On a rather chilly April 21st, a group of 19 visitors from Brunswick consisting of arts and sports enthusiasts met in the Parade Gardens for the re-dedication of the Brunswick Garden. In true British fashion, we had enjoyed balmy temperatures the previous day when our visitors were able to stroll round Bath, take in the tourist attractions, explore the restaurants and listen to the brilliant street artists. The Mayor of Bath, Cllr June Player, hosted this event for us, as well as a formal reception in the Guildhall. Our thanks go especially to Paul and Ulla for organising the group visit, and for the many gifts they brought, and it was a great pleasure to meet our twins.
The group will return to Brunswick on Sunday, so they missed the opportunity to join in the online discussion with members of the DEG on 28th April. The topics were a book case project, similar to free libraries in phone boxes, and the reporting of the war in Ukraine. As always, it was interesting to hear about differing experiences and perspectives; the book group hopes to meet again on 23rd June.
The previous week had also seen a Celebration of Twinning, organised by Bath German Society at BRLSI, when members of Bath’s Twinning and Friendship Associations talked about their twin cities, and current projects. This event was recorded and will be available later on the BRLSI YouTube channel.
A new edition of the Newsletter will be published shortly. Members are also welcome to join our next online committee meeting on 6th May; details are available from our Secretary.