O’ oui! Seaton Crier joins French twinners

PUBLISHED: 07:00 10 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:03 13 July 2016

Seaton Town Crier David Cramer with Phillippe Lagalle, Mayor of Homs and the chairs of French and English Twinners Nathalie Casas-Pasquel and Sharon Bruce.d.

Seaton Town Crier David Cramer with Phillippe Lagalle, Mayor of Homs and the chairs of French and English Twinners Nathalie Casas-Pasquel and Sharon Bruce.d.

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Seaton’s town crier joined the twinning group on a visit to the resort’s partner town of Thury-Harcourt, in Normandy, recently.

Dressed in full regalia, David Craner gave an amazing cry in French and English, at the welcome meeting in the town hall.

During their stay, members visited La Michaudiere, a typically Normandy Bocage farm at Juvigny with a large collection of horses, including Bretons, Normands and Percherons.

The following day, host families treated their guests to experiences in the town of Thury-Harcourt and surrounding areas.

A number of the group tried their hand at the fishing competition which was being run at the Lake Traspy. First time twinner Vivien Rodger was delighted to land a sizeable rainbow trout, which she donated to the barbecue.

The inward journey had allowed time for the group to visit Sainte-Mere-Eglise where everyone had the opportunity to look around the beautiful church and discover the Airborne Museum and learn more about the paratroopers’ experience of 1944.

The journey home provided the opportunity to visit Bayeux and see its cathedral, shops or view the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

Seaton Twinning Association welcomes new members of all ages. The group usually visits France on alternate years and receives a visit from its French partners in the intervening year.

For more information, please contact the secretary, Glyn Roberts, by email pglynroberts@live.co.uk or on 07800 903866.


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