FORTHCOMING ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS
Corona regulations: 2G (vaccinated and boostered) and wearing a mask
Tuesday 8 March 20.00
A visit to the roof terrace and dome of the Reichstag building.
Saturday 19 March 14.00
A guided tour of the impressive collection of stoneware and porcelain objects at the Ceramics Museum in the oldest town house in Charlottenburg
Friday 25 March 14.30
A tour of the Haus Rupenhorn, an example of Modernist architecture embodying the ideals of ‘Neues Bauen’ (New Building), on the border of Charlottenburg and Spandau.
GARDEN & NATURE
Monday 21 March 10.30am
An introduction to Chinese flower painting with well-known Chinese artist Wang Lan who has her studio in Berlin. She has had many exhibitions and also teaches painting and calligraphy.
HIKING & WALKING
Saturday 19 March 10.30am
An 8 kilometre walk through Hasenheide park in Kreuzberg and on to Viktoriapark with its much admired waterfall, through Park am Gleisdreieck and along the abandoned railway tracks to Anhalter Bahnhof, ending in Potsdamer Platz.
Every Wednesday 09.00
A 6 kilometre lakeside walk around Schlachtensee followed by refreshments.
Every Thursday 10.30
A brisk walk in the Tiergarten followed by refreshments.
Friday 4 March 13.00
Lunch and/or a slice of elaborate cake at Wilde Matilde, a restaurant and cocktail bar in historic Nikolaiviertel, Mitte. Its colourful décor and unique atmosphere conjures up the spirit of 1920’s and 1940’s Berlin.
Monday 14 March 10.00 and Monday 28 March 10.00
The English Speakers group will meet in Charlottenburg to widen their language skills by discussing an article about the making of the film ‘Gone with the Wind’.
Monday 28 February 16.00 The Afternoon BOOK group
Zoom discussion of ‘The Anomaly’ by Herve (accent over second ‘e’) Le Tellier.
Monday 28 March
Zoom discussion of ‘The Promise’ by Damon Galgut.
Monday 21 March 18.00 The SCIENCE Group
Angela Andersen leads a Zoom discussion on the book ‘The Memory Illusion’ by Dr Julia Shaw which draws on the latest research to show why our memories so often play tricks on us.
Wednesday 13 April 16.00 The BIOGRAPHIES Book Group
Zoom discussion of Kati Marton’s book ‘The Chancellor, The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel’. This award-winning New York author was also the ABC News Bureau chief in Germany.
Tuesday 8 March 10.00 German Speakers group via Zoom
Wednesday 23 March 10.30 French Speakers group via Zoom