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  • Another Successful Exchange between friends 1 September 2017

    On June 8th, 2017 besides being the day of the UK General election, guests from our twin town of Leverkusen came to stay with us in Bracknell. They had a very full 5 days . On Friday, they met both the Town and Borough Mayors and saw the new  Town Centre developments viewed from the […]

  • Bracknell Regeneration 2016 14 March 2017

    Bracknell town centre is being transformed into an exciting, vibrant destination for the people of Bracknell Forest and the wider Thames Valley area by Bracknell Regeneration Partnership (BRP) with Bracknell Forest Council. The regenerated town centre, called The Lexicon Bracknell, will create a new social and cultural heart for the area, by bringing a high-quality mix of shops, […]

  • Quiz Night February 10th 7 January 2017

    Bracknell Twinning Association is organising a Fund raising Quiz Night on February 10th 2017 at 7.30 pm at Braybrooke Hall, Makepiece Road, Bracknell RG12 2HF The cost is £7 per ticket to include baked potato with tuna, cheese and beans. Please bring your own drinks and glasses. Mary Harris and Mark Goldup are again doing […]

  • Merry Christmas 21 December 2016

    On behalf of the Freundeskreis Bracknell-Leverkusen I’ll send to all our friends our best wishes for Christmas and happy New Year! We are looking forward coming to Bracknell next June. Renate Buchwald It is the time of year to remember friends near and far. On behalf of the Bracknell Twinning Association, I send Seasonal Greetings […]

  • Apple Harvest Day 12 October 2016

    Sunday 16th October 10:13 – 13:30 – Free Entry Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare. Pick your own orchard apples for a donation Explore the 2.4 hectare (6 acre) site Bric a Brac Stalls Apple Juice pressing on site Refreshments Wells Lane, Warfield, Bracknell. RG42 6BQ

  • Leverkusen September 2016 24 September 2016

    “Many thanks to the Bracknell Twinning Committee for organising such an excellent trip that ran so smoothly. The members of the Freundeskreis Bracknell Leverkusen committee were amazing too: they planned a fantastic programme of trips, events and eating experiences.” “The camaraderie among the English guests and German hosts was lovely with lots of laughter – […]

  • Quiz Night 15 July 2016

    A very successful Quiz Night was organised on July 1st 2016 to raise funds for Twinning. The questions were written  by Mary Harris and Mark Goldrup, both well known members of Bracknell Twinning. Over 40 people took part and enjoyed a ‘ploughman’s supper’. £320 was raised to support the activities of Twinning, supporting the links […]

  • Leverkusen Trip September 2016 8 July 2016

    Planned programme as of September 1st: Thursday, 15.9.16: 18:00 h (approx) : Arrival of guests at Church Hall in Leverkusen-Lützenkirchen, Lehner Mühle 8. Welcome speech by chair of Twinning Society “Freundeskreises Bracknell-Leverkusen”, Mrs Renate Buchwald; distribution of printed information about the visit. Informal talks whilst refreshments are served. Travel to hosts and evening meal with […]

  • Leverkusen September 2014 29 June 2016

    In September 2014 the Bracknell twinning Association organised a 4 day coach visit to its partner city, Leverkusen. Formed from several smaller towns Leverkusen sits on the northern edge of Cologne in the German province of North Rhine Westphalia. Guests were made exceedingly welcome staying with families. A number of events and visits were arranged […]

  • Bracknell Twinning Association 27 June 2016

    Bracknell Twinning Association works with the Freundeskreis in Leverkusen to arrange regular visits to their partner towns and in particular to facilitate exchanges between local interest groups, schools and sports clubs and for work experience. Bracknell originally twinned in 1973 with Opladen in Germany, a town of a similar size to itself.  During a local […]