Hebden Bridge Twinning Society

HBTS clasped hands


Constitution and background information.

Twinning & Friendship visits

Fund raising & other events

Concert Programme Click here for a report Click here for a report

The HBTS 2017 New Year Meal took place on the 29th January at the Rim Nam Restaurant in Hebden Bridge. The Thai food was delicious and we had a lovely time.

Return friendship visit from  Hebden Bridge to Paratico

David Parry, Jane Jackson, June Cammack & Eleanor Parry were in Paratico from the 23rd to the 25th April 2016 to continue our discussions  on friendship links and as youth exchanges. Click on the yellow button for a report.

Jubilee weekend in Warstein to celebrate 20 years twinning with Hebden Bridge

A wonderful weekend in Warstein to ceebrate 20 years of twinning was complemented by a very special event. Birgit Wullner had arranged for the the band of the Royal Logistics Corps to give a benefit concert to raise money for flood releif in Hebden Royd. They were amazingly versatile and thrilled our German, French and Italian friends while raising €2562 to add to previous donations from our twin towns.

Twinning visit to St Pol May 25th to May 28th 2017

We set off for St Pol by coach from Hebden Bridge on a beautiful day in May and the sunshine seemed to continue all the way! New and old members alike made new friends and enjoyed their time with French hosts. Click here for more information on the trip!

Calder High students teach English at a summer camp in Paratico

Our first cultural exchange with Paratico took place from the 28th August to the 8th September 2017. HBTS President David Parry with Chloe Rowntree and Erin Yates from Calder High assisted at the summer camp. The girls stayed with local families and played a key role in the teaching. Click here for more information.

We had a wonderful time with our friends from Warstein and St Pol when they visited us from the 19th/22nd October for the 2017 informal Warstein visit. Click here for the Press Release for the visit.

Informal visit from Warstein in October 2017.