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This year we introduced a short twinning quiz for our coffee, croissants and Kuchen guests. Full report coming soon.

Official Twinning visit to Neukirchen – Vluyn February 2020 The middle weekend in February saw a group of 12 people from Buckingham in Neukirchen-Vluyn, our twin town in Germany, for the signing of the treaty to confirm the full twinning arrangements with them.  We have had a friendship agreement with our friends there since 2012, …

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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.

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.

Eurostar train from Calais

Eurostar travel is fabulously efficient and delivered four of us dead on time in Lille but Faites attention!”Lille-Europe station is being transformed… Two hours later, once our group had been reunited chez Annie, all went amazingly well, beginning with the most important Twinning exercise – having a meal together, when friendships were renewed, new contacts made and the …

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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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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!

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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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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The first weekend in December saw five members of the Twinning Association heading to Mouvaux for the annual Marche de Noel, at which Buckingham had a stand.  After an uneventful journey in two cars using the tunnel we reached the Mairie (the Town Hall) on Friday afternoon to set up our stall. Stephanie’s parents live …

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