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Some photos of our recent activities

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Bad Brückenau 2019


Bad Brückenau 2016


The banner in the town square welcoming

all the twinners

The crowds start to gather Now that's what I call a breakfast! No shortage of takers for the breakfast
View around the Park Fest As the evening drew on candles were everywhere The incredible detail of the model railway exhibition The fireworks finished off the evening
The lovely cathedral in Fulda Inside Fulda cathedral for the organ recital The army reservists cooking the pork steaks on the BBQ How about that for a pork steak!
The afternoon band concert The magnificent hot buffet The crowds gathering for the evening meal Adrian and Peter giving their speeches

Ancenis 2015 

The friends and band arrive from Bad Brückenau The mysteries of the salt pans are explained The little road 'train' arrives Off around La Turballe
Lunch at La P'tite Casquette Lots to eat and drink! Impromptu band concert at the end of the meal Lovely evening meal with host family
Lunch at the Salle de Gotha Exchange of gifts Celebration cakes and fireworks! Strike up the band!
The view across the vineyard Nice choice of wine to taste Form an orderly queue please! Its not all for me, honest!
Cheers! On the boats at La Briere. All sit please! Enjoying the little cruise and looking for the many birds Some of the hundreds of thatched cottages at La Briere


We welcome our friends to Kirkham June 2014

One of the many

churches in the parade

The parade just got bigger and bigger

One of the beautiful

Rose Queens

Our own Peter Hardy

as Noah

The procession goes on and on

The Kirkham Singers

were superb

'Charlotte, Marjorie and Francois with Norman

All aboard the Haverthwaite steam train

A new friend at Scorton! The Knights of the Damned at Scorton Francois with his new 'bird' Fish and chips in an English pub. Its got to be done!
  Adrian accepts a gift from Christian The whole group at the BBQ  



Ancenis Visits      

Lunch in the garden

with friends

The beautiful suspension

bridge at Ancenis

Lunch out under the trees

All together now!

Local wine tasting

Boat trip down the Loire

Reception at Ancenis

Evening Reception

Outdoor Concert

Outdoor Concert

Countryside around


Drinks with friends

Local Fete Local Fete Weekly market Weekly Market

Bad Brückenau


Sylvia, our president,

with the local dignitaries

The local town of Fulda

Concert Concert
Kirkham Visits Its all about the friends not the weather!  

Our French visitors

in the Lake District

Unfortunately its not

always sunny!

BBQ in the rain

Kirkham style

We will enjoy ourselves

despite the rain!

Lots of the photos courtesy of John Walmsley