Thursday, 7 March 2019

Quick update

Our Fasching evening last night was a great success enjoyed by many - you should try one of our events!

However, We are sorry we have had to cancel this event for local groups scheduled for the 22nd March.

Sunday, 17 February 2019

German Food and Fun Evening - March 6


7.30 p.m. FOR 7.45 p.m.


£9 for Federation members (non-members £10)
- includes food and a free glass of wine

Please come along and let us introduce you to another aspect of German traditions - Fasching!! here are a couple of views

Fasching traditionally begins at exactly 11 minutes past 11 in the morning on the 11th of November, and ends at the stroke of midnight on Shrove Tuesday.

We will give you some detail about this ancient tradition and also have a sampling of some German food.

As this is a carnival it is usual to wear fancy dress when watching one of the many parades that take place. Dronfield Town Twinning Federation committee members (some, maybe not all!) will be embracing this tradition and will be in fancy dress on the evening.

If you would like to join in with the dressing up, here are some ideas: animals, kings/queens, super heroes, cowboy/girl, workmen, clown, pirate to name but a few.

Feel free to join in with the dressing up - it is not a necessity though - you can just laugh at everyone else!!!!

If you would like to come to the evening, please use the "contact us" section on the right, letting us know the number of attendees and any vegetarian needs.

Monday, 28 January 2019

Events planned for 2019 (Updated)

Wednesday 13th February 2019
 – A.G.M. - Annual General Meeting
 – Civic Hall 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday March 6th 2019
 – German Food and Fun Night (Karneval)

Friday March 22nd 2019
 – Twinning Social Event for Dronfield groups - Sorry - Cancelled

June 14th to 16th 2019
 – Strassenfest (Street Festival) in Sindelfingen

June 30th 2019
 – Dronfield Gala

Friday November 22nd 2019
  – Quiz Night

Wednesday November 27th 2019
  – Trip to a German style Christmas market

For further information, please contact us using the details below

Potential events - we hope to do this.
September / October – Oktoberfest Night
This is in the early planning stage - keep in touch for up-to-date information.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Twinning Social Event for Dronfield Organisations Friday 22 March 2019

We are sorry and give our apologies, because we have had to cancel this event scheduled for the 22nd March.

Further information is available from - 
or call our mobile 0756 4033 780
Also see our websites at :
We're on Facebook - search DronfieldTownTwinning

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Citizens visit to Sindelfingen - Slideshow

Below is a slideshow including 1 video taken in the centre of Esslingen; giving you an outline of the features of the visit enjoyed by the 31 people who went on our trip in September 2018.

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Good to see you at Dronfield Gala

Thanks to all who visited our stall at the Dronfield Gala on Sunday - please keep visiting our website to keep updated.

Here's a couple of photos taken during our preparations for serving a typical German summer drink.

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Strassenfest 2017 - A short Video to give you a feeling of the event

This compiled video should give you a feeling of the event - all taken without a tripod so apologies for some of the video not being as stable as we would have liked.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

... and they arrived safely in Sindelfingen - a day earlier than planned!

Our committee members David and Neil set off for Sindelfingen on 8th June, just after 9 o'clock - see our earlier post.

... and here they are in the marketplace in Sindelfingen on the 14th, after a total of 524 miles!

The photo was taken by a kind German who happened to be passing!

In doing this ride, David has been raising money for the new MacMillan Cancer Centre at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

If you would like to donate please see the Just Giving site below:

We congratulate them both on a remarkable feat.

Here are a couple of views of the Strassenfest - an area in the "Twinning Village" and crowds near our stall.

An area of the "Twinning Village"

Crowds near our stall

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Cycling from here all the way to Sindelfingen

Here's a photo taken on Thursday, of our cyclists about to set off from the cross in Coal Aston, to ride all the way to Sindelfingen - apart from a pause on the ferry and overnight stops! 
They'll arrive in Sindelfingen before the Strassenfest weekend begins next Friday..

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Don't forget our German Food Evening - Gosforth Lodge 14 July 2017 - details below

Thursday, 31 May 2007

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