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Richmond in Europe Association Chairman visits Germany

Community news on behalf of Richmond in Europe Association | 8 March 2023

Richmond in Europe Association Chairman, Alan Mockford, has returned from our twin town of Konstanz in Germany, where he visited partner sports clubs, orchestras, choirs, and schools. Alan also paid a visit to staff in the international department of Konstanz Town Hall.

Alan met with the Head of Department, Martin Schröpel, and Antonie Langemann who is responsible for the link with Richmond. They are each holding mugs to commemorate the reaffirmation of the borough's partnerships with both Konstanz and Fontainebleau, which will be celebrated in Richmond from 6 to 8t June 2025.The mugs can be purchased from the Museum of Richmond and the Landmark Arts Centre.Alan also took part in the colourful and exuberant annual Fasnacht Carnival before his departure.Read full report of Alan's journey and details of joint international events planned throughout the year in all three European towns. If your club, association or school would like a partner in Fontainebleau or Konstanz write to

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Updated: 9 March 2023

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