Twinning

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French hosts at the village sign
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French hosts at the village sign
 Bois Bernard - May 2011
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Bois Bernard - May 2011

For over 25 years Grendon has been twinned with the small village of Bois Bernard in the Pas de Calais Nord. Members are twinned with a French family who accomodate them for the weekend (and vica versa when they come to us).

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Visits to France

On alternate years twinners travel to France or receive the French twinners here. The typical format of a visit to France is as follows:

Saturday

  • Travel to Bois Bernard - arrive 12 noon
  • Drinks and canapes in the Salle de Fetes with short speeches by the respective twininng Chairmen
  • An afternnon with the host family
  • Evening civic reception courtesy of the Mayor and village

Sunday

  • Day with host family

Monday morning

  • Depart for home 9.30 am

New members needed

For the twininng to be able to continue we need new families or indiviual members who would wish to take part. If you would like to join or learn more about it please contact:

or email mailto:grendontwinning@gmail.com

Twinning visit to France May 2013

The next twinning visit to France will be Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May 2013. If anyone is interested in attending please contact Martine Marshman or Judith Dicks