Town Twinning – Cockermouth & Marvejols

 

 

 

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.