Mayor and Mayoress are VIP guests at twinning group
Mayor and Mayoress were the special guests at the town's twinning
group annual lunch this week.
Michael Clarke, Patron of the Burnham-On-Sea & Highbridge
Fritzlar Twinning Society, and Mayoress Maria Clarke attended
the event at Batch Country Hotel in Lympsham, alongside Chairman
Chris Metcalfe, pictured here.
lunch is an annual event for members and friends, which brings
us together to relax and celebrate in the post-Christmas gloom
over a delicious three course meal," said the group's Gillian
attended, including new friends from the Taunton-Koenigsluetter
Twinning, introduced by a member of the Bridgwater German class,
who travelled with us to Fritzlar last August for the 25th Anniversary
(our 26th) of our link. The nine day holiday also included visits
to Bruges, Cologne, the Moehne Dam and the Worlds highest
ski jump at Willingen."
summer, a group of 35, including a young family, will be visiting
Burnham and Highbridge from 17th-21st July. Most will be home-hosted
by local families and their programme of visits and entertainment
will be funded by the Twinning Society.
group holds monthly meetings, usually with a speaker on topics
ranging from Flamenco to Assistance Dogs for the Disabled, local
History and 'German' themes.
also run regular social and fundraising events. Everyone is welcome.
You dont have to speak German or be a member, just come
along and try it on the third Wednesday of each month at St Johns
Church Hall, Highbridge, 2-4 pm.