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.
Cheltenham has received a kind and generous donation of 10,000 disposable face masks from its Chinese twin town of Weihai. These will be distributed to frontline staff and key workers within Cheltenham with a large number going to local care homes. The Council is very grateful to Weihai. The Mayor of Cheltenham received a letterContinue reading “Weihai donate face masks”
See our presentation on the current and future proposals for twinning activities with our twin towns. Presented to Twinning Association Friends in February 2020.
We have been and continue to be very busy with twinning this year. Please take a look at what has been happening here and if you wish to be involved in our busy twinning programme, take a group to one of our twin towns or have ideas for future activities please contact the Twinning Officer.
In July the Mayor welcomed over 50 pupils from our Chinese twin town of Weihai who were in Cheltenham for 2 weeks. There were two groups; one from the Ivy International School in Weihai who stayed with local families and attended Gloucestershire College’s international summer school. The second Weihai Yubo Group were attending a summerContinue reading “Weihai Students in town”
The International Office in Cheltenham’s sister city of Weihai in China are offering a scholarship to someone aged 25-45 (age can be flexible) to go to Weihai for 10 months to study the Chinese language and culture at the local university and to assist with developing international relations and exchanges between the two cities. TheContinue reading “Scholarship in Weihai”
Fantastic opportunity to go on a summer sailing camp in Cheltenham’s Chinese twin town of Weihai this summer. A 2 week visit with over a week of sailing and learning some Chinese cultural crafts, followed by visits to Beijing and the Great Wall of China. The camp is for youngsters aged 16+ and held inContinue reading “Go Sailing in Weihai”
Twenty three residents from Cheltenham celebrated over 30 years of friendship with its Chinese twin town of Weihai and 20 years since the two towns were officially ‘twinned’ during a recent 3 -day stay in the beautiful coastal city of Weihai. Weihai, formerly called Weihaiwei, is a prefecture-level city in eastern Shandong province, China, andContinue reading “Forging new links and friendships with Weihai”
To celebrate over 30 years of friendship with our Chinese twin town of Weihai and 20 years since the two towns were officially ‘twinned’, 23 residents of Cheltenham will be visiting Weihai for 4 days in October 2018. The visit will be led by the Mayor of Cheltenham and talks will take place on futureContinue reading “Visit to Weihai”
Every summer Cheltenham sees an influx of students from its twin towns. In July this year the Mayor welcomed 48 students from Annecyand 20 from Weihai. The students were all attending the international summer school run by Gloucestershire College, where they take part in language lessons, sporting and sightseeing activities and all stay with localContinue reading “Overseas Students come to Cheltenham”