Town Twinning – Cockermouth & Marvejols

We will be celebrating our 34th year of twinning in October 2017, places are still available on the coach if you would to join us please contact us on 01900 821869

The following exchanges have taken place since 1983.

Cockermouth won the Europe Prize in 2000 here is a list of other Europe Prize Winners

68  School Exchanges comprising:

  • 58 – Comprehensive Schools
  • 4 – Elementary Schools
  • 1 – Student Nurses from West Cumbria College
  • 5 – Agricultural College Classes
  • 23   Sports Visits including:
  • 8 – Football Association
  • 10 – Rugby Union
  • 5 – Runners
  • 7 – Parties of Walkers
  • 6 – Parties of Majorettes
  • 3 – Parties of Motor Cyclists
  • 3 – Parties of Cyclists
  • 8 – Choirs
  • 6 – Theatre Groups
  • 5 – Bands
  • 3 – Parties of Modern Dance
  • 2 – Parties of Artists
  • 1 – Party of Shopkeepers
  • 7 – Parties of Farmers
  • 17 – Parties of Rotarians
  • 33  – Visits of adults & officials including representatives of Policemen, Firemen and other Civic Officials for commemoration of anniversaries/special occasions/other miscellaneous
  • 10 – Visits re European Awards including the Europe Prize & Association of Towns Awarded the Europe Prize
  • 1 – Party re Inauguration of Marvejols Park in Cockermouth
  • 3 –  Army Visits for ‘Commando Raids’
  • 6  –  Parties of Folk Dancers
  • 14 – Parties of People with Learning Difficulties
  • 1 – Party of North Lozeriens FNACA
  • 1 – Party of Scouts
  • 228 – group exchanges in all to which must be added 100 individual language visits of approximately a month for students, plus many other private individuals giving an estimated total of about 10,000 people in all.