High Wycombe

Town Twinning

Association

Visits between girls from High Wycombe and Kelkheim


Wycombe Youth Action is a charity organisation in High Wycombe started working with Kelkheim in November 2016.

In May 2017, a get-together and preparation meeting took place in High Wycombe

The project was financed by Erasmus+ and the city of Kelkheim


The girls' project is themed "Empowerment of young women in Europe - empowering young women in Europe"


The visit was of a group of ten girls between the ages of 14-19 from High Wycombe and two carers visited Kelkheim for a week in 2017.


In October 2018 a group of girls from Kelkheim stayed in High Wycombe for a week re-establishing their relationships with the girls from WYA and continuing their joint project.

News

The next event will be a trip by a group from High Wycombe to Kelkheim in 2019. This will take place in the weekend 27th to 29th September.

We will be flying from Heathrow to Frankfurt on the Friday morning, returning on Sunday afternoon. We will be staying in private houses in Kelkheim with people involved with the twinning link.

Members of the group are responsible for their own travel costs and insurance.

The proposed programme for the weekend is:

Friday: guided tour of the monastery of St. Hildegard in Rüdesheim / Eibingen with wine tasting;

Saturday: visit Aschaffenburg with sightseeing of the city

Sunday: local activities with hosts.


If you are interested in joining the Association and being part of this group, please contact our secretary by emailing secretary@hwtta.org.uk


Events

The girls involved in the project with the Mayor of High Wycombe and the Chairman of WDC