Twinning Association News and Correspondence

Sunday 8th August:

Friends of Oignies : Summer Social

Finally... a real life, in person, non-virtual, social event!


Countdown to Oignies 2022

We are all hoping that we can finally visit our Friends in Oignies in 2022. Alain Cieslak, in collaboration with Images - the Photographic Society in Oignies, is sending us a series of 52 pictures. A picture for every week of the year leading up (hopefully) to the visit.


On the Road Again with les Amis de Buxton

"Around the World in Eighty Moments" with our Friends from Oignies.

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Saturday 29th May:

Twinning by Zoom - Edition Déjà-Vue

Still virtual for the 2nd year running; still as enthusiastic and still as much fun as ever...

Vive le jumelage - The spirit lives on!

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The Friends of Oignies Players Present

Magic Cow - The Movie

A Traditional English Pantomime

- ou un Peu de N'Importe Quoi Comique


Saturday 12th December:

Trans-Manche Soirée de Noël

Festive fun and Bonhommie - in Cyberspace!

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  Saturday 12th December  



The Friends of Oignies Players Present

The Magic Cow

A Traditional Christmas Pantomime

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Wednesday 11th November:

Armistice Day

"The Last Post" played by Georgina Bloomfield

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Sunday 8th November:

A Letter from Chelsea

Friends of Oignies Member Ted Fell becomes a Chelsea Pensioner

Saturday 24th October:

Association AGM 2020

Saturday 23rd May:

Twinning by Zoom - Soirée Virtuelle

A Cross Channel - Eurovision - Trans-Manche

Experience Extraordinaire


Friday 13th March:

Friends of Oignies : Sorée Dansante

Dancing the night away to Jazz and Blues from the Basin Street Band.

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