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CULTURE AND LEARNING EVENTS

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Grassroots Arts Forum  www.ubol.com

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November 2017

TRIUMPH OF THE GRASSROOTS - British Social History 1972-2012

The Vince Hines Foundation is currently showcasing its past forty years of community development work on YouTube.

  See: https://youtu.be/PlH8JWnJUpY

Friends of Marcq-en-Baroeul www.fomeb.eu

January 2018

EALING’S TWIN TOWN IN FRANCE

The Friends of Marcq is a local group promoting friendship and activities between Ealing and Marcq-en-Baroeul, which is close to Lille, so easily accessible. Knowledge of French is not necessary for many of the organised events. We offer exchange visits to France for language and cultural weekends, staying with French hosts. There are also French classes at various levels, and a variety of activities throughout the year in Ealing.

  Enquiries: 020 8991 9685 / 020 8568 6159

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

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OCTOBER 2017

Tuesday 24 October

Ealing Libraries / West London Arts Scene
  www.ealingautumnfestival.co.uk

THE IMPACT OF AFRICAN BLACK MUSIC ON CLASSICAL MUSIC Younger Years

A talk

6-7pm. Ealing Central Library, 103 Ealing Broadway Centre W5 5JY

  Enquiries: 020 8567 7623 / 020 3700 1052 / info@ealingautumnfestival.co.uk

NOVEMBER 2017

 

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LONG-TERM & REGULAR EVENTS

Mondays

Ealing Decorative and Fine Arts Society www.edfas.org.uk

September 2017

18 September: Karin Fernald – “Jane Austen: Letters,Life and Lesser known works with Sketches and Watercolours”

16 October: Daniel Snowman – “The Covent Garden Piazza from Inigo Jones to Bernard Shaw”

20 November: Alan Read – “The Inventors of Christmas”

8pm. William Barry Theatre, Univ of West London. W5 5RF
Visitors welcome. £7 to non-members, full-time students £3

  Further details see website: www.edfas.org.uk

Ealing Red Lion Readers https://redlionreadersealing.wordpress.com/

July 2018

We are an informal book group and welcome new members. We read and discuss a wide variety of books including contemporary fiction. Our meetings are monthly, and once a year we visit the theatre to see a play such as Rattigan’s French Without Tears.

First Monday in month, 7.30pm. Red Lion, 13 St Mary’s Road, W5 5RA
  Enquiries (Hazel): hazannewilliams@gmail.com

Colette Wilson French Cultural Courses

October 2017

 

PARIS THE MODERN CITY: 1848-1914

Explore how Paris became such a powerhouse for literary, artistic and technological innovation.

Impressionism, Cubism, Architecture, Photography, Baudelaire, Zola, Maupassant and more. Taught in English with texts in translation plus notes.

1.45 - 3.45pm. Quaker Meeting House, 17 Woodvile Rd., London, W5 2SE
 

POST-WAR PARIS: EXISTENTIALISM, ART AND PROTEST

Travel back to Paris from the end of the Second World War to the 1990s: new forms of art and literature, New Wave Cinema, Existentialist philosophy, consumer boom, end of colonisation, May 1968. Taught in English with texts in translation and notes provided.

4 - 6pm. Quaker Meeting House, 17 Woodvile Rd., London, W5 2SE

£120 for each 10 week course, 2 hours/week
    Enquiries: wilson_colette@btinternet.com

Tuesdays

Historical Association: Ealing Branch http://ealinghistory.org.uk/

The Historical Association is open to everyone who is interested in History, both world, national and local, and its relevance to our own times. We meet regularly on the second Tuesday of each month. There will also be organised outings to places of historical interest, one in the autumn and another in the spring.

 

SPEAKERS PROGRAMME

 

12 September: John Morrill (Prof. Selwyn College Cambridge) – “The Origins of the United Kingdom and why it nearly didn’t happen, 1502-1747”

 

10 October: Adam Smith (Senior Lecturer U.C.L.) – “The entry of the United States into WW1”

 

14 November: Stephan Rigg (Lecturer and Historical Assoc. Rugby) – “Warsaw, Europe’s City of Suffering and Tears”

 

12 December: A.G.M.

 

2018

 

9 January: Colin Jones (Prof Queen Mary University London) – “Robespierre and the French Revolution”

 

13 February: Lyndal Roper (Regius Prof. Oxford University) – “ Martin Luther”

 

13 March: Alison Telfer (Project Officer M.O.L. Archaeology) – “The Archaeology of Crossrail”

 

10 April: T.B.A

 

8 May: Heike Schmidt (Associate Prof. Reading University) – ‘Zimbabwe, Nationalism, and the Lion’s Den in Black London’

 
7pm for 7.30pm.
The Parlour, Ealing Green Church, Ealing Green, London W5 5QT
£5 (members free)  Enquiries: 020 8567 6554 / pierre.thomas@btinternet.com

Ealing National Trust Association www.ealingnt.org.uk

5 September, 7.30pm: “A Day in the Life of a Thames Tug”, by Richard Thomas.

 

3 October, 7.30pm: “Dinefwr, a Phoenix in Wales”, by Mr Gerald Morgan. A history of the home of the Dynevor family, and its salvation by the National Trust.

 

7 November, 2pm: “The Rebuilding of St Paul’s Cathedral after the Great Fire of London in 1666”, by Ms Yvonne Jackman.

 

Times as above. Parish Hall, Christ Church, Ealing Broadway
£3 (members free) Enquiries: 020 8567 9517

Wednesdays

Workers’ Educational Association wea.org.uk/london

ARCHITECTURE APPRECIATION

French architecture and interior decoration from 1100 to the present day

10am - 12 noon from 27 September. Friends’ Meeting House, 17 Woodville Road, Ealing, W5 2SE

10 sessions (half-term November 1st) £84 Enquiries: 020 8571 2138

  Enrol and pay online at: enrolonline.wea.org.uk

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Hanwell & Ealing Heritage Museum
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March 2018

DISPLAY OF BRITISH-MADE DOMESTIC ARTEFACTS AND LOCAL HISTORY RESOURCE

Open Wednesdays and Saturdays. School visits by arrangement.

11am - 3pm. Hanwell Community Centre, Westcott Crescent (top of Cuckoo Avenue), W7
Adults £2, children £1
  Enquiries: 020 8579 0178 (07889 033201 when open) / davidblackwell99@gmail.com

Thursdays

Ealing University of the Third Age u3asites.org.uk/ealing

LECTURES

5 October: The Questors Roadshow – “Down our High Street”

12 October: Lee Davies _ “Fungi: how to save the world”

19 October : Photographic Competition

26 October: Mike Beech – “The occupations of Victorian Britain”

 

2 November: Michael Beacock – “The lost village of Heathrow”

9 November: Ian Richardson & Margaret Martin – “Desert Island Discs”

16 November: Angela Barnfather – “The streets of Ealing”

23 November: Sarah Turvey – “What books can do behind bars: reading groups in prison”

30 November: Ian Currie – “Storms, Tempests and Hurricanes”

 

7 December: John Moore – “It makes me laugh”

 

10.15am - 12 noon. Ealing Green Church
£3 (members free) Enquiries: 020 8127 5835

The Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy
  www.himalayaninstitute.org.uk

December 2017

MEDITATION / PHILOSOPHY

8-9.30pm, Thursdays 7 September - 14December
Ealing Friends’ Meeting House, 17 Woodville Rd., W5 2SE
£98 for full course, or £35 for any 5 sessions
  Enquiries: 020 8567 8889 / enquiries@himalayaninstitute.org.uk

 

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Fridays

Workers’ Educational Association wea.org.uk/london

ART HISTORY: SELF-PORTRAITS

Why do artists paint themselves? Rembrandt, Kahlo, Freud, Van Gogh and more.

2.30 - 4.30pm from 29 September. Friends’ Meeting House, 17 Woodville Road, Ealing, W5 2SE

11 sessions (half-term November 3rd) £92.40 Enquiries: 020 8571 2138

  Enrol and pay online at: enrolonline.wea.org.uk