Dear members, We are pleased to inform you about two events coming up in February and March. On Saturday 15 February there will be a Film, Tea & Cake event in Het Filmhuis. The invitation and how to register will be sent to you soon.
Please note we will be starting at 11 o’clock this time.
Christmas is just round the corner and as you know, our Christmas event with film and tea is about to take place at Het Filmhuis on 21 December. The committee would like to wish you a Merry Christmas if you cannot make it to our event this year.
As to our programme in the first three months of 2020, we have a few alterations.
We start the New Year on Sunday, 19 January at 3 p.m. with a talk by drs Muriel de Beer on “ Dream on! Kunst en Cultuur in het Victoriaanse Tijdperk”. (in Dutch). The venue is De Schalm.
We have been looking forward to the next talk which will be given by our old friend
John Pilkington on Sunday 10 November at 3 pm. The venue is De Schalm, shopping centre Borgele, Dreef 1, 7414 EA Deventer. His subject will be:
To Eritrea and Ethiopia: Retracing a Victorian Expedition
John has been speaking to a Deventer audience many times before (remember Up the Mekong to Tibet, Georgia to Afghanistan or a Balkan adventure?) and no wonder the hall has always been packed so make sure you are early to secure a good seat!
Welcome to a new season with British Society Deventer with talks, films and teas and special events. We are starting on Sunday 6 October at 14,30 pm with our Annual General Meeting followed by a short talk by Mrs Inez van Gisteren: Anglophiles: addicts, fools or the right kind?
The venue is De Schalm, Deventer, please note we will be starting at 14.30 pm this time.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Preceding the talk on 6 October our AGM will be held during which BSD matters of the previous year and of the coming year will be discussed. Further information, such as the Agenda, The Secretary’s Report and the Treasurer’s Report will be sent to you in due course.
Dear members, This is the last Newsletter of season 2018-2019. The Committee is looking back on a successful year. A year in which 4 English talks were given, two film showings, including our Christmas Event and an End-of-season Event of which you can see a photograph below. ……………………………………………..
British Society Deventer will be organizing two more events before the summer. On 14 April Nicholas Thompson will be speaking to us on The Mansion House, the City of London. Venue : De Schalm, shopping centre Borgele at 3 pm.
You will have received the invitation for our end-of-season event on Saturday 8 June………………………………….
Dear members, After the impressive film The Children Act in het Filmhuis on 16 February, we would like to inform you now on the next talk on 17 March at De Schalm, shopping centre Borgele on Sunday afternoon at 3 pm.
The committee of British Society Deventer would like to wish you a Happy New Year. May you enjoy good health and happiness in 2019. We hope to present you with three more talks on various subjects, a Film & Tea on 16 February (read more on this event further down) and an End-of-Season Event in the second half of season 2018-2019. This year’s Christmas Event at the Filmhuis which took place on Saturday afternoon 22 December……………………………………
Dear members, Autumn has finally arrived! You can read a poetic impression of this season by Robert Louis Stevenson further down in this Newsletter.
Our Christmas Event at the Filmhuis will take place on Saturday afternoon 22 December. Please note this date as it has been rescheduled. This year’s film will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, made after the famous novel.
Welcome to a new season with British Society Deventer.
We will start on Sunday afternoon 7 October at 3 pm with our Annual General Meeting. The Secretary’s Report and the Treasurer’s Report will be sent to you separately. The AGM will be followed by our famous (or should we call it notorious?) pub quiz about all things British………………