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Malcolm Lyons

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that our Chairman, Malcolm Lyons, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday 3rd March. Our thoughts are with Trish and the rest of his family at this very sad time. Malcolm … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas in our Twin Towns!

Despite the anxieties related to Covid and the restrictions which are being imposed in many countries, we and our twin towns have all made brave efforts to celebrate the Christmas season with beautiful decorations and Christmas markets. Here is a … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, 14th November 2021

Huntingdon and Godmanchester marked Remembrance Sunday in the traditional fashion, with Services of Remembrance at the towns’ war memorials. Many members of the public turned out in force in both towns to participate in the Act of Remembrance and to … Continue reading

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SOcial COnnections (SoCo) with Wertheim

There have now been five SoCo meetings, organised by Gesine deVere and the Wertheim sub-committee. These are social events for twinners who have a particular interest in our German twin town of Wertheim. The first three meetings were hosted by … Continue reading

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It’s truffle time in Gubbio!

This weekend sees the 35th National Exhibition of White Truffles and Agro-food Products being held in the Piazza Grande, Gubbio. This event is organised by the Upper Umbria Mountain Community. The mayor and the Municipal Manager, Ubaldo Casoli, opened the … Continue reading

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Arts Alive! Drawing Buildings Workshops

Local artist David Brown has already conducted two very successful workshops on ‘Drawing Buildings in our Twin Towns’. He started with Salon de Provence on September 8th, and on September 22nd it was the turn of Wertheim. This is the … Continue reading

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Twin Town Art, September 23rd and 24th

It was great to display work from our twin towns on 23/24 September at the Commemoration Hall as part of our partnership with their Arts Alive project.  Over 60 people saw the exhibits, and we were able to further spread … Continue reading

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Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité! French social evening, September 18th

There was a decidedly gallic flavour to Huntingdon Town Hall on Saturday September 18th when members of HGTA and their guests got together for a french-themed social evening of wine, cheese, pâté, french bread and a rather fine tarte aux … Continue reading

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Arts Alive! Cosy-up knitting, September 15th

As part of HGTA’s involvement in the Arts Alive project which is being held in the Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon, a group of enthusiastic knitters and crocheters got together to work on the creation of some lap blankets for the Arts … Continue reading

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Godmanchester Gala, September 11th

Following the very successful Huntingdon Carnival last month, HGTA was again out in force at the Godmanchester gala on September 11th. We were lucky with the weather and had plenty of visitors to the stall. Publicity leaflets were handed out … Continue reading

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