Twinning Weekend 2017

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The project « 528-181-2016-2928/007 » was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme "Europe for Citizens"

 
 

Applicable to the Action 1, Measure 1.1

"Town Twinning Citizens' Meetings”

 

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German),  

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).


Location/ Dates: The event took place in  Devizes, England, from  23/06/2017  to  26/06/2017

Short description: 

The day of 23/06/2017   was dedicated to the arrival and renewal of old friendships and creation of new ones  

The day of 24/06/2017   was dedicated to the Annual Conference discussing key European themes 

Cultural events to build a sense of European identity

The day of 25/06/2017   was dedicated to the Remembrance events and sharing common history  

Cultural events to build a sense of European identity

The day of 26/06/2017   was dedicated to the Farwell and analysis of the success of the weekend 20

 

Applicable to the Action 1 –  Measure 1.2 "Networks of Twinned Towns"

Action 2 – Measure 2.3 "Support projects initiated by civil society organisations"

Action 4 – "Active European Rememberance"

19 events have been carried out within this project:

Event 1 - Welcome

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  23/06/2017  to 23/06/2017

Short description:  Welcome, The renewal of old friendships and the creation of new ones.

Event 2 - Hosting
Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  23/06/2017  to 26/06/2017

Short description:  Hoisting. Visitors will stay with host families sharing meals and social time.

 

Event 3 – Project Conference
Participation: The project involved  56 citizens, notably 14 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

29 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 39 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  The key mechanisms through which a number of the project specific objectives  will be delivered.


Event 4, - Local Market

Participation: The project involved  217citizens, notably 55 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

65 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 97 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  an opportunity to sample and to understand some of the town's cultural identity which will lead to discussions on difference between our towns..

Event 5 – Young Persons Debate,

Participation: The project involved  38 citizens, notably 12 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

18 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 107 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  An opportunity for young people for each of the municipalities to come to getter in a  and discuss their views on Europe,

Event 6 -  Devizes Heritage Exhibition

Participation: The project involved  263 citizens, notably 58 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

98 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 91 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description: An opportunity for visitors and their hosts to explore the impact wars have on communities

Event 7 – Street Entertainment ,

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  Performance of local dance.

Event 8, - Conference lunch

Participation: The project involved 90  citizens, notably 22 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  An opportunity to explore further conference topics in an informal atmosphere with a wider participation of contributors.

Event 9, - Jazz in the Park

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 345 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description: Open Air Concert where Citizens from Devizes who are not directly involved in the project will have an opportunity to get involved  

Event 10 - Guided Sightseeing Tour,

Participation: The project involved  50 citizens, notably 20 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

30 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 0 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  A guided tour of the town for visitors.

Event 11 - , Project Social Event

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  24/06/2017  to 24/06/2017

Short description:  n opportunity for inter cultural dialog and experiences

 

Event 12 -  Remembrance Service and Wreath Laying

Participation: The project involved  195 citizens, notably 45 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

68 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 82 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  23/06/2017  to 23/06/2017

Short description:  Welcome, The renewal of old friendships and the creation of new ones.

Event 13, Youth Orchestra Workship

Participation: The project involved  302 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 147 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  25/06/2017  to 25/06/2017

Short description:   Members of the youth orchestras from Mayenne, Waiblingen and Devizes  learning to perform together.

Event 14 - Civic Lunch,

Participation: The project involved  120 citizens, notably 20 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

40 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 60 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  25/06/2017  to 25/06/2017

Short description:  Delegates to meet for lunch and listen to speeches from Devizes' Member of parliament.

Event 15 - , Barge trip and canal centre visi

Participation: The project involved  30 citizens, notably 14 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

14 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 2 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  25/06/2017  to 25/06/2017

Short description:  A tour to discover how the canal was built from immigrant labour and the tour will explore the impact of how this feet of engineering to build vital infrastructure improved the economic and social vibrancy of the town.

 

Event 16 -  Sporting Challenge

Participation: The project involved  152 citizens, notably 45  participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

52 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 55 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  25/06/2017  to 25/06/2017

Short description: Sporting groups competing against each other.

Event 17 , Open Air Finale Concert

Participation: The project involved  178 citizens, notably 38 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

54 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 86 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  23/06/2017  to 23/06/2017

Short description:  Final concert of the programme, with performances from each of the participating municipality as well as combined arrangements.

Event 18 – Final Night Gathering  

Participation: The project involved  120 citizens, notably 23  participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

38 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 59 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  25/06/2017  to 25/06/2017

Short description:  Final social event which is based around shared experience and informal competitive activities

Event 19 , Farewell  

Participation: The project involved  195 citizens, notably 71 participants from the city of  Waiblingen (German), 

84 participants from the city of Mayenne (France) and 40 participants from the city of Devizes (England).

Location / Dates: The event took place in Devizes, England. from  23/06/2017  to 23/06/2017

Short description:  The end of the project and an opportunity for farewell speeches and a summary of the weekend’s achievements.