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Exeter Yaroslavl Photo Gallery

On-Line Exeter - Yaroslavl Meeting. Bob Bradshaw in Yaroslavl with members of Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society «Общество Дружбы Ярославль - Эксетер» including Galina Ignatevain Алина Игнатьева and Galina Evstifeeva. According to a Russian custom if someone finds themself between two people of the same name they can make a wish.  What was Bob's wish? Sue Fitzgibbons and Galina Ignatevain Алина Игнатьева in Yaroslavl during our 2019 visit.  Galina will be coming with the group to Exeter 7 - 17 June 2020 Peter Scorer being ordained priest at Exeter Orthodox Church. Peter and his wife Irina are founder members of our association. Peter was previously a Protodeacon of the Orthodox Church. We wish him well in his new role Veronika, leader of our Russian Conversation Group receiving a certificate sent by Вячеслав Гаврилов, to mark her valuable contribution to our association. We greatly appreciate her enthusiasm for Russian culture, tradition and language. Our next meeting is 17 February Menu from Russian Xmas Dinner. Planned by Larisa Seward, who teaches mathematics at the Exeter College but comes from Yaroslavl. I hope we will do it again in 2021. If you would like to be informed about our plans please let us know Guests dining at our Russian Xmas Dinner at @34 Restaurant, Exeter College Guests dining at our Russian Xmas Dinner at @34 Restaurant, Exeter College Peter Barker receives his certificate sent by Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Victoria Furtado receives her certificate sent by Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates Victoria Furtado receives her certificate sent by Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl. Assisted by Jeanette Barker. At our Russian Xmas Dinner Marija Lees who grew up in the former Yugoslavia receives her certificate from Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl. Assisted by Jeanette Barker. At our Russian Xmas Dinner — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Angela Samuel receives her certificate from Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl. Assisted by Jeanette Barker. At our Russian Xmas Dinner — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Clare Meiklejohn receives her certificate from Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl. Assisted by Jeanette Barker. At our Russian Xmas Dinner — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Douglas Allen receives his certificate from Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl to mark 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter. Presented by Dr John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov while in Yaroslavl. Assisted by Jeanette Barker. At our Russian Xmas Dinner — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) John Shepherd presents Joyce Burgess with her special certificate from Mr Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl marking 30 years of twinning Yaroslavl - Exeter. At our Russian Xmas Dinner. — with Jeanette Barker at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Russian Xmas Dinner. Presentation of certificates from Vladimir Volkov, Mayor of Yaroslavl, to mark 30 years of twinning with Exeter. Awarded to members of our association who are continuing to build the links between our cities. In the photo Dr. John Burgess, Jeanette Barker and Dr. John Shepherd who received the certificates from Mr Volkov in Yaroslavl. Jeanette Barker was assisting and reading out the names of recipients. Guest Speaker Roberto Franceschini (Chair European Movement Devon Branch) at our Russian Xmas Dinner speaks about the Council of Europe and the importance of European nations working together. Twinning organisations such as Exeter Yaroslavl have an important role in this and bring people together Merry Xmas from the Children of School Number 52, Yaroslavl, Russia Merry Xmas from the Children of School Number 52, Yaroslavl, Russia Merry Xmas from the Children of School Number 52, Yaroslavl, Russia Merry Xmas from the Children of School Number 52, Yaroslavl, Russia Merry Xmas from the Children of School Number 52, Yaroslavl, Russia Our group from Exeter visited Rybinsk Museum.  Rybinsk in Yaroslavl Oblast was the birthplace of brothers Joseph and Nicholas Schenck.  After emigratation to the USA, Joseph eventually controlled 20th Century Fox and Nicholas controlled MGM Our Yaroslavl friends made a return visit here in the summer. Here is Irina Peneva, Galina Zhiganova, Ariadna Poletaeva and Zoya Volkova. The technology says that this picture was taken at Dover. If you are able to confirm please tell us. Zoya Volkova and Irina Peneva. Two of our Yaroslavl Friends paying a return visit to London in the summer Our Yaroslavl Guests sing Russian songs to us, at the the Farewell Party in St James Church Hall Early snow at Natasha's dacha. Natasha is from Yaroslavl but lives in Moscow now. She has relatives in Exeter and visited them in August River Volga, Yaroslavl. Photo by Elena, visiting relatives in Yaroslavl — at Ярославль. Набережная р. Волги Volga at Yaroslavl by night. Another photo from Elena currently visiting relatives in Yaroslavl 'Strelka' Yaroslavl, where the Kotorosl River flows into the Volga. Photo kindly sent by our member Elena Coles who is visiting relatives in Yaroslavl Another photo from Elena currently visiting relatives in Yaroslavl 'Strelka' Yaroslavl, where the Kotorosl River flows into the Volga. Photo kindly sent by our member Elena Coles who is visiting relatives in Yaroslavl Yaroslavl guests and hosts visit Exeter Guildhall — with Alexey Volkov, Галина Жиганова, Jeanette Barker, Marilyn Pegg, Irina Peneva and Нина Иванова at Exeter Historic Guildhall Yaroslavl guests and hosts meet Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Yaroslavl guests and hosts dine at Exeter College. Meal prepared and served by the students Yaroslavl guests and hosts visit Exeter Guildhall — with Alexey Volkov, Irina Peneva, Marilyn Pegg, Jeanette Barker, Галина Жиганова and Rita Watson at Exeter Historic Guildhall Olga Medvedeva signs the special book from Yaroslavl for presentation to the Lord Mayor of Exeter Russian flag at Exeter City Council Offices Exeter Road Sign Exeter Road Sign Zoya Nikolayevna Volkova from Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society «Общество Дружбы Ярославль - Эксетер» our partner organisation. — at Exeter Historic Guildhall Cutting the cake celebrating Exeter - Yaroslavl Twinning 1989 - 2019. At St James Church Hall, Exeter. This will be our AGM venue on 24 October 2019 Нина Иванова - Nina Ivanova, one of our Yaroslavl friends Bob Bradshaw, our group leader in Yaroslavl this year presenting 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 at Exeter Historic Guildhall With the Lord Mayor of Exeter after presentation of the formal letter from Mayor of Yaroslavl marking 30 years of friendship between Yaroslavl and Exeter — with Robert Bradshaw, Peter Barker, Jeanette Barker and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Historic Guildhall Bob Bradshaw, our group leader in Yaroslavl this year presenting 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. — with Robert Bradshaw and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Historic Guildhall  Ariadna Poletaeva, Irina Peneva, Galina Zhiganova and Peter Barker at BBC Plymouth Sue Fitzgibbons at Farewell Party. Photo by людмила дитмар — at Yaroslavl Oblast Clare Meikeljohn, Nina Ivanova, Marie-Claude Crabol, Galina Zhiganova, Sue Fitzgibbons in Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth  Pauline Rayner, Clare Meikeljohn, Galina Zhiganova, Nina Ivanova, Marie-Claude Crarol — with Галина Жиганова and Нина Иванова in Sidmouth  Marie-Claude Cabrol, Susan Fitzgibbons, John Shepherd and Pauline Rayner — with Нина Иванова and Галина Жиганова at Connaught Gardens Elena Esina, Robert Bradshaw, Галина Жиганова and Sally Manning at Колесо Обозрения «Золотое кольцо» г.Ярославль We have lunch with our Yaroslavl guests. Prepared and served by the students of Exeter College — with Irina Peneva, Галина Жиганова, Нина Иванова and Alexey Volkov at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Natasha Solovyeva and Jeremy Manning at Yaroslavl Oblast Alexey Volkov, Peter Barker, Irina Peneva, Marilyn Pegg, Jeanette Barker, Галина Жиганова, Rita Watson and Нина Иванова at Exeter Historic Guildhall We have lunch cooked and served by students of Exeter College — with Jeanette Barker, Нина Иванова, Галина Жиганова, Rita Watson, Irina Peneva, Marilyn Pegg and Alexey Volkov at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College) Mara Attwater, Jeanette Barker, Rita Watson , Галина Жиганова, Marilyn Pegg and Angela Samuel — at Exeter Historic Guildhall Galina Evstifeeva and Robert Bradshaw in Yaroslavl Alexey Volkov and Olga Medvedeva at Exeter Historic Guildhall Our member Robert. Demonstrating origami in Yaroslavl Douglas Allen, Siân Allen, Нина Иванова, John Shepherd, Ariadna Borisovna Poletaeva, Галина Жиганова, Peter Barker, Keith Seabrook at Greenway Estate, Dartmouth - Photographer Irina Holmes Фотограф Константин Горбачев — with Галина Жиганова, Jeremy Manning, Нина Иванова and Ludmilla Korbut at КЗЦ 'Миллениум', Концертно-зрелищный центр Agatha Christie's Home. Our members and guests resting on the deckchairs in front of the house — at Greenway Estate Gardens at Agatha Christie's home — with Галина Жиганова, Irina Holmes and Нина Иванова at Greenway Estate Ariadna Poletaeva, Irina Peneva, Galina Zhiganova and Peter Barker at BBC Plymouth — with Irina Peneva, Галина Жиганова and Peter Barker at BBC Radio Devon Members and guests relaxing after touring Agatha Christie's House and Gardens. Also Tatyana Smirnova, Zoya Volkova, Mara Attwater — with Irina Peneva and Robert Bradshaw at Greenway Estate Agatha Christie's Home - also in group Siân and Douglas Allen, Ariadna Poletaeva and John Shepherd — with Irina Holmes, Нина Иванова and Галина Жиганова at Greenway Estate At Agatha Christie's Home with Keith Seabrook, John Shepherd — with Irina Peneva, Нина Иванова and Галина Жиганова at Greenway Estate Welcome Party - Ариадна Борисовна Полетаева, Татьяна Александровна Смирнова and Angela Samuel Welcome Party — with Галина Жиганова, Нина Иванова and Jeanette Barker at Mount Radford Friendly Siamese Cat - maybe official mouse catcher at Agatha Christie's house? Lunch prepared for us by students of Exeter College — with Marilyn Pegg, Irina Peneva, Галина Жиганова, Нина Иванова, Peter Barker, Jeanette Barker and Alexey Volkov at @34 Restaurant (Exeter College)7 and 8 Fortfield Terrace - These houses occupy the most prominent position in the Terrace. From June to August 1831, Grand Duchess Helene of Russia, sister in law of the Tsar, rented No. 8 for herself and No. 7 for her entourage. She was accompanied during her stay by Counts Tolstoy and Gagarin and the Countess Nesslerode. Her staff of over 100 included a Russian band who, resplendent in tunics of her household, played outside on the terrace. The visit is commemorated by the double-headed eagle, symbol of Imperial Russia, on the central pediment. In 1832, Edward Barrett rented No. 8 for a year for his family, which included Elizabeth who would become Elizabeth Barrett Browning. — with Нина Иванова and Галина Жиганова in Sidmouth 30 Years of Twinning Exeter - Yaroslavl Anniversary Cake. — at Crafty Cakes - Exeter Recording programme at Radio Devon with Michael Chequer, Ariadna Poletaeva and Irina Peneva.  Photographer Peter Barker Irina Peneva with Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Guildhall Alexey Volkov with duck at Greenway House Welcome Party for our Yaroslavl guests — with Нина Иванова, Galina Zhiganova, Alexey Volkov, Marilyn Pegg, Christine Bradshaw, Robert Bradshaw, John Shepherd, Peter Barker and Jeanette Barker at Mount Radford Europe Day, Exeter Guildhall - Peter Barker - Chairperson Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association, Roberto Franceschini - Devon Branch European Movement, Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter Councillor Rachel Lyons, Irina Alexandrovna Peneva  - Chairperson, Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society, John Whitton -  Chairman Exeter Twinning Circle / Photographer Dr Keith Howe Gardens of Greenway House, home of Agatha Christie.  With Keith Seabrook, Galina Zhiganova, Aleksei Volkov, Irina Peneva, Nina Ivanova and John Burgess Aleksei Volkov and Olga Medvedeva with Lord Mayor of Exeter and Consort — with Alexey Volkov and Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Historic GuildhallWelcome Party with our Yaroslavl friends — with Alexey Volkov, Irina Peneva and Robert Bradshaw at Mount Radford Europe Flag Day with Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter. Photographer Peter Barker — with Irina Peneva and Titus Flavius Vespasian at Exeter Historic Guildhall Members of Exeter Yaroslavl Twinning Association and Yaroslavl Exeter Friendship Society at the seaside. — with Нина Иванова, Galina Zhiganova and Peter Barker at Connaught Gardens Yaroslavl guest welcomed by Lord Mayor of Exeter — with Lord Mayor of Exeter at Exeter Historic Guildhall Yaroslavl friends special guests at BBC — with Peter Barker, Irina Peneva and Galina Zhiganova at BBC Radio Devon Guests from Yaroslavl — with Galina Zhiganova and Нина Иванова at Greenway Estate Welcome Party with our Yaroslavl guests — with Alexey Volkov and Irina Peneva at Mount Radford 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

Photographers: Peter Barker, Roberto Franceschini,