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Twinning Quiz Night

Our Quiz Night in February filled the village hall in Maids Moreton. Rounds included testing our knowledge of our partner towns’ respective countries. A thoroughly enjoyable night for all ages.

BAFA Art Exhibition 2019

Again another year of some excellent entries for the art exhibition here in Buckingham, including representations from our twin towns as well as local artists.

BTA Visits to and from Neukirchen-Vluyn

Early on Friday morning September 13th, two intrepid couples set off to drive to Neukirchen-Vluyn, with the boot of the car filled with goods produced in Buckingham ie. Wine from the Gawcott Vineyard, Cider, small samples of fruit flavoured Gin, honey and homemade marmalade, plus a few other typically British biscuits, sweets and packets of tea. We were …

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2019 Annual Boules Competition

The Annual Boules competition took place in the cattle pens. This year the weather held and ice-cream was even available. See you again in 2020!

Coffee, Croissants and Kuchen

On a cold and frosty day we were delighted to welcome a stream of visitors to our annual winter get-together over coffee, croissants and kuchen in the Mouvaux Hall. A willing band of helpers served the refreshment and people wandered from table to table catching up on the latest twinning news and plans.  Suitably fortified …

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Buckingham Community Fair

The Twinning Association had a stall at the Buckingham Community Fair held in the Community Centre immediately after the 2018 Christmas Parade. We had a bagatelle set which proved very popular with the children and a ‘name the teddy’ competition. Teddy Ulrich was duly delivered to the winning family who had been to Neukirchen Vluyn in September …

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BAFA Art Exhibition 2018

A very impressive exhibition of local paintings organised by the BAFA took place in the Community Centre 16-18 November. We were delighted that four paintings were sent over from two artists in Mouvaux to join those from the Buckingham area covering a wide range of subjects, themes and styles. The standard was extremely high: those …

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Wine and Cheese

‘Wine & Cheese-time with Ron’ again!   Friday October 5th saw a full hall, 8 great wines and cheeses to share, an explanation or anecdote with each one and what have you got? Fifty very happy people, too busy sipping, nibbling, comparing, and discussing, to take a photo!  Ron Gleeson, our benign host, had scoured La …

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Summer Barbecue

Many will remember how hot it has been this Summer. We celebrated this by a very enjoyable event hosted by John Murray in his wonderful garden. John was a a terrific host and with suitable help took charge of the barbecue to make sure that were all well provided for.  We started with aperitifs and …

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