Twins invited to Olympic Torch Stopover

An invitation has been sent to our 5 twin and 2 friendship towns inviting them to come to Cheltenham to take part in the celebrations on Wednesday 23 May when the Olympic torch will come to town. Visitors will be taken to the racecourse to see the staged show and arrival of the Olympic flame.Continue reading “Twins invited to Olympic Torch Stopover”

Website Launch

If you are reading this, then the new Twinning Association website was successfully launched on 19 October! We hope you enjoy looking at these posts, where we will endeavour to keep you up-to-date with the latest twinning news and forthcoming events.  We also look forward to receiving your comments and input. Contact :

Quiz Evening

The quiz evening held  at the Little Owl on 30 September raised a fantastic £201 for the Twinning Association to help young people participate in international events.  Thanks to our challenging quiz master and everyone who came along and supported the event.

Summer Work Placements Annecy / Cheltenham

On Monday 4 July, three students from Cheltenham started work in Annecy for four weeks on the summer work placement scheme organised between the two councils.  Two girls worked with the parks and gardens team and one girl worked in the youth information office.  The students stayed in a hostel along with other young peopleContinue reading “Summer Work Placements Annecy / Cheltenham”

Cheltenham College Junior Choir Visit to Annecy

The picture below shows the 28 children from the Cheltenham College Junior chapel choir, together with parents and leaders, under the direction of the Head of Music at the College, Peter Mills, at their reception at the Hotel de Ville on Tuesday 5 July. They were in Annecy from 4-8 July and performed a concertContinue reading “Cheltenham College Junior Choir Visit to Annecy”