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 […]

Tea Party – A Great British Tradition

There’s nothing better than drinking tea, eating scones and having lively conversation with friends on a rainy and blustery afternoon, and that is exactly what a group of us did on 9 February.  We were delighted to discover that the Mac Tanner English Tea Room, tucked away in Dornach, not far from Basle, allowed us […]

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 […]