Cheltenham Twinning Association members joined together with Springbank Community Group volunteers to participate in a litter pick in Springbank Park and the surrounding area as part of 2022 World Cleanup Day on Saturday 17th September. Springbank Community Group is based in West Cheltenham and runs a welcoming and successful Community Food Pantry, Community Cafe, CommunityContinue reading “Twinning supports 2022 World Clean Up Day“
Cheltenham was delighted to welcome an official visit from Göttingen for 2 days in July. The group of five was headed by the Mayor of Göttingen, Petra Broistedt. The gallery below shows the launch of the jointly produced ’13 Stories’ book, local places the group visited and the exchange of pictures to mark the 70thContinue reading “Göttingen Delegation Visit – July 2022”
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”
Highlights of events we have successfully organised in partnership with our Gӧttingen colleagues over the last year, inspite of covid restrictions.
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.
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’”
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”