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.
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.
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”
The first virtual meeting between pupils from the Biology Centre in Sochi and the Eco Club at Balcarras School took place recently. This eco exchange initiative was started by Charlton Kings Futures, who want the young people of Cheltenham to discuss their thoughts on the climate emergency and what is being or can be doneContinue reading “Pupils Talk Eco”
Having twice been postponed, talks have restarted on the hosting of the Sochi International Film Festival and Awards UK to be held here in Cheltenham in February 2022. With the delightful Chapel Arts Centre being proposed as a venue for film screenings, concerts and an exhibition of Russian art, a meeting was recently held thereContinue reading “Plans Restart for Sochi Film Festival”
In November 2020 Sochi City Council organised a twin cities online chess tournament. Cheltenham had 5 participants who all did really well finishing in the top half of the competition. Congratulations to those who took part.
Sochi Football Club has sent a message of congratulations to Cheltenham Town Football Club on being champions of League Two and on their promotion to League One. Sochi has also had a succesful season, finishing 5th in the Russian Premier League and qualifying for Europe.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS Cheltenham Twinning Association is delighted to present the screening of the Russian film ‘One War’ which is being shown on Tuesday 24 March, 7pm at Chapel Arts to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII and which is part of the Sochi International FilmContinue reading “Russian Film – One War”
See our presentation on the current and future proposals for twinning activities with our twin towns. Presented to Twinning Association Friends in February 2020.
To mark 60 years of twinning with the city of Sochi in Russia, three members of Cheltenham Twinning Association were invited to visit the Black Sea resort in November to strengthen relationships between the two “sister cities”. Whilst in Sochi, the group attended the 4th Sochi International Film Festival Awards and the closing ceremony andContinue reading “Visit to Sochi to mark 60 years of twinning”