The winners of the Cheltenham Weihai Photo Competition were presented with their prizes by the Mayor of Cheltenham on 24 January 2023 in the Mayor’s Parlour. Many congratulations to our winners: Congratulations also to David Elder who came second with his image ‘Weeding in Naunton Park’ but was unable to attend on the day. ThankContinue reading “Winners rewarded”
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Results of the Cheltenham and Weihai 35th anniversary photo competition
We’re delighted to announce the winners of this competition and would like to thank everyone who entered, as well as the judges and the Cheltenham Camera Club. We hope you enjoy looking at the images selected from the Cheltenham entries.
2022 / 2021 Twinning Activities
Twinning activities in 2021 were still very much curtailed by the corona virus pandemic, this however meant more online talks and virtual links being made. Many activities with Göttingen to celebrate 70 years of twinning had to be cancelled, but the online Cheltenham – Göttingen Photography competition to celebrate ‘My Town’ was very successful. TwinningContinue reading “2022 / 2021 Twinning Activities”
Cheltenham and Weihai 35th anniversary photo competition ‘One planet… many ways to care for our environment’
Calling all amateur photographers! You are invited to submit photo(s) for this twinning photographic competition on the theme of “One planet… many ways to care for our environment”. The photographs should highlight a special image of people and the environment, preferably within Cheltenham or the Cotswolds. Entries should capture people’s interactions with nature illustrating imagesContinue reading “Cheltenham and Weihai 35th anniversary photo competition ‘One planet… many ways to care for our environment’”
35 years of friendship with Weihai
Our twinning link with Weihai started in 1987. 2022 marks the 35th anniversary of this friendship link. Enjoy these videos showing life in our Chinese twin town.
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.
Weihai donate face masks
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”
2020 Presentation on Twinning
See our presentation on the current and future proposals for twinning activities with our twin towns. Presented to Twinning Association Friends in February 2020.
Summary of Twinning Events 2019
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.
Weihai Students in town
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”