Sleaford and District Twinning Association

Category: Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf

Sleaford Twinning dates 2024

Sleaford - 9th -12th May, Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf -25th -28th July, Marquette-Lez-Lille 24th -27th Oct. If you would like to attend any of our twinning visits, please contact us. Further details, including travel costs to follow. We still actively seek hosts for our guests from our twin towns, so if you can assist with accommodation, we would be grateful. The association facilitated a […]

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Twinning Visit to Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf 2023

From one of our fellow-travellers – This was my first:Visit to Berlin and the former East GermanyFlight on RyanairDeparture from Stansted Airport! And it all went smoothly …. I stayed with Margit, a lovely lady who lives alone in an apartment in Straussberg, a few kilometres from Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf. We had beautiful views of the River […]

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Summer Hosting In Sleaford

Sleaford once again hosted our good friends from Marquette-Lez-Lille and Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf over the weekend of the 24th-27th August. The first group to arrive were the Germans, having flown in from Berlin.The French coach arrived late afternoon, with both groups on time. After a quick welcome and reunion in the Town Hall, the guests then went […]

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Visit to Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf 7-10 July 2022

This year's twinning visit to Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf will take place from Thursday 7th- Sunday 10th July 2022. There is a limit of 25 visitors from Sleaford and 25 from Marquette. Travel options are still to be decided, but will likely be coach or minibus to Luton airport. The cost will be £180 per person, with the return […]

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Sleaford and District Twinning Association Exchange Events

The past two years have dealt a significant blow to Twinning activities. However, we aspire to look head with a positive attitude in 2022. Past and recent events show that the future is unpredictable but this should not inhibit sensible planning in an attempt to resume exchange visits. Here in the UK we have decided […]

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Twining visit to Fredersdorf-Fogelsdorf 14th-17th October 2021

We have been informed from our friends in Marquette, that they have a tentative date of 14th-17th Oct to visit Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf and they have extended an invitation for their friends in Sleaford to join them. Due to the current situation, the invite is for a group of no more than 20, who have been double […]

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Sleaford 2019

Sleaford hosted the last twinning visit of 2019 at the end of September, 20 years almost to the day after the Twinning Charter with Marquette-lez-Lille was signed here in Sleaford and 10 years after the Sleaford signing of the Twinning Charter with Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf. The visitors arrived on Thursday afternoon, as usual, first the German group […]

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News From Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf in 2020

Wolfgang Thamm has written a brief account of those things which (from their point of view) went ahead in this difficult year. “As we will not be able to spend either the last days of this year or the start of 2021 together I have put together a brief resume of the year’s activities, which […]

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Fredersdorf -Vogelsdorf Visit 2019

The second “meeting” of 2019 was in Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf over the August Bank Holiday weekend and it started with a visit to a traditional glassworks, set in a restored village. We watched demonstrations, toured the museum and then spent the afternoon exploring the village (or in some cases its pub!). There was an “Auberge Espagnole” on […]

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