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November 1, 2019

This page serves as the main landing page and newsblog for the Friends of Portsmouth Twinning.

An easy to remember link to this page is tinuyrl.com/portfopt


This group will launch on Friday, January 24th 2020 at Portsmouth Guildhall at the same time, we will officially...

October 23, 2019

This blogpost will serve as the landing page for all things pertaining to our events celebrating 70 years of twinning with Duisburg. 

Our calendar of events for all twinning related events can always be seen at tinyurl.com/caenduisevents 

The Portsmouth Freunde in Duisbu...

September 11, 2019

This year in August as usual, we had a coach load of visitors from our German twin city of Duisburg visit us. 

They had a packed itinerary and we arranged a dinner for them and some interested local people on the Wednesday evening. We were ably helped in this by Ken Ebb...

May 3, 2019

A link for further information on the show can be found here.


The ECTC will be hosting a stand at the Lord Mayor's Rural and Seaside Show, we will be promoting our twinning links, along with all our other international links. Portsmouth Ambassadors will also be on our...

April 17, 2019

Today I received word from The Portsmouthfreunde in Duisburg that they have begun to plan for the 70th anniversary of twinning between our two cities. 


They are looking to organise a series of events in Duisburg for the end of May to the end of June 2020. They wou...

January 15, 2019

An easy to remember link to this page is: tinyurl.com/portectc

For events organised for the twin cities that might be of interest to you: tinyurl.com/caenduisevents

and a who's who on the new ECTC committee: tinyurl.com/whoectc

In July 2018, the Caen-Portsmouth Friendship...

September 27, 2018

This article sent to us by my German counterpart Jürgen Hordt from Duisburg is an article in their local paper Rheinische Post, published on September 7th as news about the Duisburgers' visit to Portsmouth in August of this year. 

One day when I have the time I will add...

September 11, 2018

If you want to be more involved with Portsmouth Twinning and help out organising events, swapping ideas and generally more in the loop and have Facebook, you can join us in our Facebook Group. 

In this group you will find people from Portsmouth, Caen and Duisburg who ar...

September 11, 2018

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