Mouvaux

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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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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A weekend in marvellous Mouvaux! At the invitation of the Twinning Association of Mouvaux, Julie and I spent a weekend in this delightful town to which Buckingham is twinned. Nestling in the suburbs of Lille, Mouvaux blossoms with beautiful buildings and parks plus wonderful welcoming people of course! Lille was just stunning and it is …

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A small group of us visited Mouvaux on the weekend of 15-18 September with the specific intention of taking advantage of the Lille Heritage weekend. This is organised in much the same way as ours the week earlier when places of interest that normally charge for entry are open free.   We were sent beforehand a …

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Did we have any twinkling earrings? Was there any more tea? Those were some of the demands we faced as customers converged on our stall. As ever, nearly everything we took to the Mouvaux March de Noel was snapped up by happy buyers. A team, led and organised by chairman Stephanie Scrase, took a whole …

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