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The Borough of Reigate and Banstead is twinned with Brunoy in France and Eschweiler in Germany.

Our links with the two towns are many and varied. Many people from this borough have forged friendships over the years through mutual interests in sport, culture and education.

Twinning visitors are accommodated in the home of a host family, usually as a reciprocal arrangement.  Many close friendships have been formed over the years, sometimes extending over several generations.

Visits include a mixture of organised activities (receptions, coach trips etc) and time spent with the host family.

We also hold regular fund-raising activities, such as wine-tastings, dinners or quizzes, which has the advantage of letting members get to know each other before going abroad.

The age and linguistic ability of members in all three countries is very variable, so there is no need to feel inhibited.

Newsletter

The Association publishes a regular newsletter, the most recent copy of which is attached.

Twinning News 2017/1

To find out more

Reigate and Banstead Twinning Association is an independent organisation run by volunteers whose function is to oversee the town twinning links and also act as a clearing house for those seeking contacts through clubs, schools and organisations.

Town twinning website 

Contacts:

For membership enquiries

David Wylie
Telephone: 01737 244590
Email: s.d.wylie@ntlworld.com

For Eschweiler
Janet Powell
Telephone: 01737 761903
Email: powellspostbox@btinternet.com
 
For Brunoy
Anne Miller
Telephone: 01293 873483
Email: Anne.miller@lineone.net