Sparkling year ahead for Burnley Twinning Association as 2019 marks diamond anniversary
Around 44 members enjoyed a dinner at Padiham's Mamma Mia restaurant which raised £293 for twinning funds.
There was a Valentine themed quiz, raffle and guess the weight of the cake competition.
To celebrate the special anniversary of the signing of the Twinning Charter between Vitry-sur-Seine and Burnley a party of 22 French people will visit Burnley in May and stay in the homes of members.
A programme of events is being planned to entertain the guests including visits to Towneley Hall, Blackburn Cathedral and a canal boat trip in Skipton.
An celebration evening at the Prairie Sports Village is also on the cards which the Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley have been invited to attend.