NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2017
Petersfield Twinning Association
Designed by Phil Chapman.
Promoting goodwill and friendship with Barentin in France & Warendorf in Germany
HURRY! HURRY! HURRY!
It’s your last chance to book a seat at our International Supper on 11th March. There are just 2 places left, so contact Peter Lesniak now! (on 01730 261837)
Here is the menu for your delectation:
sangría con tapas (a welcome drink and nibble)
canapés de aceituna y anchoa (olives stuffed with anchovies)
tortilla de patata (Spanish omelette)
jamón ibérico (ham)
pisto (verduras salteadas) (green vegetables)
pollo con chorizo (chicken with salami)
arroz (paella rice)
macedonia de frutas (fruit salad)
There will also be a musical interval between courses, with Josh Pike playing Spanish guitar music. And we will be holding our usual raffle.......please donate a prize for this, if you can. Thank you in advance!
Also, don’t forget to bring your own drink (rioja?) for the main meal
Come along to our annual AGM at Churcher’s College on Tuesday 14th March at 7.30 p.m.
Apart from the formal side of the event, when our annual report and any changes to the
THE BARENTIN VISIT IN MAY
Our programme for the May visit is as follows:
Thursday 25th : Reception at Churcher’s College (7.30)
Friday 26th : Butser Ancient Farm (10 a.m.)
Lunch at the Red Lion, Chalton (1 p.m.)
Saturday 27th : Free Day in Petersfield (events in Square)
: Twinning Garden inauguration (9.30 a.m.)
: Farewell Dinner in the Folly Wine Bar (7.30)
Sunday 28th : Departure (a.m.)
Please let Bob know (263885) if you are willing to host our French guests and/or if you would like to attend the farewell dinner or any of the other visits.
More details, including costs and guests/hosts list in the next Newsletter........
This year's visit to Warendorf (travelling via
ferry on the way out and tunnel on the return)
will take place from 23rd to 29th August.
A preliminary programme has already been received and includes a bakery visit, a visit to Muenster including a sculpture exhibition, a guided tour of Detmold, a visit to a research garden, a reception celebrating our 10 years of twinning and a farewell meal. The costs have not yet been determined as this will depend on the number of participants and the subsidy we can allocate, but it will not exceed £150 per head. We have to bear in mind that coach hire costs over £5,000.
If you would like to participate, please send a deposit (only returnable in the case of incapacity) of £50 to the Treasurer Peter Lesniak by the 26th April at Kingswood House, Ramshill, Petersfield, GU31 4BA.
TWINNING GARDEN (to be officially inaugurated on 27th May)