Visitors from Stampersgat

The Mayor of Cheltenham and CheltenhamTwinning Association were delighted to welcome a group of 20 visitors from Cheltenham’s Friendship town of Stampersgat from 26-29 May 2022. The visit marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the link and the group were the first overseas visitors post pandemic. The Dutch visitors layed tulips at theContinue reading “Visitors from Stampersgat”

Cheltenham Charity supports Schoolgirls in Kisumu County

Cheltenham based charity Global Footsteps has supported the Aniga Women’s Community Based Organisation in Kisumu since the 1990’s with several initiatives. This year saw the latest one when Benter Ndeda, the CEO of the Aniga Women helped Kenyan girl pupils by successfully delivering sanitary pads to local schools in Kisumu County. Ethical Giving, a charitableContinue reading “Cheltenham Charity supports Schoolgirls in Kisumu County”

Visit to Annecy – DEADLINE extended

Fancy visiting Cheltenham’s beautiful twin town of Annecy? The Twinning Association is organising a seven day trip in October this year with stops enroute in Ypres and Bruges. Spend five full days in this delightful town by the lake in the foothills of the Alps and explore the Old Town, known as Little Venice, withContinue reading “Visit to Annecy – DEADLINE extended”

Sochi International Film Festival

Cheltenham Twinning Association is delighted to be hosting a series of events this month (February 2022) to celebrate our cultural links with the Sochi International Film Festival and to mark 60 years of friendship with Sochi. Events include an art exhibition, film screenings and musical recitals all held at Chapel Arts Centre. Find out moreContinue reading “Sochi International Film Festival”

70th anniversary photo competition ‘Celebrating My Town’

WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON To celebrate 70 years of twinning between Cheltenham, UK and Göttingen in Germany, Cheltenham Borough Council and Cheltenham Twinning Association, in conjunction with Cheltenham Camera Club and Stadt Göttingen (Göttingen Town Council) are organising an amateur photo competition. Competition details The competition will run from Sunday 14 November to SundayContinue reading “70th anniversary photo competition ‘Celebrating My Town’”