Cymdeithas Cyfeillio Rhuthun Brieg  -   Ruthin Briec Twinning Society

Alain and Pierette visit Rhos Street School to see bilingual teaching and award the prizes for the poster competition. Also in the picture Mr Brian Hubble Chair of Governors and Mr Geraint Woolford, Mayor of Rhuthun.

Breton Party Poster winners Bretons Train

The Briec party with Mr Geraint Woolford, Mayor of Rhuthun.

Briec party on Bala Lake Railway

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The Bretons Visit Rhuthun 16th - 20th May 2016


25 people from the Briec region of Brittany came to stay in homes in the Rhuthun area from Monday 16th May until Friday 20th as part of the annual exchange organized by the Twinning Committees of the two regions.



Monday 16 May


Picnic lunch at Llangollen

Trip on canal from  Froncysyllte to Llangollen.

Evening meal at The Leyland Arms, Llanelidan


Tuesday 17 May


Visit to Ifor Williams Trailers, Corwen with a light lunch.


Trip on Bala Lake Railway to Llanuwchllyn

Evening meal with hosts.

An informal evening in The Feathers Inn.


Wednesday 18 May


10.00am Guided walk around Rhuthun with Heather Williams

Lunch with hosts. From  2.00 - 4.00 pm an afternoon of bowling and other games at Llanfwrog Centre.

Evening meal at The Clwyd Gate, Llanbedr


Thursday 19 May


Guided walk around the town including a visit to Nantclwyd y Dre and the Rhuthun Livestock Market.

Lunch With hosts


We enjoyed an evening of entertainment in Canolfan Awelon with Côr Rhuthun presenting a special programme under the leadership of Robat Arwyn with Mair Jones accompanying. Soloists were Kate Griffiths, Derwen and Alain Kerouedan, Briec. Jan Wilson Jones introduced the choir's items in three languages: French, Welsh and English. Light Breton food was prepared for the choir and audience by our Breton guests. At the end of the evening everyone joined in singing popular Welsh and French songs and a good times was had by all.


Friday 20 May


Briec group departed.


The visit was a great success.






Winning Posters

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