75 Years Bath Alkmaar

75 Years Bath Alkmaar

City link Bath Alkmaar The city link between Alkmaar and the English city of Bath celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. To mark this anniversary, a meeting will take place in Theater de Vest in Alkmaar, on Friday afternoon the 28th of May, from 14:00 to 16:00....
Historic Barrel Organ comes back to Bath

Historic Barrel Organ comes back to Bath

Relic of Bath’s recent social history will help commemorate end of the Second World War 21 July 2020: An historic barrel organ, last seen on the streets of Bath in 1945, has returned from the City’s twin town of Alkmaar in the Netherlands to mark 75 years of...
WWII, Jewish Refugees and the Bath-Alkmaar Friendship

WWII, Jewish Refugees and the Bath-Alkmaar Friendship

We are delighted to share with you the following exciting news from author, and BATA committee member, Aletta Stevens, whose wonderful book on the origins of the link with Alkmaar is now available. You can read an interview with Aletta about the book here:  A tale of...
Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 4

Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 4

Three months to go to Alkmaar 70 Week! Details of the programme are below – and already many other activities are underway as we move through our special Anniversary year. We look forward to seeing all of you at one or more of the events! Alkmaar Week – July...
Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 3

Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 3

Momentum is picking up as we go into 2017!  Below is an update on the activities of the first few weeks of our special celebration year, and plans for the next few months. Update on our launch appeal for “lost” Alkmaar children Back in September we launched Alkmaar 70...
Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 2

Alkmaar 70 Newsletter 2

Our ‘Alkmaar 70’ celebration year begins officially on September 1st, 70 years since the first trip to Alkmaar by Bath schoolchildren.  Here’s an update on what’s been happening recently. The Launch: searching for the “lost” Alkmaar children We are marking...