Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Forces Travel Latest Offers

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Combi ticket for Legoland Discovery Centre and Sea Life Centre Oberhausen

For further information click here...LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre + SEA LIFE Oberhausen

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre + SEA LIFE Oberhausen

Visit the biggest box of LEGO® bricks at the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen.
Jump into the amazing underwater world of the SEA LIFE aquarium afterwards on a day of your choice (within 90 days).
Fast entry at the aquarium on your booked visitor date.
Valid for peak and off-peak periods and during weekends and holidays
Children under 3 years have free entry
For further information click here...

If you visit the Bielefeld Train station and book the complete travel pack for bus/tram/train within North Rhine Westphalia and if you travel after 09:00hrs the cost reduces by half.

You can also book the 5 person ticket for travel all day on any transport.

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Latest Edition of What Next? Resettlement Magazine now available online

​The second edition of What Next? for 2017 is now available,​ to view online please click here

Brackwede Schweinemarkt Bielefeld 25th - 27th August

Plakat zum Schweinemarkt

Officially the Schweinemarkt is opened on Friday at 5 pm This is followed by a varied program for young and old until Sunday evening

On the steps of the church you will find an attractive stage programme with many highlights, such as the performance of the band "Beat Box" on the opening night, the band "Stolen Silver Spoons" on Saturday evening and the popular piglet raffle on Sunday at noon. In addition, "Vincent the Sorcerer" will inspire young and old.

On the main street and market square there are various sales stands and musical live acts such as the successful percussion ensemble "4beatz" and the acoustic acoustic band "Scheel".

The funfair starts on Friday at 2 pm with rides offering "happy hour".

The Brackwede Stadtpark will turn into a large and free children's paradise! Many attractions include a clown, giant soap bubbles, marble baths, bouncy castles and a Hula-Hoop children's workshop, large and small can test their skills on a rodeo pig. Loungers provide for a holiday atmosphere and invite you to linger and relax.

For the first time there will also be a large art and creative market in the parking lot "An der Brücke" (below Cafe Groll) on Saturday and Sunday.

The shops in Brackwede are open on the Sunday from 13:00 - 18:00hrs

Theme Parks season 2017

Kettler Hof -

Panorama Park -
Europa Park -
Legoland -
Rasti Land -
Spieleland -
Heidepark -
Potts Park -
Stukenbrock -
Schloss Beck -

For more theme parks click here

Leaflets are available in Bielefeld HIVE

Monday, 21 August 2017

Discounted Movie Park Tickets with

Take advantage of discounted Movie ​Park tickets​ available now for you and all your family.
​Ticket includes ​entrance fee and use of all attractions, this discount is redeemable until 30th September 2017
For further information please click here

Wackelpeter Children's festival at the Ravensberger park 27th Aug 11:00 - 18:00hrs

Wackelwelt in Bielefeld
When the world is turned upside down in Bielefeld, the Wackelpeter is back. For the 16th time the largest children's and family culture festival in the region invites you to music, art activities, breathtaking acrobatics, magic, circus and theatre. There are a lot of activities and fun: handicrafts, playing, climbing, juggling, singing, drumming, painting and much more. Artisans from Austria, France, Romania, Spain, Germany and Bielefeld ensure a colourful, varied and child-friendly cultural programme.  Free entry.

Sealife summer season 2017

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Sealife Hannover open from 10am - 6:30pm on 1st April 2017 to 5th November 2017.
Discount's available online Click here
Sealife Oberhausen open from 10am - 6:30pm.
Discounts  available online Click Here

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Bielefeld Library Opening Times W/C 21st August 2017

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Climbing park Johannisberg Bielefeld is now open until 5th November 2017

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Opening hours:
On Saturdays & Sundays
On festive and brunch days
In the NRW holidays always Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00am daily (last start date 17:00hrs, from middle of September three hours before dark)


Saturday, 19 August 2017

Camping and Caravanning in Germany

Click here to view brochure

Emergency Responder First Aid Course 13th October

Detmold Open Air Museum - 1 Person Free Entry on Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Detmold Open Air Museum is offering 1 paying member of your party 
FREE entry on Tuesday 22nd August. 
Pop along to Germany's largest open-air museum and discover more than 
90 hectares of cultural landscape.
Children up to 6 years of age have free entry.
For more information and prices please click here

Friday, 18 August 2017

Bottrop Cool Summer

The Coolest Thing this Summer!
Experience an exciting day in Bottrop winter landscape and enjoy all inclusive services at a cool price.
All inclusive ski ticket for only 26 Euros, children 16 euros.
All Inclusive ticket includes:
Entrance to the Skihalle
Use of the ski runway
Hire or skis, snowboards, boots and ski poles
A food buffet
Unlimited soft drinks and 3 alcoholic beverages.
Book now at the link below!

August Edition of Soldier Magazine available now

Pick up the latest copy from your HIVE or view online here​

Body Safety Rules

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Stukenbrock Halloween special offer book by end of August

Halloween in the safari - the pumpkin is off! This year for four days! Our Halloween Festival will take place from 28. - 31. October.

For visitors there is now a earlybird ticket. With this you can save 30 percent (!!).

However, this limited offer is only available until the end of August - so buy now! Click here...

Wolverhampton University - Supporting the UNSUNG HERO

Poster provided by wolverhampton University

Big White Wall August Media Campaign - Wellness

​Big White Wall is a safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what's troubling them, guided by trained professionals.

Available 24/7, Big White wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all its members.

For more information please click here​

Poster provided by Big White Wall

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Maschsee Lake Festival Hannover, 2nd - 20th August 2017

Maschsee Lake Festival
For 19 days the visitors to the largest public open-air party in northern Germany can sail around the word in a culinary and artistic voyage.

There are lots of concert highlights with performances by artists from every corner of the globe.

To view the programme of events please click here​ for further information.

Party in the Park 9th September 2017

Distance Learning Centre online Diplomas

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Distance Learning Centre Ltd have provided online Access to Higher Education Diplomas, over a number of years, to members of the Armed forces and their families, enabling them to go on to university to study for a degree or gain a recognised qualification to enhance their existing career.

For More information Click Here​

Monday, 14 August 2017

Primary and Community Care Patient Survey from Patient-wise

​​To take the survey​ please click on the link

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CTP Housing Brief 6th September

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Sunday, 13 August 2017

International Garden Exhibition Berlin until 15th Oct 2017

If you like beautiful garden designs, then the International Garden Exhibition (IGA Berlin 2017) will be right up your alley. The show is running until the 15th of October in the German capital. For further information click here

Armed Forces discount - RAB

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Church House - Strong Bonds Mon 21st - Fri 25th August 2017

Church House will be running Strong Bonds Summer Activity Break. Strong Bonds is a US Army chaplaincy initiative which has been adapted for use in the BFG context to foster marriage and family relationships. 

Throughout the week, couples and families will be accommodated at Church House under subsidised rates where they will enjoy our fine catering as well as be able to relax in the beautiful surroundings of Lübbecke. Monday evening will be a 'meet the family' session, but on Tuesday and Wednesday evening there will be separate guided activities for couples and children. The children's activities will be supervised by experienced DBS cleared staff and while the children have fun, the parents and couples will enjoy a relaxing evening exploring the meaning of marriage, the languages of love and effective communication with our team of experienced guides.

Every Saturday throughout the Summer - Theatre in Tierpark Bielefeld

Every Saturday throughout the summer the outdoor theatre is at  the Tierpark Bielefeld.
Showings start at 16:00hrs and last approximately 45 minutes, suitable for children from 3 years, free admission.

August "Special Offers" from Forces Travel


Forces Travel leaflet of offers for you to enjoy.  Click Here...............

Friday, 11 August 2017

Tropical Islands

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Fancy enjoying summertime all year long?
Tropical Islands, located near Berlin in Germany offers a unique tropical holiday world, with temperatures of 26 degrees all year long.
You can stay on-site in the Dome in guest rooms and lodges, or on the Tropical Islands Campsite in a tepee or bring your own caravan or camper.
And what's more, if you are in BFG you can get your holiday tax-free (Mehrwehrtsteuer frei) by using a tax-free form (Abwicklungschein).
Call into your local HIVE and pick up a brochure with more information.

AWS Youth Club sessions 2017/18

For registration forms and dates  click here..

Bielefeld cinema club - Despicable Me3 Sunday 13th Aug @15:30

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Extended Childcare Hours For Overseas Families - WEF 1st September 2017

The new government initiative to extend the existing 15 hours free child-care to 30 hours will commence on 1st September 2017. 
For information please Click Here 

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Climbing parks in and around Bielefeld

Adventure Kletterparks, outdoor climbing parks in Bielefeld and Detmold
For further information click here...