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Please note change of venue to

Mecumstraße 10, 40223 Düsseldorf (Bilk)
Room 208 or 209, 2nd floor

This red brick building, formerly used by Barmer, is near the bus stop “Feuerbachstraße” on the bus routes 780, 782 and 785, which go from Heinrich-Heine-Allee towards Erkrath, Solingen or Langenfeld. It is 350 metres’ walk (5 minutes) along Fruchtstraße from the metro and tram stop “Karolingerplatz”. From the mainline station, take tram 704 to Karolingerplatz.
Limited parking might be possible along Feuerbachstraße.

From March 26th on, meetings will start at 16:30!

Our new building closes at 18:30 on Saturday evenings. Therefore meetings will start one hour earlier.

Here is an overview of the events that accompanied the Annual General Meetings of the English Speakers' Circle, starting at December 2007:

  • 19 February 2022:
    Musicologist and Gaelic speaker Dr Michael Klevenhaus talks about two extraordinary men – George Thomson and Ludwig van Beethoven, and what they have to do with Gaelic culture. He takes us on a journey of discovery to the Gaelic origins of the Scottish song arrangements by Beethoven. They are small works of art, carefully composed arrangements of Scottish melodies, and some of them come from the Gaelic culture of Scotland.
  • 11 December 2021:
    A Scrabble evening.
  • 12 December 2020:
    Music up to the pop era by a small a-capella singing group; alternatively, some Christmas readings and/or dialogs.
  • 07 December 2019:
    Shanties and sea-songs by Shanty Choir Rheingold of Hilden.
  • 08 December 2018:
    Entertainment by Miss Harmony𝄞, the Erkrath-based, female, 4-part a-cappella singing group.
  • 09 December 2017:
    A programme of short sketches, songs and Christmas readings by The Rose Theatre Group of the Lutherkirche Düsseldorf, Theatre Kekse of Köln/Wuppertal and special guests.
  • 10 December 2016:
    A programme of gospel singing by the Spiritual Voices group from Ötzenrath.
  • 12 December 2015:
    A programme of unaccompanied arrangements of songs old and new by the Düsseldorf group Jazz-Line.
  • 13 December 2014:
    ‘BergischVoices’ from Wuppertal entertain us with a seasonal programme.
  • 14 December 2013:
    Some typical British sketches, songs and monologues by Terry Swainbank and friends.
  • 08 December 2012:
    A musical entertainment by Julia Coulmas, soprano, and Michael Carleton, piano.
  • 10 December 2011:
    Enjoy an entertainment by the Rose Theatre project of the Lutherkirche Youth Club, arranged by Alison Schatz.
  • 11 December 2010:
    DUESSHARMONIE, Düsseldorf's first male, close-harmony Barbershop choir, returns to us after 5 years with a new programme.
  • 12 December 2009:
    A theatrical entertainment by the English Theatre Club, senior students of the St Ursula Gymnasium.
  • 13 December 2008:
    Nadia Birkenstock – An unforgettable evening with Celtic Harp and gentle song!
  • 08 December 2007:
    A Theatrical and Musical Entertainment performed by the Rose Theatre Project, a youth group (ages 10 to 15) based at the Luther Church.