Gordon was an unfaltering supporter of twinning. A man with passion and enthusiasm for uniting the young people of the two towns and co-founder of the Cheltenham Göttingen Youth Sports Exchange in 1967. He will always be remembered.
A beautifully illustrated bi-lingual English/German book of short stories was launched on Thursday 21 July 2022 at a reception event attended by delegates from Göttingen and supporters of Cheltenham twinning association. The inspirational joint collaborative project marks the 70th anniversary of the link between the twin towns of Cheltenham and Göttingen in Germany. The 13Continue reading “A Celebration of Cheltenham and Göttingen Storytelling Project”
A celebration of the Cheltenham-Gӧttingen storytelling projectOn Thursday 21 July 2022 6pm to 8pmAt Chapel Arts Centre, Knapp Road, GL50 3QQ In the presence of the Mayor of Cheltenham and an Official Delegation from Göttingen,headed by the Mayor of Göttingen Frau Petra Broistedt This project highlights joint cultural collaboration and celebrates the 70th Anniversary ofContinue reading “Twinning at its Best”
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 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”
Highlights of events we have successfully organised in partnership with our Gӧttingen colleagues over the last year, inspite of covid restrictions.
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”