The weekend of 15th to 17th May 2015 marked a three day celebration to commemorate 30 years of Twinning
between the village of Beaulieu and Hautvilliers in the champagne region of France.
Gifts were exchanged and champagne sampled with much cake being eaten. One of the highlights on the Friday night was a dinner involving eating of tete de veau. On the Saturday was a festival of Art which took place in the Rue Martin. A group of Beaulieu Artists took part. There was a formal dinner on the Saturday night with more speciality champagnes being sampled.
The accompanying photograph shows the Maire of Hautvillers, Patrick Lopez with Andrew Rawlings, Chairman of the Beaulieu Twinning Association with Lord Montagu and some members of his family, a representative of Beaulieu Parish Council is also present. Lord Montagu was presented with a medal and was made a Freeman of Hautvilliers.