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; Meal served from 5.30pm; Introduction to Topic 6.15pm
Portugal, venue of the IALC Cultural Visit, will be the theme for 2020
Tuesday, 28 January: Mother and Daughter Night – Daughters. daughters-in- law and friends welcome
Tuesday, 25 February: The Music of Portugal
Recent 2019 Circles
November: Summer Dine Out Night at The Women’s College, UQ
October: Discussion led by the Theatre Circle with a ‘surprise’ performance. In 2021 the international Congress will be held in Morocco – this night’s food reflected this.
September: Discussion led by the Cinema Circle – a delicious fondue experience reminiscent of former times
August: Discussion led by the Thursday Book Circle
July: Debate – Clothes Maketh the Woman
June: Winter Dine In Night – Evening Dress please to reflect Early Meetings; RSVPs required
May: Discussion led by the Art Circle
April: Discussion led by the Poetry Circle with Italian food
March: Discussion led by the Travel Circle with Greek food
February: Discussion led by the Handicraft and Design Circle with French food
January: – Mother and Daughter Night
Finland, venue of the IALC Cultural Days, was the theme for 2018 Circles.
November: Annual Summer Dine Out Night
October: History of Finland
September: Annual Overnight Trip to the Sunshine Coast and the hinterlandAugust: Finland and IALC Cultural Visit to Oulu, Finland
July: Discussion: Music Sibelius
June: Annual Winter Dine Out Night
May: Discussion: Marimekko and other Finnish Designers
April: Book Discussion – Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna – Ask for a hard copy from the conveners + ebook from the BCC Library
April: Lyceum members were invited to join the Finnish community for its May Day celebrations.
March: Film Viewing and Discussion: The Man without a Past
February: Getting to Know Each Other Discussion – Something About Me that No One Knows
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”.
Click here to read about previous Evening Circles