QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

The birthday party to celebrate the Queen and her 70 years on the throne was held this year at the stunning location of the Château de Bossey. It was a beautiful summer’s evening and the perfect way to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee.  Pink champagne kick-started the event, to be quickly complemented by a varied […]

QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

We had a record number of people coming to enjoy this event, many BRA Members and friends as well as two Consulates. Although the weather was not too bad, the grass was too wet, so we enjoyed being together in one of the Belvoir beautiful rooms rather than being scattered around the garden.     The Bagpipe […]

CONCERT AT THE KKL IN LUCERN

BRA Members were happy to attend this special concert at the KKL – the Lucerne Concert Hall – with three international composers and played by the City Light Symphony Orchestra. First –  “Superman – I Like Pink – I Can Fly – To the Moon” by John Towner Williams, born 1932 in the USA – […]

Monthly Sunday Brunch 2022

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…

QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

SUMMER PICNIC & CROQUET AFTERNOON On one of the hottest June days on record, members competed in the 11th annual Romandie-East croquet tournament. As one BRA  Member said ” Even the oldies can play this game “. It is always a wonderful day because we have our guest of honour, Mr. David Underhill, President of the Swiss Croquet […]

VISIT TO REGA TICINO HEADQUARTERS

Like Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year it was also the 70th anniversary of the REGA and on Friday, 17th June on a very hot day 15 of us paid a visit to their REGA base situated at Locarno airport. We started with a good coffee on the terrace of the little airport […]

QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

It was a wonderful occasion celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of our beloved Queen, Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II. How fitting that the event was held in the beautiful Castle in Bottmingen. Edward Inglett from the British Embassy joined us for this evening and after his speech proposed the loyal toast. Angie Meier-Jones

QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

In the presence of Mr. Henry Evans from the British Embassy in Bern and our Chairlady Angela Meier-Jones, the celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee took place at the Hotel du Peyrou in Neuchatel. Henry made a short speech and then proposed the Loyal Toast to the Queen and the Swiss Federal Council. We tucked into […]

QBP – PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

BRA Members and their guests celebrated at the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola in the handsome ’Sala del Camino’ due to stormy weather. It was good to have BRA sponsor Mr. Alberto Allevi from Atlantinvest join us and Mr Peter Steimle, BRA advertiser as well as the BRA Treasurer, Mr. Peter Payne. It was also a pleasure to […]

WALK AND TEA AT THE SELEGER MOOR GARDEN IN RIFFERSWIL

How much we enjoyed walking through this largest collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, peony and ferns  in Switzerland – also romantic lily ponds and streams with ducks and jumping frogs. We found it so beautiful, both relaxing and invigorating as it was calm and peaceful in spite of the rain. Before leaving we enjoyed tea and […]