The Twinning Association is organising a seven day trip in October 2022 to Cheltenhams’ beautiful twin town of Annecy with stops enroute in Ypres and Bruges and five full days in this delightful town by the lake in the foothills of the Alps, known as Little Venice, with its canals, rivers and floral displays. TheContinue reading “Visit to Annecy”
Please join us on World Water day as we end our appeal for a water well at a school in Kisumu. Hear how the appeal is going, as well as our other twinning projects, over a glass of wine and nibbles. Tuesday 22 March 2022, 7.00pm to 9.30pm at St. Andrew’s Church (Garden Room), MontpellierContinue reading “World Water Day Social Evening on 22 March”
The results are in! We had some amazing images from both Cheltenham and Göttingen and would like to thank everyone who entered, as well as the judges and Cheltenham Camera Club. We hope you enjoy browsing through the selected images.
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”
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’”
Annecy bridge clubs invited Cheltenham Bridge Club to participate in a teams’ match online on 28 October 2021. The event was a huge success and each town entered 14 teams of four into the competition. 112 bridge players enjoyed a friendly and fun evening. We were lucky that the online platform RealBridge gave us theContinue reading “Online Bridge with Annecy”
Students from Balcarras School, Cheltenham and the Biology Centre in Sochi, met online and exchanged great ideas about CO2 monitoring; the Sochi Cook book and the ‘Balcarras Bee Hotel’! See the report on Balcarras School’s website.
Has COP26 got you interested? Are you 16-18 years old and want to engage with other young people from across the world in discussion on sustainability and climate protection? By taking part in Göttingen’s online student discussion on a more peaceful sustainable world you could be an Ambassador for Cheltenham. The event takes place overContinue reading “Twinning’s Own Climate Summit – Cheltenham Young Ambassadors invited to join discussion for a common peaceful, sustainable world”
Following on from the joint Europe Day Celebrations with our twin towns of Annecy and Gottingen, C4E is delighted to present a talk about the Refugee Transit Camp in Friedland, 12 miles from Gottingen. The talk will be given by Klaus Magnus of the Museum of Friedland who will provide an overview of the creation ofContinue reading “Cheltenham for Europe Online Talk – 22 September – Friedland Welcomes Refugees”
As part of Cheltenham Heritage Open Day 2021 events, Cheltenham Twinning Association gave a talk on the edible delights of our twin towns on Thursday 16 September. Below is the slide presentation that accommpanied the talk.