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.)
An insight into standing for Parliament. A talk by Thelma Matuk.
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
Susan Speller, Her Majesty’s Consul General in Düsseldorf, talks about her life and career working as a diplomat.
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.