March 2008
Participation in The Head of the River rowing event of 'the eight’ from the Bydgoszcz University. Visiting and practising at the most respected rowing club in the world, Leander Club, Henley.

February 2008
Visit to Cambridge and Oxford connected with our rowing activities.

December 2008
Beginning of work connected with organising The 17th Annual Great Regatta 2008 on the Brda river in eights.
Several meetings at the Bydgoszcz City Hall connected with the promotion of Bydgoszcz in the UK.

October 2007
Co organising of the 16th Great Regatta 2007 on the Brda river. For the first time in Poland boat races of eights between Bydgoszcz University and Oxford Brookes University, and Leander Club Henley and LOTTO-Bydgostia-WSG-Bank Pocztowy (Polish rowing champion). www.wielkawioslarska.byd.pl

July-August 2007
Preparation for the 16th Great Regatta 2007.

June 2007
Meeting with the Mayor of Bydgoszcz and UK Ambassador in Poland.

May 2007
Visit to the Oxford Brookes University.

April 2007
Preparation work before 16th Great Regatta.

March 2007
Visit at the Leander Club Henley.

January-February 2007
Contact through the Foundation with various institutions and individuals in the UK, regarding finding new partners and sponsors.

October-December 2006
The presence of the Foundation’s President Romuald Poślednik during various meetings connected with the international project GAMP (Geminid Arts and Music Project).

September 2006
Co-operation in organising the 15th Great Regatta 2006 on the Brda river. For the first time in Poland academic eights from Cambridge and Oxford competed against each other on the Brda river. Bydgoszcz University eight was competing against University of London crew. www.wielkawioslarska.byd.pl

July-August 2006
Preparations before the 15th Great Regatta 2006 on the Brda river.

June 2006
Organising the 4th final of The English Dictation competition in Toruń. The honorary guests were Prof. Jack Lonergan from the Westminster University, the author of Dictation’s texts, and John Foley, British actor. www.dyktando.inthouse.pl

June 2006
Meeting connected with the Geminid project. Working on GAMP project.

April 2006
The participation of Romuald Poślednik as an official representative of Toruń City Hall in the conference inaugurating the international cultural project GEMINID.

April 2006
Eliminations in the kujawsko-pomorskie region for the 4th English Dictation competition.

March 2006
The first ever rowing race of eights between Oxford and Bydgoszcz on the river Thames in London as an official fixture with the Oxford crew before the Cambridge-Oxford Boat Race. www.boatrace.ih.pl

 

January-February 2006
Work on organising the official fixture before The Boat Race with the Oxford University eight in London on the river Thames.

 

November 2005
First meeting of the GEMINID project in Saltzgiter, Germany. Participation of Romuald Poślednik, the President of the Polish British Foundation, as an official representative of Toruń.
 

October 2005

Cooperation in organizing the 14th Annual Great Regatta on the Brda River in eights. Hosting the Oxford crew. www.wielkawioslarska.byd.pl

 

June-August 2005

Arranging the visit of the Oxford alumni crew to Bydgoszcz and participation in the 14th Annual Great Regatta on the Brda River in the eights rowing competition. The president of the Polish-British Foundation Romuald Poślednik nominated Director of the Great Regatta.

 

April-May 2005

Organizing the third edition of the "English Dictation" 2005 in Bydgoszcz. It was recorded in London by Derek Jacobi! www.dyktando.inthouse.pl

 

February 2005

The firs ever rowing race in eights between Cmbridge and Bydgoszcz on the river Thames in London, 27 February 2005. It was a part of the official training of Cambridge crew before the Cambridge-Oxford Boat Race. www.boatrace.ih.pl

January 2005
Visit to Bydgoszcz of Julia Rayner the English actress who played in Roman Polanski's "The Pianist". Julia attended meetings with high school pupils.

November 2004 - February 2005
Organizing a rowing race in eights rematch between Bydgoszcz Academy and the Cambridge Boat Race crews on the Thames in London on 27 February 2005.
Association with The Polish Embassy, Polish Cultural Institute in London and
The British - Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw.

November 2004
Visit of the American Consul General to Bydgoszcz. Meetings with pupils from high schools and the Bydgoszcz Academy.

October 2004
Helping the "NIDA" Foundation and the Polish - American Freedom Foundation in sending 14 Polish state school English teachers for a week culture - methodology course at International House in Bath.

September 2004
Making contacts with the British Embassy in Warsaw . The visit of the British Deputy Ambassador to Bydgoszcz.
Help in organising the UK Info Day in Bydgoszcz and meetings with pupils from various high schools.

September 2004 - June 2005
Equal Opportunity Project: Sponsoring 22 pupils in Bydgoszcz and Torun with free, one-year English courses.

September 2004
Cooperation in organizing the 13th Annual Great Race on the Brda River in eights. Hosting the Cambridge crew.

June - July 2004
Arranging the visit of the Cambridge alumni crew to Bydgoszcz and participation in the 13th Annual Great Race on the Brda River in the eights rowing competition.

May 2004
Co-organizing International Challenge Day between Torun and Swindon to promote physical activity

April - May 2004
Organizing the second edition of the "English Dictation" 2004.
Over 3000 pupils took part in the eliminations and 200 in the final. Thanks to Polish Radio 1, the recorded text of the dictation was broadcasted nationwide. It was recorded in London by Alan Rickman!
The honorary patrons of 'English Dictation' 2004 were the mayors of Bydgoszcz and Torun .

February 2004
Marathon at Silverstone.

February 2004
Visit to Westminster University in London . Talks took place about possible cooperation. The University agreed to sponsor the first price in "English Dictation 2004" - scholarship at the University.

February 2004
Trip to England to make contacts and talk about possible cooperation with the twin towns of Torun , Bydgoszcz and Wloclawek : Swindon, Perth and Bedford respectively.
Meetings took place with the mayors and local Polish community. Mayors of these towns agreed to be honorary patrons and to provide funds for the second edition of "English Dictation" 2004.
Visit to the House of Lords, meeting with Baroness Billingham.

February 2004
Participated in "British Days" cultural programme at "Dom Harcerza" in Torun . Together with Polska Akcja Humanitarna and English Speaking Union.

January - February 2004
Winter in Town Project: Taking care of 30 children in Bydgoszcz during the winter holiday break (the last two weeks of January). The Foundation provided the location and a cultural programme lasting 10 days, 5 hours each day. Most of the activities took place in English, and focused on English culture.

September 2003 - June 2004
Equal Opportunity Project: Sponsored 32 pupils in Bydgoszcz and Torun with free, one-year English courses. In cooperation with Polska Akcja Humanitarna.

October 2003
Opening of the new premises of the Foundation in fully refurbished old building in the center of Bydgoszcz. The building is also the home of International House, the quality English language school. We can accommodate up to 12 people in Bydgoszcz during the summer. We have 16 classrooms with TV and internet connections, a conference room for up to 30 people and the club for up to 60 people with TV-Sat, internet and wiring prepared to set up a small cinema with surround system.