Club Tour to Aix-en-Provence

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  • June 2, 2015
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Club Tour by Lesley Hall The Club’s annual tour to our twin city of Aix-en-Provence saw 11 members fly via Marseille to spend a long weekend in and around the … Continue Reading →


Jersey Pétanque Open

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  • May 7, 2015
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Members of the City of Bath Pétanque Club decided to enter this year’s  Open Boules competition held at Jersey Pétanque Club . We flew Flybe from Southampton in their Bombardier … Continue Reading →


Braunschweig – Twinning Dinner

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  • December 1, 2013
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 Bath – Braunschweig Association annual twinning dinner By our roving reporter – Terry Basson. Having recently visited Braunschweig as part of the City of Bath Petanque tour and enjoyed the hospitality … Continue Reading →


Bath Boules visit to Germany

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  • October 7, 2013
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City of Bath Boules Visit to Germany. By Terry Basson Bath Boules visit the Bremen Open   I begin by waxing lyrical about our boules tour to Germany starting with … Continue Reading →


Boules Mountain – Get a view of the Coche

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  • May 13, 2013
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Boules Mountain. This may be the first and last time that any of us playing in this match will see a boule bounce and land on 3 other boules and … Continue Reading →


Aix-en-Provence Trip 2013

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  • February 8, 2013
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Aix-en_Provence 2013. We have just received the finalised dates for the City of Baths Petanque clubs trip to Aix-en-Provence. Situated in the South of France, Aix-en-Provence is about 30 miles north … Continue Reading →


City of Bath Petanquers take tea in Aix

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  • December 9, 2012
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Club Chair Lesley Hall and Secretary Diana Lockwood flew the flag for Bath in Aix for 5 days at the beginning of the month. Taking part in the Aix Twinning … Continue Reading →


Boules – A newcomers insight to a Club Tour

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  • November 26, 2012
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Over the past number of years we have often reported back on our boules tours from a group perspective so this time we asked Terry Basson, one of our new … Continue Reading →


Sospel concours de boules

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  • September 22, 2012
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And so it was that we rediscovered summer in Sospel, a ville fleurie 10 miles north of Menton. Lucky for us it was the day of le concours de boules … Continue Reading →


Stop the Tram, we have to finish our game!

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  • August 9, 2012
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Included in the 1932 film by Marcel Pagnol  “Fanny”   a famous scene in which a tram is stopped in its tracks in order to allow the game to continue (the clip … Continue Reading →