Hollingbourne’s twin community of Templeuve will be celebrating with three days of events over a long weekend to which Hollingbourne residents are invited. The town is between historic Lille and Valenciennes.
There are no hotels in Templeuve and the nearest one is the Domaine des Cignones http://www.domainedescigognes.info/Templates/standard.php?ID=1 For more information about local accommodation please go to http://www.france-voyage.com/cities-towns/templeuve-22318.htm
The schedule of events with more information is as follows:-
Friday 13th July : 18h ceremony at the War Memorial , followed by parade to the Town Hall park, reception in the park with band etc. and finishing at about 23h with a firework display.
Saturday afternoon 14th July : Games organised by local associations (boules etc.), group “Tribute to Abba” , food trucks, after party with a DJ.
Sunday 15th July : From mid-day animation in the park and food trucks, big screens for the Tour de France which comes through Templeuve, and across the cobbles, at about 15h. At 17h the final of the World Cup on big screens in the park.
Friday 13th July – Music and Youth Festival
Saturday 14th July Bastille Day
Sunday 15th July. – Tour de France through Templeuve and World Cup Final live on a giant screen in the Town Square.