2017/8 MEETING CALENDAR
Thursday 5th January 2017 - Mystery Parcel Event
Thursday 2nd February 2017 - LATE CHANGE - Quiz Abend!
Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Weinproebe
Thursday 6th April 2017 - Annual General Meeting followed a talk by Walter Bridge on his German Ancestry
Thursday 4th May 2017 - Spargel Abend
Thursday 1st June 2017 - Cafe Culture
Thursday 6th July 2017 - Grillabend mit Musik
Thursday 3rd August 2017 - No Meeting - Urlaubs!!
Thursday 7th September 2017- German Bundestag Elections - Simon Johl
Thursday 5th October 2017 - 500 years after the German Reformation – in the steps of Martin Luther
Thursday 2nd November 2017 - Christine will run a bi-lingual activity about the Bauhau ceramicist Grete Marks, a Nazi refugee who briefly worked in Stoke-on-Trent. This will be followed by an art workshop led by local artist Debbie Windsor
Thursday 7th December 2017 - Adventabend: The usual format with paper folding and Weihnachtslieder by Jacqui & Jane, Advent reflections by Irmgard Ralf, Gospel reading by Walter Bridge & Insa Winkelbrandt will demonstrate making a Feuerzangenbowle
Thursday 4th January 2018 - Games Abend - Party games - may include games such as Anagrams in English & German. Find out how to play SKAT and revise knowledge of Canasta. Also the "Konfessionen", a party game inspired by entries made by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Thursday 1st February 2018 - Erlangen themed Evening Club members with Erlangen connections (Irmgard. Lesley, Marian and Clive) to co-ordinate contributions on Stoke's twin city
Thursday 1st March 2018 WEINPROBE - Booking details to follow
Thursday 5th April 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday 3rd May 2018 - Kaefer themed evening Based on the word-play '(Mai)Kaefer and Beetle, the evening will include a VW Beetle drive devised by Bryan & Christine. Bryan will also contribute a short VW related piece
Thursday 7th June QUIZ?
There are also some additional events outside of the meetings for 2017
April - Pensioners from Erlangen are visiting the area
Saturday 17th June - Marion will lead an Orienteering Experience on Cannock Chase
Saturday 22nd July - An escorted walking tour around Manchester
Sunday 24th September- Visit to the Tate Gallery, Liverpool: Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919 - 1933
See information on the Home page of this website
Sunday 12th November - Remembrance Sunday 1200 on Cannock Chase - German Military Cemetery
Thursday 7th January 2016 - Mystery Parcel Event
Thursday 4th February 2016 - The German Social Work Model
Thursday 3rd March 2016 - Weinproebe
Thursday 7th April 2016 - Annual General Meeting
Thursday 5th May 2016 - Bilingual Language Games
Thursday 2nd June 2016 - Sing-Song Evening
Thursday 7th July 2016 - Grill Abend with German Food
Thursday 4th August 2016 - No Meeting - Urlaubszeit!!!
Thursday 1st September 2016 - German Learning Workshop
Thursday 6th October 2016 - Presentation by DoE candidates on their experience and history of DoE
Thursday 3rd November 2016 - Revisiting Learning Language techniques with Slow German
Thursday 1st December 2016 - Adventabend
Thursday 8th January 2015 - Germany Quiz
Thursday 5th February 2015 - The Great German Bake-off
Thursday 5th March 2015 - Weinproebe
Thursday 2nd April 2015 - AGM
Thursday 7st May 2015
Thursday 4th June 2015
Thursday 2nd July 2015
Thursday 6th August 2015
Thursday 3rd September 2015
Thursday 1st October 2015 - Quiz Evening
Thursday 5th November 2015 - The History of Rolls-Royce
Thursday 3rd December 2015 - Adventabend
Occasionally, we share some German food together.
Please let us know the Monday before the next meeting, if you would like to join us for the meal.