On Friday, January 26th, 2018, the members of the Barking & Dagenham / Witten Club met for a group in the rooms of the library and the Märkisches Museum.
A highlight was the exclusive guided tour through the new art exhibition of the Märkisches Museum and through the library.
The Barking & Dagenham and Witten twinning arrangement is one of the oldest existing contacts between a German town and an English town.
The Colin Pond Foundation was set up in 2001 as a Trust Fund to provide grants for young people engaged on a professional training course. The main stipulation is that the apprenticeship, training course or study programme lead to a recognised qualification.