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Apr     10            Talk:  'The Cockney Detective' - Steve Roberts

Apr 8-12            Exchange Visit: Group from Maidenhead to visit St Cloud

May     8            Talk:  'Plato's Atlantis in Europe' - Steve Kershaw

Jun    12            Talk:  'Royal Marriages' - Margaret Lenton (former Lady Mayoress)

Jun    26            Summer Lunch -  The Bull Inn, Bisham

Jul     10            Coffee morning – hostess Sue Morris

Aug    14            Coffee morning –  hostess Hilary Lawes

Sep    11            Talk:  'The RNLI Story' - Terry James

Sep 16-20          Exchange Visit:  Group from Frascati to visit Maidenhead

Oct       9            Talk:  'A Civilian's Year in Afghanistan' - Sheila Hill

Nov      6            Art Lecture - Rembrandt

Nov    13            Talk:  'Finland - Land of a Thousand Lakes' - Paulus Thomson (Chairman/Hon.Sec. Anglo-Finnish Society)

Dec     4            Outing to Sonning Mill Theatre - Singing in the Rain

Dec    11            Christmas Social


Jan      8            Talk:  'Eccentric London' - Alan Copeland

Jan     29            Visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery to see Rembrandt exhibition

Feb    12            Talk:  'The Musical Theatre of Gilbert & Sullivan' - Bernard Locket

Mar    11            Annual General Meeting

Apr      8             Talk:  'Dunkirk Little Ships' -  Richard Poad

May   12            Talk:  'The truth about Rasputin' - Hugh Grainger

This Group, which is unique in the UK, was formed in 1965 to encourage friendship between the women of Maidenhead and of its twinned towns of St Cloud (near Paris),  Bad Godesberg (near Bonn),  Frascati (near Rome) and Kortrijk in Belgium, each of which has a similar Group of its own.  Together these Groups make up the European Friendship Circle.  Salzburg joined the Circle in 2004. Every year, 12 of our members visit another Group, and in return we host 12 members from one of the others.

Our members meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the United Reformed Church, West Street, 2.30 – 4.00 pm.

It is not necessary to be a linguist to join, just to have a sincere wish to know more about Europe and our fellow European women.

Annual subscription £40.00


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