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

Last updated:

30 November 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




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):

Postponed to 9-10 July 2021 (to be confirmed)



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

9-13 July Postponed to 2021




Link & drink: virtual aperitif:

Recorded 23 August: take part 

any time! - click here





AGM online, via Zoom 

Wednesday 30 September: 7 pm 



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 - recorded (in two parts) in the United Reformed Church, Guildford on 21 October.

Watch any time on YouTube!

     Part 1: Click here

     Part 2:  Click here




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

Saturday 19 December: 11-3pm


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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.