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The Falkirk Council area is twinned with Créteil in France and Odenwald in Germany. Find out more about both areas, and how you can get involved in twinning, on this website.
After the success of the Odenwald Association’s last two virtual concerts, the Open Evening and the Burns Supper, we are organising another one, this time to coincide with the Falkirk Tryst Festival. Entitled “Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome”, the event will take place on Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 7pm. This is a joint venture withContinue reading “Virtual concert – save the date!”
Welcome to our new website highlighting Falkirk’s Twinning Partnerships. Falkirk District Twinning Association works to promote links with Créteil in France. The Odenwald Association promotes the Odenwald region of Germany. You’ll find out more about our activities here. You’ll also find contact details and membership information on our Contact page. Please note that we areContinue reading “Welcome to our website”
The first meeting of the new session of the Odenwald Association always takes the form of an Open Evening, when we invite everyone interested in twinning and/or the Odenwald to come along, and we hope to gain some new members. This year, 2020, we decided to hold it online as there were still restrictions inContinue reading “Virtual open evening”
Créteil is a large cosmopolitan town lying to the south of Paris, France. It is composed of the old part, known as Créteil Village with its traditional streets, shops and restaurants and the contrasting development of the ‘new town’ with its innovative architecture, variety of residential accommodation and interesting water features throughout.
Twinning may be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities, by groups including educational, cultural, sporting and special needs organisations.
On this website you can find out about Falkirk district’s twin areas – Creteil and Odenwald – and how you can become a member of one or both of the local twinning associations. Both groups can give free help and advice to Scottish organisations trying to forge links with Germany and France. You’ll also find answers to frequently asked questions and the history of the local twinning associations.
There is something for everyone in twinning – and it’s fun!
Odenwald is a quiet, mainly rural area in the south west of Germany and is promoted through the twinning organisation The Odenwald Association.
Falkirk District Twinning Association
(Promoting twinning with Creteil, France)
Contact: The Secretary, Falkirk District Twinning Association
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