Here is our programme of events for 2020, in partnership with Guildford Borough Council – do come along!

Last updated:

February 15, 2020



Public - do come along!


Members only - do join us!


In Guildford

In Freiburg




German dinner celebrating Freiburg's 900th anniversary in the Guildhall, High Street, Guildford. For details see here.

Wednesday 4 March:

6.30 for 7 pm


Public lecture on “The German Love Affair with Shakespeare” by Dr Ben Schofield of Kings College London University in the Council Chamber, Borough Council Offices, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB (free admission):

Wednesday 13 May: 7.15 pm

For details, see here

International twin town start-up network, Guildford’s participation managed by Guildford Borough Council:

7-10 May 

“DiverCity 2020 art-lab” – a collaborative workshop by young people from all 12 twin towns, facilitated by Freiburg, with performance, full details to follow:

8-25 May 


GTA stand at Picnic in the Castle Grounds (free admission):

Saturday 6 June: 12-4pm


Exhibition of artworks from all of Freiburg’s 12 twin towns, including Guildford, in Meckelhalle

23 June – 23 July 

AGM in the Council Chamber, Borough Council Offices, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB:

Wednesday 24 June: 7.30pm

Festival of Choirs, Guildford Vox Community Choir participating:

26-28 June

Partner Cities Fair in Rathausplatz, Guildford stand run by GTA and Guildford Borough Council (free admission):

10/11 July

    Members' trip to Freiburg, detailed programme to follow (includes visit to Partner Cities Fair):

9-13 July



Summer lunch:

Sunday 23 August



Heritage exhibition at Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ (free admission) – details to follow


Heritage exhibition tea party at Guildford House Gallery – details to follow


Public lecture on Beethoven - in celebration of his 250th anniversary year - by Prof Erik Levi of Royal Holloway, University of London at Council Chamber, Millmead (free admission):

Date to be advised



Mini German Christmas market in the Guildhall, High Street, Guildford GU1 3AA (free admission):

Sunday 29 November:
11am - 4pm


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Note: you may also like to click here to go to the British German Association's website, and see details of some of their forthcoming events.