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35 Year of Twinning celebrated in Vienenburg

12th – 18th September 2019 Arrival and first day Eighteen members of the association recently returned from Vienenburg where they celebrated 35 years of twinning. They had a great time – as usual. Most travelled on KLM’s early afternoon flight from Inverness Airport – a most welcome change from recent stress-filled journeys to Aberdeen Airport…
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Vienenburg 35th Anniversary Trip

Not long to go now before we head to Vienenburg for this much-anticipated visit. Travelling from Inverness with KLM at the embarrassingly-friendly time of 1.30pm is something no one would have forecast all those years ago. Anyway, all arrangements are in place – except that we plan to do a couple of rehearsals over the…
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Review of the Year | June 2019

Forres Academy trip to Vienenburg  A group of six pupils accompanied by two members of staff went to Vienenburg in mid-June. The association gave £200 towards the cost of the trip. I’ll let Emma Harris, PT Modern Languages at the academy tell the story:  A small group of pupils and staff enjoyed a very successful…
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Review of the Year | May 2019

Second visit of JSG* Harly to play against Forres Soccer 7s At the end of May, Forres Soccer 7s welcomed 36 Vienenburgers – 22 boys, one girl and 13 adults (parents and coaches). This was JSG Harly’s second visit in three years, Forres Soccer 7s having visited Vienenburg last year. As previously, the Vienenburg boys…
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Review of the Year | February 2019

Burns Night – Vienenburg style In February of this year, four members of the association gatecrashed the Vienenburg association’s Burns’ Night. Pearl Hamilton delivered a splendid Immortal Memory and your chairperson addressed the haggis in a somewhat faltering style which the audience thought was ‘the way it should be done’ but was caused by having…
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AGM

AGM 2019 Notice

Under the new arrangements which we made at last year’s AGM, this is formal notice to members and others that this year’s AGM will take place in the Courtroom of the Tolbooth at 7.30pm on Wednesday, 22nd May.The agenda for the meeting will be sent out next week. Can I encourage as many of you…
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35th Anniversary of the Forres-Vienenburg Twinning Association

This will be celebrated in Vienenburg during the second week-end in September. A goodly number of Forresians have already booked their seats on the KLM flight out of Inverness on Thursday, 12th September, returning the following Wednesday. Among the events arranged is a visit to the Volkswagen complex in Wolfsburg.Anyone out there who might be…
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Moray Concert Brass

Moray Concert Brass

MCB still hope to play in and around the Vienenburg area in August of next year. All the arrangements are in place. The trip, involving two busloads of youngsters, had been planned for this year but illness had forced a postponement. That at least gives them more time to practice! It is to be hoped…
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Forres Academy – school exchange with Vienenburg in June

In June it will be the turn of half a dozen pupils (four girls and two boys) from Forres Academy to visit Vienenburg. A group of pupils came here from Vienenburg last June and they all said they wanted to come back. Living a long way from the sea, they took swimming in the sea…
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Football-trip

Vienenburg Footballers return in May

The last week in May will see the return of Vienenburg’s finest young footballers. A group of 36 – 23 boys and 13 adults will arrive in the early hours of Wednesday, 29th May. The boys of JSG Harly will once more take on the might of Forres Soccer 7s in Grant Park on Friday,…
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