Brescia Lions visit Ilkeston Lions for their Charter Anniversary 2009

25 -27th September 2009


Buona Sera


 Friday; An evening of fun at the Ilkeston Bowl followed by dinner at the Newdigate Arms at West Hallam

Saturday; A visit to the Mayors Parlour, Ilkeston Museum, a Pub Lunch and a Shopping Trip in Derby ending the day with the the Charter Dinner/Dance.


Italian Montage

                                                                                                                                  Ray Birch, President,

                                                                                                                                  Ilkeston Lions Club,

                                                                                                                                  Marco, Antonella,                                                                          Holding the Royal Standard.

                                                                                                                                  Phil Chapman, Edoardo,       

                                                                                                                                 Joe Prati(IIkeston Lions), and Sue Dunkley.


                                                                                                                               The montage above shows a visit to the Town Hall at Ilkeston by three of our Italian guests  who

                                                                                                                                              came over from Brescia to help celebrate our 33rd Charter anniversary.



                                                                                                                      A VERY BIG THANK YOU TO SUE & PHIL (Erewash Borough Council) FOR ARRANGING THE TOUR


                                                                                       The tour was follwed by a visit to the Ilkeston museum where Steve explained about the history of Ilkeston going back millions of years,

                                                                                then by request a traditional lunch at The Carpenters Arms in Dale Abbey and then into Derby for a shopping trip around the Westfield Centre.


The Carpenters Arms in Dale Abbey










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