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Current programme (monthly meetings):

  • "Theodor Storm "

Sun. 17th June 2018, 8pm in the URC Salem Hall, Main Street, Burley in Wharfedale.

Lisa Humphreys, of Leeds German Circle, will tell us, in German with English summaries, about the life and works of Theodor Storm, the famous Germany writer and poet.

  • "Assignment in Berlin"

Sun. 15th July 2018, 8pm in the URC Salem Hall, Main Street, Burley in Wharfedale.

Brian Burton, who lived in Berlin 2003-04, will describe a trouble-shooting assignment at the British International School in Berlin, with amusing anecdotes about the school and his year in the city. The talk will be in English.

  • Celebratory Barbecue

Sun. 19th August 2018, 2pm, in Ben Rhydding.

We will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Wharfedale German Circle with a barbecue, a birthday cake and lots of conversation. For WGC members and a few invited guests only.


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Current programme (student events):

These events are for foreign-language teaching assistants and other foreign students of ALL nationalities. We will chat in English at these events, so you can practise colloquial expressions!

  • These events have now finished for the 17-18 academic year. Watch this space in late September for the events ploanned for the 18-19 academic year.

For all of these events, it is important to check this website the evening before, in case we have to cancel them because of bad weather.

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What else is on?

  • Reading Group:

This meets every few weeks, at Fleur's home in Burley in Wharfedale, to read from and discuss books, short stories and other literature. The group welcomes new members. Meetings will start again in September.

If you would like to take part in this group, please contact us for further details.

  • Sprachcafe:

Language Café at the Lawnswood Arms, Otley Road, Leeds LS16 7PH. Members of local German clubs meet for a coffee and a natter in an informal setting. It's usually on the first Monday of the month between 10am and 12noon and is a chance to speak German and/or listen to the spoken word. Just turn up!

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