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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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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