Britain in Hamburg

May 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Queen's Jubilee Celebration, Kultwerk West

Kultwerk West, the "öffentliches Wohnzimmer", will be celebrating the Queen's 60th Jubilee on 31st May at 20.00. We will be having an informal evening of beer, bunting and Berridge's British goodies.

I'll be showing a couple of videos from throughout the Queen's reign, and will be chatting via video link to Abigail Kelly (soprano singer, abigailkellysoprano.com), Wasseem Zaffar (local Councillor from Birmingham), Andy…

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Added by John Heaven on May 21, 2012 at 21:55 — No Comments

Walk in the footsteps of the Merchant Adventurers

Have you ever wondered what the Merchant Adventurers were up to in Hamburg 400 years ago and why a British engineer was responsible for so many civil engineering projects here in the 19th century? This Friday, 11 May, there's a special chance to trace on foot a number British people who have left their mark in the development of Hamburg, from the foundation of the English Church in 1612, through architecture and engineering to media and music of the 20th century. Please register via the…

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Added by Jo Dawes on May 7, 2012 at 16:45 — No Comments

Celtic folk in the English Church

It's sometimes elegant, sometimes rough, sometimes courtly and sometimes fiery, and occasionally all of the above, at once! Canadian baroque flautist, Brian Berryman, gives us a view into the traditional music likely to have been heard by the early members of the congregation of the English church in Hamburg in the next concert in the 400th…

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Added by Jo Dawes on May 7, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

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