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Mon 18th February

Who invented Matryoshka?
11am - 2pm
TEC 0.05
Learn to read Russian, find out about the connection between Japan and Russian wooden doll and Churchill's view of Russia.
Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.
Tea Time: I’d love a cuppa tea, wouldn’t you?
4pm - 5pm
Tea is the British and Irish national drink. Tea in Britain is drunk daily, often many cups a day, but from where did this love of tea come from? What about the concept of afternoon tea? Does it still exist in the UK in 2019?

Tue 19th February

Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
Italian: Food For Thought
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.05
Learn how to make a ‘real’ Italian risotto and explore the food culture of different Italian regions. At the same time consider historical, social and political reasons for this impressive diversity!
Walking and Talking German
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
If you enjoy nature and like the challenge of a (first) conversation in German, this one-hour guided lakeside walk is the perfect activity for you.

Wed 20th February

Secrets of Arabic Coffee
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Central 1.01
Espresso, mocha, Turkish (also Arabic or Greek) coffee…we cannot imagine a life without this beverage. Discover how the Arabica coffee spread around the world. Even better, learn how to brew to brew the best Arabic coffee using secret ingredients!
Food as a Reflection of Society
5pm - 6pm
TEC 0.05
To Chinese people, it’s arguably true that the pleasures and sorrows of life, health and well-being, as well as harmony are all embedded in food.

Thu 21st February

Having fun in a Greek Taverna
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.05
Meeting people, Tasting Greek food, Singing Greek songs - what's not to love?
Taste of Ethiopian Culture
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
What does the Amharic language sound and look like?  What is Ethiopian culture like?
Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.

Fri 22nd February

Excalibow (Norwich Playhouse Theatre Trip)
7pm - 9:45pm
Norwich Playhouse
Intrepid string quartet Bowjangles present their most magical show so far- a theatrical, musical journey through myths, folklore, legends and a portal in a cello case in the quest to find the priceless relic- a magical violin bow known as Excalibow!
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