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Mon 6 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Book Group - German     Romeo oder Julia by Gerhard Falkner

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Mon 6 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Opera Visits     Tosca, Barry talking , HIs house

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Tue 7 Apr 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 7 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     Les Confessions, livres I-IV by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Tue 7 Apr 2020 6.00 pm     Food - World Cuisine     Georgian Cuisine at Little Georgia

Details Caledonian Road. Has vegan options.

Tue 7 Apr 2020 7.00 pm     Scottish Dancing     

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Tue 7 Apr 2020 8.00 pm     Theatre - Fringe     Gentlemen

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Wed 8 Apr 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 1

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Thu 9 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Thu 9 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Thu 9 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Sat 11 Apr 2020 5.55 pm     Opera Visits     Tosca, Met opera relay, Vue or cinema of your choice

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Mon 13 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Birdwatching     Bird Watching -

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Mon 13 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Book Group 4     

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Mon 13 Apr 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068361/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Wed 15 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Wed 15 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     Russel Square to Angel gardens

Details led by Lesley Delacourt

Wed 15 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Wed 15 Apr 2020 7.30 pm     Concerts: Folk & World Music     Cancelled! Lankum Barbican Hall

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Thu 16 Apr 2020 11.00 am     Art in London     Cancelled! British Surrealism at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Details Gallery is closed indefinitely - to be rescheduled if circumstances allow. Timed tickets, £14 full price, £7 Art Fund - price includes audio guide.

Thu 16 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 17 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Power and Politics - Group 1     Fusing Capitalist Economics with Communist Politics

Details In this lecture, Prof. Shapiro discusses China and Vietnam as the two most successful examples of capitalist authoritarian regimes that have emerged in the post-communist era. He talks about causal drivers of growth in both countries, the reform era in China before the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, the sequencing debate of political and economic change, on why we should rethink modernization theory and expectations for the future of democracy in China. This can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eUS8trd_yI

Fri 17 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Walks - Leisurely     Leisurely Walk

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Fri 17 Apr 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Fri 17 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Book Group - Science Fiction     Consider Phlebas

Details By Iain M. Banks.

Fri 17 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Power and Politics - Group 2     Lecture 5 and Office Hours 1

Details Lecture 5: The Resurgent Right in the West https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q53DF6ySOZg Office Hours 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xyPsilsd3g

Fri 17 Apr 2020 7.30 pm     Theatre - Fringe     Shorts and Socks Included

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Tue 21 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Long Walk

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Tue 21 Apr 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 21 Apr 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 2

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Tue 21 Apr 2020 7.00 pm     Opera Visits     Cav and Pag, Cinema relay, Vue, or cinema of your choice

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Thu 23 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Open meeting     Monthly Meeting

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Thu 23 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Thu 23 Apr 2020 3.00 pm     Theatre visits     'Clybourne Park' at Park Theatre - CANCELLED

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Mon 27 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Mon 27 Apr 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Mon 27 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Film - Spanish     Las Herederas (The Heirs) Marcelo Martinessi

Details Set in Paraguay. Chela and Chiquita, both de ended from wealthy families have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened, and they begin to sell off their inherited possessions. When their debts lead 5o Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges , Chela is forced to face a new reality as she begins to break out of her shell to explore a personal and intimate revolution ........

Wed 29 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     Canonbury

Details led by Barry Mellor

Thu 30 Apr 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     All Saints St Margaret St & nearby buildings

Details April 30th Meeting place: Kaffeine, 15 Eastcastle Street, W.1.

Thu 30 Apr 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 1 May 2020 9.30 am     Birdwatching     Bird Watching -

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Fri 1 May 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Tue 5 May 2020 10.30 am     Walks - Leisurely     Leisurely Walk

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Tue 5 May 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 5 May 2020 6.00 pm     Food - World Cuisine     Scandinavian Cuisine

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Tue 5 May 2020 7.00 pm     Scottish Dancing     

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Wed 6 May 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 1

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Thu 7 May 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 8 May 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Mon 11 May 2020 9.30 am     Birdwatching     Bird Watching -

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Mon 11 May 2020 10.00 am     Book Group 4     

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Mon 11 May 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Tirez sur le Pianiste

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054389/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Tue 12 May 2020 1.00 pm     Theatre visits     'The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call' at the National Theatre CANCELLED

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Tue 12 May 2020 2.00 pm     Art in London     tbc Masculinities at Barbican Art Gallery 2-4pm

Details Awaiting further news on restrictions

Thu 14 May 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details Details on web page here: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Thu 14 May 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Thu 14 May 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 15 May 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Tue 19 May 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 19 May 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Tue 19 May 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Tue 19 May 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 2

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Wed 20 May 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Wed 20 May 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     Smithfield

Details Led by Alex Forshaw.

Wed 20 May 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Thu 21 May 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     

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Thu 21 May 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Sun 24 May 2020 11.30 am     MOTO     Wigmore Hall coffee concert with Anne.

Details Jupiter String Quartet is playing Ligeti and Schubert (Death and the Maiden quartet). £14 for seniors plus £4 booking fee by phone (020 7935 2141), £3 by internet and free in person at the box office. Concert is followed by free sherry, juice or coffee. My seat is P15, plenty of seats nearby. (Invite 20 Feb)

Tue 26 May 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Tue 26 May 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details Details on web page here: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Thu 28 May 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 29 May 2020 9.30 am     Birdwatching     Bird Watching -

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Mon 1 Jun 2020 2.30 pm     Film - Spanish     El secreto de sus ojos

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Tue 2 Jun 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 2 Jun 2020 7.00 pm     Scottish Dancing     

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Wed 3 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     Brockwell Park

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Wed 3 Jun 2020 3.00 pm     Open meeting     NATIONAL U3A DAY AND IU3A OPEN DAY

Details An opportunity for members of the public to get to know about U3A nationally and what Islington U3A has to offer. Groups are showcased to share information and celebrate their achievements.

Wed 3 Jun 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 1

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Thu 4 Jun 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 5 Jun 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Fri 5 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Fri 5 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Mon 8 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Book Group 4     

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Mon 8 Jun 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     L'Heure d'ete

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0836700/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Thu 11 Jun 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details Details on web page here: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Thu 11 Jun 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Thu 11 Jun 2020 2.30 pm     Theatre visits     'The False Servant' at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

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Thu 11 Jun 2020 2.30 pm     Art: Life Drawing     

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Fri 12 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Fri 12 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Book Group - Science Fiction     Life and death are wearing me out

Details Author is Mo Yan - certainly not SF, might be categorised as fantasy, might be in a class of its own!

Tue 16 Jun 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 16 Jun 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Tue 16 Jun 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 2

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Wed 17 Jun 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details Details on web page here: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Wed 17 Jun 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Thu 18 Jun 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     

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Thu 18 Jun 2020 10.30 am     Walks - Leisurely     Leisurely Walk

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Fri 19 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Fri 19 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Tue 23 Jun 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Fri 26 Jun 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Tue 30 Jun 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 30 Jun 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Wed 1 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     King's Cross (Exact date to be confirmed)

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Wed 1 Jul 2020 2.30 pm     Theatre visits     'The Watsons' at Harold Pinter Theatre

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Thu 2 Jul 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Fri 3 Jul 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Fri 3 Jul 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Mon 6 Jul 2020 2.30 pm     Film - Spanish     Guantanamera

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Wed 8 Jul 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 1

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Thu 9 Jul 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details See details on the web page: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Thu 9 Jul 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Fri 10 Jul 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 3

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Mon 13 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Book Group 4     

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Mon 13 Jul 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Les Diaboliques

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Tue 14 Jul 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Wed 15 Jul 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

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Wed 15 Jul 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Thu 16 Jul 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     

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Fri 17 Jul 2020 11.00 am     Italian Intermed. Conversation     

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Tue 21 Jul 2020 9.30 am     Walks - Longer     Longer Walks

Details See details on the web page: http://www.islingtonu3a.org/group-news/Walks-Longer.html

Tue 21 Jul 2020 6.00 pm     Wine Appreciation 1 & 2     Wine Appreciation 2

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Tue 28 Jul 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 28 Jul 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Mon 10 Aug 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Le Mepris

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057345/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Tue 11 Aug 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 11 Aug 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Thu 13 Aug 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Wed 19 Aug 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Thu 20 Aug 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     

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Tue 25 Aug 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Thu 3 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Discovering Islington On Foot     North Greenwich. The line and the air line.

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Tue 8 Sep 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 8 Sep 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Thu 10 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Green Issues     

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Mon 14 Sep 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Rififi

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048021/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Wed 16 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Thu 17 Sep 2020 10.30 am     Architecture     

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Fri 18 Sep 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Mon 21 Sep 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Jules et Jim

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055032/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Tue 22 Sep 2020 11.00 am     German Interm. Conversation     

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Tue 22 Sep 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Fri 25 Sep 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Fri 2 Oct 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Tue 6 Oct 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Fri 9 Oct 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Fri 16 Oct 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Wed 21 Oct 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Fri 23 Oct 2020 11.00 am     Alexander Technique     Group 4

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Tue 3 Nov 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Mon 9 Nov 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Madame Bovary

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102368/?ref_=fn_al_tt_3

Mon 16 Nov 2020 6.00 pm     Film - French     Eternite

Details https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3564574/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Tue 17 Nov 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Wed 18 Nov 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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Tue 15 Dec 2020 12.15 pm     Pub lunches     

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Tue 15 Dec 2020 2.30 pm     Book Group- French 1     

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Wed 16 Dec 2020 10.30 am     Book Group 2     

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