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Events Programme for 2019

 

40 years of twinning!  2019 is the 40th anniversary of the Guildford-Freiburg twinning, and of the Guildford Twinning Association.

We are celebrating with a crowded programme of events, in partnership with Guildford Borough Council – see below.

Do come along!

 

 

Last updated May 18, 2019

 

     

Month

Open to the Public

Members only

Finalised?

March

 

German dinner at Weybourne House:

Wednesday 6 March 6:15 for 6:45 pm

more info here

 

 Yes

May

Freiburg sculptors, Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden, Birtley Estate, Bramley GU5 0LB:

Saturday 4 May to Sunday 2 June 10am to 4:30pm

Listen to our radio interviews here

 

more info here

 

 

 Yes

 

Private view reception, Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden, Birtley Estate, Bramley GU5 0LB

Saturday 4 May 5:45 to 7:45 pm

 Yes

 

May-June

"Voices of Freiburg"

Exhibition of 5 Freiburg artists at Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ (free admission):

Saturday 18 May to Sunday 16 June

more info here

 

 

 Yes

 

Afternoon tea private view reception at Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ:

Saturday 15 June 3:30 to 5 pm

 Yes

June

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

Saturday 1 June
1pm - 4pm

 

 Yes

 

Members’ trip to Freiburg:

Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 June

more info here

 

 Yes

AGM in the Council Chamber, Millmead:

Tuesday 25 June 7.30pm

 Yes

August

John Sheppard Ensemble (from Freiburg) concert at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford GU1 3RR:

Saturday 10 August 7:30 pm

 

In the pipeline

 

Summer lunch at Merrist Wood College:

Sunday 18 August
1-4pm (timing to be confirmed)

 Yes

September

Freiburg Oberbürgermeister official 40th anniversary visit?

Freiburg Oberbürgermeister official 40th anniversary visit?

Date & events to be fixed with Guildford Borough Council

???

Sustainability lecture by Simone Pflaum of Freiburg City Council:

more info here

 

  Date to be fixed with Guildford Borough Council

October

Autumn Lecture on "Old and new German films" by Dr Helen Hughes of University of Surrey:

Wednesday 16 October
7.15pm

 

more info here

 

 

 Yes

December

Mini German Christmas market in the Guildhall:

Sunday 1 December
11am - 4pm

 

 Yes

 

All enquiries to guildfordtwinning@gmail.com

 

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.