Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association
Общество Дружбы Ярославль-Эксетер
Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter, Exeter / Готический собор Святого Петра, ЭксетерEternal Flame, Yaroslavl, Russia / Вечный огонь, Ярославль, Россия Ярославль столица золотого кольца / Yaroslavl capital of the Golden Ring Exeter Quay

 

Upcoming Events

 

Committee Meeting

28 June 2019

19:00 - 21:00

We welcome people who are willing to be co-opted onto our committee as additional members

Our Commmittee

Presentation to Lord Mayor of Exeter

29 June 2019

Guildhall

High Street

EXETER

EX4 3BD

11:00 - 11:30

Presentation of Letter from Mayor of Yaroslavl. Part of Lord Mayor's Charity Coffee Morning

Ask for more details

Russian Language Conversation Group

08 July 2019

14:45 - 16:30

Leader:

Veronika Russian member

Discussion Topic:

Enquire about our Russian Conversation Group

Informal EYTA Gathering

02 July 2019

06 August 2019

03 September 2019

First Tuesday every Month

14:00 - 16:00

Museum Café

Royal Albert Memorial Museum,

Queen Street

EXETER

EX4 3RX

Contact us

Russian Xmas Fayre

21 December 2019

10:00 - 13:00

Guildhall

High Street

EXETER

EX4 3BD

Book Tickets for Russian Xmas Fayre

 

 

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Exeter Language Club

Link to our YouTube Channel

Our YouTube Channel

 

Supported by

Exeter City Council

Exeter City Council Logo

 

Link to City Community Trust Website, Lord Mayor's Charity 2019 - 2020

 

Foreign Language Centre, Exeter House, Yaroslavl

 

 

We are always pleased to take unwanted Russian books

 

Exeter Yaroslavl News

 

Pen Friend Link with Yaroslavl

Contact us / Свяжитесь с нами

Jez, one of our new members would like a pen friend in Yaroslavl.

 

This would be a good way to learn about each other's cities and build friendship and improve language skills

 

Jez is starting to learn Russian and likes all things Russian.

 

If you would like to be put in touch with Jez please tell us. Give us your email address, maybe a few things about yourself and we will pass those on to Jez.

 

Tell us via our contact form.

 


 

Presentation to Lord Mayor of Exeter

at Exeter Guildhall 29 June 11:00 am

Программа пребывания официальной делегации в день города - 2019

Bob Bradshaw, our group leader in Yaroslavl this year, will present a formal letter from Mayor of Yaroslavl, Vladimir Volkov to Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Peter Holland. The letter marks 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter.

 

Event will be part of the Lord Mayor's Charity Coffee Morning on Saturday 29 June

 

The presentation will be at 11:00 am. We hope you will be at the presentation, stay for a photo, then have a cup of coffee, thereby support the Lord Mayor's Charity. (Lord Mayor's Charity is City in the Community)

 

Meanwhile you may like to read the letter sent by the Lord Mayor of Exeter and the Leader of Exeter City Council to the Mayor of Yaroslavl

 

Letter to Mayor of Yaroslavl in English

 

Письмо мэру Ярославля по-Русски

Letter to Mayor of Yaroslavl

 

 

Письмо мэру Ярославля

 

 

 


Yaroslavl City Day 2019

Программа пребывания официальной делегации в день города - 2019

This year our group's programme in Yaroslavl included the "City Day" festival. It is always an outstanding festive gala.

 

You can read the Yarolsavl City Day Programme in English or по-Русски.

 

We are already receiving requests from people who want to come to Russia with us in 2020. It is not too early to express interest

 

Tell us via our contact form.

 


Our Russian Conversation Group - Next 08 July 2019

Парус - Михаил_Лермонтов

We run Russian Conversation Groups each month. We are normally led by Veronika a native speaker from Russia.

 

People of any standard in Russian are welcome.

 

At our last meeting we discussed 'The Sail', a poem by Mikhail Lermontov. You can download a copy in Russian here.

 

We looked at various English translations. You can download a copy of the English translations here. You may like to consider whether one translation is better than the others. If you think one is please is better let us know.

 

For more information about our Russian conversation Group please ask.

 


BBC World Service - The Forum

BBC World Service programme The Forum  30 May 2019 at 09:05

BBC World Service programme "The Forum" 30 May 2019 at 09:05 UK local time is about Rasputin and will feature our members.

 

The producer sought authentic Russian speakers to read a report from eyewitnesses who met Rasputin. Elena Coles and Nataliya Gubina agreed to do this.

 

We recommend that you listen in. The programme is in English and should be interesting. You should hear either Elena and or Nataliya speaking. It will be available for 4 weeks or so afterwards. You listen on-line..

 


Exeter Group in Yaroslavl

Programme Outward Visit to Yaroslavl 23 May - 01 June 2019

Our members are in Yaroslavl 23 May to 1 June 2019

 

They are staying in private homes, with Russian hosts.

A varied an interesting programme has been prepared for them. If you would like to see what they are doing you can download a copy of their programme.

 

If you would like to join us for our next visit, please tell us

 


Lord Mayor of Exeter Commendation

Lord Mayor of Exeter Commendation

We have received a Commendation from the Lord Mayor of Exeter.

 

It was presented at the Guildhall to us for promoting good civic relations and internationalism.

 

Peter Barker, Marilyn Pegg and Rita Watson attended the presentation ceremony and received the commendation on behalf of all members of our association. Congratulations to you all.

 


Radio Devon Programme with Our Russian Guests:

On-line Recording Available

Russian Guests at Radio Devon

Even if you were unable to listen to our Russian guests chatting to Michael Chequer on Radio Devon on 08 May you can still hear it on-line via the BBC website.

 

Will be available for 4 weeks.

 

Listen to on-line recording of the programme

 


Russian Language Tutor Sought - North Devon

Barnstaple Bridge, North Devon

 

We would like to hear from anyone who can provide Russian Language tuition in North Devon. Particularly Barnstaple or surrounding area.

 

We have a member who would be interested. Please let us know and we will put you in touch with them

Contact us about Russian tuition

 


Письма заместителя мэра Города Ярославия

Letter from the Deputy Mayor of Yaroslavl

Письма заместителя мэра Города Ярославия

 

 

По-русски

 

Letter from the Deputy Mayor of Yaroslavl

 

English Translation

 

 


Letters from the Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter

Deputy Lord Mayor Exeter, Councillor Rachel Lyons

 

We have received a kind letter from the Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter who attended our Russian Christmas Dinner

 

Letter from the Deputy Lord Mayor

 

 

 


Welcome to New Members

Membership Form

A very warm welcome to our new members: Lesley Harold, Robert Byrnes, Scott Cordrey and Marie Giral, Sue Fitzgibbons, Yulia Weir

 

We always welcome new members.

 

Download a membership form here.

 

 


Special thanks to the Russian people who supported our Russian Xmas Dinner

Some of the young students at Exeter College who prepared and served our special Russian Christmas Dinner

Irina (Volgograd)

Irina (Yaroslavl)

Larisa (Yaroslavl)

Nataliya (Yaroslavl)

Veronika (Moscow)

Viktoria (Moscow)

Yulia (Moscow)

Menu was

Starter: Салат Оливье - Olivier salad

Intermediate: Уха - Ukha - Russian fish soup

Main: Котлеты - Kotlety - Minced pork and beef pattie, mashed potato, fresh cabbage salad, mushroom and red wine sauce

Dessert:Блины - Blini, warm chocolate, honey and candy nuts

We hope to do it again in 2020

Let us know if you would like to get involved in our activities

 


Russian Christmas Dinner 10 January 2019

Multi-National Event

Roberto Franceschini Chair of Devon European Movement speaking about how important it is that the family of European countries cooperate together

Exeter citizens from many countries attended our Russian Christmas Dinner. Roberto Franceschini Chair of Devon European Movement spoke about how important it is that the family of European countries cooperate together, including of course Russia.

 

Roberto is from Italy and in addition to British people there were guests from Russia, Australia, Croatia, France, Germany, India, New Zealand and Poland

 

Enquire about our future programme or the work of the European Association

 


Russian Christmas Dinner 10 January 2019

Prize Winner Bolshoi Ballet on Screen cinema season

Discover where you can experience the magic of the Bolshoi in your local cinema

Congratulations to Austin Hagreaves winner of our special Bolshoi Ballet on Screen cinema season prize, which we awarded at our Russian Xmas Dinner at Exeter College on 10 January 2019

 

The competition question was 'Who composed the music for Sleeping Beauty?' The answer was of course Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. From the large number of correct answers the Deputy Lord Mayor drew Austin's winning entry. He has won a pair of tickets for Sleeping Beauty on 20th March (choice of cinema)

 

Discover where you can experience the magic of the Bolshoi in your local cinema go to

http://www.bolshoiballetcinema.co.uk/