• Nottingham Karlsruhe 50th Anniversary Launch Event

    Monday 29th April saw the start of our celebrations, with our Nottingham Karlsruhe 50th Anniversary launch event, held at the Old Cold Store at Castle Rock Brewery.  The evening consisted of performances from Robin Hood Youth Orchestra Strorkestra and the Carlton Male voice Choir. We listened to people sharing their own friendship experiences and also received a special message form the Lord Mayor of Karlsruhe. An entertaining and fun evening was had by all, and there was even a special ’50 Years’ beer for all to enjoy!

  • Callout to writers and poets in Nottingham!

    Writers living, working or studying in Nottinghamshire are invited to apply for a commission to create work that celebrates the 50 years of friendship between Nottingham and Karlsruhe in Germany. There are many established relationships between the two cities, such as schools, colleges and workplaces who regularly hold exchanges. 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of this twinning, and a number of events and activities will take place throughout the year, culminating in the main activities in Nottingham during early October. We are looking for a talented emerging poet interested in international relationships to mark 50 years of friendship with Karlsruhe. The commissioned poet will spend time researching and experiencing…

  • Sandra’s exchange experience

    My name is Sandra Walter and I’m from Karlsruhe. I am studying Public Management and currently undertaking a three months internship at Nottingham’s City Council, which started mid-January. I’m working in the Chief Executive’s Office to support my colleagues with the 50th Anniversary programme. My internship is nearly over and I’m going to return to Karlsruhe in mid-April. I have really enjoyed my time at NCC; it’s given me the opportunity to work with a fabulous team. Due to the cities’ close relations based upon their twin ship connection I decided to go to Nottingham for my practical training abroad and I’m more than happy with my decision. Nottingham is…

  • CMVC to celebrate Nottingham and Karlsruhe’s 50 Anniversary

    Carlton Male Voice Choir was founded 110 years ago and since this time has held a prominent position in the Nottingham area as one of the very well respected choirs – not only enjoying their singing but raising large sums of money for charities. Their singing numbers have varied over the years but currently have a singing membership of about eighty. They have a varied repertoire of songs and perform at a series of concerts throughout the year.  Their concert programme commences each year with their Festival Concert held at the Albert Hall – when they introduce their new repertoire. For many years they have arranged concert tours both within…