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New TGIFC member Pauline Finch shared this beautiful photo of Playa Blanca where she and her friend Pam Hewson live in Lanzarote. See a larger version of the photo in our 2017 Gallery.

It is great to see the fabulous places around the world that we find TGIFC members.  Please share your photos on our
Facebook page  or by sending them to Glen Aston.

Visit to Brussels from members of the Pinoso Guild

Members of the Pinoso Guild visited Brussels and met up with Glen, Julie and Ron. They enjoyed the Christmas markets, doing a bit of sightseeing, dining together in lovely restaurants and watching the Son et Lumière in Grande Place.

Photos from their visit can be seen in our gallery.

Dates for your calendar

9th - 11th March 2018
Benelux and France Training Weekend in Delft, including AGM.
Hosted by the Hague District.

12th - 15th October 2018
Benelux and France Guild 75th Anniversary Celebration. 
We will be enjoying a weekend at Warner's Leisure Hotel on Hayling Island in Hampshire.  We would welcome any TGIFC members to join us!

Bridges of Friendship

Benelux and France have created a Bridges of Friendship challenge badge.  The cloth badge is available to buy, download instructions available, and any photos can be shared with other members around the globe! 

For more details, please email

Julie Knowles from B&F Guild has recently completed the challenge with her daughters.
Photos from the challenge can be seen here.

Branch Associations

The Branch Associations are Guiding Associations in the UK Overseas Territories.

Sadly many of the branches in the Caribbean were hit by Hurricane Irma and are still in the process of rebuilding.

You can find out more about Girlguiding Branch Associations here

75th Birthday Challenge

Celebrate the 75th Birthday of Trefoil Guild by taking part in the Birthday Challenge.  All the information can be found here.

Glen would love to have as many members of TGIFC as possible complete the Challenge - so whether you do it in a group, with a unit or with friends from across the regions
'Have Fun and Celebrate Together'

TGIFC Voyage Awards

The Voyage Award is open to all Trefoil Guild members.  All the information on completing the three levels of the award, Bronze, Silver and Gold, can be found here.

Congratulations to all the TGIFC members who have completed one of the levels of the Voyage Award. Please find a fill list here. 

Facebook Page

Keep up to date with all the news and events of TGIFC by joining our Facebook  group. 
Go to the page and request to join by clicking
here or by searching TGIFC on Facebook.

British Girlguiding Overseas

Here at last is the news we have been waiting for - BGIFC is now British Girlguiding Overseas. I'd be pleased to know what everyone thinks of the new title.
Cheers Glen

Stories from 2017

Please see stories and photos from 2017 here.

Trefoil in Austria - Read Frances' Story
End of Winter
TGIFC Annual Report 2016
The Trefoil Magazine September 2017


Stories from 2016

Please find below past stories and photos.
Pinoso Guild
Photos from Portugal
Pinoso Guild in Murcia

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