Cheltenham German Club

For everyone interested in German language and culture

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                                         PROGRAMME FOR THE SEASON 2018-2019


All the dates below are Friday evening meetings at Parmoor House, Lypiatt Terrace.           

Please note that  Parmoor House is set back from the road in a terrace of privately owned houses.  The parking immediately in front of the terrace is for residents only.  There is limited parking in front of Parmoor House ONLY for those with mobility problems.

You may find spaces in Lypiatt Road or in the streets nearby. But it can be a problem and you do need to allow time to find a place. 

At Parmoor House our meeting room is on the ground floor.  There is a ladies' cloakroom on the ground floor and the men's is on the first floor.

          Parmoor House,  13 Lypiatt Terrace,  Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham,  GL50 2SX

                                                                                                        PARMOOR HOUSE

We meet from 7:00 pm onwards for a sociable drink and chat in German and then after a welcome from our Chair, Peter, the lecture begins  at 7:30 pm.  Usually the speakers talk for about 45 minutes or so and this is followed by questions and discussion.

Afterwards, members and guests are free to chat, meet the speaker and have another drink.

 

 The topics and speakers are set out below. 

 Talks are in German unless stated otherwise.

 

                                                    PROGRAMME FOR 2018-2019

 

 

 

14. September 2018

 


Mitgliederabend:

Peter Sands

Greg Arnold



Deutschland mit dem Zug

Der Jakobsweg

 

12. Oktober

2018


Prof. Helmut Hubel

Ehemaliger Lehrstuhlinhaber für Aussenpolitik und Internationale Beziehungen, Jena

 

 

Putins geheimer Krieg gegen den Westen




 

16. November

2018

 

Dr. Mark Allinson

Dozent für Germanistik

Universität Bristol

 

 

Die unmittelbare Nachkriegsgeschichte

(Bedeutung des Jahres 1948)


 

07. Dezember

2018

 

Adventsfeier

 

 

Unterhaltung

kleines Büffett

(See below for details)

 

 

18. Januar

2019

 

 

 

Quizabend

Greg Arnold

 

Dachl-Quiz

(Deutschland, Österreich, die Schweiz und Liechtenstein)

Kleines Büffett


 

8. Februar

2019

 

Dr Howard Gaskill

Department of European Languages and Cultures

University of Edinburgh


 

Translating Classics

Hölderlin's Hyperion and Goethe's Werther

(in English)

 

8. März

2018

 

Christian Schulte-Loh

Stand-up-Comedian aus deutschland,

Soloprogramm

 

Eine Lesung

"Zum Lachen auf die Insel"

Kleines Büffett


 

5. April

2019

 

 

Prof. Ricarda Schmidt

Professorin für Germanistik

Universität Exeter

 


E.T.A. Hoffmann das Multitalent Schriftsteller und Jurist der Romantik


 

10. Mai

2019

 

Generalversammlung

Unterhaltung


 

AGM

Eddie Vickers:

Anecdotes from a former BBC Berlin correspondent.

(In English)

 

   

The party will follow the pattern of previous years with some poems and songs and a full Waitrose buffet with some extras from Committee members. There will also be Glühwein, wine or juice.

There is no need to buy a ticket or bring anything. You pay on the door, £5 for members and £7 for non-members.