FONDUE LUNCH

A MONGOLIAN EXPERIENCE Have you ever been to Mongolia or eaten in a yurt? Probably not but a good number of Romandie West members enjoyed the latter experience on 18 January. But what is a yurt? It is traditionally a portable round covered dwelling insulated with skins or felt and used by nomadic groups. It has been a […]

MONTHLY SUNDAY BRUNCH 2023

We continue to meet up for our English Breakfast on the last Sunday of every month, enjoying good company and efficient service from the Zenhäusern restaurant staff. It’s a great moment to catch up with everyone and hear their news. Deborah Gorsatt   New photos will be added each month…  

FABULOUS CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT THE VICTORIA HALL

This event on the BRA calendar was well attended, many enthusiasts were present, thoroughly enjoying the quality of the music. Each piece was described and introduced by Mr Jean-Pierre Chevailler, Director of the Geneva Arquebuse Brass Band, since over three decades. The United Nation’s choir complemented the band for a number of classics directed by […]

Monthly Luncheon, Conthey (VS) – 2023

BRA Members and guests are still meeting for lunch on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. We have now changed restaurant and enjoy the friendly service and food “Chez Rocco”. Deborah Gorsatt   New photos will be added each month….  

CHRISTMAS LUNCH

A wonderful time was had by all at the Romandie-West Christmas lunch.  

RE – CHRISTMAS LUNCH, VEVEY

If you are looking for a spectacular event, forget Hollywood. Vevey is the go-to place this year! RE Entertainment have just launched a new blockbuster called Christmas Lunch — and it should be up there with the Oscars. The Scenario was based inside the Hostellerie de Genève on the Grande Place, Vevey. The Cast comprised […]

CHRISTMAS COCKTAIL PARTY

“Our Christmas cocktail party held in the Sala del Camino, at the Villa Castagnola was enjoyed by club members from Tessin and Grisons”. Beverly Ortelli  

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

A change of scene this year for our Christmas Luncheon, as we all met at the Hotel Alps et Lac. BRA Members came from Bern, Fribourg, Lausanne, Zürich, Arau and over the border in France, joining members from the regions of Morat and Neuchâtel. The venue this year was just right, the meal was excellent […]

MICHAEL TYPE – “THIS IS MY LIFE”

In a very successful innovation to guest speakers invited to address our periodic luncheons, BRA Romandie-West Members gathered at the Everness hotel, Commugny, to hear ‘one of our own’ – Michael Type – recount the first 92 years of his warm, colourful and successful life. Born in London in 1932, Michael’s family lived in Surrey […]