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Annual General Meeting – Monday 28th January 2019 at 8pm


2017 Our AGM was on Monday January 30 2017 In the Town Council Offices

2016  We had a great time with our guests from Erlensee in August.





April / May: We had our 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Biggleswade with our friends from Erlensee and Wustervitz.


January:   Pantomime: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves put on by BATS

June: Members visited Erlensee for a great weekend with our friends.

November: Erlensee work experience students were in Biggleswade from  the 2nd to 13th and we organised a beetle drive. On 30th we had our AGM..
ecember: We had a stall  at the switch on of the Christmas lights to  tell everyone about Biggleswade's twin town of Erlensee .  On the same evening, one of its members Phil Brown was in there  Other activities included a Christmas Tree at the Festival, in St Andrew's Church, a Twinning Quiz Night,  a trip to Birmingham German Christmas market and a Christmas party at Fran and Angela’s.


July: A party from Biggleswade and a party from Erlensee accepted an invitation to spend some time with our friends in Wustervitz.

October: Beetle Drive: (with German work Experience students) at the Sea Cadet HQ. 7pm on October 30.

November: AGM: At Biggleswade Council Chambers. 8pm on November 24.

December;  Christmas Dinner at The Crown Hotel, Biggleswade

December: Along with other Biggleswade organisations we had an exhibit at the Christmas Tree festival in St Andrew's Church. We had three decorated trees, red black and gold; the colours of the German Flag.



January : 5 visitors from Germany came to agree the details of the twinning ceremonies.

April: On Sunday April 30th the twinning charter was signed in Biggleswade Town Centre.



January: Everyone enjoyed the first official visit by a delegation from Erlensee.

March: The twinning initiative received unanimous support at the Town Council Public Meeting

May: A party from Biggleswade received a very warm welcome for the first visit to Erlensee.

November: A group of students came to Biggleswade for two weeks work experience.


January: A public meeting was held. Ten willing people from a cross-section of the community volunteered to do the groundwork.

February: Biggleswade Twinning Association was formed and the members tackled the task of identifying suitable towns. The UK’s twinning links office provided a list of possible towns and eventually the German town of Erlensee was chosen.

August: Initial contact was made with Erlensee and plenty of interest was shown on both sides.

September: We waved off our first visitors from Erlensee - a couple who called in for two days during a holiday tour of England and Wales. We also had a stall at the Town Centre Festival Day which boosted our funds and added the names of some more people who were interested in the Association.


November: Biggleswade twinning initiative got going with assistance from the Biggleswade Chronicle.