River Weser with town of Hameln behind

Christians Together in Paignton

Münster logo

Torbay-Hameln Churches is an independent group involving those who participate in visits to and from Hameln (Germany) the town of 'The Pied Piper' (der Rattenfänger)
(In association with Christians Together in Paignton)


Holy Week 2010  (29 March to 04 April)

Below is the Programme that was enjoyed by our friends from Hameln during their successful visit.

Read a thank you letter addressed to Christians Together in Paignton, Palace Avenue Community and hosts
(This file is in .pdf format - you will need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to open the file)


29th March - 4th April 2010

Torbay-Hameln Churches Visit

  Morning Afternoon Evening Notes

Monday 29 March

Times

18.00 at Coach Park

Phone cascade for hosts

Event

Arrival

Youth alternative

Tuesday 30 March

Times

14.00 to 15.00 & 15.00 to 16.00 at Torre Abbey

Event

Free Time

Torre Abbey Tour followed by

Free Time

Youth alternative

Civic Reception at Torre Abbey

18.00 Bowling in Torquay

Wednesday 31 March

Times

09.00 at coach park

Leave at 15.30 back at 18.00

20.00 at Palace Avenue Methodist Church

Event

Bath Tour

Bath Tour

Quiz and pasty

Day trip - Tour of Bath Spa

Youth alternative

Youth Quiz & Pasty

Thursday 01 April

12.00 Dartmouth

Times

09.30 at Coach Park

return by 17.00

19.00 at St Paul's Church Hall, Paignton

Event

Totnes till 11.30

14.00 Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

Celebration Evening

Youth alternative

09.30 Woodlands

17.00 return from Woodlands

Friday 02 April

Times

11.15 at Palace Avenue Methodist Church

13.30 Paignton Pier

Event

11.30 Walk of Witness

Coastal Walk to Broadsands (weather permitting)

Free Time

Youth alternative

Games & Pizzas 19.00 to 21.00

Saturday 03 April

Times

10.00 at coach park

return by 17.00

Cream Tea 11.15 at Wayside Café, Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Event

Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Tour/walk from Haytor, Dartmoor

Free Time

Tour by local coach company

Youth alternative

Sunday 04 April

Times

Luggage to coach

16.00 Service at Palace Avenue Methodist Church

Luggage time to be confirmed

Event

At Hosts Churches

followed by Free Time

With tea and cakes etc.
18.00 depart

Coach to be parked in Palace Avenue


Pictures of the 2010 visit by friends from Hameln

Click on an image to see a larger picture

Guests and Hosts

 

Guests and Hosts

Guests and hosts outside Paignton (Palace Avenue) Methodist Church - Spot the difference!!!
(Someone is in the top picture who isn't in the bottom picture and vice-versa!!)

Click on an image to see a larger picture

More pictures >>>

Coach arrivesCoach arrivesGreeting old and new friends

Greeting old and new friends

The arrival

Interview for BBC Radio DevonInterview for BBC Radio Devon

Interview for BBC Radio Devon

Torre Abbey where the Civic Reception took placeTorre Abbey where the Civic Reception took placeTorre Abbey where the Civic Reception took place

Spanish Barn at Torre AbbeyChairman of Torbay Council talks to a leader of the Hameln group

Torre Abbey - Reception by the Chairman of Torbay Council

Preparing to leave for a day out to BathLeaving for a day out to Bath

Leaving for Bath

River Dart at TotnesRiver Dart at TotnesRiver Dart at Totnes

High Street, TotnesHigh Street, TotnesAncient Guildhall, Totnes

Visit to Totnes

Stained glass window in St Mary's Parish Church, TotnesSt Mary's Parish Church, TotnesThe organ - St Mary's Parish Church, Totnes

St Mary's Church, Totnes

Bayard's Cove, DartmouthPilgrim Fathers plaque - Bayards Cove, DartmouthThe Butterwalk, Dartmouth

Bayard's Cove - Pilgrim Fathers Plaque and Butterwalk, Dartmouth

Britannia Royal Naval College, DartmouthBritannia Royal Naval College, DartmouthBritannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

View from Britannia Royal Naval College, DartmouthBritannia Royal Naval College, DartmouthBritannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

Britannia Royal Naval College, DartmouthThe Chapel - Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

Visit to the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

Pasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz Evening

Pasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz Evening

Pasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz EveningQuizmaster - Pasty and Quiz Evening

Pasty and Quiz EveningPasty and Quiz Evening

Pasty and Quiz Evening

Click on an image to see a larger picture

More pictures >>>

Celebration EveningCelebration EveningCelebration Evening

Celebration EveningCelebration EveningCelebration Evening

Celebration EveningCelebration EveningCelebration Evening

Celebration EveningCelebration EveningCelebration Evening

Band - Celebration EveningBarn Dance - Celebration EveningBarn Dance - Celebration Evening

Barn Dance - Celebration EveningBarn Dance - Celebration Evening

Celebration Evening

Thanks to visit OrganisersPresentation to visit Organisers

Presentation to visit Organisers

Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'

Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'

Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'

Hameln Churches Banner

Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness' ServiceChristians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness' ServiceChristians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness' Service

Presentation of gift from the churches of Hameln to Christians Together in PaigntonMessage of greeting

The gift from the churches of Hameln to Christians Together in PaigntonThe gift from the churches of Hameln to Christians Together in Paignton at Paignton (Palace Avenue) Methodist Church 5th Sunday Christians Together in Paignton Unity Service - 30 May 2010The gift from the churches of Hameln to Christians Together in Paignton

Participation in Christians Together in Paignton Good Friday 'Walk of Witness'

Farewell ServiceFarewell ServiceTea and cake to say farewell to our Hameln friends

Farewell Service

Getting ready to leaveFarewell

Leaving for Hameln

Going!Going!Gone!

Going! - Going! - Gone!

Click on an image to see a larger picture