FVTA Social Events – Programme

40th Anniversary
FVTA 40th Anniversary

The FVTA social programme is our chief form of fundraising to support twinning activities.

Please support the Association by becoming a member and by participating in our events.

An announcing ‘flyer’ for most events will be sent to all members by e-mail, or you can use the form attached to the items below.

Please note: events in this style are done and gone!

2020 Events

Please note that our programme is suspended during the CoVid-19 situation. We will be in touch when things return to normal.

  • AGM – 18 January
  • Diner à Avenue 141 – was Thursday 21st May, now CANCELLED
  • Bring & Share – Sunday 14th June
  • Skittles at The Crofton  Saturday 28th March – POSTPONED to Saturday 12 Sept
  • Visitors from Vannes – September – to be confirmed
  • Annual Dinner – November
  • AGM 2021 –  January 2021

N.B. some dates are still to be determined

The French Conversation Group meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month – please check the meeting topic here.

Please watch your e-mail for further event details

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2019 Events

19 January : AGM. See separate report in “what’s been happening”
23 March : Soirée Francaise with Cheese and Wine at the Grove room, St John’s Church, Locks Heath. Speaker : Alan Humphrey, Grand Cordon Culinaire. 
30 March : Warsash Band Concert, Victory Hall, Warsash 
23 – 29 June 2019 Twinning Cruise to Vannes
26 – 30 June 2019 : Civic Visit to Vannes – enquiries via our contact form.
13 August 2019 : Bring and Share chez  John Robertson – here is a ‘flyer’ about this event which has been sent members. If you wish to attend, please Nigel our Secretary know via the Committee email address.
1st October 2019 : Soirée Francaise : Dîner à Avenue 141 – an invitation to attend has gone to all members today 26 Aug 2019. Here is the invitation and booking form for this prestige event.
Dinner 2019 flyer and booking form.

2018 Events

Saturday 13 January 2018 : the FVTA AGM
22 May:  Introductory Evening for the Fareham – Vannes Twinning Cruise 2019.  This meeting was held to help you decide whether you would like to cruise to Vannes and meet fellow French sailors and their families.
22 September: Bring & Share / Wine, Cheese, Paté Evening, celebrating the Equinox and the French Vendange.
17 November:   Annual Dinner at Cams Golf Club. More information here.

2017 Events

January 14th at 7 p.m; FVTA AGM at The Church Hall, Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham. 
Saturday 11th March at 7.00 pm : Wine Quiz and Bring & Share Supper
Saturday 28th October 2017 @ 19:30 : FVTA Annual Dinner
June 24th – 30th : Vannes sailors & flotilla visit to Fareham
Sunday 9th July @ 12:30 : Hog Roast.
Saturday 2nd September 2017 @ 19:30 : Beetle Drive
Saturday 28th October 2017 @ 19:30 : FVTA Annual Dinner

2016 Events

January 16th; FVTA AGM at The Church Hall, Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham.
April 7th; Wine & Cheese evening at the Church Hall, Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham. Each of the affiliated twinning groups gave a short talk on recent twinning visits.
Sunday 17th July; Hog Roast at 230 Botley Road, Burridge.
September 10 – 14; Events to celebrate FVTA’s 50th anniversary. Visit by Official party from the Vannes Mairie to Fareham.
Saturday 12th November;  Annual Association Dinner 7.30pm at Lysses House Hotel, High Street, Fareham