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Third update, February 2021:

  • As many of you will have guessed, the continuing lockdown still prevents us from holding any face-to-face meetings.

    Of course, your membership will be extended, as 2020 was so disrupted!

  • The city council will give up the Brücke building at Kasernenstraße and move to Mecumstraße 10 (the former red brick Barmer building in Bilk between the Düssel and Auf’m Hennekamp), where we hope to be able to offer an autumn programme.

    In fact, we were told in the last few days that we have to clear everything out of the Brücke during March, earlier than was originally expected. This means that, sadly, there will be no more meetings in the spring.

    The new building is not far from the bus stop Feuerbachstraße of buses 780, 782 and 785, which go from Heinrich-Heine-Allee towards Erkrath, Solingen or Langenfeld, and 350 metres’ walk (5 minutes) along Fruchtstraße from the tram stop Karolingerplatz. From the main railway station, the tram 704 comes to Karolingerplatz.

  • We hope you have all kept well during this extraordinary time, and look forward to seeing you again before too long!

Please stay tuned and check here for new information.

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

  • 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.