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Haddington Twinning Association Bulletin Board

Haddstock Petanque & Picnic Afternoon – Sunday 29th May 2022.

Uncategorised Posted on Sat, June 18, 2022 12:54:15

Haddington Twinning also took part in this year’s Haddstock Festival organising an informal Petanque afternoon on Sunday 29th May, again in Lady Kitty’s garden.

As well as Haddington Twinning petanquers, quite a number of Festival goers dropped by to have a go, including several youngsters who showed great enthusiasm for the game. The afternoon included delightful musical performances by Gullane Ceilidh Band and the Pencaitland Community Choir. The sun shone and many people just sat on their picnic rugs on the grass to enjoy the music and experience a little French culture in Haddington. C’etait une belle journee!

This is how you do it !!!!!
Gullane Ceilidh Band perform in Lady Kitty’s Garden at Petanque & picnic event.
Debbie from Haddstock team enjoying the sunshine at the Petanque and picnic event.
Pencaitland Community Choir performing at the Petanque event & picnic event.
Douglas from Haddington Twinning enjoying a sandwich at the Petanque & picnic event.


The First Auld Alliance Cup Petanque Competition – Saturday 21st May 2022.

Uncategorised Posted on Sat, June 18, 2022 12:33:28

Haddington Twinning Association hosted the first Auld Alliance Cup Petanque competition in Lady Kitty’s Garden in Haddington on Saturday 21st May. Members of fellow East Lothian Twinning Associations from Musselburgh and Dunbar entered three teams each and they were joined by local U3A who also entered two teams. The Auld Alliance Cup or to be more precise, the Auld Alliance Claret Jug was kindly donated by Provost John McMillan. All of the teams played extremely well but Stuart McCombie and Alison McKenzie fought a valiant final with Ian Hackett and Pete Russell, all members of U3A, to win the beautiful trophy. A grand afternoon of Petanque, friendly rivalry and merriment was had by all.

Group photo of participants.
Teams enjoying the Game.
Elaine & Joy – team 2 from Haddington Twinning.
Stuart from U3A preparing for a shot.
Runners up Pete & Ian from U3A are presented with a bottle of red by Provost McMillan & Gilles Chairperson of Haddington Twinning.
WINNERS – Stuart & Allison from U3A are presented with the Auld Alliance Claret Jug.
Prizes- 21st May 2022