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Exeter Yaroslavl Photo Gallery 2019

Easter Greetings from our friend Galina Evstifeeva in Yaroslavl: MY DEAR FRIENDS,
HAPPY EASTER !!! I am sending my love and hugs to all my friends in Great Britain on this spring sunny and warm day ! Galina Our friend Ludmila Ditmar / Людмила Дитмар has sent us Easter Greetings Russian Social Evening. John talking about his trip across Russia to Irkutsk and then on to Beijing — at St James's Church, Exeter Russian Social Evening. Our little sketch «Терем-Теремок» - Photographer Irina Holmes Buffet awaits - Russian Social Evening — at St James's Church, Exeter Russian Social Evening. Our little sketch «Терем-Теремок» Russian Social Evening - Photograph by Irina Holmes — with Jeanette Barker at St James's Church, Exeter Joyce talking about the twinning visit to Yaroslavl — at St James's Church, Exeter Joyce talking about the twinning visit to Yaroslavl — at St James's Church, Exeter John telling us about their travelling companion who was returning home to Siberia after watching football in Sochi. — at St James's Church, ExeterWe prepare to perform our short sketch «Терем-теремок». Director Elena gives last minute instructions to the cast — at St James's Church, ExeterJohn Burgess speaking about his trip across Russia and China by train. From Yaroslavl to Moscow and then on via Ekaterinburg to Irkutsk, finally to Beijing, China. In Beijing John and Joyce met EYTA member Victoria before returning home. — at St James's Church, Exeter Nataliya Gubina tells us about her idea for a new project — at St James's Church, Exeter Масленица, Ярославль / Maslenitsa, Yaroslavl Масленица, Ярославль / Maslenitsa, Yaroslavl Масленица, Ярославль / Maslenitsa, YaroslavlBarnstaple Bridge, North DevonSCommittee of Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Association at the home of Olga and Aleksei Volkov Student serving our Russian Christmas Dinner at Exeter College Our Russian Bear at our Russian Xmas Dinner. We often use him for 'Name the Bear' children's competitions Nataliya (Yaroslavl) and Victoria (Moscow) at our Russian Xmas Dinner. — with Nataliya Gubina at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Our friend Viktoriya Kuznetsova at her graduation in St. Petersburg.  She is from Yaroslavl but has been St Petersburg University in St Petersburg.  Viktoriya has friends in Exeter and has been here several times.  Congratulations from us all to Viktoriya Some of the young students at Exeter College who prepared and served our special Russian Christmas Dinner Some of the young students at Exeter College who prepared and served our special Russian Christmas Dinner Some of the young students at Exeter College who prepared and served our special Russian Christmas Dinner Roberto Franceschini Chair of Devon European Movement speaking about how important it is that the family of European countries cooperate together Some of the young students at Exeter College who prepared and served our special Russian Christmas Dinner Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter - Councillor Rachel Lyons at Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association Russian Xmas Dinner at @34 Restaurant, Exeter College, with Peter Barker, Chairperson Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association and John Whitton, Chairman Exeter Twinning Circle Christmas Tree, Moscow. Photo by Ludmila Ditmar Ludmila Ditmar in Moscow. Ludmila is a member of our partner organisation 'Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society'Another of Ludmila's Moscow pictures. Building in background is famous Bolshoi Theatre'Dear Moscovites and guests of the capital, Happy New Year' - picture taken in Moscow Metro by our good friend Ludmila Ditmar / Людмила Дитмар Friends from Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society, with Нина Иванова, Natasha Solovyeva, Alexey Volkov, Elena Esina, Ludmilla Korbut, Galina Evstifeeva, Хлыстова Наталья, ирина ефимова and Анна Никитина С Новым годом и Рождеством! / Happy New Year and Merry Xmas! Season's Greetings from Irina Peneva New Year and Christmas Card from Galina Evstifeeva Our friend Людмила Дитмар / Ludmila Ditmar sends Christmas Greetings to all members of Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association — with людмила дитмар in Yaroslavl Winter greetings from Mayor of Yaroslavl Christmas Card from Lord Mayor of ExeterChristmas Card from Lord Mayor of Exeter - Signature Exeter Language Club Russian Christmas Play. Photograph by Veronika Maltby. Baba Yaga (in picture) played by Elena, very scary Exeter Language Club Russian Xmas Play — at Exeter Cathedral School Exeter Language Club Russian Xmas Play 
Снегурочка (Наташа) и Дед Мороз (Питер Баркер) и Ребята / Snow Maiden (Natasha) and Father Frost (Peter Barker) and children — at Exeter Cathedral School Julia, one of our Russian members. Helping at the Lord Mayor of Exeter's Xmas Charity Coffee Morning. Julia is looking forward to meeting our guests from Yaroslavl next year. — at Exeter Guildhall Russian Xmas Fayre — with Peter Barker at Exeter Guildhall Some of our excellent volunteers at Russian Xmas Fayre — with Robert Bradshaw and Jeanette Barker at Exeter GuildhallWe are particularly grateful to the Russian people of Exeter who supported our Russian Xmas Fayre - they represented Moscow, Volgograd, Yaroslavl and a village in Central Siberia — at Exeter GuildhallRussian Xmas Fayre Exeter Guidhall Christmas Greetings from Exeter Guildhall Svetlana's stall at Unique Boutique Craft Fair. Svetlana has been to our Russian Conversation Group to talk with us. — at Exeter Phoenix Svetlana's stall at the Unique Boutique Craft Fair. She lives in Exeter but is from Central Siberia, Russia. Please let us know if you would like to view her home-made dolls. — at Exeter Phoenix Another picture of the short sketch 'The Kings Breakfast' we put on for our Russian guests. In the picture from left to right, Pauline, Doug, John, Christopher, Peter and Angela — at The New Inn Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association members John and Joyce with young prize winners from «Общество Дружбы Ярославль - Эксетер» — with Galina Evstifeeva at ИН-ТИ-СИ Barrie our Treasurer, practising. He is a keen amateur musician. Cat is Charlie. Barrie's wife is Elena, one our Russian members — in Exeter, Devon Guests from Yaroslavl with Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut and ирина ефимова at Exeter Guildhall With our Yaroslavl guests visiting Shaldon village, Devon — with Peter Barker, Marilyn Pegg, Ludmilla Korbut, Nina Nevinitsina, ирина ефимова and Ira Starodubtseva in Shaldon Алёна / Alyona from Yaroslavl meeting Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Elena, director of our short sketch for our Yaroslavl guests. The King's Breakfast / Королевский завтрак If you would like to be in a future production let us know — at The New Inn Broadclyst Yaroslavl guests learn about the work of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service — with Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut and ирина ефимова at Danes Castle Fire Station New recruit for Fire Service all the way from Yaroslavl — with Ludmilla Korbut at Danes Castle Fire Station Mara from Exeter and Elena from Yaroslavl — at Danes Castle Fire Station Tonya and Ludmilla Korbut on London boat trip — at London Eye River CruiseComing ashore with our Yaroslavl guests — with Marilyn Pegg, Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut, ирина ефимова, Peter Barker and Ira Starodubtseva at Teignmouth & Shaldon Ferry Our Yaroslavl guests sing traditional Russian songs for us. — with Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut and ирина ефимова at The New Inn Broadclyst We perform a short sketch for our Yaroslavl guests. The King's Breakfast / Королевский завтрак — at The New Inn BroadclystIrina Efimova, Anotonina Kochetkova, Liudmila Korbut, Elena Anfilofyeva, Nina Chernushkina, Peter Barker at Heathrow Airport, Terminal 4 Yaroslavl guests lunch with members of the Mother's Union — with Marilyn Pegg, Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut, ирина ефимова, Peter Barker and Ira Starodubtseva at St Michael the Archangel East Teignmouth Our members Joyce and John arrive in Yaroslavl by train from Moscow — with Galina Zhiganova, Alexey Volkov and Irina Peneva at Ярославль - Главный Yaroslavl guest trying on fire fighting equipment — with ирина ефимова at Danes Castle Fire Station John and Joyce from Exeter with members of Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society «Общество Дружбы Ярославль - Эксетер» — with Хлыстова Наталья and Marina Zakharova in Tolbukhino, Yaroslavskaya Oblast', Russia Russian Guests entertain us. — with ирина ефимова, Ludmilla Korbut and Nina Chernushkina at The New Inn Broadclyst Joyce and John from Exeter visiting museum at Tolbukhino with members of Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society — with Хлыстова Наталья in Tolbukhino, Yaroslavskaya Oblast', Russia Joyce and John visit Museum of Icons — with Irina Peneva in Yaroslavl Parachutist - air display in honour of Valentina Tereshkova — in Yaroslavl Concert of Cossack Singing and Dancing Boat cruise on River Thames London with Yaroslavl Guests — with Nina Chernushkina and Ludmilla Korbut at Tower Bridge Yaroslavl guests with Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Nina Chernushkina and Ludmilla Korbut at Exeter Guildhall Yaroslavl Guests about to go on boat trip. — with Ludmilla Korbut at Plymouth Boat Trips Our Yaroslavl guests visit London. — with Ludmilla Korbut at Trafalgar Square Yaroslavl Guests visit Plymouth — with Nina Chernushkina and Ludmilla Korbut at Smeaton's TowerWaiting for train — with Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut, ирина ефимова and Peter Barker at Plymouth railway station Presentation to Lord Mayor of Exeter by leader of Yaroslavl Delegation — with Ludmilla Korbut and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall We come ashore at Teigmouth with our guests from Yaroslavl (and two people from Moscow) With our guests from Yaroslavl — with Marilyn Pegg, Nina Chernushkina and Ludmilla Korbut in Shaldon Yaroslavl guests meet Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue — with Ludmilla Korbut and Nina Chernushkina at Danes Castle Fire Station Irina, Nina and Elena — with Nina Chernushkina at London Eye River Cruise Guests from Yaroslavl + Ira from Moscow who lives here — with Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Ludmilla Korbut and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Guests from Yaroslavl welcomed by Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Nina Chernushkina, Peter Barker and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Leader of the Yaroslavl delegation speaking in reply to the welcome from Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Ludmilla Korbut at Exeter Guildhall Antonina Kochetkova, Irina Efimova, Elena Anfilofyeva, — with Nina Chernushkina and Ludmilla Korbut at St James School, Exeter Elena Anfilofyeva from Yaroslavl — at Plymouth Boat Trips Antonina Kochetkova — with Ludmilla Korbut at Plymouth Boat TripsMembers of Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association with guests from Yaroslavl — with Marilyn Pegg, Nina Chernushkina, Ludmilla Korbut, ирина ефимова and Peter Barker at Exeter Cathedral Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association members John and Joyce with young prize winner from «Общество Дружбы Ярославль - Эксетер» — with Galina Evstifeeva at InTC Russian Language School

Photographers: Alexey Volkov, Jeanette Barker, Jeremy Lees, Joyce Burgess, Marija Lees, Peter Barker, Roberto Franceschini, Ludmila Ditmar / Людмила Дитмар, Veronika Maltby