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Museum of  Truus’ children in Alkmaar

Museum of Truus’ children in Alkmaar

Pop-up Museum Truus Wijsmuller-Meijer An exhibition about the life of Truus Wijsmuller-Meijer has opened in the former Oilily building on Waagplein in Alkmaar. Here the special story is told about this woman who was born and raised in Alkmaar, who saved the lives of...

Return of the Barrel Organ to Alkmaar

Return of the Barrel Organ to Alkmaar

The Bath-Alkmaar barrel organ (yes, as we repeatedly say, it's really a barrel piano) is on its return home to Alkmaar. It was unexpectedly rather poignant. Richard and Tom Dean, from Dean Organ Builders, who helped us two years ago unpack the instrument, and then...

75th Anniversary of our link with Alkmaar

75th Anniversary of our link with Alkmaar

We finally celebrated the 75th Anniversary of our link with Alkmaar, albeit two years late! 75 YEARS OF ANGLO-DUTCH FRIENDSHIP CELEBRATED Eight decades of international friendship between the cities of Bath and Alkmaar in the Netherlands were celebrated in the...

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....

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.

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 the launch...