Cheltenham German Club

For everyone interested in German language and culture

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                                         PROGRAMME FOR THE SEASON 2019-2020


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 2019-2020

 

 

 

13. September 2019

 


Mitgliederabend:




Siebzigster Jahrestag der Deutschen Gesellschaft Cheltenham

 

18. Oktober

2019


Ehrhard von Büren, author of Ein 

langer blauer Montag/ Helen 

Walliman, translator

 

When blau doesn't mean blue.

(In German & English)




 

15. November

2019

 

Mike Phillips

 

 

Gustav Klimt; a carefully constructed image?

(In English)


 

06. Dezember

2019

 

Nikolausfeier

 

 

Unterhaltung

kleines Büffett

 

 

17. Januar

2020

 

 

 

Filmabend



Das schweigende Klassenzimmer



 

14. Februar

2020 

 

Adrian Barlow

Former director of Public and Professional Programmes,University of Cambridge President of the English Association


 

The Architecture of Remembrance, British and German Commemoration of the First World War

(in English)


 

20. März

2020

 

David Clarke

Professor in Modern German Studies at Cardiff University

 

Deutscher Film: WWI in Weimar Republic 

cinema



 

17. April

2020 

 

 

Prof. Ricarda Schmidt

Professorin für Germanistik

Universität Exeter

 


Heinrich von Kleist



 

15. Mai

2020

 

Generalversammlung

Unterhaltung

Greg Arnold


 

AGM

Vortrag: Spreewald und Gurken!