History

The initial steps towards twinning were taken back in 1979, with the first visit (from Llandeilo to Le Conquet) occurring in 1980, from when the Association dates its history.  That makes us the oldest twinning association in Carmarthenshire, although there are others in Wales which go back much earlier.

Some of our members have been in the Association from the start, and so we are lucky to have a wealth of knowledge and records to draw on.  Some snippets of times gone by are below.

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It's official!

The first visit, as reported in Le Conquet's local paper.

Being in France, the food for the first formal dinner was evidently very good, with menus provided in French and English.

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The following year, we pushed the boat out for the first visit of our guests to Llandeilo.

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To mark the 20th anniversary, we received the bouy which is still on the roundabout - although the trees have grown a bit now...

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10 years later, we gave Le Conquet its very own red phone box, which was well received 

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Over the years, there has been plenty of opportunity to.....

...meet....

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...dance....

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...show off our National costumes, which is always nice....

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...well, almost always....

...but above all, make long lasting friends.

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