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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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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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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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February Quiz Night

Our Quiz Night on the 20th of February was very successful. About 50 people took part. We again started with a round of mystery objects from the Falconer Museum’s great collection (see accompanying picture) before continuing with the more conventional rounds in which most people had many of the right answers on the tips of…
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Pearl and Jeff Hamilton visits to Vienenburg

Pearl & I visited Vienenburg for their Burns’ Supper, earlier in the year. As usual we were given a very warm welcome. At the Burns’Supper the idea of a Beer Festival to be held at the Burgsaal was mooted. I obviously indicated that I was very keen to attend this and on my return to…
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Stop Press

The problem which JSG Harly (Vienenburg’s young footballers club) had(see Archive, May 2018) regarding the age of the boys coming to Forres next year and the number of accompanying adults has been resolved. Following on from suggestions made by Forres Soccer 7s, they will now come with a slightly lower numbers of boys (about 15)…
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