BGA Future Events for your Diaries!

The BGA runs an active and diverse range of events for those involved in business, politics and the arts.


Oktoberfest!

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Why go to Munich when you can celebrate Oktoberfest in London! Join us for Schnitzel, Schweinshaxen, Steins (Maß) and live music!

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After our very successful event in 2016, we will return to the Bavarian Beerhouse once again this year to coincide with the “real” Oktoberfest in München – with traditional food, beer and live music. What’s not to love!

Do come and join and us – and do please bring your friends too. It’s party time!

 

Register to attend with Eventbrite using the link below (if you are not immediately directed to the website, copy/paste the link into your web browser).

Tickets: £30.00 per person –to include 1 x Schnitzel und Pommes oder 1 x Schweinshaxe mit Sauerkraut und Knödel plus1 x Stein or 2 x kleine Biere or 2 x glasses house wine (pro PerBBH-Tower-Hill-183son).

When registering we would ask you to choose which dish you would like - Schnitzel, Schweinshaxe or vegetarian option.

Please print off your ticket and bring it with you. Drink vouchers will be given on arrival.

Should you have difficulties with the new system, please let me know.

We look forward to seeing you!

O’zapft is – und Prost!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bga-oktoberfest-tickets-36099594860

 


 Tafahum and the New Divan

Saturday 7th October 2017, St John’s Smith Square – NEW DATE

A concert to discover and celebrate Goethe’s West-Eastern Divan organised by Gingko Library .

More information to be posted shortly – please save the date!

 


Remembrance Day Service at German War Graves, Cannock Chase

Sunday 12th November 2017

The annual Anglo-German Remembrance Day Service of Reconciliation will be held at the German War Cemetery, Cannock Chase on Sunday 12th November 2017 at 12.00 noon followed by a reception at the Haling Dene Centre, Penkridge at 1.30pm.  Join members of the BGA for this very moving service of remembrance and reconciliation.  More information will be posted nearer the time. All visitors are welcome.

For further information please contact Keith Hender: 07813 659657 / 01543 578370 Email: keith@hender.me.uk  


Michael Morpurgo reads  ‘The Best Christmas Present in the World’

Saturday 9th December 2017 , St Mary’s Church, Barnes, London

Michael Murpurgo, author of Warhorse, will read his story of the football match between German and English soldiers on Christmas Eve 1914.    Please save the date!  These tickets are not available from the BGA at present and are not available from St Mary’s Church.  Please await further information.

 


Re-enactment of the Christmas Eve Football match

Sunday 10th December 2017, Barnes Elms Sports Ground

Before the kick-off there will be reading of an account.   The Captains of the England and German teams (Jack Whitehall is the captain of England), carrying white flags, will meet in the middle of the pitch to exchange gifts -just chocolate bars – and then the match, refereed by Arsenal legend Lee Dixon will commence.   Please save the date!  These tickets are not available from the BGA at present and are not available from St Mary’s Church or Barnes Elms Sports Ground.  Please await further information.

 


Carol Service

Thursday 14th December 2017, Christuskirche,  Knightsbridge

Further information will be posted nearer the date – but please make a note in your diary for now.

 


Annual New Year Reception

Wednesday 17th January 2018, 34 Belgrave Square, London SW1x 8QB

Further information will be posted nearer the date – but please make a note in your diary for now.

 


Other events will be added in the course of the year

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