Hebden Bridge Twinning Society

HBTS clasped hands

Hebden Bridge Twinning Society exists to promote and develop social, cultural, educational, recreational, economic and municipal links between Hebden Bridge and District and local communities in other countries. The Society aims to make a positive contribution to the furtherance of peace and understanding between nations.

La société de jumelage de Hebden Bridge existe pour promouvoir et développer des liens sociaux, culturels, éducatifs, récréationnels, économiques et municipaux entre Hebden Bridge et des communautés locales dans d'autres pays. La société vise à apporter une contribution positive à la promotion de la paix et de l’entente entre les nations.

Die "Hebden Bridge Twinning Society" wurde gegründet, um die sozialen, kulturellen, pädagogischen, freizeit- und bildungsrelevanten, wirtschaftlichen und kommunalen Beziehungen von Hebden Bridge und Umgebung mit Städten in anderen Ländern zu entwickeln und voranzutreiben.

Das Ziel der Gesellschaft ist, einen positiven Beitrag für einen beständigen Frieden und und Verständnis der Nationen untereinander zu leisten.

Latest events

Our Twin/Friendship Towns



Our first cultural exchange with our friendship town - Paratico in Brescia, Italy - took place this year. Students from Calder High and our president went to help teach English at a summer camp for local school children.

  • St Pol sur Ternoise and Warstein

  • Blatna, Paratico and Pietrapaola

Hebden Bridge p View Down Valley 2

Welcome to twinning in Hebden Bridge

During the last 3 years we have celebrated 50 years of twinning with St Pol and 20 with Warstein. For full descriptions of all the events click here.

Due to the impact of COVID 19 the official visits from our twin towns have been postponed until 2022. Hopefully St Pol will be with us between the 26th and the 29th May, and Warstein between the 28th and the 31st July.

Stop Press: Online Tri-Partite Social Event between Warstein, St Pol and Hebden Royd took place on Saturday 8th May at 1600 hours. The event was skillfully co-ordinated by our town clerk Jason Boom and everyone had a great time! Click here for a full account of the event.

Our online quiz guided by Town Clerk Jason Boom, with questions from Pat Fraser, took place at 19.00 hours on the 6th February. Some of our friends from St Pol and Warstein joined us for the quiz! Click here for a report on our great evening.