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Aylsham Twinning Events

For details of how to join in any event please ring Mike Bush on 01263 732051 or Email

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2022
12-16th Jul Visit to  La Chaussée St Victor to join in the celebrations for Bastille Day. Please let Ruth know if you are considering visiting, either by email, ruthwhite@tiscali.co.uk or phone 01263 733201
Feb 11th Annual General Meeting at 7.30 pm sharp in The Friendship Hall with cheese supper afterwards
Jan 16th Sunday Lunch and Entertainment at 12.30 pm in The Friendship Hall
2021
Dec 31st Hogmany Party in the Town Hall with Barry Lee. £17 per head if booked by 1st December, £21 after that date
Nov 26th Christmas Tree Festival.  We are hoping to have a tree in St Michael's Church during the Festival
Nov 12th Wine Tasting Evening at 7.30pm, hosted by Fr. James, including cheese supper. £15 per head
Oct 12th Mississippi River Cruise - 1pm for 1.5 hour cruise.  Assemble 12.15 pm (latest) at Horning car park. First come, first served will get a seat on board. Alcoholic beverages, tea/coffee, crisps, nuts, biscuits available to purchase on board. £7 per head
July 25th Richard and Maureen Burr Garden Picnic for Members only
February 12th Annual General Meeting
January 17th Lunch with entertainment
2020
December 31st Hogmany
November 27th Christmas lights switch on
November 13th A wine tasting evening
October 18th Sunday lunch and games afternoon
September 5th Promotional stall in Market Place for our 20th Anniversary
August 9th Summer Garden Party at the home of John and Charlotte Wootten CANCELLED
June 30th-5th July Visit to our friends in La Chaussée St Victor. As last year we are planning on the coach leaving a day earlier and making an overnight stop in France. In order to plan and be sure of securing enough hotel rooms we need to know who is planning to go by coach next year. Please let Ruth know as soon as possible as the French would like confirmation by the end of April CANCELLED
June 7th Afternoon Tea at the home of Richard and Maureen Burr CANCELLED
March 27th Ten Pin Bowling at North Walsham at 7pm. Game plus supper (hot dogs or beefburger) £13.95.  Anyone not bowlng may choose from the American Diner Menu on the night (from £10 upwards) CANCELLED
February 7th Annual General Meeting
January 19th At 12.30 we will be having a Sunday Lunch in the Friendship Hall. There will also be a quiz to entertain you. The quiz will be a French themed general knowledge quiz, not too taxing. Only £10 each for a lovely lunch and a bit of fun
2019
December 31st Hogmany. Once again we will be holding this event in the Town Hall on 31st December. The format is the same as previous years so you can expect a good time to be had by all. Come and see the New Year in to the sound of music by Barry Lee. The price is £17.00 for Early Bird bookers. Book by 1st December for this amazing price, after that date the price will rise to £21
November 22nd A wine tasting evening hosted by our resident wine expert, Father James Walsh, with a cheese supper to soak it all up. A number of good wines will be offered for you to sample. This has been a very popular event in previous years - £12 per head
October 13th A walking quiz around Aylsham. We will meet at The Friendship Hall at 2.00 p.m. The walk will commence at 2.30. After the walk we will meet again in The Friendship Hall at 4.00 for a lovely afternoon tea - £7.50 per head
Aug 24th-29th Visit from our friends in La Chaussée St Victor
August 4th Summer Garden Party at the home of Mike and Sue Bush
July 28th Brocante in Blofields Loke (Please note change of date)
June 1st/2nd John and Charlotte Wootten are opening their garden at Diggen’s Farmhouse, Old Buxton Road, Aylsham for visitors. They will be selling refreshments each day and are kindly donating the proceeds to Twinning funds
May 17th Garden visit at the home of Richard and Maureen Burr. Pimms and canapes will be served
April 6th Join us in The Friendship Hall at 7.30 p.m for a Quiz, Fish & Chips and Dessert Evening. There will be a choice of Cod or Plaice plus some delicious desserts. Please tell us your choice of fish. We will also have a tantalising quiz to exercise the brain without overworking it. All this for only £10.00 per head, fantastic value
February 8th Annual General Meeting
January 13th A delicious hot lunch in The Friendship Hall at 12.30pm, followed by the showing of a Jacques Tati film (we are after all a French Twinning group). Whether or not you can speak French does not matter as the humour in his films is very visual. Come and have a relaxing time with us after the hectic activity of Christmas and Hogmanay. You can get all of this for the amazing price of only £10 per person
2018
December 31st Once again we are offering Early Bird tickets for the Hogmanay party. Come and see the New Year in to the sound of music by Barry Lee. We are still keeping the price at £16.00 for Early Bird bookers. Book by 1st December for this amazing price, after that date the price will rise to £20. A donation to a local charity will be made from the raffle money. Remember you need to bring your own food, drink, glasses and crockery
December 2nd Cromer Pier Christmas Show matinee performance at 2.30 pm. There is also an option of going to No. 1 Cromer for Fish and Chips, with meat and vegetarian alternatives, for those who wish to do so after the show
October 19th A wine tasting evening with Father James Walsh at 7.30pm in the Friendship Hall, with cheese supper
Sept 18th-23rd Visit to La Chaussée St Victor - Open to all Members - Coach leaves Bure Valley Railway on Monday 17th September at 7.00 am sharp (please assemble at 6.30 am), later than usual as there will be an overnight stay in Evreux.  The coach will depart Evreux mid-morning stopping for a visit to Chartres en route for La Chaussee where arrival is due at teatime
July 15th Summer Lunch at Diggen's Farmhouse, Old Buxton Road at 12.30 pm. This year’s lunch follows Bastille Day so we shall be having a French theme with a glass of Kir, canapes and a French themed main course followed by delicious desserts - £12.50 per person. Please bring own drink, glasses, plates and cutlery
May 20th Brocante in Blofield's Loke at 10.00 am in conjunction with the Rotary Club Garage Sale in the town - table £5
April 14th Quiz and Pizza Evening in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm. Delicious pizzas, salads and puddings.  £10 per head
February 9th Annual General Meeting in Aylsham Tall Hall at 7.30 pm followed by cheese and wine *CHANGE OF VENUE*
January 14th Join us in the Friendship Hall at 12.30pm for a hot lunch and afternoon of fun and games, all for an amazing £10 
2017
December 31st Hogmany Party in the Town Hall with Barry Lee. Early Bird price of £16 if paid by 1st December, £20 after this
October 20th Brian Hedge will present a slide show of Aylsham and around over the decades in the Friendship Hall at 7.30pm, followed by a fish and chip supper. Open to family and friends. £10 per person
August 19th Cromer Pier Summer Show a 4.00 pm.  £22 per person.  Option of fish and chips afterwards at No 1 Cromer
August 6th A Brocante in Blofields Loke at 10.00 am
June 25th Summer Lunch at Mike and Sue Bush, The Warren, Sir Williams Lane at 12.30.  £10 per person
May 23rd - 28th Visit from our friends in La Chaussée St Victor to Aylsham 
April 7th Wine Tasting Evening in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm, hosted by Fr. James Walsh with a selection of French wines to sample. Cheese, bread, biscuits and desserts will be provided. £10 per head
February 10th Annual General Meeting in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm followed by cheese and wine
January 15th A hot lunch and talk by Martin Fox (ex Auctioneer at Keys) in the Friendship Hall at 2.30 pm.  £10 per person
2016
December 31st Hogmany Party in the Town Hall at 7.30 pm (Cost is £16 if booked before 1st December - £20 after this date)
December 4th Cromer Pier Show at 2.30 pm (cost £20) and afterwards supper at No 1 Fish and Chips (payment on the day)
October 8th A flower arranging demonstration by Crystal Dyball entiitled "Up The Garden Path" - Friendship Hall 1.30 pm
August 21st A Summer Garden Lunch at Diggens Farm, the home of John and Charlotte Wooton at 12.30 pm
August 7th A Brocante in Blofields Loke - Starting at 10.00 am
July 12th - 17th Visit to La Chaussée St Victor - Open to all Members 
June 12th A Twinning Table at the town celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday
May 15th A Barbecue at Home Farm, Marsham, the home of Derek and Pam Bailey at 12.30 pm
April 2nd Fish and Chip Supper and Quiz
February 5th Annual General Meeting in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm followed by cheese and wine
January 24th Sunday Lunch in the Friendship Hall at 12.30 pm with entertainment from Rachel Duffield.  Everyone welcome
2015
December 31st Hogmany Party in the Town Hall
October 31st Saints and Sinners Evening at 7.30 pm in the Friendship Hall - Optional Saint or Sinner dress!
August 16th Summer Garden Lunch at The Warren, Sir William's Lane, Aylsham, the home of Mike and Sue Bush at 12.30 pm
August 2nd A Brocante in Blofields Loke at 10.00 am
July 17th A Barbecue at Home Farm, Marsham, the home of Derek and Pam Bailey
June 7th An outdoor event.  Details to follow
April 30th - 5th May Visit from our friends in La Chaussée St Victor to Aylsham 
March 22nd Starters and Sweets event.  Details and booking form in February's Newsletter
February 6th Annual General Meeting in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm followed by cheese and wine
January 18th Sunday Lunch in the Friendship Hall at 12.30 pm
2014
December 31st Hogmanay Party in the Town Hall at 7.30 pm
November 1st A Halloween/All Saints event in the Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm 
September 28th A Walking Quiz at 11.00 am (meet at Richard Crouch's home at 40 Red Lion Street) followed by Lunch at 1.00 pm
August 17th A Summer Garden Lunch at the home of John and Charlotte Wooton
July 27th A Brocante in Blofields Loke
July 4th A Barbecue at Home Farm, Marsham, the home of Derek and Pam Bailey
June 7th Pizza Evening at the home of Richard and Maureen Burr, Burgh House, Burgh Lane at 7.30 pm
April 30th - 5th May Visit to La Chaussée St Victor - Open to all Members
March 29th Starters and Sweets Evening in The Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm
February 7th Annual General Meeting in The Friendship Hall at 7.30 pm
January 18th New Members Lunch in the Whistlestop Restaurant at the Bure Valley Railway Station at 7.30 pm
2013 
December 31st Hogmanay Party in the Town Hall at 7.30 pm
October 20th A Walking Quiz and afternoon tea
September 1st A Brocante in Blofields Loke
August 26th We are having a stand at the Aylsham Show
August 18th A Garden Lunch at The Warren, St Williams Lane, Aylsham, the home of Mike and Sue Bush
July 5th A Barbecue at Home Farm, Marsham, the home of Derek and Pam Bailey
June 8th A Coronation Garden Party
May 23rd to 28th Visit of Chausséans to Aylsham
March Starters and Sweets Evening in the Friendship Hall - An evening of scrumptious starters and delicious sweets
February 15th Annual General Meeting in the Friendship Hall followed by Cheese and Wine Supper
January 25th Burns Night Pot Luck Supper in the Friendship Hall
2012
December 31st Dance the night away and welcome in the New Year with all your friends.  Book a couple of seats or a table and have your own party.  Bring yourselves a bottle or two, some nibbles and as many friends as you want and have a great time 
December 1st 1970's style Christmas Party in the Friendship Hall and Secret Santa gift unfortunately cancelled
October 21st Walking quiz around Aylsham preceded by refreshments at the Friendship Hall, followed by a delicious tea
August 19th Our summer lunch event, held in a wonderful garden in the middle of the town 
July 6th An evening barbecue amongst friends 
May 6th Twinning Jubilee Party.  Our own celebration of the Jubilee in the Friendship Club 
February 10th Annual General Meeting
2011
December 31st Hogmanay party night 
December 3rd Pre-Christmas supper 
October 30th Halloween Party
August 14th Walk and barbecue 
July 7th to 12th Visit of Chausséans to Aylsham 
June 26th Pimms, Pizza and Pudding.  Date to be confirmed 
April 30th Champagne and Canapés
February 11th Annual General Meeting, followed by entertainment 
January 30th Curry for lunch 
 2010 
December 31st Our traditional Hogmanay party night.  Bring your own food and drink and enjoy a party with your friends.  Dancing to Barry Lee 
December 4th Enjoy a Pork Supper and listen to Claire Lawrence, a talented local entertainer, who will be singing for us during the evening 
November 6th Ladies Day.  An afternoon for the ladies, with a demonstration and some festive stalls to start you off well for the Christmas season, followed by afternoon tea.  In the evening, enjoy supper prepared by the menfolk of the Twinning
October 24th Bangers and Mash for lunch at the Friendship Club