There is to be a Coffee Morning in aid of the Association on Saturday 12th May. It will be held at the home of Peter and Iris between 10:00 and 12:30. Hopefully in the garden. The entrance fee is £2:50 per person and there will be a raffle and book sale. Come along and enjoy coffee ad-lib and a selection of cakes, cookies and biscuits. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the fun. All proceeds to the Twinning Association.
German Twinning Visit
The dates for the visit of the Landkreis Rotenburg to Falmouth are from 21st to 27th June 2018. This will coincide with the Sea Shanty Festival and Falmouth Classics week. It will be the 50th anniversary of twinning and, with the French also entering some boats in the Classics, it is shaping up to be an extraordinary week! Please try to keep your diaries free for these dates.
Twinning Visit to France 2018
Falmouth Twinning Association has been invited to send a delegation to Douarnenez from 30th August returning on 4th September 2018. This visit will follow the same pattern as previous visits and we will be accommodated by our usual hosts. Please put the dates in your diaries and keep the time free. More info as it arrives. Any non-member wishing to join this trip please contact the FTA.
This drawing was sent by the committee and members of the Jumelage to wish us a Happy New Year and illustrate their wishes for the Twinning.
It was drawn by Charles Kerivel, an artist from Douarnenez.
the Falmouth Twinners wish a happy, healthy and peaceful 2018 to all our friends in both Douarnenez and Landkreis-Rotenberg.
The Mousehole Male Voice Choir performed in Douarnenez on 8th July 2017. They did three concerts around Brittany. Each in a place that is twinned with a Cornish town. The choir thanked the Twinning Association for helping them facilitate the concert.
Introducing Mr Mark Jones
Mark is a MFL Teacher at Falmouth School. Mark is currently teaching French at the school and he is very keen on starting student contact and eventually student and family exchanges with schools in Douarnenez.
The Chairman met Mark last week to discuss the best strategy for implementing exchanges. The meeting was very positive and a way forward identified.
It is hoped that letter exchanges can be implemented as early as September - the start of the new academic year. It is also hoped that a delegation from DZ will come over early September to discuss the planned programme.
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The Breton crabber, 'Skellig' visited Falmouth for the Classics 16-19th June. Our French twin Ronan le Mao was on board. The crossing from Brittany was very lumpy but the boat enjoyed a successful classics.
Members of the Twinning Association were instrumental in finding accommodation for the crew during their stay.
Thank you Kaye and Pamela!