Our Friends from 88-Uroczysko
Meeting 15th & 88th Scout Leaders
London October 2007
One World One Promise -
A Meeting of two Scout Groups in 2007 Historic Photo Albums
(Slide show Press
F11 for full screen then Click on first picture.)
short video - A long memory
31st October - Arrival - Halloween Party
1st November - Visit to London
2nd November - Ala's 18th B'day - Mayor - School - Barn Dance
3rd November - Gloucester Cathedral - Waterways Museum - Cranham - Crickley Hill
4th November - Malvern Splash - Evening Party
5th November - Cheltenham - and a sad Farwell
Mixture of Memories of our Meeting
A meeting of two Scout Troops - Szczecin, Poland & Shurdington,
At Shurdington - 31st October to 5th November 2007
PROGRAMME - Download pdf form
our Twinning with 88-Uroczysko Scouts started in February 2006
B.P. Centenary Camp - Poland 21 to 25 Feb 2007
Radio Gloucestershire article - Polish Community in Gloucestershire
Harry Potter camp in Poland - Video
'memories corner' with some of our memories too.
18th Birthday card Nov2006
'mis' WYDYMEK wearing our special t-shirt...
with Czuwaj! 'Be Prepared' on teddy's back.
meeting Friday 16th March 07 - Morda's Hamburger evening - a video
Marzanna - a Polish tradition - Seeing out
the Winter; seeing in the Spring.
first attempt at seeing the Winter out by burning Marzanna - March 2007 - A
Marzanna is a Slavic goddess. She is most often
believed to be a Goddess of harvest and witchcraft. Her name is based on the
Slavic root Mor, used in words such as "confusion",
"peril", "nightmare" and "death".
The Burning of Morena is a traditional folk festivals
and still survives in Slovakia. The Drowning or burning of Marzanna is a
traditional folk fest in some parts of Poland. The two festivals are to
symbolically welcome the spring and bury the winter. The ritual involves
burning of a straw mannequin representing Marzanna. Photos sent by Ala of
their festival in March 2004&6, on 21st March which is the first day of
on each picture to enlarge)
Tour of Shurdington - Google Video
meeting Friday 23 March - Marzanna - milego ogladania! enjoy watching!