Visit to the Magic Valley of Lötschental

In late October a group of just over thirty members (including the BRA Chairman, the Vice Chairman and a couple of guests) from several regions of the BRA travelled to the magic valley of Lötschental at the invitation of Jenny and David Love. Our hosts had for a number of years lived in Ettingen BL, […]

Summer Barbecue

Once again we celebrated summer on August 13th with our annual barbecue at the Eisweiherhütte in Riehen. Having been lucky in the past with the weather, this year again had lovely sunshine. A friendly crowd came together and sat around chatting at the tables set up outdoors in front of the hut in beautiful green […]

Queen’s Birthday Party

With the threat of a thunderstorm, which did not take place, the North West Region enjoyed a lovely summer evening on the banks of the Rhine celebrating the Queen’s 91st birthday. We took time out to remember the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire and the Manchester and London terrorist attacks. Made us all appreciate […]

Claude Monet Exhibition

Those who did not come with us to the Claude Monet Exhibition at the Beyeler Museum in Riehen on 26 April really missed a treat. Monet was masterful as a colourist and as a painter of light and atmosphere. His observations of the same subject, viewed at various times of the day, were captured in […]

Summer Barbeque

Once again we got together for the traditional summer BBQ at the Eisweiher hut in Riehen. In contrast to last year, where we suffered continuous rain, and many previous years where we always had to seek the shade, this year the skies where largely clear and the sun out. However, there was a cold Northwest wind […]

Queen’s Birthday Party

To celebrate the 90th birthday of HM The Queen, the Northwest region organized a very special QBP this year on 23 June at the Grandhotel Les Trois Rois in the centre of Basle.Guest of Honour was HE The British Ambassador David Moran, who also proposed the Loyal Toast.  Official cantonal greetings were also ably presented by […]

Diamond Jubilee Cruise

The main Jubilee Event for the  NW Region incorporating our QPB was held on the sunny Rhine on Saturday 02 June on board the Rhine steamer ” Basledybli”. The event was organized jointly by The British Residents’ Association and The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) with several other clubs and associations supporting. Nearly 140 members and […]