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Basingstoke Voluntary Sports Council

Next Festival - June 2019 in Basingstoke

Another twinning weekend in Germany

The next annual event will be held in and around Euskirchen in June 2018 with Basingstoke teams travelling -

Basingstoke Academy of Dance / Basingstoke & Mid Hants Athletics Club/ Summit & AWE Judo Clubs / Vyne Secondary School / Totally Tennis /Sherborne St John Boys U.12 & U.14 FC  / Bishop Challoner Secondary School  / St Mary's Junior School / Totally Tennis / Basingstoke Volleyball Club 

As well as official Festival events, all groups will have a very busy social weekend including trips, BBQ's plus Discos with everyone attending the final night event where the overall trophy will be presented to the Mayor of the winning town.The visit co-incides with the Football World Cup so the atmosphere in Euskirchen should once again be entertaining.

Four continental coaches will leave Basingstoke at 8pm on Wednesday evening June 20th for a midnight ferry crossing from Dover to Calais and then travel through the night via France and Belgium to arrive in Euskirchen, Germany at about 08.15am for a light breakfast. Participants then have the day in the Phantasialand themepark before meeting host families for a few days of sport, culture, sightseeing, education, fun and friendships.

Friday evening will see local clubs arranging activities for their visitors whilst Saturday evening is the last night event where all groups attend for results, trophy presentation and some musical celebrations. Coaches leave for home on Sunday morning June 24th planning to arrive back in Basingstoke that evening.

Specific queries can be addessed to basvsc@outlook.com