The Bradford Circle For Foreign Languages Blog

Die Swäbische Alb mit Neil McDonald

Neil McDonald is well known for his Anglo-German Walks. He has such a comprehensive programme of walks and this year he gave a very interesting talk about the Swabian Alb. The area covered the southern parts of Stuttgart and as far as Ulm. The 'walk' was most...

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Japan – a country of fascination

We were delighted to have a new guest speaker, Leslie Wright, who told us of her visits to Japan over the last 15 years regarding its geography and culture from blossom time to tea ceremony. She brought along her fascinating collection of photo books which have been...

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Romance in Prague

Jeff and Margaret Stansfield gave an intriguing talk about how they met on a snowy day in Prague. They explained coincidence after coincidence with stories of holiday overbookings, suitcases taken by mistake, names on suitcases and a letter going from Ipswich to...

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German Circle First Meeting 2018

On Wednesday evening we had a group of 12 members when we discussed "Was wir über Weihnachten und Silvester gemacht haben." The group exchanged comments on surpising gifts, films seen on TV, books read and e-mails from German friends. The conversation flowed very well...

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Watch our 3 minutes of fame. Bradford Circle for Foreign Languages on TV. Video from the end of the 20th century. We were invited to Elstree studios to talk about the Circle on the BBC2 programme The Leisure Hour.  

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Margaret Stansfield – 50 years honoured

Fifty years' membership of Bradford Circle for Foreign Languages was honoured when Margaret Stansfield (pictured right) was made a life member. President of the German section from 1994 to 2002, Margaret's first taste of the Circle was in 1961, when she performed in a...

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