Residents of Driffield’s twin town, St Affrique are set to arrive in Driffield this weekend.
On Saturday September 1, 19 St. Affrique residents will be arriving in Driffield for a week, staying with families in the area.
St. Affrique is situated in southern France and a full programme of events has been planned for the visit, including visits to Burton Agnes Hall, Harewood House and a night at the proms.
The programme of events is as follows with members of the public able to attend a selection of the events planned which still have limited places available:
Sunday September 2 will see the group enjoy the fete at Burton Agnes Hall followed by a hog roast in Nafferton where they will be entertained by Nafferton Primary School Steel Band and a display of morris dancing.
On Monday September 3 the group will visit Harewood House where they will be given a tour, conducted in French. In the evening the group will head to the Community Centre for a gourmet evening and race night.
Tuesday September 4 sees a visit to Flamborough light house a coast walk and lunch at a North Landing restaurant.
Wednesday September 5 hosts a visit to Bradford to the working industrial museum and to Saltaire and Salts Mill. In the evening a formal dinner at Café Leon is planned.
A family choice day will be taking place on Thursday September 5 followed by an evening concert at Burton Agnes Hall given by Driffield Male Voice Choir.
Friday September 5 sees a tour of York conducted on foot, in French followed by visits to local attractions and shopping. The evening takes them to Burton Constable Hall for a “Last Night of the Proms” concert with the Driffield Silver Band.
On Saturday September 6 the group will depart for France or to other parts of the UK to enjoy an extended holiday.
There are places available for events, including the Harewood House visit, the Race Night, the visit to Bradford and the Proms Concert.
For more details including availability please phone the Chairman of the Twinning Association Keith Harris on 01377 254172 as soon as possible.