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steve
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Localisation : near Cuxhaven
Cap Badge : Royal Signals + Royal Engineers
Places Served : Verden-Aller + Willich + Iserlohn + Hameln
Registration date : 2010-02-14

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PostSubject: The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf   The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf Icon_minitime15/4/2019, 19:33

Worth passing on for those living in Germany

Good news: Our project continues!
We have now widened our horizon and are currently preparing a new exhibition on behalf of the NRW State Parliament in Düsseldorf – and of course guided tours will be on offer again as well!
Information concerning the exhibition:
The “British in North-Rhein Westphalia” exhibition throws a new light on the numerous and varied Anglo-German relationships, dating from 1945 through to the present day: from the requisition of housing, to cooperation at the workplace, the celebration of carnival and sport events, friendships, love and marriage, up to visits by the Queen to various garrison towns and military manoeuvres. The exhibition ends with the as-of-yet unanswered question: “What remains?”.
The exhibition, curated by Dr. Bettina Blum, is based on the successful Paderborn exhibition “British in Westphalia”, which has been readapted especially for the NRW State Parliament and contains numerous photos and objects specific to the Rhein area – including objects from the former Headquarters at Mönchengladbach.
The bilingual exhibition presents a whole series of fresh, unusual, and very personal insights that invite its visitors into a discussion.
Opening times and guided tours:
The exhibition in the NRW State Parliament (Landtag) in Düsseldorf will be open to the public from the 4th May through to 2nd June 2019, and can be visited on Saturdays and Sundays between 11:00 – 17:00 hours.
Entrance: Free of charge.
With effect from 9th May 2019, guided tours in English and in German can be booked by groups of all sizes. The guided tours through the exhibition will be available at the weekends between 11:00 - 16.00 hours, and weekdays between 10.00 and 15.00 hours (Fridays up to 13.00 hours).
The duration of the guided tours is approx. 60 minutes. We will gladly integrate your personal interests, where possible.
For group bookings contact:
Briten-Ausstellung@landtag.nrw.de
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Localisation : Norfolk, UK
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Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

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PostSubject: Re: The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf   The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf Icon_minitime15/4/2019, 21:29

Steve,
Recently received a personal invite to the Exhibition from the President of the Landtags.

Guest of Honour 'The Baroness Faulkner of Margravine' will be present.

Sadly, due to family commitments, I had to turn the Invitation down. I was looking forward to a couple of days in Düsselldorf

I had submitted a collection of my slides depicting parachuting at Bad Lippspringe from 1969 and other parafinalia to Bettina for the Exhibition. A couple of the items I have donated to the Paderborn Archives.

Alan
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steve
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Localisation : near Cuxhaven
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Places Served : Verden-Aller + Willich + Iserlohn + Hameln
Registration date : 2010-02-14

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PostSubject: Re: The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf   The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf Icon_minitime16/4/2019, 13:04

Alan

Well done that man, via Pborn4 have submitted a map of BAOR on reformation of the 7th Armoured Division 1 Mar 49 and I have added an Order of Battle of divisional major units producing a three page display, also a CD with scans of a booklet produced in 1948 for soldiers and families posted to BAOR, this will appear as a display (makes interesting reading)

Have also received an invite and will be going to Düsseldorf just for the day, DB ticket bought on line great price bought in advance with my Bahn Card, should prove an interesting day, will be taking my camera
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alan8376
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Number of posts : 480
Age : 71
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

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PostSubject: Re: The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf   The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf Icon_minitime16/4/2019, 16:34

Steve, Well done you as well.. Missed chance to meet up!

Alan
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JPW
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Number of posts : 1101
Age : 78
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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Steve

Look forward to your comments on the trip to Dusseldorf, one of my old stamping grounds.
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JPW wrote:
Steve

Look forward to your comments on the trip to Dusseldorf, one of my old stamping grounds.

A long time ago, I posted a photo of the Church Army building in Dusseldorf
Is the building still there ? and current use, guess flats now
What is the street name?

Thanks
Sapper
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Pborn4
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Number of posts : 281
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Localisation : Between Hannover and Herford, off all main routes
Cap Badge : Not even a reservist now - have been Pborn3
Places Served : Oswestry 1965, Paderborn to 1971, NE Dist, Munsterlager from 1974, Sennelager (1976 to 2012)
Registration date : 2016-12-16

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Number of posts : 281
Age : 72
Localisation : Between Hannover and Herford, off all main routes
Cap Badge : Not even a reservist now - have been Pborn3
Places Served : Oswestry 1965, Paderborn to 1971, NE Dist, Munsterlager from 1974, Sennelager (1976 to 2012)
Registration date : 2016-12-16

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PostSubject: Re: The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf   The British in North-Rhein Westphalia Düsseldorf Icon_minitime23/5/2019, 19:17

Extended Stay in Duesseldorf:

GOOD NEWS:
As a result of  multiple and extremely positive comments, visitor responses and feedback;
"The British in North Rhine Westphalia" Exhibition  
in the NRW State Parliament at Duesseldorf (Landtag)
is being extended for another two weeks.

A large number of visitors have already looked over the exhibition at the weekends, as well as on weekdays
Interested groups have included:  School classes, VHS (night-school) English classes, groups of friends, students and other
interested parties, some BAOR Veterans (Families too) some of whom have also taken guided tours.

The exhibition retains its place on the upper floor of the  NRW State Parliament in Düsseldorf Landtag, and can be visited
on Saturdays and Sundays as well as on weekdays up to Sun 16 June (apart from the Whitsun weekend when the building is closed).

Guided tours (1 hr duration) in English and German can be booked by individuals or groups of
all sizes. The tours through the exhibition are available on
weekends between 11:00 - 16.00 hours, and on weekdays between 10.00 and
15.00 hours (Fridays up to 13.00 hours).
Admission and the guided tours are free of charge.
For places on a tour contact:  briten-ausstellung@landtag.nrw.de.  to arrange a time.
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alan8376
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Number of posts : 480
Age : 71
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

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Good to hear!
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JPW
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Number of posts : 1101
Age : 78
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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It is indeed, congratulations to the members of this site for their contributions (however small) to this event
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