Town twinning in Basildon borough
Basildon is twinned with Heiligenhaus (Germany) and Ville de Meaux (France). Billericay with Chauvigny (France) and Fishers, Indiana (USA) and Billerica, Massachusetts (USA).
Basildon's Twin Towns
|Ville de Meaux
Stadt im Grunen
(A Town in the greens)
Ville de Meaux France
Une ville d'art et d'histoire
(A city of art & history)
Basildon Borough Twinning Association helps to organise:
- school trips
- leisure and sporting activities.
Regular annual events
The following events help promote each and all of the 3 Twin Towns.
We offer continuous support for exchanges between the Twin Towns for sports events and the Railway Club and will help to support and arrange any exchange that can take place.
The Twin Towns Committee can help with French & German translation.
A youth visit from Basildon
Each year there is a a youth visit from Basildon to either Heiligenhaus (Germany) or Meaux (France), normally takes place over the Whitsun break (the 7th Sunday after Easter).
The Stadfest in Heiligenhaus
The Stadfest in Heiligenhaus in June, a 3 day festivity held in Heiligenhaus Town Square, mostly with live music and beer stalls. We take part selling beer and whiskey.
The City Festival in Meaux
The City Festival in Meaux in October, has a more commercial leaning and goes on for 4 days. We have a stall selling mixed English products, the big seller is our freshly made coffee !
Heiligenhaus and Meaux visit to the Barleylands fair
Each year we invite friends and representatives from both Heiligenhaus in Germany and Meaux in France to Barleylands Country Fair, where they sell traditional wares from their home towns.
Further information and enquiries
For enquiries please Email Kate Boucher
Billericay Twinning Association's twin towns
Chauvigny is a medieval market town on the banks of the river Vienne, located 30 miles east of Poitiers.
Today there is a population of 7,000 and is the home of the famous Apolico porcelain factory.
Website Town of Chauvigny, France.
Fishers is located 20 miles north of Indianapolis. The town first came into being in June 1872 when Salathiel Fisher divided his land into town lots.
Today Fishers has over 60,000 residents from various cultures, incomes and backgrounds.
Website Town of Fishers, Indiana, USA.
Billericay Twinning Association
The Billericay Twinning Association was formed early 1998, as a non-local authority organisation to promote and foster friendship and understanding between the people of Billericay and other similar communities overseas. The Association has charters with Chauvigny, Vienne, France and Fishers, Indiana, USA.
For further details please contact Billericay Twinning Association :
Website Billericay Twinning Association.
Billericay Mayflower Twining Association's twin town in USA.
Billerica, Massachusetts, USA
Billerica, Massachusetts is located 20 miles north west of Boston. Billerica was incorporated in 1655 and remained mostly farmland until the mid 19th century.
Today Billerica has nearly 40,000 residents from various cultures, incomes and backgrounds.
Billericay Mayflower Twinning Association
The Billericay Mayflower Twinning Association (BMTA) promotes the links between Billericay and Billerica, Massachusetts, USA, which were formalised with the signing of the Twinning Charter on 21st August 1998.
For further details please contact Billericay Mayflower Twinning Association :