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Twinning Association Events 2016

on Friday, 06 May 2016 08:38. Posted in Twinning Association

Here are some events for the Bridport - St Vaast Twiining Association diary.

  • Monday 9 May AGM  Bridport Town Hall 7.30 p.m.
  • Friday  10 June - Monday 13 June Biennial Visit to St Vaast la Hougue.
  • Saturday  16 July  - Picnic in the Park  evening on the Millennium Green.  Julie Dunn entertains

St Vaast Resource Pack for Schools

on Friday, 10 May 2013 12:13. Posted in Twinning Association

Bridport's primary schools and Sir John Colfox School have received resource packs from the association. The packs contain a large framed panoramic photo, posters, books, IT resources and other information to enable our young folk to learn and understand more about our twin town.


Conversational French

on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:59. Posted in Twinning Association

Tuesday's, fortnightly, at the West Dorset Club, South Street under the leadership of Micheline Wheatley, ably assisted by her husband 'Bob'.

All members, and guests, are welcome so please ring Chairman Mike for further information if you feel it could be of some benefit to you.


Twinning Badges

on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:57. Posted in Twinning Association

Union Jack/Tricolor, lapel pin badges (just as the picture right) are available for the very reasonable price of £2 each or two for £3.50. The pin is approx. 1" wide and 1/2" high and finished in high quality enamel and gold plated.

It would be a great addition to any outfit you may be wearing at any twinning function, especially in France.

Further supplies may be difficult to acquire, get yours now to avoid any disappointment.


Twinning Committee

on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:53. Posted in Twinning Association

President: Monique Pasche.

Chairman: Mike Farmer, 197 St. Andrews Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3BT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone: +44 (0)1308 423400

Treasurer: Sandra Brown, 67, North Allington, Bridport, DT6 5DZ
Telephone: +44 (0)1308 423078

Membership: Penny Laurence, 22 Mount Joy, Burton Road, Bridport, DT6 4JN
Telephone: +44 (0)1308 422730 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Other committee members:

  • Joyce Dunford
  • Rachel Maltby
  • Veronica Edwards
  • Pierre Freullet

Information from & about St. Vaast, can be found at their own website, click this link:



on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:52. Posted in Twinning Association

Year Twelve (lower sixth) students studying French and living in Bridport have the opportunity to apply for a Twinning Association Bursary. This will enable them to visit St. Vaast La Hougue for a few days to further their French language skills.

Students are asked to contact Chairman Mike Farmer on telephone: +44 (0)1308 423400 for further information.


Charter of Friendship

on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:49. Posted in Twinning Association

The above script is the text of the original Charter

The above script is the text of the original Charter dated 16th June 1979 and signed by the mayor in office at the time, Cllr. Percy Norfolk, Peter Allsebrook, Chairman of Bridport Twinning Assc. and Cllr. Tony Tiltman.

A similar Charter, in French, hangs in the Mairie of St. Vaast dated 6th October 1979. It is signed by the then Mayor of St. Vaast, Jules Pinteaux and Chairman of the St. Vaast Twinning Assc.



on Monday, 06 June 2011 12:43. Posted in Twinning Association


  1. TITLE

The title of the Association shall be the Bridport – St. Vaast La Hougue Twinning Association.

  1. AIMS

The aims of the Association shall be to promote and foster friendship and understanding between the people of Bridport and the surrounding area and those of St. Vaast la Hougue and the surrounding area, in particular: