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

Last updated:

May 15, 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 via free video link:

Now uploaded to YouTube (May 14)!

For details (including the YouTube link), see 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):

Probably postponed – new date and details to follow 


“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 Postponed or cancelled


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

23 June – 23 July Probably postponed


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

Wednesday 24 June: 7.30pm Probably postponed - new date to follow



Festival of Choirs, Guildford Vox Community Choir participating:

26-28 June Probably postponed



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

10/11 July Probably postponed



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

9-13 July Probably postponed




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.