NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2018
Petersfield Twinning Association
Designed by Phil Chapman.
Promoting goodwill and friendship with Barentin in France & Warendorf in Germany
Here is the report from The Warendorf local newspaper illustrating the planting of the oak tree to celebrate our 10th anniversary.
Plans are currently being drawn up for their visit to Petersfield this August:: there willl be visits to Chichester and a country house, with the Sunday being left free for travel to London. The final programme will be published in the next Newsletter in May.
Events in 2018
February: Skittles match with the Hayling Island twinners at the Barley Mow in Walderton: our team came second (!). A good time (and meal) was had by Carole Rendle, Paula Hudson, the Lesniaks and the Jefferys.
March: AVAILABILITY STILL FOR THE BEETLE DRIVE ON MARCH 7th!
PLEASE CONTACT PETER LESNIAK URGENTLY NOW (01730 261837).
Tuesday 20th: AGM at Churcher's College. Three members of the Committee are standing down this year - PLEASE put your name forward if you can help us fill this large gap. Contact me
(01730 263889) if you can offer your services. We meet about half a dozen times a year.
April: Our International Supper this year (on the 23rd) will have a St. George's Day theme to it:
English food, drink and musical entertainment. Sign up for the few remaining spaces at table: phone Peter (01730 261837).
May: Our visit to Barentin (5th to 8th). A draft programme is in place - including a trip to the former Benedictine Abbey of Boscherville with lunch and visit of the gardens, and a day with our hosts. More details to be revealed soon ..... participants will be contacted individually. So far there are 20 of us going, but our minibus can accommodate a few more ..... so please contact Peter L.
Petersfield's Victorian Day, organised by the Museum, is on the 13th. It is running from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. We have a Chocobola stall there - so please offer to help (by donating chocs and / or manning the stand for 1 hour). Contact Gill Clarke (01730 268206).
May / June / July: Two students from Warendorf are coming to spend time in Petersfield: Franziska Betting (aged 14) will be attending TPS for their Summer Term. She is being hosted by Robert and Margaret Hutchinson, but they would be delighted if some Twinners could offer to take Franziska for a weekend....Please contact 264106. Many thanks to anyone who can help this young student (the first, as far as I know, to spend a term at a Petersfiel school).
Julie Lindenthal (aged 22) will be spending the month of July doing work experience at Meon Travel in the High Street. She is also being hosted by Twinners.
August: As announced above, the Warendorfers will be here from the 8th to the 15th. The programme is currently being decided and more details will be given in the next Newsletter.