The Annual Parish Meeting

On Saturday 13th May the Tarporley Community Centre hosted the first Annual Parish Meeting marketplace; local clubs and organisations were invited to take stalls to tell the local community about themselves.  The Twinning Association was there with information about what we do and we got to chat with lots of interested residents.

If you couldn’t come along but would like more information then do click on Contact Us above to learn more!

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Bank Holiday Visit from Bohars

Below are photos from the May Bank Holiday visit from Bohars.  The weekend included a visit to Blists Hill near Ironbridge, a get-together at Huxley Village Hall, visits to Chester, Tarporley (of course!), walking the Sandstone Trail and more; finishing with a celebration meal at Piste in Tarporley on Sunday night.

DSC01536Cheese and desserts at Huxley Village Hall

_D7M0807_01Drinks before dinner at Piste, Tarporley

_D7M0872_01Dinner at Piste

_D7M0983_01Home-made entertainment at Piste

DSC01448Chips at Blists Hill

DSC01521Meal at Huxley Village Hall

DSC01597Drinks at Piste

DSC01754Group photo before the Boharsiens return home

Visit to Tarporley

 

We’ve just said goodbye to our visitors from Bohars who were here over the Bank Holiday weekend.  More about their visit will follow soon, so watch this space!

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Visit from Bohars Coming Soon!

A group of around 18 of our friends from Bohars will soon be coming to visit us, from the 29th April to the 1st of May.

We’ve organised a full programme of events including a coach trip to Blists Hill & Ironbridge Gorge, a get-together at Huxley Village Hall, and a special dinner at The Piste in Tarporley on the Sunday.

We look forwards to seeing everyone!

 

Tickets Now Available for Quiz in April

Put a date in your diary to come along to the Tarporley Twinning Association’s annual fun quiz night.

This year it is on Friday 21st April 2017

at the Tarporley Scout Hut, Bowmere Road, Tarporley CW6 0BS

7:00pm for 7:30pm

Tickets are £6 and are available now from Swaffields.

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Quiz Night in April

Put a date in your diary to come along to the Tarporley Twinning Association’s annual fun quiz night.

This year it will be on Friday 21st April 2017

at the Tarporley Scout Hut, Bowmere Road, Tarporley CW6 0BS

7:00pm for 7:30pm

Tickets will be available soon from members or from Swaffields.

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A Full House for Twinning Dinner!

On Saturday 12th November we held our first annual dinner.  We had a great evening at The Crown in Tarporley with a full house of 65 attending; many were longstanding twinners and we also welcomed some new faces to our French-themed meal.
At the same time in Bohars our friends were dining on fish and chips. There was a Skype video link between the two dinners throughout the events, although the technology didn’t always work quite as well as we’d hoped.  Sometimes we could see them or hear them, sometimes not.
After the dinner we were entertained by an auction of unusual lots, including numerous specially-made chocolate hedgehogs.  Auctioneer Andrew Wallace managed to keep track of bids in both English and French!  David Dunning accepted some mysterious bids over the phone.
Many thanks to all the people who played a part in making Saturday a success!
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A short excerpt from the auction:

Tarporley’s French Connection – Meal and Auction

Our friends in Bohars are holding a Fish & Chip supper on Saturday the 12th of November and we are planning to enjoy a fantastic French meal at the Crown Hotel in Tarporley at the same time; hopefully with a live video link between the two events.  After the meal we will be holding an auction of delicious chocolate hedgehogs as well as other exciting paraphenalia and lots that money can’t buy!

Everyone in Tarporley and our surrounding villages is invited to the Twinning Association Autumn Meal & Auction.

It’s on Saturday November 12th 7:15pm at The Crown Hotel, Tarporley.

Tickets for the dinner cost £15 each and include a three course meal, a glass of wine and coffee.  The starter will be a choice of soup or pate, The main course options are:

Coq au Vin

Boeuf Bourguignonne

Tarte aux légumes (vegetarian)

And we’ll end up with a choice of Tarte au Citron or Crêpes!

During the meal we hope there’ll be a live video link to the annual Fish & Chip supper in our twin town of Bohars!

Tickets are available from the Crown Hotel and from Twinning committee members.

Plus after the meal an auction… of chocolate hedgehogs and other paraphenalia that you cannot buy in the shops! Auction starts around 9pm Free entry to the auction! Auctioneer: Mr Andrew Wallace

Come along and join us!