This month...

--- Summer Break ---

We will be back on 29th September with our next talk by
Prof. Adrian Tinniswood, Bath Spa University, about

'The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House, 1918-1939'

Date: 29th September 2017
Time: 19:00
Venue: Hotel Ritter, Hauptstr. 178, 69117 Heidelberg


DBG Rhein-Neckar, you are 60 years old this year!

The local section of the Deutsch-Englische Gesellschaft, as it was called then, was founded in Heidelberg in 1957. The name was later changed to Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft.

There was a 60th anniversary party to celebrate this occasion at Schlosshotel Molkenkur, and we had a wonderful evening.

For some fun pictures, please have a look in our picture gallery....


20th July

Thank you for coming to Heidelberg!

Pictures: dpa

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Heidelberg on 20th July.
We are still very excited about this visit!

There was a Deutsch-Britisches Freundschaftsfest on the Marktplatz all afternoon with our stand next to the Heiliggeistkirche. Thank you to everyone who came by to say Hello!


In the run-up to the visit:

For the Press Release, please see here...

The RNZ programme can be found here...

Press articles:

'Als Britin gehöre ich einfach zur Königsfamilie' (RNZ, 16.07.2017)

- Coming up.... 

19:00 Friday 27th October

Talk by Charles Anson, former press secretary to Queen Elizabeth

"The Queen and Lady Thatcher – their contributions to public life : compare and contrast"

Venue: tba


The United Kingdom is unique in twice having had a female Head of Government (Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May) and a female Head of State (Queen Elizabeth). The two Prime Ministers were of course elected to office, and in contrast The Queen is hereditary and constitutional, above politics, neutraland for life once on the throne. Their contributions are different and in many ways complementary. The speaker has worked closely with two of them, The Queen and Margaret Thatcher. He will examine their very different qualities of leadership and personality and in question time, the speaker will encourage a vigorous discussion of leadership in the 21st century on both sides of the Atlantic.


Charles Anson’s first career was as a British diplomat, serving in London, Washington (twice) and Tehran. His second career has been in the field of communications dealing with the media, as a spokesman in the offices of two Prime Ministers, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher, from 1979 -81 and then later on as Press Secretary to The Queen and the Royal Family between 1990 – 97.

He has also held senior roles in business as Director of Communications in three public companies, Kleinwort Benson (investment bank), Grand’Met (drinks) and Hilton International. He is now a self employed communications consultant and lives in Sussex, England with his wife Juliet Nicolson, social historian and

- Other events in the area:  

Films in English at the cinemas Gloria, Gloriette, and Kamera
(please see this website...)

Final Portrait - engl. OmU

Frankreich, Großbritannien 2017
Regie: Stanley Tucci
Buch: Stanley Tucci nach dem Buch „Alberto Giacometti: Ein Portrait“ von James Lord
Darsteller: Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Sylvie Testud, Clémence Poésy, Tony Shalhoub, James Faulkner

Di      15.08.      19:00 Uhr      DIE KAMERA
Do      17.08.      18:45 Uhr      DIE KAMERA
So      20.08.      17:10 Uhr      GLORIA

Viceroy's House (Der Stern von Indien) - engl. OmU

Großbritannien 2016
Regie: Gurinder Chadha
Darsteller: Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Lily Travers, Om Puri, Neeraj Kabi, Denzil Smith, Tanveer Ghani, Simon Callwow, David Hayman, Jaz Deol 

Di      15.08.      21:00 Uhr      GLORIA
Fr      18.08.      21:10 Uhr      GLORIA
Mo      21.08.      21:10 Uhr      GLORIA
Mi      23.08.      21:10 Uhr      GLORIA

The Party - engl. OmU

GB 2017
Regie: Sally Potter
Darsteller: Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristen Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall

Mo      14.08.      19:15 Uhr      GLORIETTE
Di       15.08.      15:20 Uhr      GLORIETTE
Mi       16.08.      19:15 Uhr      GLORIETTE
Do      17.08.      21:20 Uhr      GLORIETTE
So      20.08.      21:20 Uhr      GLORIETTE
Di       22.08.      21:20 Uhr      GLORIETTE


Piccadilly English Shop Heidelberg

New premises: Untere Str. 28, Altstadt


Online Shop:


The English Theatre Frankfurt:


Films in English (engl. OmU):


For events at the DAI please see: