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”
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Results of the 70th anniversary photo competition
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.
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’”
Online Bridge with Annecy
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”
Eco Exchange with Sochi grows
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.
Twinning’s Own Climate Summit – Cheltenham Young Ambassadors invited to join discussion for a common peaceful, sustainable world
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”
Cheltenham for Europe Online Talk – 22 September – Friedland Welcomes Refugees
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”
Edible Delights of our Twin Towns
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.
Sochi Film Festival UK
On Friday 10 September at Chapel Arts Gallery in Cheltenham, the Sochi International Film Festival and Cheltenham Twinning Association launched their season of Russian film, art and culture which will culminate in the Sochi Film Festival UK awards being held in Cheltenham in February 2022. The event was very successful with a good audience includingContinue reading “Sochi Film Festival UK”