Welwyn Anglo-French Twinning – Forthcoming Events

2018 Events

Monday 17th December 2018

Christmas Lunch

The Plume of Feathers in Tewin, 1.00pm.

Festive Golden Years menu: £7.49 for two courses and £8.99 for three. Please let Nigel know if you are interested and we will send you a copy of the menu shortly.

2019 Events

Saturday 12th January 2019

Quiz Evening

Welwyn Civic Centre Main Hall. 7.00 for 7:30pm start.

Our quizmaster is again Simon Edwards. Tickets are £10, to include a fish and chip supper, or vegetarian alternative. Raffle. Tickets are available from Hill's Violin Shop and Graham Middleton .

Friday 15th February 2019

Wine Tasting

Further details later.

March 2019

Petanque Evenings

From March 2019 there will be a regular monthly petanque evening. This will become more frequent from early summer, ready for the annual competition. Further details later.

Friday 8th March 2019

Dunkerque to Biarritz 90 Minutes

An illustrated talk by Michael Bunn. Small Hall, Civic Centre, Welwyn. 7.00pm.

Tickets £8 from Hill's Violin Shop and Graham Middleton . Refreshments included.

Friday 26th April 2019

Henry V and Agincourt

An illustrated talk by Gary Fisher. Small Hall, Civic Centre, Welwyn. 7.00pm.

Tickets £8 from Hill's Violin Shop and Graham Middleton . Refreshments included.

Friday 17th – Monday 20th May 2019

Twinning Weekend in Champagne-sur-Oise

As in previous years we will be arranging group train travel from St Pancras to Champagne-sur-Oise. We warmly welcome all members on this trip, but it is of course subject to available accommodation in France, so please contact nigel.jeffery@welwyntwinning.org urgently, with your no-obligation expressions of interest. We will then liaise with France on hosting availability. We will confirm the situation as soon as possible, at which time we will ask for payment. (Please refer to our recent email newsletter for full details of costs.)

Sunday 14th July 2019

Bastille Day Celebrations

Further details later.


Tickets for WAFTA events can be purchased from Hill and Co. in Welwyn. Please use the full name ‘Welwyn Anglo-French Twinning Association’ when paying by cheque for tickets to our events. Our bankers are no longer prepared to accept cheques for deposit to our account made payable to the acronym ‘WAFTA’. If you are unable to go there to purchase them, contact Graham Middleton . Note that any tickets reserved for collection at the door will be subject to the £1 surcharge unless paid for in advance.

Hill and Co Violin Shop

Hill and Co.,
The Violin Shop,
5 High Street,
Herts AL6 9EE
01438 715849

Ongoing Events

French Conversation Group

The group is continuing to meet roughly once a fortnight. Anyone interested can obtain details from Janice Kaye (janice.kaye@welwyntwinning.org). Note that this is not suitable for absolute beginners.

Welwyn Anglo-French Twinning – Past Events

Click here to read about our past events and see our colourful publicity posters.