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Bury vs Angoulême



A selection of photos comparing and contrasting the two towns, which have been twinned for almost 50 years.

A selection of photos comparing and contrasting the two towns, which have been twinned for almost 50 years.



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    • Bonjour Monsieur Bizot.
    • Je m’appelle Monsieur Bizot. J’habite à Angoulême en France.
    • Je m’appelle Madame Jackson. J’habite à Bury en Angleterre.
    • Angoulême - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia • Bury has been twinned with the town of Angoulême for almost fifty years. • They were originally twinned because both towns had a productive paper industry. • But how are the two towns still similar today? And how do they differ from one another? Let’s look at some photographs to help us compare Bury with Angoulême.
    • Nature All Around La rivière Charente à Angoulême. The River Irwell in Bury.
    • Getting about. La gare à Angoulême. The Metrolink tram station in Bury.
    • Offices for Local Services La mairie à Angoulême. The town hall in Bury.
    • Famous Landmarks La cathédrale de Saint-Pierre à Angoulême. The Parish Church in Bury town centre.
    • Famous People In Angoulême there is a statue of Hergé, who created the famous comic book character ‘Tintin’. In Bury there is a statue of Robert Peel, who founded the first police force known as ‘The Peelers’.
    • Entertainment Le cinéma à Angoulême. The cinema in Bury.
    • Where to exchange money La banque à Angoulême. The Royal Bank of Scotland in Bury.
    • Where to post a letter La poste à Angoulême. The post office in Bury.
    • Going Shopping? La centre ville d’Angoulême. The town centre of Bury.
    • On the market. Le marché de fruits et de légumes à Angoulême. Bury’s world famous market!
    • Around Town Le magasin des jouets à Angoulême. The toy shop in Bury.
    • Something special for dinner? La boucherie et charcuterie à Angoulême. A butcher’s shop in Bury.
    • Where to grab a snack La sandwicherie et pâtisserie à Angoulême. The sandwich and cake shop in Bury.
    • If you have a sweet tooth Le chocolatier à Angoulême. The chocolate shop in Bury.
    • Photographs taken inside the French sweet shop – miam miam!
    • Look how beautifully the cakes are decorated.
    • Feeling poorly after all those sweets? La pharmacie à Angoulême. A pharmacy in Bury’s Millgate Centre.
    • Where people live Une maison typique à Angoulême. A typical house in Bury.
    • Our Neighbourhood All the street signs in Angoulême are in the shape of speech bubbles. In Bury the street signs are much plainer. Do you recognise this one?
    • Many examples of wall art around the town of Angoulême depict comic book characters such as the cowboy ‘Lucky Luke’.
    • Angoulême is the famous for its comic book history.
    • There is even a museum in Angoulême dedicated to the history of comics.
    • Local Signs Next time you go shopping in Bury, why not look around to find evidence of the town’s twinning with Angoulême.