Falkirk Branch of Parkinson’s UK: links with the Odenwald

Because our friend Elfi in the Odenwald reads “The Falkirk Herald” she found out that Falkirk had a Parkinson’s Branch. When a group from the Odenwald Association visited in September, Elfi contacted Andy, the Chairman of the Association to ask him to bring back to Falkirk a gift from Parkinson’s in the Odenwald. The OdenwaldContinue reading “Falkirk Branch of Parkinson’s UK: links with the Odenwald”

Photographic exhibition from Odenwald

Photographs created by the Bad König Photographic club were exhibited in La Porte Precinct, Grangemouth. A group of members from the Odenwald Association and Falkirk Camera Club attended the opening which was officiated by Grangemouth Councillor Robert Spears and Mary Jane Armstrong from Falkirk Delivers, who gave support for obtaining access to the vacant shop.Continue reading “Photographic exhibition from Odenwald”

Dates for your diary

Here are some diary dates for the Odenwald Association for the 2015-16 season. October 13 – Open Evening Ocober 16-22 – Photographic Display in Grangemouth Shop, La Porte Precinct October 24 – 40 Anniversary CelebrationsDisplay of Promotion material, Community Hub, Howgate Falkirk 10 a.m.-4.00 p.m.Celebration Evening of Music, Song and Dance at St. Francis Xavier’sContinue reading “Dates for your diary”

Schottische Nacht in Erbach

Odenwald’s “Schottische Nacht” was held in Schloss Castle or Palace in Erbach in June 2015. The Jenkins Dancers and the Tonkerers band from Falkirk district entertained the crowds. The event was organised by Schottland Vereinigung – the Scottish association for the Odenwald area and our twinning partners in Germany. Pictures from the event are postedContinue reading “Schottische Nacht in Erbach”

Schottland Vereinigung visit

A group of nine representatives of the Odenwald Association’s sister twinning organisation in Germany, the Schottland Vereinigung arrived on Friday, July 25, 2014. They were met at Edinburgh airport by Association members who undertook the transfer to Powfoulis Hotel, where they were welcomed by members and the programme for the visit discussed. On the followingContinue reading “Schottland Vereinigung visit”

Odenwald scenes

The beauty of the Odenwald. The historic old town of Michelstadt with its Rathaus of 1484, the Church, the Thief’s Tower and its beautiful Fachwerk (timber frame) buildings. Colourful timber framed buildings in various patterns are a feature of Michelstadt and throughout the Odenwald area.

Dancers delight in Beerfelden

The Jenkins Dancers from Falkirk district delighted attendees at a Burns Night in Beerfelden in Odenwald. The celebration of Scotland’s national bard usually takes place every two years and is organised by our sister organisation Schottland Vereinigung. If you’d like to get involved in twinning, please contact us.