It was an enjoyable week of cultural exchange, and our guests enjoyed the hospitality of members of the Twinning Association of Mumbles.
Last week, Mumbles Community Council had the pleasure of hosting 12 visitors from Havre de Grace (HdG) in Maryland, including Debby Stathes, Chair of the HdG Twinning Association, and Bill Martin, Mayor of HdG. It was an enjoyable week of cultural exchange, and our guests enjoyed the hospitality of members of the Twinning Association of Mumbles.
The week began with a guided tours of Oystermouth Castle and Swansea Museum and a delicious supper hosted by Ann Smith, Chair of TAM.
Mumbles Community Council arranged a visit to the Glyn Vivian Art Gallery mid-week, followed by a Guided Walking Tour of Swansea. The day concluded with a TAM official dinner at Bistrot Pierre, joined by members of the Gowerton Twinning Association.
Cwrt Herbert, the home of ex-President of TAM, Professor Prys Morgan and The Kings Head, Llangennith, we’re visited for lunch and refreshments followed by a tour of St. Cennedd's Church in Llangennith and St. Mary's Church in Rhossili, with a leisurely stroll across Rhossili common.
Later in the week, Mumbles Community Council hosted dinner at The Golden Curry, Mumbles, attended by Chair Martin O'Neill, Vice Chair Will Thomas, and other councillors and staff members. Finally, a trip to explore Margam Abbey and an informative trip along the Tawe River on Copperjack concluded a full week of history and heritage.
All Saints Church proudly flew the Maryland flag to extend a warm Welsh welcome to our American visitors.
Mumbles Community Council looks forward to continuing this twinning partnership and fostering strong ties between our communities!