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 visit to a possible friendship town - Paratico in Brescia, Italy - was very interesting. We hope to arrange cultural and sporting exchanges in the future.

  • St Pol sur Ternoise and Warstein

  • Blatna, Golegã and Pietrapaola

Planned twinning activities

Informal visits to St Pol and Warstein are being planned for 2017 and 2018

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.

Stop Press: The next event for the HBTS will be the visit from our friends in Warstein and St Pol on the 19th to the 22nd October - click here for our programme. Make sure you join us for the social at the Mytholmroyd Community Centre at 1900 hours on Saturday 21st October. A delicious buffet meal will be provided by the Dosa, there will be music from the Junior Band and Slow the Flow will talk to us about flood prevention. Call Jane Jackson or Eleanor Ross for tickets at £12.50/head.