Discussion or a Speaker

in the Club Rooms

Fourth Tuesday of the Month

usually 5.00 pm to 7.15pm

Drinks are served from 5.00 pm; Introduction to Topic 5.30pm; Meal served from 6.00pm

Members and guests welcome: Guests email lyceum.brisbane@bigpond.com  Members refer to Members Only Page  


Finland – venue of the IALC Cultural Days, is the theme for 2018

Tuesday,  27 February: Getting to Know Each Other Discussion – Something About Me that No One Knows

Tuesday, 27 March: Film Viewing and Discussion: The Man without a Past

Tuesday, 23 April: Book Discussion – Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna Available hard copies from the conveners + ebook from the BCC Library

Tuesday, 22 May: Discussion: Marimekko and other Finnish Designers

Tuesday, 26 June: Annual Winter Dine Out Night

Tuesday, 24 July: Discussion: Music Sibelius

Tuesday, 28 August: Finland and IALC Cultural Visit to Oulu, Finland

Tuesday, 25/26 September: Annual Overnight Trip to the Sunshine Coast and the hinterland

Tuesday, 23 October: tba

Tuesday, 27 November: Annual Summer Dine Out Night


Meetings in 2017

November: Annual Dinner for members, partners and guests at The hWomen’s College, UQ. Topic: The Lives of Paleolithic Cave People of France

October: Discussion – French Perfumes with a welcome glass of French champagne

September: Overnight Trip to the Numinbah Valley and Northern NSW, including the Margaret Olley Gallery & a Tweed River Cruise

August: Discussion – Members’ Experiences in France, including Brittany – the Club twinned with the Lyceum Club in Bretagne

July: Discussion  – Three Towns in the South of France as Seen Through the Eyes of Van Gogh

June: French Art and Icons – Annual Dining Night (formerly Dine In Night) This will be held  at The Women’s College, UQ

May: Book Discussion: All The Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

March Film Discussion: Rosalie Blum

February: The annual informal discussion – A Memorable Meal that I have had


November: Annual Dinner for members, partners and guests at The Women’s College, UQ. Topic: Art of The Netherlands: Vermeer to Van Gogh & Beyond.

October: continuing The Netherlands theme with a discussion of the book: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith.

August Discussion: The Hague and the Law

July Dine In Night  – IALC Congress, The Netherlands – its countryside and cities

June Discussion: Dutch Horticulture and Gardens, links to Dutch East India trade, the book Tulip Fever

May Book Discussion: The Girl with the Pearl Earring

March Film Discussion: The Suffragette

February 2016 3.00pm to 7.00/7.15pm “At Home”: a thank you everyone who helped make the recent AALC Conference such a success. Discussion topic “An Item on Your Bucket List”.


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