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2015 Uherske Hradiste Wine Festival

September is the time of the Uherske Hradiste Wine festival.We try to take a Mayor over there if we can. This year (as we usually do) we succeeded. Hence our civic group was Cllr Leigh Redman (Mayor) Mrs Tracy Redman (Mayoress) Cllr Brian Smedley, Cllr Peter Johnstone, Mrs Janet Johnstone, Mr Tim Mander, Mr Dean Fox and Mrs Karen Fox.

The group flew from Bristol to Prague, spent a couple of nights there and then headed east for Moravia. The programme went something like this;-

Mon 7 sept Fly Easyjet  EZY6267  Bristol to Prague 1820 arr 2120

Transfer to hotel by public transport

Accom Hotel Arlington Kurta Konrada Praha-Liben

Tues 8 sept 0800-0900 breakfast

0900 Guided tour of Prague

1900 Social evening with Czech friends

Wed 9 sept 0800-0900 breakfast

0900 -Free time in Prague

Free evening

Thurs 10 sept 0800-0900 breafast

1000 Travel to UH by mikrobus –

Accom;- Hotel Maxi, Marianske Nam, UH

1500 Familiarisation tour of UH

1900 Social event with Bridgwater/UH friends at U Juraku wine cellar

Fri 11 sept 0800-0900 breakfast

0900-1100 Mayoress led the flying option in the small plane of Antonin Machala while the Mayor had a go on the flight simulator

1100-1300 visit to Akropolis family centre

1300 Lunch with UH council

1430 visit to Slovacke Muzeum

1600 Opening of New Slovacko Market

1700 Polish & Hungarian delegates arrive/CM Ohnica perform in Masaryk Nam

1800 Dinner with all twinning reps

2000 Opening ceremony of UH wine festival

Sat 12 sept 0800-0900 breakfast in Hotel

0900 Participate in Procession-Vinohradska to Masaryk Nam

1300 Goblet of wine at Hotel Slunce + buffet

1500 Microregions (stalls etc)

1800 Hungarian Wind Orchestra in Masaryk Nam

1900 Dinner

2000 Vinohradska wine wanderings

Sun 13 sept 0830-0930 breakfast

0930 wine tasting in Reduta (+Fair and Markets)

1200 Lunch

1400 departure to Prague (Airport by1955)

Fly 2155 arr 2305  Easyjet EZY6268

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