John Batty: „The Palace of Westminster and a history of the British Parliament”

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache
Wednesday, 10th October 2018 at 7 pm

RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen

A lecture on the birthplace of modern democracy, a 1000 years of mystery, assassination and persecution and the power struggle between crown and people. Given with insights into the architecture, historical characters and stories of interest and intrigue.

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John Batty served in the British Army for 37 years. As a Royal Engineer he completed almost 18 years serving in the British Army of the Rhein (BAOR) between the years 1964 to 1993. He retired from uniformed service in 2000, when he came to Germany as a civilian to work for British Forces Germany as the coordinator of a number of Christian voluntary organizations providing social welfare support to families and service personnel. He retired from fulltime employment in 2014. He lives in Buende with his wife Doreen. His interests are Golf, Skiing, Choral Singing, the Arts and History. He is also active with the VHS Herford as a linguistic ‘Dozent’. Doreen and John have no plans (as yet) to return to the UK.

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Mit freundlicher Unterstützung der

Sparkasse Essen


Unser Vortragsraum befindet sich in der 5. Etage des RüKONTOR (Aufzug vorhanden), Rüttenscheider Str. 144/Eingang Gregorstraße, gegenüber dem Girardet Haus. Parkmöglichkeiten auf den anliegenden Strassen, auf den Parkplätzen des Girardethauses und am Ende der Gregorstraße vorhanden. U-Bahn Verbindung von Essen- Hbf: Linien U11, U101 und U107, Station Martinstraße (3 Minuten Fußweg). Busse von der Haltestelle Girardet Haus (Linie 142) und von der Haltestelle Martinstraße (Linien 142, 160 und 161).