Bordeaux and Bristol

Bordeaux and Bristol


Bristol and Bordeaux have been twinned since 1947 and the Bristol Bordeaux Partnership (BBP) manages the link alongside counterparts l’Association Bordeaux Bristol and both City Councils.

Did you know ...

  • In 2015 over 50 secondary school students took part in the Bordeaux exchange. It is estimated that more than 30,000 have taken part since it started. 
  • Bordeaux University masters students have been offering fun French lessons in six South Bristol primary schools. This is a two week placement, funded by the Quartet Foundation and organised by the BBP
  • Bristol’s Junior Chamber of Commerce regularly exchange with Bordeaux and this year they are hosting a delegation of creative and digital entrepreneurs.


Mr David Johnson
BBTA Honorary Chairman

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Bristol International Twinnnings Association

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