Hebden Bridge Twinning Society

HBTS clasped hands p Across Valley to Scout Road W1200

Future Programme in 2016/2017

Business meetings – normally the second Monday in every month.  The next meeting will be on Monday 11th September 2017 at 2000 hours.  Please note that it will take place at The Stubbing Wharf.  All members are welcome. Click here for our programme


Recent Events



Gibson Mill 2 From Shackleton Hill to Slack & Stoodley Pike 2

The constitution of the society and background information thereon are available from our archive. The archive also includes information on past events.

A page is being developed to cover typical questions on twinning, friendship and what they entail.

Fund raising :

The next fund raising event will be Maureen Dean's famous cream tea on Sunday 6th August at 2.30 pm.

Twinning & friendship visits:

Informal exchanges between St Pol and Warstein are taking place in 2017 and 2018.  

Our friends from Warstein will visit us between the 20th and 22nd October. We are currently planning a programme for the event

Initial friendship visit from Paratico, Italy on the 11th/12th October 2015. Click for more details

The HBTS Annual New Year meal took place at the Rim Nam, Hebden Bridge on Sunday 29th January. A most enjoyable time was had by all!  See our Facebook Page for pictures

Support following the flooding

As soon as they heard of the terrible flooding in Hebden Royd our twin towns began raising money for donations to the flood relief funds. So far Warstein has donated €2500 and St Pol € 1320. A specific donation of €2000 from St Pol town council has now being donated to help restore the Hebden Bridge Picture House.

Click here for the news on donations from St Pol and Warstein

Return friendship visit to Paratico, Italy on in April 2016. Click for more details

Jubilee weekend in Warstein on the 27th to the 30th May 2016 was a great success!

Blackshaw Head Fete on the 3rd September was still a positive event for the HBTS despite the truly appalling weather! We really appreciated the fine organisation and the great spirit of the hardy souls who came despite the weather.

Other events:

We had a great trip to St Pol between the 25th and the 28th May 2017. Click here for more details

A slightly damp day on June 10th 2017 did not dampen our spirits at the 2017 Midgley Fete. We raised £90 and welcomed Mayor Pat Fraser to our stall in the course of the day.