Dates for Your Diary 2018
Please note this information is primarily a reminder for members and to give interested members of the public an idea of what we do as a group. Some events listed here may be open to non-members, but if you are interested, please note that booking is essential – please contact us if you would like further information.
Sunday 27 May 2018: Sunday Bank Holiday Buffet Lunch and Garden Party
Our popular Summer Lunch will again be held at Rotary House. Lunch, as in previous years, will be a buffet with home baked salmon, cold meats and salads followed by a tempting array of desserts. Further details to follow.
Weekend of 16/17 June 2018: Farmers from Voiron visit our Food and Drink Festival
We have been told that Jean-Luc and Christelle are planning to visit for their third time with colleagues Pierre and Madeleine. They are bringing all sorts of lovely goodies produced in and around our twin town to sell. Come down to the stand to say hello and join in all the fun!
Tuesday 26 June 2018: Soirée gastronomique at Le Bistrot Pierre
At Bistrot Pierre in Kidderminster for one of their Soirées Gastronomiques which are held every month on the second and fourth Tuesdays. A six-course meal, the cost of which is £23.95 to include tea or coffee. A table for twenty has been reserved and the booking form and details of the menu for the evening have been now been sent out. The menu is also available on their website.
Sunday 29 July 2018: Garden Visit with Afternoon Tea
We are delighted that David and Sarah, the former owners of David’s Nurseries in Martin Hussingtree, have kindly agreed to show us round their own sizeable private garden, following which we will be served tea or coffee with home-made cakes. This is a private visit and further details will follow in due course.
Friday 2 November 2018: Quiz with Ploughman’s Supper – NEW DATE!!
This date has had to be changed because our quizmaster had other commitments of which he was unaware at the time of our original booking. More details will follow in due course.
Monday 26 November 2018 (provisional): Annual General Meeting
This date has now been confirmed and the AGM will be held at Park’s Café, Victoria Square, Droitwich Spa.
Further events of possible interest but not organised by French Twinning:
Thursday 26 April to Monday 30 April 2018: Our Turn to Visit Voiron
A very successful visit, the largest contingent so far! More in the next newsletter… For those who went, do send some of your photos and stories in!
Tuesday 27 February 2018: Tasting Evening at Waitrose
A cheese and beer pairing experience. The drinks expert, Ingrid Bauer, showcased a selection of beers and match them with a selection of cheeses. Ingrid gave a presentation about the beers and a cheese specialist answered our cheese-y questions!
Tuesday 30th January 2018
Film Matinée and Soirée – Jour de FêteAn amusing classic old French film by Jacques Tati in a home environment on a big TV screen. Ice-cream served in the interval and the film was followed by a natter over a cuppa and biscuit.
Monday 27 November 2017
Annual General Meeting and Social
The AGM took place at Park’s Café in Victoria Square, Droitwich, followed by an enjoyable social with refreshments – thanks to Paul at Park’s. Thanks too to Cllr Roy Murphy for joining us for the AGM and for his continued support.
We welcomed our new Chairman, John Everard and presented outgoing Chairman Mike Nott with a small token of appreciation for his extended 4-year term.
Wednesday 25th October 2017
Nightmares in Norfolk
An exciting new event, the proceeds of which go to Droitwich Spa French Twinning. The North Country Theatre Company presented ” Nightmares in Norfolk” at Belbroughton Church Hall.
Friday 6 October 2017
Quiz with Ploughman’s Supper
Together with the German Twinning Group we enjoyed an excellent quiz and supper at The Sacred Heart Parish Hall.
Sunday 25 June 2017
Salt King 200 – Chateau Impney Celebration
We were invited to celebrate the life and times of John Corbett by bringing our own food and having a pique-nique together in the grounds of the Chateau Impney -even a game or two of boules.
Friday 14 July 2017
Bastille Night Dinner
Held at Rotary House, a French-themed dinner with a hot main course followed by a choice of desserts.
Monday 29 May 2017
Bank Holiday Buffet Lunch and Garden Party
Our popular Summer Lunch was held at Rotary House, As in previous years, we enjoyed a generous buffet with home baked salmon, cold meats and salads followed by a tempting array of desserts, and a chance to meet up after the very successful twinning weekend.
Friday 5th May 2017
The Inter-Town Quiz was held at Tenbury Pump Rooms on 5 May.
Thursday 27 April to Monday 1 May 2017 Visit to Droitwich Spa by our friends in Voiron. See the 2017 page for more details.