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

Last updated:

July 8, 2020


Keep checking for updates - changes due to Covid-19 





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.

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, recorded and available to view free of charge here

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

7-10 May Cancelled


75 anniversary of VE day exhibition at Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ (free admission):



“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 Cancelled



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

Saturday 6 June: 12-4pm Cancelled


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

23 June – 23 July Postponed to 2021


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

Wednesday 24 June: 7.30pm 

Postponed - new date to follow



Festival of Choirs, Guildford Vox Community Choir participating:

26-28 June Cancelled



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

10/11 July Postponed to 2021



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

9-13 July Postponed to 2021




Summer lunch:

Sunday 23 August

1-4pm Probably postponed







Public lecture on Beethoven - in celebration of his 250th anniversary year - by Prof. Erik Levi of Royal Holloway, University of London, with cello support by Jo Levi (free admission):

Date and venue 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.