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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.

Meetings start at 16:30. The building closes at 18:30 on Saturday evenings. Therefore our meetings start one hour earlier than previously.

T. E. Lawrence – man or myth?

Saturday, 06 September 2008, 17:30h

Martina R. Jones will talk about why she has been fascinated by this man, more famously known as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ because of his exploits in WW I, for more than half her life.
Although Lawrence enjoyed great fame, he always claimed to want the anonymity offered by army life. An enigmatic, tortured character, revered and reviled by his contemporaries, one who has been described as ‘backing into the limelight’. What was he really like?


Room 306 (Club Room, 3rd floor), ‘Die Brücke’
Kasernenstraße 6, 40213 Düsseldorf