The highly successful and enjoyable time we spent with our Rotary friends from Pirmasens and Kiev was crowned by glorious weather, which gave our visitors a warm feeling in every respect.
Our 20 visitors from Germany arrived early Friday afternoon at Birmingham airport in good time for our official Welcome Dinner at the Sunley Conference Centre, where old friends and new soon created a lively atmosphere, helped by the Holcot Players performing "dinner for one" (Miss Sophie). In responding to Roger's welcome, Wolfgang Renz (President of RC Pirmasens) spoke warmly of our relationship and presented a cheque for 500 Euros to be put towards our 5 Club's "Change of Scene" Project. Unfortunately our 4 friends from Kiev came on a later flight and were delayed in immigration at Luton which meant that they were too late to join us that evening.
Our day trip to Cambridge gave us all an outstanding experience, from our guided tours in the morning to meanderings in the afternoon, culminating with a sublime choral evensong at Kings College Chapel, which everyone found most impressive and uplifting. David George's influence enabled us to have great choir stall seats. Dinner on the way home at The George in Spaldwick gave us an opportunity to welcome our Kiev friends officially and for Roger to present Igor Sergeyev with a Paul Harris Award. Larisa Borodinova (President) brought greetings from Kiev and reported on the good use of the equipment we had presented to the Children
more A visit to Pirmasens in Germany to meet old friends for Rotary Fellowship
more President John invites Club members, their partners and our friends from the Rotary Club of Pirmasens to join Cindy and him for a short break in Norfolk
more Members of the Rotary Club of Aalborg Oestre will be joining us to celebrate 50 years of Rotary fellowship.
more This was another chance for Rotarians and Partners to enjoy Fellowship with our twin Club members on a home stay in Pirmasens
more A Report on our 2013 twinning visit to Denmark
more The story of the very enjoyable, biennial get-together with our friends from the Rotary Club of Aalborg. This time in Northampton.
more A very enjoyable trip to Berlin, to meet and spend time with our friends from the Rotary Club of Pirmasens.
more Another great visit to meet our friends from our Twin Club in Aalborg, Denmark - May 2009
more This time we entertained our friends from Pirmasens in Sussex, based at Battle, and enjoyed visits to Castles, Gardens and Canterbury.
back We have been twinned with two other International Clubs for many years and enjoy regular visits to each others countries.