Neukirchen-Vluyn

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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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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St Martinsmarkt was held in Vluyn, part of Neukirchen-Vluyn on the second weekend in November. According to legend St Martin was a bishop of Tours in France who gave half his cloak to a homeless person to save him freezing to death. German children are all very familiar with this story.  Buckingham had been invited …

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We were pleased to welcome a group from Neukirchen-Vluyn at the end of September 2017: some of them had been before but for others it was their first visit. After a buffet lunch with Sue, the group of 8 met for a walk to clear heads after travelling, picking up the flavour of Buckingham from …

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One Friday evening in early October Paul Hirons, Jane and Howard Mordue and Sue Watkins with 4 students from the Royal Latin School flew from Birmingham to Dusseldorf at the start of a weekend visit to Neukirchen-Vluyn, with which we have a friendship agreement.  The weekend was arranged to celebrate 25 years of Neukirchen-Vluyn being …

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