The Blues with Joy !!

This was not just a Central Region event. Members from Basle, Geneva and Zurich made up the 17 who attended the enjoyable Lenk Jazz Weekend from 14-16 July where we stayed at the reasonably priced Wildstrubel Sporthotel, situated conveniently in the town centre. Members who got there early enough on the Friday appreciated the street […]

QBP – A Lakeside Celebration

We celebrated the Queen’s Birthday on 23 June on the lakeside terrace of the Vio restaurant in Neuchâtel. It was an ideal place, quiet & refreshing on a sultry evening with a friendly waiter who even spoke some English! Meeting old friends & aquaintances with a glass or two of cool wine & tapas was […]

Lunch and Wine Tasting Môtiers

Fifteen BRA members, coming from as far afield as Evian and Zug, travelled to Môtiers in the Val de Travers on a sunny Friday morning on 31 March.  Several of us came by train from Neuchâtel and enjoyed the views in the Gorges d’Areuse as we made our way up the valley to Môtiers.  We […]

Funi Fondue

On a very pleasant February evening, Friday the 10th. to be precise, 14 members assembled at the Funicular at La Coude. All were there promptly at 18:30 but then had to wait until 18:43 before the driver appeared for a start at 18:45. There was some confusion whether we had to get tickets for the […]

Jazz Evening in Berne

A cold wet evening on 9 November saw twelve intrepid BRA fans of jazz descend for the third time from different areas of Switzerland on the Hotel Innere Enge in Berne for an evening concert in the celebrated Marian’s Jazz Cellar.  A tasty early supper in the restaurant prepared us for the early evening concert, […]